cocktails

Cocktail Hour // Festive Fall Sangria

This deliciously spiced fall sangria is perfect to serve guests at parties and it’s perfect for Halloween! It’s a great wine based cocktail to serve a crowd, you can make it ahead of time and it’s so easy! This fall sangria is sure to be your party centrepiece! To make things even better, we put this big batch of fall-flavored Sangria in a great big pumpkin.  Party decor and cocktails in one?  Yes please!  These Mark and Graham linen coasters and gold rimmed glasses set the stage and will be perfect all fall long.  (I …

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Cocktail Hour // Raspberries + Champagne

While fanciful libations with half a dozen ingredients and an equal number of barkeeper techniques can be the perfect treat for some occasions, sometimes it’s the simplest combinations that hit the spot.  This little Valentine’s treat could not be easier to make and it’s gorgeous to look at, too!  My favorite touch?  These heart-shaped ice cubes from Williams-Sonoma!  Ahh!  I’m already brainstorming other uses for them.  In the meantime, though, keep reading for this sweet and simple Valentine’s …

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Cocktail Hour // Salted Caramel White Russian

This salted caramel white Russian is creamy, rich and indulgent, it’s so perfect for the festive season. Made with homemade infused vodka, this cocktail screams holidays! Easy to make, this twist on a white Russian is a real crowd pleaser! It wouldn’t be the holiday season without a little bit of indulgence, am I right?  That’s what we thought when we infused a little Grey Goose vodka with soft, buttery caramels and a pinch of salt last week.  We took a few sips here and marveled at our adult beverage masterpiece, but …

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DIY Infused Liquors

Salted caramel vodka.  Need I say more?  Well, there’s also strawberry jalapeno tequila and cinnamon apple bourbon coming at you in this post as well, just in case you weren’t sold.  I was having lunch with my mom, my aunts, and my grandmother down in San Diego a few weeks ago when the meal took a boozy turn and we ended up with a table full of delicious cocktails that had been shaken up with house-infused liquors.  I was inspired by how easy it would be to make these and give them as gifts, so I tried it last week and turns …

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