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Enjoy The 4th of July With Some Red, White, & Blue Jello Shots


Whether you plan to sit by the pool, going to the beach, or planning a party at the park with friends and a grill, your party plans can now be complete with this 4th of July Jello Shot Recipe.  This video has been created by the funny and totally entertaining team of bartenders at TipsyBartender. […]

Easy Cookie Recipes: Italian Anisette Cookies


An Italian favorite during holiday season and family gatherings, the history of anisette cookies is a bit unknown. As one of many traditional Italian dishes, this cookie gets it’s flavoring from anise-a seed based extract from a Mediterranean plant (in the parsley family). The taste is similar to black licorice, although it is not directly […]

Celebrate Summer With Brazilian Cocktails – White Sangria Recipe

white sangria

  As one of the oldest cachaça brands in Brazil, Ypióca has been making cachaça for over 160 years. Pronounced ‘eee-pee-oh-kuha’, the brand has created a line of incredibly delicious Brazilian rums that range from spirits made for mixing, to a rum that can be enjoyed straight, over ice. Recently we had a chance to taste their […]

7 Summer Cocktail Recipes For Picnics, Barbecue, and Grilling


This year, the July 4th holiday falls on a Friday, which means a three day weekend of fun! If you’re one of those fortunate few, get your grill and picnic party on with some Americana themed booze. As the burgers are cooking, the pool splashing, and the sun shining, complete your holiday weekend with these a […]

10 Ways to Use Coconut Oil For Skin Care


In her latest book, The Recipe for Radiance: Discover Beauty’s Best-Kept Secrets in Your Kitchen, beauty expert Alexis Bean shares over 100 tips from the world’s best beauty experts on how to use foods-inside and out-to create healthy, glowing skin. With coconut oil and oil pulling being a hot topic in the news this summer, […]

Signature Wedding Cocktails from Aviation Gin

Signature Wedding Cocktails-Bride and Groom

Your guest list is finished, reception menu is complete, and the cake has been chosen.  Add that final personal touch to your wedding bar menu by selecting a signature cocktail. Start with something that you both like to drink-your favorite liquor, a color that coordinates with your theme or scheme, or just something that sounds […]

Pecan Praline Recipe for National Pecan Praline Day


June 24th is National Pecan Praline Day! To celebrate, whip up a quick batch of this sweet, delicious treat. Editor’s Note:  Be sure to use a heavy non-glass pot, like a Dutch oven or cast iron pan, and a candy thermometer. Like frizzy hair, pralines do not like humidity, so be sure to make them […]

Cocktail Recipes: Frozen Cranberry Margarita


  Frozen Cranberry Margarita (aka, the Cosmo Tequila!) Want something frozen, tart, and refreshing for your summer cocktail inspiration? Look no further than this twist between a cosmo and a margarita. Try it blended with ice, or shaken and strained into an ice filled glass. Either way, it will cool you off and leave you smiling, […]

Signature Wedding Cocktails: Blue Caribbean Themed Drink Recipes

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Dreaming of a little ‘island time’?  Take a trip to the Caribbean with these ocean blue inspired cocktail recipes! Caribbean destination weddings are something many brides dream of, but they can be quite costly for the wedding party, family, and friends to attend. By adding a splash of island color and flavor to your menu and theme, a […]

Summer Cocktails – Drambuie Sangria Recipe


  Tired of those Bud Lights, hard lemonades, and want to spice up your next pool party or picnic with something different? In this twist on the traditional punch, this Drambuie sangria recipe adds a touch of spice and sweetness with heather honey, spices and herbs that marry beautifully with a fragrant red wine and citrus […]