Memorial Day = Awesome Sips:   Summer 2014  Mixology +  Cocktails from Averna + G’Vine!
May26

Memorial Day = Awesome Sips: Summer 2014 Mixology + Cocktails from Averna + G’Vine!

I love holiday weekends. I love weekends entirely too much because it allows me to get crazy in the kitchen whipping up some concoction whether alcoholic, ridiculously healthy and alcohol-free or something exceptionally domestic like...

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Cool Sips for Memorial Day Gatherings and Other Summer Events Courtesy of CIROC! #holiday #cocktails
May23

Cool Sips for Memorial Day Gatherings and Other Summer Events Courtesy of CIROC! #holiday #cocktails

Memorial weekend is an amazing holiday because it kicks off summer–officially or unofficially, it doesn’t matter at all. Summer (at least for me) has always been a more magical time of longer warm days and lots of fun. The ability to ride out longer days and less sleep is ok and often written off to the warm weather keeping you from sleeping. I always love it when spontaneous get-togethers occur and the planned ones take...

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Hot Hotel & Spa Get-aways Make Great Gifts for Mothers + Fathers Day, Bridal & Grads!
May11

Hot Hotel & Spa Get-aways Make Great Gifts for Mothers + Fathers Day, Bridal & Grads!

Sorry this is LATE! It was scheduled for 3 days ago and poof vanished till I realized it was supposed to have run by now. If your Mothers Day gift search is still unfinished or unfulfilled, check out these cool places to check out. Sometimes a getaway/vacay is the best gift you can give a Mom. Also if you have to take the kids, make sure you book out a babysitter a couple of times too! When looking for gifts for that special someone,...

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Gilt City: LA Snags Great Gifts & Experiences for Mother’s Day & MORE! #Shop Now!
Apr24

Gilt City: LA Snags Great Gifts & Experiences for Mother’s Day & MORE! #Shop Now!

Mother’s Day is JUST around the corner and Gilt City LA has brought together an incredible collection of must-have gifts sure to delight moms everywhere on their special day! From decadent chocolate treats to beautiful floral bouquets, exclusive beauty offerings and exciting new twists on old favorites, Gilt City LA is here to make sure your mom (or friend, sister, auntie, etc.) feels pampered and loved this Mother’s Day! Gilt City...

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Got Chocolate? Use ALL Chocolate Easter Eggs  by Making This Cocktail!  Video by Simone Caporale!
Apr20

Got Chocolate? Use ALL Chocolate Easter Eggs by Making This Cocktail! Video by Simone Caporale!

Happy Easter, Belated Passover, Happy Spring and let’s get this party started! Now that the Easter Bunny has come and gone, you have lots of Easter eggs! If they are regular boiled eggs, then you can make deviled eggs, potato salad or even mix it as a dip with some dried soup mix and sour cream or yogurt! Leftover eggs make a great garnish for green salads too. Mostly the leftover eggs I have in my house are the Easter CHOCOLATE...

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Not Just “Any” Chocolate for Easter and Not Just “Any Cocktails Either! A Taste of Both to Savor!
Apr18

Not Just “Any” Chocolate for Easter and Not Just “Any Cocktails Either! A Taste of Both to Savor!

It’s Easter weekend and what are you going to do? Hopefully I can give you a couple of ideas to work around what I call the “junk chocolate” bingeing that people do. (Junk chocolate = drugstore or mass market chocolate.) I would prefer to eat just one piece of Chuao Chocolate or something rich like any of the artisan brands than eat a full bar (or bag) of junk chocolate, but typically when I am looking for a fast...

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