Depending on what part of the world you live in temperatures are definitely on the rise this week. Here in Southern California we are seeing 80’s and 90’s! In honor of all these high temps I thought I would bring you a round up of some really great ways to cool down! Not to mention that with all the work we put in getting our store off the ground we are in desperate need of a cocktail! (if you haven’t visit our store yet click by! The link is in the side bar!) In the mean time look into whippin up and freezing out one of these great beverages! Continue reading
I was planning on doing a DIY round-up for St Patrick’s Day. I searched and I searched but I didn’t like anything I found. The more I looked the worse things got. Maybe it’s just because I’m not a big fan of green. But, then I realized there is one thing that comes in green that I love. Cocktails!! Continue reading
At this point I think we all know of my OBSESSION with Limoncello (click the link to see the recipe we use to make our own). For todays issue of Cocktails and frock-tails we found a perfect cocktail to make with our favorite liquor and paired it with a sunny dress from Shabby Apple.
Limoncello Sparkle from Imbibe
1 oz. limoncello (see our limoncello how-to)
1/2 oz. Cointreau
Champagne or other sparkling wine
Tools: shaker, strainer
Garnish: lemon twist
Combine limoncello and Cointreau in a shaker with ice cubes. Shake moderately and strain into a chilled glass. Top with Champagne and garnish.
As we head towards Valentines day we thought we would go a little romantic for this Cocktails & Frock-tails post.
Poets Dream Cocktail from Imbibe
2 oz. gin
3/4 oz. dry vermouth
1/4 oz. Bénédictine
2 dash orange bitters
Tools: mixing glass, barspoon, strainer
Garnish: lemon twist
Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and stir with ice cubes. Strain into a chilled coupe and garnish.
Conversation Started Dress from Shopruche
Todays Cocktails & Frock-tails is giving you a bright sunny pairing from classic queen of cooking Martha Stewart and the ever stylish Anthropologie. Drown out those winter blues and think spring with this sunny combo, or at least drink enough of it in front of the fire to help you believe it isn’t cold out! Go ahead, wear your flip flops!
Vodka Thyme Lemonade from Martha Stewart
Sunblossom Dress from Anthropologie