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3 Summer Sangria Recipes

My baby girl graduated pre-school today. Sob. I can't believe that next month it will be five whole years since she joined our family! How is that possible? Le sigh. As you can imagine, I've collapsed into a puddle of tears at this point and am in serious need of an adult beverage or three. Bwah! Being that it's National Wine Day, I thought it would be the perfect time to share some of our favorite summer ready sangria recipes...

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Our Best Winter Cocktails

So, it's officially my least favorite time of the year. You know that icky winter period after Christmas otherwise know as January. Bwah! As I've mentioned in the past I just love holidays that allow me to bake, decorate and dress for them and until February arrives with Valentine's Day, there isn't much of that going on. Actually, I may be doing a little pre-Valentine's Day celebrating. There are too many heart day treats calling my name, haha! But if you aren't quite ready to move onto another holiday yet, that doesn't mean you can't...

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Peppermint Grapefruit Martini

We love any opportunity to entertain, and those opportunities abound during the holidays. And, obviously, whenever we throw a soiree, we have to serve a fabulous cocktail. This oh so pretty, and refreshing, peppermint grapefruit martini will surely impress your loved ones this holiday season. Cheers! Ingredients: 2 ounces Smirnoff Peppermint Twist 4 ounces San Pellegrino Grapefruit Sparking Beverage sprig of rosemary crushed ice Directions: In a cocktail shaker, add Smirnoff Peppermint Twist, grapefruit beverage and crushed ice. Shake 5 times and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a bit of rosemary sprig. Serve. *Chilling the glass ensures your party goers...

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