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A mojito cocktail is a simple, yummy drink to make. ¬†Many people think a mojito is a tedious and annoying drink to make, when it really isn’t. They’re quite easy, and the end result is just tasty. Here’s a recipe for a traditional, tasty mojito. Bacardi Light Rum Ingredients: 12 spearmint leaves fresh 1/2 lime 2 T. simple syrup (equal amounts sugar and water heated until sugar dissolves- cooled Ice 1 1/2 ozs. Bacardi light rum Club soda Lime wedge and mint... read more

I’ve always wanted to have a wine and cheese party. I love wine (as I’ve mentioned before), and obviously we all know it pairs well with cheese. The only problem I’ve had with this is I don’t know what wine pairs well with what cheese. I’m better at pairing wine with food and dinners, not cheese. Thankfully I found a great, easy list of what wine goes best with what cheese. I’m so excited about this! I always thought it would be so much fun... read more

Margaritas are such a simple, great cocktail. Jalapeno margaritas! When dining out, many restaurants have a different take or style of margaritas. Either way you can find them anywhere. Well we have a margarita recipe that has a little twist too. This is a Jalapeno margarita. I love this one because it has a bit of spice to it that just makes it so much more yummy. It gives the margarita a fun, different and cool flavor. Try this recipe for your next party or get together, or... read more

We have a hot caramel apple cider recipe that is for adults only! Even though it’s still pretty darn hot here in Phoenix (it was 105 today), I’m sure it’s getting a bit chilly in other areas. If not, this is still a recipe worth saving. Now that it’s officially fall, it’s time to bust out all the fall drinks! This hot caramel apple cider recipe is so good but is for adults only. That’s because it has vodka in it. And not just any vodka. The... read more

Throwing a party? Why not set up a mimosa bar!? pretty mimosa bar! photo source: kojodesigns.com I don’t know about you, but I love mimosas. The traditional mimosa is usually made up of half champagne and half orange juice. Why not change it up a bit? I recently stumbled across this great idea of a mimosa bar. Whether you’re throwing an engagement party, bridal shower, baby shower, or just a brunch, a mimosa bar is the way to go. It definitely takes a lot of stress... read more

Wine, one of the simple pleasures of life. Have you ever wondered if there was a proper way to hold a wine glass? Or have you heard people try to tell you there is a proper way to hold one? Truly there is a way. At barbecues I understand many of us use paper cups for convenience, however I prefer to use stemware for all types of wine at any occasion. So we are back to the question on how to hold a wine glass. I knew that there were several ways on how to hold a wine glass, but... read more

Sincera Chardonnay is one of my absolute favorite wines. It’s very nice on the palette, and best of all easy on your wallet! I find this lovely wine at Bevmo for only $10 with my Bevmo Club card. Don’t worry, this isn’t a credit card. It’s just a simple card that gets you points and discounts when you shop. So back to the Sincera Chardonnay.... read more

I love my wine and I know I talk and blog a lot about it, but this time around I went with beer. Before I was a big wino, I was a big beer girl. I still love a good beer every now and then, so I asked the cashier one day at Bevmo for some suggestions. I’m not the biggest fan of IPA’s, but I like ones that aren’t too strong. He gave me the great suggestion... read more

Moscow Mules are great! Also, you can’t go wrong with those fun copper cups they come in. If you’re a big fan of Moscow Mules like my boyfriend and I are, why not try a different twist on one? I found this simple and yummy recipe for a blueberry Moscow Mule. The ingredients and set up are very simple. Also, you can get those awesome copper mugs from Bevmo... read more

Can wine really improve our health and increase longevity? You bet it can. I love red wine and I do have a glass every night. In this day and age we are all trying to eat and drink healthy. Researchers have found that red wines are best known for their antioxidant qualities and help the body resist allergens, viruses and carcinogens. This is a known fact. What are Antioxidants you might wonder? They protect healthy cells from damage caused by free radicals. Free radicals, what... read more