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‘Tis the Season: 25+ Festive Holiday Cocktails

Also: Check Out 35+ Fabulous Gifts…That Give Back  Here are a few of our staff’s favorite cocktails to get you feeling festive! 1. Moscow Mule or Dark & Stormy 2. Figtini 3. Herbal-Infused Champagne 4. Champagne Pomegranate Punch 5. Spiced Bourbon & Beer Maple Martini 6. Cranberry Mojito 7. Slow-Cooked Mulled Cider 8. Hot Buttered Rum 9. Expresso Martini   10. Dairy-Free Pumpkin Eggnog 11. Sidecar […]

Get Unplugged: 25+ Games to Play

This winter, get unplugged! Drop the devices and try one of these fun family games on a chilly weekend night. See our ADULTS ONLY games  • • • • • • • • • THE CLASSICS • • • • • • • • • Let’s start with the classics: games that should be on every family’s shelves… Hi – […]

A Drunken Pear

Now I’m not one to typically pick up a pear and chomp, but when they are sliced in salads or better yet in a cocktail, I’m more than willing to participate in their consumption.  Pears have no cholesterol, sodium or saturated fat.  In addition, they are high in fiber, Vitamin C and potassium.   So […]

Holiday Colors: Tired of the Traditional Red and Green?

Are you tired of the traditional red and green holiday decorations? Years ago (long before Pinterest), I decided that I didn’t particularly like the traditional Christmas colors that I grew up with and that I was going to choose different colors to fill my home during the holidays. Being a color designer, once I was […]

My Christmas Letter to my Family

I wrote an letter to my family last week. It was a Christmas letter, but it was not the warm, fuzzy, I Love You so much, I’m so lucky to be your mom/wife type of letter. It was a letter which spelled out exactly how they can make my Christmas season better. I have three […]

A Muddled “New” Old-Fashioned

 Here’s an upgrade to the old-fashioned classic cocktail, with thanks to Bill Heck’s recipe (Bon Appetit). I substituted granulated sugar for the cubes… turned out equally as tasty. SIZE: makes 1 INGREDIENTS:  2 sugar cubes (or 1 1/2-2 teaspoons granulated sugar) 4 dashes of Angostura bitters 1 lemon wheel 1 lime wheel 1 orange wheel 1 […]

Poshtail

Turkey? Check. Cranberry Sauce? Check. Dessert?  Check.  And the cocktail?  Check. Happy Happy Thanksgiving!  You are so welcome!

20+ Gift Ideas Beyond Toys: Experiences, Day Trips and More!

Do they really need more toys? If the answer is “no,” then it’s time to think outside the box. Consider giving them an unforgettable experience instead. Below are gifts from $10 to $950! See Our Staff’s 25+ Favorite Festive Cocktails. 1. Get Tickets to a Show. Get them tickets for a show in the spring—gives you […]
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