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(Low-Cal) Dirty Martini

I bet you didn’t realize that a Dirty Martini has between 220-330 calories per 4 oz serving! As much as I love them… the olives and brine aren’t helping the calorie situation. So, instead, try hot-pepper-infused vodka over ice with 1 olive. Suddenly, your calorie count is down to 105. The pepper in the vodka is subtle but gives it a little somethin’ extra. 2 […]

My Kind of Advent Calendar

I wish I’d seen this a little sooner, but heck, I can catch up. Virgin launched a boozy wine calendar this year. Now, this is my kind of calendar: Behind each window, you’ll find a large glass-sized bottle of boutique wine. They say you can expect the “best customer-rated wines” from around the globe, including 10 reds, 10 […]

Our Favorite Festive Holiday Cocktails

Here are a few of our favorite cocktails to make your holiday season special. 1. Moscow Mule or Dark & Stormy 2. Cranberry Mojito 3. Slow-Cooked Mulled Cider 4. Figtini 5. A Fizzy Fruity Mojito 6. Hot Buttered Rum 7. Dairy-Free Pumpkin Eggnog 8. Apple Cider Sangria 9. Cranberry Margaritas   10. White Wine Sangria Ruby Red Cocktail 15+ of Our Must-Have Family Games. Mini Cheesecake Pretzel Bites with […]

Dairy-Free Pumpkin Eggnog

Dairy-free drinkers rejoice! We love this recipe for Pumpkin Eggnog from Produce on Parade that’s made without dairy! Ingredients 1/2 cup raw cashews 2 cups fresh cold water 1 15oz. can full-fat coconut milk half of 1 15 0z. can pumpkin puree 6 medjool dates, pitted 1/2 tsp kosher salt 1 tsp. freshly ground nutmeg 1 tsp. vanilla extract 3 Tbsp. spiced rum (optional) […]

3 Wines You’ll Love for Thanksgiving

Here are 3 wines that will complete your Thanskgiving dinner! Rocklin Ranch Pinot Noir This estate-bottled red features a spicy aroma with red cherries and cola. The palate highlights cherry and wild strawberry with hints of vanilla and cardamom. Savas Rose Not just for summer, this popular rosé from Bordeaux, France has aromas of fresh […]

Cranberry Mojitos

Tis the season to be jolly… fa la la la la, with a cranberry mojito!

Cranberry Margaritas

I love me a Margarita during any season, but with the holidays approaching cranberries give the classic cocktail that special twist.  Festive, bright and oh-so tasty.  This recipe makes a decent size batch.  A win-win for everyone.

Slow-Cooker Spiked Mulled Cider

Recipe Makes about 16 (8-ounce) drinks 1 gallon fresh apple cider 1 orange 1 (1 1/2-inch) piece of ginger 5 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks 1 tablespoon whole cloves 5 star anise pods 1 1/2 cups bourbon, brandy, or dark rum Orange slices, for serving (optional) Pour the cider into a 5-quart or larger slow cooker. Cut orange into […]