keepin' it classy | grown up slumber party new year's eve

grown-up slumber party

For the past few years, we have hosted New Year’s Eve parties for our group of friends. They have ranged from┬ásmall gatherings to huge fundraisers for our Kiwanis Club. Since it’s sort of become a tradition, we start brainstorming well in advance for possible themes. For our 2016 New Year’s

cocktail: spiced cider martini

Happy Saturday, guys! Chels and I just got done Jazzercising – paying our dues from Thanksgiving week I suppose. But still thinking back on the holiday fondly. Let’s reminisce, shall we? I had requested a signature Thanksgiving cocktail from Chris, and this is what he came up with. He knew

cocktail: scratch margaritas

Remember the margarita mix you bought in the supermarket when you were in college? You know, that sweet and syrupy stuff. Sometimes it was an unnatural color of green that should have been disturbing, but you let that slide because it made margarita-making so darn easy. My husband won’t allow

cocktail: sunday in the park

If you’re making our tomato tarte tatin for a Sunday brunch, perhaps you should prepare this cocktail to accompany it. When Chris saw me adding fresh thyme to the tarte, he must have gotten inspired. This drink features fresh thyme and lemon juice, and those herbal and citrus notes compliment