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Flashback Friday: over-the-rim cocktail garnish cookies

Flashback indeed. I am transported not just to these cookies that I made two years ago, but to a time when I was sucked into the Sex in the City universe. Yes. I loved the show. I found it brilliant and funny. And I, like scores, nay, millions, of other watchers, made the Cosmopolitan my […]



patriotic polka dot milkshakes for Celebrations

And my last summer drink for the 4th of July that I made for Celebrations: Polka dot milkshakes in blue and red. Sorry, folks, no alcohol in these, but if you want to find a way to add some, I’m totally cool with that. Just one or two drops of food coloring turns vanilla milkshakes […]



blue lemonade for Celebrations, with or without the booze

The next drink I made for Celebrations to celebrate the 4th of July can be either with or without alcohol. So everyone is covered. All I did was turn lemonade blue. That, and add a watermelon star stirrer (aka watermelon pop). For the how-tos to make blue lemonade (with or without alcohol), click HERE to […]



Pop Rocks shooters for Celebrations

Well, one celebration specifically. The 4th of July of course. I’m not exactly known for mixology (except maybe in college, wink wink), so if I can make these layered drinks, trust me, anyone can. If I was better at it, I’d have done three layers: Red, white and blue. But I sort of cheated and […]



Father’s Day Idea: DIY Beer Art by My Kid

My husband loves beer. Craft beers, cheap beers, not cheap beers, bottled beers, canned beers, domestic beers, imported beers, even brewing beer, anything beer. So what better Father’s Day gift from my daughter than beer? But she’s only five. Even if she could get a fake ID, she can’t drive and has no money or […]