Yes. I’m for serious. I made my own wine! Continue reading “How to Make Your Own Wine”
With Thanksgiving only a week (that’s right, 1 WEEK!) away, I’ve got my mind on turkey, stuffing, and cranberries. Oh, and celebratory I’m home in Chicago cocktails with my parents! Since turkey and stuffing don’t lend themselves very well to a cocktail, I stuck with the cranberries.
At this time of year every year I rush over to Trader Joe’s to buy their apple cider. It’s cheap, comes in a reasonable sized container, and is the BEST apple cider. I love how much apple flavor it has, along with an amazing blend of spices. With my trusty apple cider in hand, I was ready to make a fireside apple cider cocktail!
In looking over my old photos, I couldn’t believe how sad they looked. This drink is too special to look so depressing, so I updated the photos for you! Get inspired by the new photos and try out my favorite Fall cocktail! Warm, spiced, and delightful – there is no way you won’t love this recipe! Check it out here.
This weekend I am moving forward from the election drama and getting excited about a few fun things. I am getting my first facial ever after being inspired by my visit to a friend who raved about them! I am also trying to reduce my sugar intake to help my skin… so we will see how that goes… Friday night I am celebrating two of my good friends’ birthdays which will be a blast, and later in the weekend Megan and I are planning to try a totally new arrangement in the apartment! Literally one of my favorite things to do is rearrange furniture… I know I’m weird but having architects as parents has it ingrained in me! What do y’all have planned?
I’m going to be honest with y’all – I have never had a pumpkin spiced latte. I KNOW! AM I EVEN ENJOYING THE FALL SEASON? I guess it’s probably because I make most of my tea and coffee at home, so I’ve never made my way out to Starbucks to try one.
Not to worry though, I am always stuffing myself with pumpkin breads, cupcakes, and any other baked good that can be packed with pumpkin throughout the months of October and November. I think it’s time, however, to introduce a new pumpkin family member to the bunch. The pumpkin pie cocktail.
Y’ALL I MADE BEER! It came out tasting just like a beer you would buy at the store, and I made it in my little apartment. I loved my experience so much that I’m giving a free kit away to a lucky reader! Check the end of the post for entry details.
August is the month in Houston where everyone either stays indoors permanently to avoid overall stickiness, or they accept the fact that their faces are going to melt off and drink a whole lot of ice cold wine and beer. I fall somewhere in the middle of these two groups. Continue reading “Raspberry Cucumber Rosé Cocktail”
Is this not the most basic white girl blog post title?
Iced Chocolate Chai Tea Almond Milk Latte. You’ve got your chai tea, you’ve got your iced latte, and let’s go ahead and make it with almond milk while we’re at it. What you really can’t deny is that you really want one right now. Continue reading “Iced Chocolate Chai Tea Almond Milk Latte”