Pool Party Punch +making drinks for a crowd

pool party punch with vodka

  Story time.  I used to live in Hawaii.  When I was getting ready to graduate college, I decided didn’t want to stay in San Francisco.  While San Francisco is obviously a great place to find a job, I was just ready for a change.  But you know what, I … Continue reading

Fresh and Sparkling Pear Cocktail

sparkling pear cocktail

This is the last post of our vodka party.  You can view the other recipes of this series here… Five Great Finds- Vodka Edition | Skinny Sparkling Honey Bee | Pool Party Punch + making drinks for a crowd | Fruit Infused Lemonade and Vodka I thought this recipe was fitting for Labor day, since this … Continue reading

Skinny Sparkling Honey Bee

Cold lavender and lemon lemonade, selective focus

Happy FRI-DAY!!!!  Friday!  Woo!  It’s labor day weekend, which usually means sun, fun, pool/lake/beach and cocktails.  Did you catch yesterday’s post?  If you didn’t, here’s the gist, we’re doing a vodka extravaganza in honor of labor day weekend AND the fact that the 2nd most used search term to find … Continue reading

Cranberry Orange Spritzer

Cranberry mojito

This recipe is part of the Foodie’s Diet 1800 calorie whole day Thanksgiving plan!  You can find the menus for the appetizer and drinks, dinner and desserts menu!  And more about the 1800 calories plan here and here. Whenever I throw a party, or have people over at my house, … Continue reading

Strawberry Mojito

straw mojito

Strawberry mojitos and summer fresh forever! This cocktail is completely geared for all things summer; poolside tanning, backyard reading, afternoon BBQing, you name it!  Yesterday afternoon, I got home from work a bit early and it was hot, like really.  So I decided to grab a book and read in … Continue reading

Summery Wine Spritzer


Sun.  Long nights.  Warm.  Tank tops.  Flip flops.  Vacation? Summa summma summmaaaahhhh!!!!  Wooooo I’ll stop singing now, my husband gives me dirty looks when I sing, especially to a computer screen.  Or in the car.  Or the shower.  Yeah, he doesn’t like my singing so much.  Moving on. When I … Continue reading

White Wine Sangria

assorted slice fruits in a glass

Is it summer yet?  Ugh! From Hubs and my trip to Jamaica in January.  Not technically summer, but whatever! Ok I shouldn’t wine ha ha oops, I mean whine!  I live in the notoriously sunny southern California, and it was approximately 70 degrees today.  But, I long for the long days of summer, … Continue reading