summer cocktails

Cilantro Tequila Lemonade

June 29, 2012 Beverages

Let’s cool off a bit. I’m about to head out of town for a long, lazy week in the mountains with the family. I could not be happier about this. As the summer days grow longer and hotter, I find myself craving all things cool and refreshing. Like this lemonade. It’s as sassy as my [...]

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Pimm’s Cocktail

May 21, 2012 Beverages

I could use a drink. Seriously. My office has been gearing up for some tough litigation and, as far as I’m concerned, we’ve all been concentrating way too hard. This will not do. My brain is swollen and my head hurts. And I feel so jealous every time I see people out at happy hour, [...]

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Blueberry Infused Vodka Lemonade

August 3, 2011 Beverages

Every time my fiancé and I go down to visit his family in NC, his dad ribs me about all the rednecks we come across. Like I’m some fish-out-of-water, ain’t never seen no rednecks before, “city girl.” I always have to remind him that I hail from East Tennessee where the moonshine flows steady and [...]

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Vino Cola

June 3, 2011 Beverages

Let’s kick off this weekend with a cocktail! How about a little vino and cola? Mixed?? Like, in the same glass?! That’s right, you heard me.   I know it defies all logic, common sense, and good taste. But you’ve gotta try it.  Here’s what you need to get the weekend started right. 2 parts [...]

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Ginger and Lime Rickey

May 16, 2011 Beverages

This post is dedicated to my dear friend Scott who stayed up late with me on Friday night, helping me concoct the tastiest possible signature drink for my upcoming wedding. I was on the hunt for something refreshing, slightly sweet, and mighty tasty. Scott recommended recreating a beverage he tried at a local D.C. bar, [...]

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Refreshing Lemon Sparkler

March 30, 2011 Beverages

  I was perusing my Southern Living magazine the other day and found a recipe for a lemonade cocktail of sorts. It sounded amazing, but (per usual) I didn’t have half the ingredients needed so I made my own version. I’m seriously beginning to wonder why I even bother with recipes. I never follow them. [...]

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