Ombre-Inspired Cocktail

Bottle Brush Cocktail Remember earlier when we wrote about some of our friend's favorite things and one of the was "Bottle Brush Trees"? Well, don't mind me as they've become one of my favorite things now as well! Here's the photo of Ricci's stunning display: Those ombre trees are just too wonderful. While you shop … Continue reading Ombre-Inspired Cocktail

Three Cheers to the Paloma

Just when you think you've figured out your signature cocktail (gimlets for Stephanie, French 76 for Nicole), along comes a potent kick in the pants in the form of refreshment on a hot summer day...or mild Missouri spring... OF COURSE we're talking about a Paloma! This simple cocktail of blanco tequila, lime juice, and grapefruit … Continue reading Three Cheers to the Paloma

Cheers! The Lychee Martini

What to 'shake' up your cocktail game? Try the Lychee Martini, recipe courtesy of Martha Stewart. Lychees are Asian tree fruits, with red dinosaur-like skin and a subtle grape-like taste and texture. And they make AMAZING cocktail ingredients! We drank these all winter long, despite them being a summer fruit. With access to international markets … Continue reading Cheers! The Lychee Martini

Cheers! Our Favorite Drinks.

If there's one thing we love, it's a strong cocktail. And late-night sushi. And a bouquet of peonies. Throw in a few new home decor books. Soft lighting. A pretty candle. Okay, we love a lot. But, we REALLY love a strong cocktail. Here are a few of our favorites: {Featured Photo by Helena Yankovska on Unsplash}

Dark and Stormy’s

It was a dark and stormy night... Thus begins many a tale of wonder, magic, and mystery... Oh, I'm not talking about A Wrinkle in Time , but one of my favorite drinks,  the rum-and-ginger-beer "Dark & Stormy". A Dark and Stormy: 2 oz rum 5 oz ginger beer (please, do yourself a favor and … Continue reading Dark and Stormy’s