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Casamigos Blanco Tequila: Pinch Me Cocktail Recipe

Tequila on St. Patrick’s Day? OK! This recipe and photo was shared with us by our friends over at Casamigos and we love it. Feels like the launch party for this brand was just yesterday. We’ve kept a bottle stocked in … Continue reading

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A Beer of Champions (Think Breakfast Cocktail!)

Don’t let the bourbon deter you from serving this beverage as a brunch cocktail, a lunch cocktail, or an all day game day cocktail. When combined with an ice cold Bud Light and a little juice, the bourbon mellows out … Continue reading

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Stretching into the New Year with Healthy Living

New Year, New You, right? During one of our recent partnerships with 1915 Organic we were introduced to Playlist Yoga in West Hollywood, California. Have you been? If the answer is yes, then you know that this place is AMAZING! … Continue reading

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Halloween Cocktails with 1915 Bolthouse Farms Juices & Smoothies

Halloween is just as exciting when you’re all grown up because you get to trade candy treats for cocktail treats. For this Halloween, we’ve developed a couple of cocktails with 1915 Bolthouse Farms juices and smoothies, made with ingredients that … Continue reading

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I Don’t Need Your Mansplination…

Women fly jumbo jets now. And they run for president. They win gold medals, push human babies out from between their legs…sometimes half a dozen or more at a time, and operate on human brains. They fight wars, write books … Continue reading

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Tequila Cilantro Lemonade Cocktail (It’s Soooo Divine!)

You will lose your mind over this drink. There’s really nothing else to say here other than go buy the ingredients ASAP and make it like…yesterday. It will take you about 15 minutes to put together (the laborious part is … Continue reading

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Announcing the Cocktails for Cougars & Cowgirls 2015 West Coast Book Tour

We are thrilled to announce the details of our 2015 book tour promoting Cocktails for Cougars and Cowgirls: Simple and Delicious Drinks for Every Woman! Our book is filled with easy yet CRAZY good recipes that will make serving cocktails at home a … Continue reading

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Fall Cocktails: Tea Riot

Now that it’s September, it’s time to start thinking about fall entertaining…because that’s what we all sit around and do, right? Spend the day pondering which aperitif to serve at our next perfect cocktail party. We ran out of toilet paper … Continue reading

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A Private Tasting of Pura Vida Tequila

We consider ourselves passionate about tequila. We like to drink it, we like to read about it, we like to talk about it. But there is no comparison to the passion that Pura Vida CEO Stewart Skloss exudes when the … Continue reading

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Hard Rock Cafe’s Summer Cocktail Lineup

It’s fun to be a tourist in your own town, and that’s what it felt like when we ventured into Hollywood to dine at the Hard Rock Cafe. The place was packed for a Monday lunch at 2:15! There was … Continue reading

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Mr. Beer: Beer Home Brewing Made Easy

We’ve made liqueurs, bitters, shrubs, infusions, syrups, jams, spheres, and a heck of a lot of other things at home, but not beer. It has definitely been on the “to do” list though,  just kind of buried because it felt … Continue reading

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3 New Fireball Whisky Cocktail Recipes Just for You

It’s the moment that many of you have been waiting for… our three new Fireball Whisky cocktail recipes for 2015. We’ve posted many over the years, so just type “Fireball” into the search box to see them all. There’s not one … Continue reading

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Summer Drinks: The Best Watermelon Margaritas!

We’ll be drinking the best watermelon Margaritas you’ve ever tasted to celebrate National Tequila Day on July 24th, but just type “tequila” into our blog’s search box on the right and you’ll find tequila recipes six ways to Sunday. To … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Wine Review: Castelluccimiano & Vigna di Pettineo

Produced from grapes grown on the Italian island of Sicily, these two wines represent old world wine at its best. Sicily is located in the center of the Mediterranean, providing the perfect climate for producing a beautiful grape that translates into … Continue reading

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Summer Drinks: Frozen Peach Mint Margarita

Whether you use frozen peaches that you’ve hand-picked, sliced, and frozen yourself or use a bag of frozen peaches from the store, this drink will still be deeeeelicious. In the video we make a giant batch of peach mint Margaritas; this recipe serves … Continue reading

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Tequila Infusions: Grapefruit, Orange, Mint & Vanilla

We like to think of mason jars as the slow cookers of the cocktail world except that you don’t have to worry your house will burn down while you’re at work. Pack a jar full of fruits, herbs, and/or spices in … Continue reading

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The Best Job for a College Graduate

The best job for a college graduate may have nothing to do with the college degree you spent four (or more!) years earning. The best job might be a vocation like bartending that allows you to take the time to … Continue reading

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Introducing Herradura ULTRA, Beverly Hills Style

Just getting into the Herradura ULTRA party was an accomplishment. We braved rain (a big deal in Los Angeles) and navigated through narrow, cliff-hugging streets in Beverly Hills to get to the event’s secret residence. When our car pulled up … Continue reading

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The 3 Best Deep Eddy Ruby Red Grapefruit Vodka Recipes!

Stick a bottle of Deep Eddy ruby red grapefruit vodka in the freezer and you’ve got an instant cocktail. This flavored vodka falls into the “dangerously good” category and can literally be enjoyed simply by inserting a straw right into … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Wine Review: Piccolo Fiore

To start off on a positive note, we quite enjoyed this wine mixed with Perrier. It’s also a good companion to extra strong cheeses. But on its own? Not so special. It was too mild and lacked much complexity. If … Continue reading

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Interview with SIA Scotch Whisky Founder, Carin Luna-Ostaseski

A few months ago we received a delightful little package from Carin Luna-Ostaseski, entrepreneur and founder of SIA Scotch Whisky. Inside were two petite sample bottles of her award-winning spirit which we had heard about and were eager to try. Our … Continue reading

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3 French Rosé Cocktails for Mother’s Day

We picked up half a dozen bottles of French rosé from BevMo! for a Mother’s Day post for them and want to make sure that you don’t miss these delicious recipes. They are all easy to put together but boast … Continue reading

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Heavenly {spiked} Banana Cupcakes!

Move aside Mother’s Day croissants, crumpets, and coffee cake! A liquor-laced cupcake is want mama really wants. Moist, rich in flavor, and topped with a cream cheese banana liqueur frosting, these mini desserts are the perfect compliment to Sunday’s brunch with … Continue reading

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How to Write a Recipe Book!

Now that we’ve finished our third book debuting this fall, Cocktails for Cougars and Cowgirls, we can sit back, drink wine, and share a few things we’ve learned about how to write a recipe book. We’re not going to lie…it’s not … Continue reading

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Today Is Our Birthday. We’re 4 Years Old!!!

Four years ago today our blog was born. We were sitting in La Cabana with our friend and consulting mastermind, Regan Phillips, seeking advice on how to roll out our first book, This Girl Walks Into a Bar. We knew … Continue reading

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