The flowers are blooming, the weather is warming, the birds are chirping and it's time to bust out the cute sundresses and strappy sandals. Spring is finally upon us here in Florida! The season change alone is enough for me to throw a party. Although, when I think about it, I never really "need a… Continue reading Let’s Party: Spring Time Cookout
This past Saturday was my dad's annual birthday rager. A weekend usually filled with countless Jell-O shots, campfire sing-a-longs to Lynyrd Skynyrd and The Rolling Stones and collard green prep. It's always held at my family's river house nestled next to the Econfina River in Taylor County, FL. It is also always a good time. Some people may… Continue reading Riverside John Daly Punch
I was born and raised in Tallahassee, Florida. I remember throwing pizza dough onto the game room chandeliers at Barnaby’s as a kid and walking to Decent Pizza with friends after class when I went to Leon High. I somewhat recollect going to Tuesday nights at AJ’s Sports Bar in college and drunkenly jaywalking to the Whataburger on… Continue reading Tallahassee, FL: A Hometown Girl’s Guide to Food & Drink in the Capital City
It’s Saturday party people! Time to turn on some tunes, invite your friends over and mix up some dranks. Give your dog a bear hug first and then whip up this pregame drink while you get ready. Obviously you have to do a taste test first before you serve these to your friends. Multitasking. Anyway,… Continue reading Fizzy Grapefruit Palomas
I love tequila. Whether it is served in a margarita or straight up in a shot with lime, it is guaranteed to warm your soul. While I thoroughly enjoy a traditional, salt on the rim, lime margarita, sometimes it is nice to add a little something special. Enter: prickly pear simple syrup! You may be… Continue reading How to: Prickly Pear Simple Syrup
I cannot believe that it is almost 2018. As I look back and reflect on what 2017 has brought my way, I recognize that it has been one of the best years yet. I finally got a pug of my own and he is the sweetest, most adorable thing in the world. I attended Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival for the… Continue reading Last Minute N.Y.E. Idea: Rock Candy Champagne Stirrers
Someone else will have to drive us home this year because it's going down. Here is how I make red wine holiday sangria!