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10 Swanky Cocktails for New Year’s Eve

In a few days we will be ringing a brand, spanking new 2017! I’m excited for this new year! Honestly, I’m excited for every new year, because it’s a time to renew and reset. I’ve never been a great typical resolution setter, as I learned early on that keeping them lasted about a week. But a new year brings a new energy and a new hope. To improve upon the great

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Strawberry-Rhubarb Margaritas

Strawberry season is in full swing here in Minnesota. We have more strawberries than we know what to do with at my parent’s house. Since my mom isn’t one to waste anything, she requested that I do something about the overflowing harvest and make something with these dainty little berries before they go bad. After some exploring for recipes and ideas, my family all decided that we should make some Margaritas…

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18 Drool-Worthy Dishes for Your Memorial Day Party

With Memorial Day Weekend in fast approach, it’s time to dust off your grill and throw an epic party. Invite the neighbors, your closest friends, and family, and celebrate not only the kick-off to summer but to remember and celebrate the lives of the troops and soldiers that fought tirelessly for us, throughout history. These uber-brave men and women, who daily risked their lives to keep America what it is today,

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Meyer Lemon Limoncello

Limoncello is truly the liquid of the gods. I’m convinced of it! The lemony, sweetness awakens your senses and somehow soothes the soul. Half way into the sip you’re smacked with a heavy punch of alcohol leaving you momentarily breathless. It’s a lovely thing. My first attempt at making Limoncello was a few months before our wedding. My husband’s family is Italian, so I really wanted something unique from Italy for everyone

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Mint Julep Goodness!

If you’ve ever spent time in the South, chances are you’ve watched the Kentucky Derby on TV, been there yourself or have friends that wait for this race all year long. To those of you familiar with the Derby, know just how wild and festive it is. An event where the southern belle (or gentlemen) in all of us comes out in full force. True “Derby” fashion is nothing without the exotic

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9 Cocktails to Sip on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. This is the time when love, hearts and all things red and pink begin to stirring in the air!  Whether you have a special someone to share this day with or not, these drinks are hard to resist and you will definitely find the desire to make more than one. Grab your cocktail shakers and get to work.  This day only comes once a year! 1. There

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