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Tax Day Delayed – Do You Need A Cocktail?

Saturday, April 16th, 2011

Good Morning Darlings!

Ugh, tax day. I always seem to owe. One day I will get a return and I will go out and buy myself some gorg Manolos.

But for now, once the taxes are in the mail box, I will have a cocktail.

Time for sipping! Or guzzling. You choose.

St. Patti’s Day! What Are We Imbibing?

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Good Morning Darlings!

You are all now familiar with my friend Esther in NYC. Esther just sent me a fun recipe for tonight. It covers all the requirements: 1. Easy to make. 2. Easy to drink. 3. It’s green.

What’s new Esther??
What is Esther mixing up?

FFF-Are You Ready For Some Football?

Friday, February 4th, 2011

Good Morning Darlings!

Whooo Hooo! It is Super Bowl Weekend! Second only to Christmas and the Academy Awards (Feb. 27, if you were wondering). The most fun time for everyone to get together, eat, drink and holler at the television.

Everyone is coming to our house this year and we have asked everyone to bring an appetizer to share and some booze. You need booze for a good Super Bowl party. Just ask Don Draper.

Or, you could ask our resident NYC party-girl-about-town, Esther, who is always coming up with the tastiest cocktails. This time they are hilariously named after players from both the Packers and the Steelers. Just in time for Sunday.

If you live in Georgia, please remember to buy your libations on Saturday. When are they going to lift these blue laws already?

Whip up some cocktails with me inside!

FFF-Golden Globe Libations

Friday, January 14th, 2011

Good Morning Darlings!

Still iced in here in Atlanta, but we have plenty of food and wine. It could be worse.

Plus, the Golden Globes are on Sunday! I love awards shows, and the Golden Globes by far is my favorite. All the stars are drinking at the event, so you have no clue what they may say in their speeches, making for a hilarious evening. Plus, you can enjoy it in your pajamas, with a drink in hand, hollering at the television set. Which I personally enjoy.

My friends in NYC, Esther and Katie, sent me these recipes for adult beverages that have 2010 movie themes. I love it!
Click here for these special drinks!

Sexy Cocktails With Sexy Men!

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

Good Morning Darlings!

With Thanksgiving on our heels, you might be in the market for a tasty cocktail right about now. Me, I am always on the lookout for tasty libations to toast my guests.

Tomorrow, People Magazine will reveal their annual Sexiest Man Alive issue. And our dear friend Esther in New York City sent us suggestions for drink ideas that match some very sexy guys. You might know some of them.
You are going to love this!

Lucid Absinthe – The Sin of All Liquors

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Good Morning, Darlings!

Our friend Esther, from NYC, sent me these recipes – did you know you could bake with absinthe? Me, either! But bake you can! These treats are made with Lucid Absinthe, the first legal and legitimate absinthe sold in the United States in 95 years. This my dearies, is the real deal.

Feeling Wicked? Come join me inside…..