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happy friday

This week flew by so quickly that I cannot believe it is Friday again! The weather got really cold again (bummer I already put all my summer clothes back in the closet!) so we are staying cosy inside with friends coming over tonight and a birthday celebration tomorrow… 52 more words


The Southern Countess

Some days, you just want a cocktail with bourbon. It’s sunny outside, a light breeze carries cottonwood fuzz around the neighborhood against a clear blue sky–weather that begs for something light and citrusy, like a margarita. 107 more words



When people come into my house, I like to put a drink in their hands straight away. This is a brand new to me drink and so freaking delicious. 293 more words


Solar Flare

Solar Flare


1.5 oz. 100 % Agave Tequila Blanco (I like Espolón)
1 oz. Aperol
2 oz. fresh-squeezed ruby red grapefruit juice, strained
1 tsp. 533 more words


Aperol Negroni

Chances are if you’re reading this, you already know what a Negroni is and how it should be made. As I’ve discovered a few times, there are some strong views about this iconic cocktail. 298 more words

Cocktail Recipes

Old Napoli

Ok, so, last weekend we went to Naples in search of Elena Ferrante for REALS! Though she wasn’t immediately obvious, because she is anonymous and mysterious and so we went looking for the characters in her book (you know, the tetralogy beginning with My Brilliant Friend, a sell out everywhere, a massive epic tale of two best friends who support each other but who also have these festering underlying jealousies and wish each other dead fairly often, and all about education or the lack of it, lovers, careers, babies, other actual dead people, the Neapolitan mafia, pizza, the way you can’t do lots of good work if you have kids to look after, etc) and we didn’t find them either. 937 more words