I want my cocktails to taste like a tropical Florida vacation… But the state of my refrigerator is normally more “spring breaker” than “yacht-goer.”  We just aren’t great at keeping ingredients in the house for cooking or baking or drinks or literally anything. And for that reason I like recipes that include very few ingredients. Hello, Strawberry Peach Splash. What’s in it? Peach juice, … Keep reading…

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It’s officially August, which means it is time for one final summery cocktail before I break out the autumn flavors a little too early. But before we get to that, here’s a fun update: I’m the newest Top Shelf Blogger for Drizly! We’ve talked about Drizly before. It’s an alcohol delivery service available in more than 15 cities, and I love it. … Keep reading…

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Lance and I recently hit a new marriage milestone by spending an entire Friday night at Ikea without arguing once. It isn’t a relationship myth! It really can happen! It was amazing; rarely have I been more proud of us. And alcohol wasn’t even involved — except that I bought something that ended up being used with alcohol.  Roundabout inclusions don’t count. While … Keep reading…

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I am exhausted. I mean ecstatic. I am ecstatic. (And also so exhausted.) Here’s why — ALIVE Wedding: Best Day Ever was a huge success, and all huge successes start with stress and end with sleepiness. Thank you so much to everyone who came to or helped with the event. Amanda and I had a blast! The Boo Cat Club was the perfect location. … Keep reading…

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I was invited by Drizly and the Midwest Influencer Network to try this service and review it for you. Spoiler alert: It’s awesome. What defines a great weekend varies person to person. A friend of mine spends her free time hiking, while others like parties or shopping or shows. For me, a great weekend involves some serious relaxation — in loungewear, because bras … Keep reading…

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