Hello, Saturday! Summer may be a few weeks away, but it is already hot and sunny here in St. Louis. Seems like the perfect time for an ice-cold cocktail, don’t ya think? Check out my seven favorite summer cocktails recipes below, all of which are surprisingly simple and shockingly delicious. 1. Coco-Berry Fizz Pomegranate vodka, coconut rum, blueberry drink concentrate, club soda … Keep reading…

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My love for tasty cocktails and not putting on pants is pretty balanced, so Drizly is one of my favorite services ever. Alcohol delivery straight from the liquor store? Yes please. Drizly was nice enough to send me a bottle of Kahlua Mocha to try out with my festive holiday recipes, and I couldn’t be more thrilled with the way my latest … Keep reading…

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When I was younger, I’d visit St. Louis with friends or family to pick someone up at the airport or see a museum or go to a concert. Almost always, we’d end up at a mall – it was the 90s, who wasn’t at the mall? – and if I had any money in my useless kid purse I’d head to the … Keep reading…

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It’s hard to say because I love so many holidays, but… I think Thanksgiving is my favorite. The food, the people, the leeefftttoooovvveeerrrsss…. It’s perfection. We’ll head to our hometown for Thanksgiving, as we already celebrated with our STL crew during my ninth annual Orphan Thanksgiving / Friendsgiving dinner party. If you’re hosting this year, I have two easy-to-replicate ideas you still … Keep reading…

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St. Louis loves beer. It looooooves beer.  It has a long history of beer, and an impressive amount of beer. It seems the entire city adores the beverage. I don’t love beer, but I do really love St. Louis, so little by little I’m finding ways to embrace the drink. When in Rome, right? This was the logic when I crafted up … Keep reading…

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