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Happy hour is the best time of day! There's never a bad time to get prepared for your next happy hour event. It doesn't matter if you are celebrating at home or heading out for a night on the town with friends, happy hour can go smoothly with all of these great tips.

Cinco de Mayo Foods – The Ultimate List of 80+ Recipes

The menu is the most important part of planning any party and a Cinco de Mayo party menu may be one of the most...

Cinco de Mayo Drinks

Cinco de Mayo is a holiday that has a bit of a debate about the reason for the celebration. Here in America, the common...

Strawberry Margarita Recipe

There is nothing like adding fruit to a cocktail. But when you add fruit to a margarita, you get something magical. One of the...

Perfect Lime Patron Margarita Recipe

A good tequila makes all of the difference in a margarita and while we can't always (or shouldn't always) use Patron for our margaritas,...

35 Bite Sized Snacks to Nibble On

Snacks come in all different shapes and sizes. The best ones are the ones that are bite sized snacks. Usually not messy, easy to...

Super Bowl Party Drinks and Cocktails for Game Day {35+ Recipes!}

A Super Bowl party is one of the only parties when gathering around the television is highly recommended. Even if you don’t like football,...

Simply Healthy Cowboy Caviar Recipe

Whether it is the start of the year that has renewed your commitment to eating healthier or if you are one of the good...

15 Champagne Cocktails to Celebrate Any Occasion

Whether sipping champagne at an early brunch or enjoying it at a party, there are unique and beautiful ways to turn your bubbly into...

Yellow Bird Rum Cocktail

One of my family's favorite things to do to escape the harsh cold that thankfully never hits Southern California by heading to the tropics. Unfortunately,...

Easy Mai Tai Recipe

Life is good and my husband and I love enjoying a glass of wine or a cocktail on a weekend or the end of a long...

Another Day in Paradise Rum Cocktail

I attended Beaches Social Media on the Sand conference at Beaches Resorts Turks and Caicos with my family in October and had the opportunity...

Easy Bruschetta Recipe that’ll Make you Wow as a Hostess

Some of the “best life” moments to me are those impromptu glasses of wine with friends, while watching the kids play outside. I have...

Gin Cocktails: Sparkling Cucumber Cooler with Gin

My husband and I are huge cabernet lovers but as most of us red wine drinkers know, the warmer months call for a refreshing...

Cucumber Cooler with Gin

A cucumber cooler cocktail is refreshing and perfect for warmer days; it is also a lighter tasting cocktail for those evenings when you want...

Easy Low Cal Mojito Recipe

Whether you are Irish or not St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday to celebrate in all of your green glory.  I personally am not...

10 Rockin’ Game Day Recipes

Football season is here and that means fun filled weekends and evenings! Friends, food and football games await and I always find myself searching...

Nearly NorCal Margarita Recipe

I love margaritas. A lot. But one thing has become abundantly clear as I approach my 40th next week. Sugar equals calories that don't...

Easy Cheesy Black Bean Dip Recipe

I want to love to cook. But if I am honest with myself, I love to bake and I love to cook when it is...

4 Low Calorie Cocktails to Covet

Entertaining during the holidays means a lot of fun, but the calories can start to stack up during this time of year.  Here are four...