How to Make an Old Fashioned

This week I've been gathering ideas for unique Father's Day gifts to share with you and was pleased to accept an invitation to attend a live stream on how to make the perfect Old Fashioned with Maker's Mark and Trunk Club. My husband's go-to cocktail is an Old Fashioned so I thought it would be fun to learn how to…


Holiday Spice by the Ocean – Thirsty Thursday

Hugh Thompson is one of my favorite people. Favorite bartender? Yes, the ultimate. He also gets the "favorite people" title because he is just an all around interesting fellow who knows how to liven up the atmosphere and make you feel like a million bucks. Full of stories and talented in the kitchen, and of course bar. You have to... HAVE…


Washington Apple – Thirsty Thursday

September... known for going back to school, change in the weather, and apple season. Today's drink suggestion is the timeless Washington Apple. Thank you Teri for introducing this one to me that fun night in NYC at that Irish Pub... Good times, and a great drink! Ingredients   1.25 oz of Crown Royal Deluxe Whiskey 0.5 oz apple schnapps 2.5 oz…


Luxury by the Sea | One Ocean Resort & Spa

Unexpectedly hidden away in the quiet coastal community of Atlantic Beach, FL is One Ocean Resort and Spa. Perfect for a luxurious ocean side getaway, One Ocean's motto is "Always in Your Element". During my stay, and filming of our episode at One Ocean, I was able to explore exactly what that motto meant to the staff and leadership. I…


Wine Fooler – Thirsty Thursday

Today's drink was inspired by Kim Crawford's Sauvignon Blanc Kiwi Martini. I found it on facebook, but alas, my internet sleuthing couldn't turn up the recipe. In the spirit of wine cocktails I found this delightful replacement. Use this recipe as a fun and festive way to spice up any party. Daily's Wine Fooler Red Wine Balloon Glass 2 oz.…