Happy Hour: Caribbean Sangria

-1Continuing Cinco de Mayo festivities today with an AMAZING sangria recipe!  Try this easy breezy cocktail with a little Malibu rum for an island flare and Lambrusco, a sparkling wine from Trader Joe’s…


One bottle of Lambrusco (available in red or white)

1/2 cup of Malibu rum

Fruit: oranges, blueberries, mango, pineapple, kiwi, lemon

Try: a pinch of cinnamon

To Make:

Cut fruit and toss into a pitcher or carafe. pour wine into carafe, add rum, and squeeze juice from orange into mixture. let sit overnight.




Happy Hour: Las Vegas Cosmopolitans

It’s Monday afternoon, I’m quite certain we could all use a cocktail right about now!  In celebration of this week’s Vegas theme (yes, I’m heading to Sin City this weekend for a little getaway), I thought it only appropriate to post one of my favorite classic cocktail recipes that also happens to be a favorite hot-spot in Las Vegas– the Cosmopolitan. Stay tuned this week for related subjects including What to Pack for a Pseudo-Classy Vegas Weekend, My”Vegas, Baby” Playlist, and Las Vegas Hot Spots: Have You Visited Lately?

CosmoHappy Monday, all!!