Category: Drinks

Blueberry Recipes for National Blueberry Pie Day

Collection of blueberry recipes

I was born in Maine and have fond memories of my family picking blueberries every year when they were in season. Do you know that today is National Blueberry Pie Day. In honor of this national day? I’ve put together a collection of blueberry recipes for you to enjoy. There is nothing quite like the taste…

Easter Fun with DIY Projects, Home Decor & Recipes

Easter, Food, Fun and DIY

Easter is a fun time for both kids and grownups.  It is one of the few holidays early in the year that rivals the popularity of Christmas, Halloween and Thanksgiving. Join in the Easter fun at your house with these DIY projects, home decorating ideas and yummy recipes. Are you ready for some Easter Fun? …

Easter Midnight Kiss Cocktail

Easter midnight kiss cocktail

Easter is not just for the kids with this yummy cocktail recipe.  This pretty drink is one that I call an Easter Midnight Kiss Cocktail.  It conjures up thoughts of a romantic evening for two before the fun of Easter Egg hunts the next morning. Fun Adult time with this Easter midnight kiss cocktail While the…

St. Patrick’s Day Fun Food & DIY

St. Patrick’s day is almost here. What are you planning to do to show the green?  This one day holiday welcomes fun the way we welcome spring at just about the same time – with a bang! These St. Patrick’s Day fun projects bring tasty food, decor and DIY to your home for one green…

Love Potion Cocktail

Love Potion Cocktail

Valentine’s day is a special day to show your love of another person in your life in a special way. One way to do this is with fancy cocktail recipes. This simple Love Potion Cocktail is easy to make and so pretty to look at, too. This Love Potion Cocktail  is so romantic! The drink…

2016 Top Posts – Always The Holidays

These 2016 Top Posts were the most visited roundups and projects on Always The Holidays last year. From a mummy doorway to a scarecrow door decoration, these were all a big hit with my readers

The New Year brings us the chance to think back over last year and plan for the one to come.  Do you make New Year’s Resolutions?  I do, both for myself and also for my blog. Part of that process is looking back over the year that just ended to see what YOU, my readers,…

Michelada Cocktail – Perfect for Cinco de Mayo

Michelada cocktail

Are you ready to celebrate Cinco de Mayo?  I have a delicious cocktail recipe that is perfect for this day.  It is called a Michelada cocktail and it’s sort of like a Mexican bloody Mary, but without the vodka.  This drink uses your favorite beer instead. It’s time to heat up Cinco de Mayo with…

Halloween Party Idea – Pumpkin Drink Holder

This Halloween pumpkin makes a super drink holder for your holiday party.

It’s happy hour – Time for some cocktail recipes, or a fresh bottle of beer – Halloween style!  Of course, you can just use a regular ice bucket for your party drinks but this cute DIY idea features a pumpkin instead. The pumpkin makes a great decorative touch to your party table and works as a…

20 Spooky Halloween Cocktail Recipes

Spooky halloween cocktails

Halloween is such a fun time of the year.  It lets the kid in every one come out.  What makes you feel more youthful that dressing up in a fun costume and just plain acting out?  These 20 Halloween cocktail recipes are sure to set the mood for any adult Halloween party.  These spooky Halloween…

DIY Spider Ice Cubes

Spider ice cubes

Spook up your Halloween party with Spider Ice Cubes There are all sorts of Halloween inspired cocktails out there but these spider ice cubes turn any drink into a scary concoction. These are so easy to make.  Just collect some small dollar store spiders and drop them into water in an ice cube tray and…