Category: Drinks

National Martini Day – June 19 – Fun Facts and Recipes

Gin martini with olives

Stir together some gin and vermouth and add an olive to garnish. June 19 is National Martini Day! Join us to discover some history about the martini and learn about the various types to enjoy. No matter whether you enjoy your martini shaken or stirred, wet or dry or any of the other variations, today…

National Beverage Day – May 6 – Time to Drink Up!

Drinking beverages

May 6 is celebrated each year as National Beverage Day.  No matter your preferred choice of drink, today is the day to sit back, grab a glass and enjoy your favorite beverage. Beverages play a big part in our lives, whether it is nourishment in liquid form, or a way to enjoy entertaining with friends.…

National Cosmopolitan Day – May 7 – Fun Facts & History

May 7 is National Cosmopolitan Day.  Better known as the “Cosmo,” the drink is a combination of vodka, triple sec, lime juice, and cranberry juice. There are slight variations on the recipe (I like mine with some orange liquor as well) but a drink devised in 1987 by bartender, Toby Cecchini is the one that…

Easter Midnight Kiss Cocktail – Easter Themed Cocktails

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. If you enjoy making and drinking cocktails, be sure to…

Love Potion Cocktail – Valentine’s Day Drink Recipe

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. Another day to share this romantic drink with your…

National Mimosa Day – May 16

Mimosa cocktail

May 16 is celebrated as National Mimosa Day. This classic drink is celebrated by both those who love to eat brunch out, and those who adore cocktails of all types. May is a month full of national days devoted to all sorts of food. Check out the full list of May National Food Days here. …

National Cocktail Day – March 24 – Raise a Glass to Celebrate

creative cocktail recipes

There are many national days of the year devoted to alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks.  Can’t make up your mind which one to celebrate? Why not raise a glass to all of them on National Cocktail Day – March 24? It’s always interesting to celebrate a national day that focuses on alcohol.  I seem to learn new…

DIY Spider Ice Cubes – Spooky Halloween Drink Idea

Halloween drink with cockroach ice cube

There are all sorts of Halloween inspired cocktails out there but using bugs in ice cubes turn any drink into a scary concoction. These spider ice cubes are simple to make and so effective at setting a mood at your Halloween party. If you enjoy making and drinking cocktails, be sure to check out National…

National Beer Day – April 7 – Fun Beer Facts and Recipes

National beer day

Beer lovers take note! April 7 is celebrated as national beer day.  It’s a day to pour yourself a cold glass and celebrate with friends. Did you know that the origin of beer day dates back to the prohibition era? So many national days revolve around food and drink. Don’t know what they are?  Be…

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. If you enjoy making and drinking cocktails, be sure…

Halloween Party Idea – Pumpkin Drink Holder

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

Time for a fun Halloween party project.  Don’t stick the party drinks in a plain ice bucket. Instead use a pumpkin to make this unique pumpkin drink holder that will delight your party guests. Gather a pumpkin and grab a few tools, and within minutes, you can create this fun drink holder that will add 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. If you enjoy…