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Make It a Meal With Lipton Iced Tea Meijer Gift Card Giveaway

Disclosure: Post sponsored by Mirum Shopper but all opinions are my own. Coming out of a long winter in Chicago, one of the things I most look forward to is grilling and spending time with family with a yummy grilled dinner. The first thing I think about when planning a party is, what will be […]

Mix It Up: New(ish) Summertime Cocktails

Summer time is the season when cocktails rule. Their refreshing and cool combinations can take a bite out of our overheated selves, and their bright colors evoke the sunny skies. We all love a good daiquiri or margarita, two classics that blend well with fruit flavors and can be served blended or on the rocks. […]

Meringue Marg Recipe #bySandraLee

This was my favorite drink at the Sandra Lee Summer Carnival event. I am glad I had to get on the plane so I couldn’t have more than one! Print Meringue Marg Recipe #bySandraLee Serves: 1 glass Ingredients 1.5 ounces margarita mix 4 ounces crushed ice 1 teaspoon meringue cookie crumbs 1 fresh lime wedge Instructions […]

Strawberry Licious Daiquiri #bySandraLee

We were supposed to get a chance to garnish these drinks when we were sitting with Sandra Lee, but we ran out of time. We got to drink them instead. I really liked the flavor of this daiquiri. Print Strawberry Licious Daiquri #bySandraLee Serves: 4 servings Ingredients 1 orange ¼ cup sugar ¼ cup water 1 […]

Thirsty Thursday: Cupid’s Punch

Ok, it’s back! I’m going to start featuring drinks on Thursday’s again. Some may be alcoholic and some may not. This week’s is not. This is a great kid-friendly drink that is good for parties or Valentine’s Day. Cupid’s Punch Ingredients: 12-ounce can pink lemonade concentrate (or powdered mix if you can’t find the frozen, […]

Thirsty Thursday – Creamsicle

This is a very easy drink to drink. You can’t taste the alcohol. My kind of drink! 🙂 Creamsicle Ingredients 1 1/2 oz Vanilla Liqueur 3 oz Orange Juice 1 1/2 oz Milk Pour all ingredients into shaker with ice and shake. Pour into glass and enjoy.

Cool Find- Free Valentine’s Day E-Cookbook!

Recipe Lion is giving a free Valentine’s Day E-cookbook out on their site. A sample of what’s inside: Cakes and Pies: Flourless Chocolate Cake Strawberry Cheesecake Pie Drinks: Orange Scented Hot Chocolate Other Desserts : Chocolate Grand Marnier SoufflĂ© Perfect Tiramisu Thank you to Coupon Geek for the heads up on this offer!

Thirsty Thursday – Chocolate Milk

I wanted to do a non-alcoholic drink this week. A friend of mine, Jackie, told me about a chocolate milk recipe by Ree Drummond of The Pioneer Woman. I decided to give it a try tonight. The recipe calls for 4 ounces of chocolate and I only had 3. Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: […]

Taste Test Tuesday – Cream Cheese Ball

Warning! This recipe is VERY addicting! My sister made this recipe for our family Christmas party and I had to use it for Little Man’s first birthday party on Sunday. It was a huge hit! People will stand around the cheese ball the whole party. Prep Time: 20 Minutes INGREDIENTS: 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, […]

Thirsty Thursday – Butternut Rum Lifesaver

I tripled this recipe since there were three of us testing it and it made WAY too much! I ended up with 13 shots worth! Whoops! Recipe Ingredients 3/4 oz. Pineapple Juice 3/4 oz. Bailey’s Irish Cream 3/4 oz. Malibu Coconut Rum 3/4 oz. Butterscotch Schnapps Instruction Mix ingredients Chill over ice Strain into shot […]

Thirsty Thursday – Milky Way Galaxy

I was having a hard time finding a drink to make for this post so I started googling (actually searching through swagbucks) all of the liquor types I had. This one seemed interesting so I gave it a try. Ingredients: 1/2 oz. Almond Liqueur 1/2 Cup Milk 1/2 tsp. Vanilla Extract Cinnamon Directions: Combine milk, […]

Thirsty Thursday – Buttery Nips

Being New Years Eve I figured I’d do an alcoholic drink tonight! 1 oz of DeKuyper Buttershots (Butterscotch Schnapps) 1/2 oz of Bailey’s Irish Cream pour in shot glass and enjoy! In this picture you can see the Bailey’s floating on top.

Thirsty Thursday – Festive Fruit Punch

I made this punch for our family Christmas party. It was a HUGE hit. There was nothing left by the end of the night. I woke up craving more the next morning. Festive Fruit Punch 1 (6oz) can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed 1 (6 oz) can frozen pineapple juice concentrate, thawed 1 (6 oz) can […]