In anticipation of the weekend, we’re turning our minds to one of everyone’s favorite subjects: WINE! Whether you’re pouring a glass at home, entertaining friends, or bringing a host/hostess gift to a party, we all have our go-to brands. So we thought we’d clue you in on some of our favorite bottles in case you were looking toContinue reading Our Favorite Wines List
Ever since I discovered Mezcal, I’ve been looking for different cocktails to make with it. I’m familiar with the Old Fashioned, a classic bourbon cocktail, so I started experimenting with ratios to find the perfect combination of smoky and savory. Here is my spin on it! The Goods: 1.5 oz. Reposado Tequila 1 oz.Continue reading Mezcal Old Fashioned Recipe
If there’s one drink that is synonymous with “beach”, it’s the coconut/pineapple concoction known as the pina colada. And while on vacation here in Florida, we couldn’t help but create our own! Check out the recipe we came up with below: The Goods: 5 oz of pineapple coconut juice (no added sugar-see brand exampleContinue reading Amazing (and uncomplicated) Pina Colada Recipe
Let’s be real for a minute. I’m a tequila gal and I’m fine with it. I’ve researched and tried new tequilas for a few years now and I’ve fallen in love with so many brands! However, I’ve recently discovered mezcal, the agave-based liquor that’s recently been taking up a lot of space on theContinue reading Mezcal vs Tequila: What’s the Difference?
So, a little background: My siblings and I love to give each other nicknames. And somewhere along the way, I ended up with Lychee (basically a different way of saying my other nickname, Lysie). We later found out that a lychee is actually a fruit! And when we stumbled upon some lychee liqueur one day, I knew I hadContinue reading The Sneaky Lychee Cocktail Recipe
This delicious flavored shot was created by Shades of Green guy, Chris Green (bro to Lys and Lo and husband to Janelle). It’s both approachable and fun, just like he is 🙂 Enjoy! The Goods: 1 oz peach schnapps 1/2 oz fresh lime splash grenadine splash vodka How To: This recipe is best madeContinue reading Peach Pizzazz Shot Recipe
If you aren’t a fan of the intensely sweet, made-from-a-mix, restaurant style margarita, this is the recipe for you! It’s simple, fresh, and strong, just how nature intended. Caution: More than two consumed can cause some serious truth-telling! The Goods: 3 oz. Tequila, blanco, reposado, or anejo – it’s all fantastic *Use Blanco (white)Continue reading Not Your Mama’s Margarita Recipe
This is the BEST and easiest sangria punch you will ever have! Just a warning, it’s sneakily strong! Shout out to my aunt for sharing this recipe with me. The Goods: 1 cup White Rum 6 oz Triple Sec 12 oz Peach Schnapps 1 liter Carlos Rossi Sangria 8 oz Cranberry Juice 1.5 cup OrangeContinue reading Sangria Punch Recipe