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How to Make a Wine Gift Basket Everyone Will Love

How to Make a Wine Gift Basket Everyone Will Love

We’ve all been there — a birthday, anniversary, or holiday is coming up, and you’re trying to come up with creative gift ideas. The best way to come up with new and unique gifts is to keep the recipient’s interests in mind. If that special person in your life is a wine lover, we’ve got just the item for you. Making wine gift baskets might be just what you need. Enjoy these tips for making gift baskets with wine.

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Create These Easy Classic Summer Cocktail Recipes at Home

Create These Easy Classic Summer Cocktail Recipes at Home

Cocktail recipes at home are the best way to impress friends, family, and neighbors, or even just enjoy yourself. While nothing beats stopping in for a cocktail after an afternoon of grocery shopping, sometimes it’s nice to enjoy those same high-quality specialty cocktails in the comfort of your own home. The good news is you don’t have to be a professional bartender or mixologist to treat yourself to a perfect at-home cocktail. Instead, try these easy summer cocktail recipes in your own backyard.

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Upgrade Brunch: 6 Unique Ways to Dress Up Your Mimosas

Upgrade Brunch: 6 Unique Ways to Dress Up Your Mimosas

Mimosas and brunch are the sort of iconic duo that gives peanut butter and jelly a run for its money. The combo is so iconic, in fact, that it can almost be a bit … overdone. Well, okay, let’s not go that far. Mimosas and brunch are absolutely timeless. You might agree, though, that you have wished there was some way to add a little flair to the pairing, right? You can do just that by just spicing up your mimosas a bit. The standard orange juice/champagne combination is only the beginning of what the classic drink can do. Don’t believe us? Check out these unique ways that you can dress up your mimosas and upgrade your next brunch.

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How to Make an Epic Bloody Mary Maryland Style

How to Make an Epic Bloody Mary Maryland Style

Most adults who have had a rough night of carousing with pals are well aware of the Bloody Mary, a drink that has served as a hangover cure practically from time immemorial. With some hair of the dog (vodka or gin), a bevy of ingredients that provide hydration and vitamin C (tomato juice, celery, etc.), and a spicy, salty kick to awaken your senses, it’s just what you need to get your Sunday brunch started right. If you want a coastal twist on the classic, it’s time to try your Bloody Mary Maryland style.

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Quick Cocktail Guide to Bitters, Syrups, and More

Quick Cocktail Guide to Bitters, Syrups, and More

Love a good cocktail but tired of paying bar and restaurant prices to enjoy them? It’s nice to treat yourself to a fancy beverage on a night out every once in a while, but you can save money and develop some useful new skills by learning how to make your own high-quality cocktails at home. Don’t know the first thing about building a delicious cocktail from the bottom up? Using this helpful cocktail guide, you’ll be on your way to making all of your favorite cocktails at home and even creating some custom recipes of your own. 

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The Perfect Match: 4 Drinks to Pair with Your Favorite Shows

The Perfect Match: 4 Drinks to Pair with Your Favorite Shows

When you settle down for the evening to watch your favorite television shows, chances are you want a cocktail to go with them. After a long day of work, nothing is more relaxing than sipping on a delicious adult beverage and watching your favorite shows. Whether you enjoy scandalous soap operas or adventurous competition shows, there is a drink for you. We have compiled a list of the best drinks to pair with your favorite types of television shows.

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Say No to Green Beer This St. Patrick’s Day – For Us, Please?

Say No to Green Beer This St. Patrick’s Day - For Us, Please?

Put down the green beer this St. Patrick’s Day. Seriously. We don’t like this look on you. As a friend, we think you can do better. Why? Let’s answer your question with a better question – what makes the beer green? Do you know? NEITHER DO WE. Actually, we know it’s dye but we have no clue what chemicals companies use to dye it. Therefore, unless you have the gut of your 21-year-old self, let’s skip.

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Flavorful Low-Cal Drink Recipes for the New Year

Flavorful Low-Cal Drink Recipes for the New Year

A new year is a great time to try something new – and drinks are no exception! However, a new year often comes with new resolutions, too. If one of your resolutions is to be healthier, low-cal cocktails are an excellent place to start without sacrificing any of the fun or taste! Here are four of our most creative and delicious ideas for low-cal drink recipes that you and your friends can enjoy throughout 2022!

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