Party Panache, Strawberries & Cream Bushwacker

We enjoyed a taste of summer on the coast last weekend, Saturday was warm and sunny and was spent boating and swimming HHjr was head chef all weekend, which gave me time to play with flowers and paint with CC “Now that I’m 6 Gigi, I’m old enough to wear lipstick!” she announced {we’re going … Continue reading

Party Panache, Rum Coffee Cake Cocktail

In honor of the annual Flora-Bama Mullet Toss, I created a new version of the ever popular Bushwacker frozen adult beverage that was being consumed in alarming quantities over the weekend along the Gulf Coast photo source “What started as an idea for locals to toss a dead mullet from Florida to Alabama more than … Continue reading

Party Panache, Watermelon on the Rocks

Sigh….watermelon… and “thank you” to the genius that created the seedless watermelon… Perfect for popping in a cocktail! Barcardi makes a Grand Melon Rum, for fabulous summer sipping It’s so good, all you need is some ice, and a piece of watermelon or two and perhaps a wedge of lime These glasses are called “Cool … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Candied Lemon Martinis

Life didn’t give me lemons, it gave me lemon martini towels! These little black and white cuties reminded me that I had some black and white martini glasses They were desperate to be part of a tablescape… So, I whipped up some Candied Lemon Martinis [I’ll show you how to make these candied slices in … Continue reading

Recipe Box, “Firefly,” a summer cocktail in a jar

Have you ever heard of the drink called an “Arnold Palmer?”  It is 1/2 lemonade and 1/2 ice tea.   And in the south that ice tea is “sweet tea.”  Yes,  the southerners like their tea sweet.  You can use any kind of lemonade you like, for a home made version see Lemonade Dreams or click … Continue reading