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Holiday Ready, Cranberry Prosecco Cocktail

Are you holiday ready?  There are two things that I need to get holiday ready.  Both include something red, of course!  The first is a signature holiday drink, which this Cranberry Prosecco Cocktail definitely is.  The second is some gorgeous hues of lip color.  Thanks to Neutrogena that just got much easier! This is sponsored by Neutrogena, but all opinions are my own. Cranberry Prosecco Cocktail This is our second …continue reading

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Summer Sangria

Looking for a refreshing beverage? This Summer Sangria is the perfect option with crisp, refreshing flavors and pretty seasonal ice cubes that take it up a notch. This may contain affiliate links. Summer Sangria Last week I promised I would share my Summer Sangria that I made over Memorial Day Weekend when I made my Strawberry Pink Velvet Gooey Bars.  It was the perfect refreshing beverage that was just a …continue reading

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Mocktails of the Season

The warm weather is here and I’m pretty sure it’s here to stay, which means we’re in need of some refreshing beverages.  I love having a pretty, non-alcoholic mocktail in the early afternoon.  I think it makes me feel more southern.  Since it hasn’t even been a year yet, I need all the help I can get and these Mocktails of the Season are sure to do the trick. Mocktails …continue reading

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Peach and Plum Brandy Sangria

This Peach and Plum Brandy Sangria pairs sweet fruit with your favorite white wine and a little brandy for an extra kick. Not too sweet, perfect for sharing when the weather gets warm! Peach and Plum Brandy Sangria When the weather turns warm, we start thinking about Georgia peaches down south. There is nothing that is better than biting into sweet, ripe, fresh fruit when it is in season. Except …continue reading

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Cranberry Caipirinha

I’m Lexi Abel of LexiBites.com. Every month, Lexi Bites explores internationally inspired bites and booze, no passport reqired. It’s the season of cold days and ever darker nights. We’re still a few weeks away from spring, and we could all use a little something to warm our spirits from the winter chill. This season, turn to cranberry to infuse new life into a classic cocktail. Cranberry Caipirinha Packed with phytonutrients, antioxidants …continue reading

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Red Velvet Hot Chocolate

There is nothing quite like celebrating Valentine’s Day with your kiddos.  The girls have made this month the season of love with our Random Acts of Kindness.  We have done everything from delivering cookies to the local police department, which you probably saw on SnapChat {melrosefamily}, to delivering the perfect gift idea to our neighbors that includes this amazing Red Velvet Hot Chocolate.  So fun! Red Velvet Hot Chocolate This recipe for …continue reading

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Pineapple Beverages

This is sponsored by DOLE® Canned Pineapple Juice. I can’t even believe that I’m thinking about Super Bowl recipes already.  It feels like Christmas was just here.  Nonetheless, I’m making sure that your next event, whether it’s a Super Bowl party or a Jack and Jill baby shower, is absolutely delicious with these pineapple beverages. Pineapple Beverages We’re serving up a Bourbon Pineapple Cocktail for the guys.  They get their taste …continue reading

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Top Holiday Cocktails

There is nothing more that I love than creating a fresh cocktail with the flavors of the season.  I love using the fresh fruits of the season in pomegranates, cranberries, oranges and apples.  These Top Holiday Cocktails are the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season. Top Holiday Cocktails Click NEXT directly above to view the NEXT Top Holiday Cocktail in the collection.  You can also click previous to go backwards.  The …continue reading

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Top Hot Chocolates

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but the fire is so delightful.  Especially when there’s a glass of one of these Top Hot Chocolates in my hand!  They are just too good not to share! Top Hot Chocolates Click NEXT directly above to view the NEXT Top Hot Chocolate in the collection.  You can also click previous to go backwards.  The collection is in order according to the slider below. You …continue reading

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Pomegranate Orange Sangria

I enjoy a glass of wine throughout the year, but I especially enjoy a glass of sangria around the holidays.  I love incorporating the fabulous colors and flavors of the season into one perfect glass.  This Pomegranate Orange Sangria is the perfect combination of fruits with Moscato wine. Pomegranate Orange Sangria Not only does this sangria taste amazing, but it is just so pretty.  It’s the perfect beverage to serve …continue reading

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Refreshing Cocktails

The warm weather always seems to get me in the mood for a delicious and refreshing cocktail.  I think it’s largely due to all the fun and fresh flavors that come with the Spring weather.  Plus, I honestly believe that you can never go wrong with fruity cocktails.  This collection of cocktails is one that you’re definitely going to want to pin for future reference. Refreshing Cocktails Click NEXT to …continue reading

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Lavender Lemonade

Very soon the snow is going to be gone and we’ll actually see the green of the grass again.  In the meantime, I plan on convincing myself that Spring is actually here already by enjoying gorgeous foods and beverages.  Our Lavender Lemonade is definitely the ultimate relaxing beverage.  We took our Best EVER Lemonade Recipe and gave it a twist and turned it into Lavender Lemonade that tastes and smells …continue reading

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