Living a happy life with a glass of wine in hand

Author: alisonthompson215

Kombucha Negroni

Kombucha Negroni

You can’t escape it, kombucha is everywhere. Talk about a trend that has taken off! But there is a reason for it, kombucha is that funky, delicious tasting drink with real health benefits. So what could make kombucha even better? Yup, adding booze. My fave […]

Blue Hawaiian

Blue Hawaiian

During my honeymoon in Hawaii I drank more Blue Hawaiians than I am proud of. It’s beautiful, tropical and delicious. So why not?! Making this blue Hawaiian brought me way back to the time spent as a newlywed on the island, so this is definitely […]

Hibiscus Gin Sour

Hibiscus Gin Sour

I have been dying to make this drink for what seems like forever! When we did our episode on the Importance of Female Friendship wayyy back in episode 4 (what?!), I left the cocktail up to an Instagram vote, and it was heavily weighed towards […]

Bourbon Pear Cider

Bourbon Pear Cider

Sometimes my creative juices aren’t flowing and I need Larisa’s input on a cocktail. Lucky for me, she came up with something awesome! This Bourbon Pear Cider was super easy to make and DELICIOUS. Even if you’re not a big bourbon drinker, I seriously recommend […]

Red Wine Hot Chocolate

Red Wine Hot Chocolate

This Red Wine Hot Chocolate is the perfect night-in cocktail. It warms you from the inside out with a little bit of an adult twist. Want to kick it up a notch? Add some shaved chocolate to the top. I used an orange dark chocolate […]

Clementine Moscow Mule

Clementine Moscow Mule

You guys, I did it. I found Larisa’s favorite cocktail to date! It may have something to do with it being vodka based, but still – victory! I think it’s safe to call this Clementine Moscow Mule a crowd-pleaser. I love Moscow mules, because it […]

Mocha Cappuccino Martini

Mocha Cappuccino Martini

When you record a podcast before 10 in the morning, you need coffee in your drinks. This Mocha Cappuccino Martini was amazing and just the jolt we needed to get through a busy day of recording. Click here to listen to Episode 17 of the […]

Greyhound IPA

Greyhound IPA

A typical Greyhound cocktail is grapefruit juice mixed with either gin or vodka. Super simple and begging for a mix up. This Greyhound IPA take a twist on the classic (my favorite as you may know) by using a citrus-y IPA as the base. It […]

Barbotage

Barbotage

Another classic champagne cocktail you may have never heard of! Introducing the Barbotage. I love that these champagne cocktails are super simple to make but can feel fancy and have complex flavors. Here are a few others I love: Champagne Cocktail Kir Royale Plum Thyme […]

White Cranberry Martini

White Cranberry Martini

I love doing fun martinis for girls nights. Maybe I was way to impressionable when Sex and the City was on TV, but it just seems to be the perfect compliment to gossip and catching up. This White Cranberry Martini is simple to make, but […]