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Small Scale Home-Brewing: Getting Started the Thrifty Way [Guest Post by Hollie Stephens]

How to get started with small-scale home-brewing (for busy thrifty people) Say 'homebrewer' to most people and they will think of a neighbor with an enormous garage filled with kegs. Someone who has entire Sunday afternoons to while away lovingly scrubbing glass demijohns, undisturbed by family members or other niggling items on the to-do list.… Continue reading Small Scale Home-Brewing: Getting Started the Thrifty Way [Guest Post by Hollie Stephens]

Cocktails · Lifestyle · Nightcaps · Winter Holidays

The Boozy Guide to NYE at Home

The older I get the less I want to leave the house on New Year's Eve. I have come to call it amateur night. It's a night where everyone is out and about drinking not just a little bit, but A LOT. Not only this, but most of these people are people that really don't… Continue reading The Boozy Guide to NYE at Home

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Inspiration: National Hot Cocoa Day

December 13. Midway through the month, less than ten days away from the Winter Solstice. I can't think of a better day than this for National Hot Cocoa Day. There is nothing better than a cozy day inside, watching fat snowflakes floating to the earth from a frosty window. Fire burning, lights twinkling on the… Continue reading Inspiration: National Hot Cocoa Day

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Planning a Great Gathering- Part Two: Drinks

Hey everyone! It's time for the second installment of my party planning adventure! Today we are going to talk about beverages. This can easily become the most expensive part of planning any party. There are a few tricks to keeping it within a budget while still making sure you offer something amazing┬áto your guests. Here… Continue reading Planning a Great Gathering- Part Two: Drinks

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Cocktail of the Day…after a hangover

Hello everyone! I'm so sorry I missed yesterday's cocktail, but honestly, I was hungover and didn't even want to think about drinks. I kept trying to make myself get off the sofa and come over and write a post, but it just wasn't happening. It's been raining for days in Kansas City, so Friday night… Continue reading Cocktail of the Day…after a hangover