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
Well, it's that time of year again! Welcome to my very first holiday-related post! I've had a request to post an Eggnog recipe from a fellow blogger, and since this is definitely my FAVORITE holiday treat, I jumped at the chance! It's just not possible for me to get in the holiday spirit without a… Continue reading Holiday Kitchen: Eggnog
So far in this blog when I talk cocktails it's usually something I have created myself. I love that I can share these concoctions with you and receive your feedback! Nothing makes me feel better than when I invent something that puts a smile on someone's face. I do realize though, that we all have… Continue reading Basic Cocktails 101
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 to your guests. Here… Continue reading Planning a Great Gathering- Part Two: Drinks
My absolute favorite season is Autumn. I love the earthy smell of the falling leaves and the damp soil. I love the chill in the air reminding us that winter is coming. I love the comfort food that we are drawn to when the temperature falls. Most of all I love Mother Nature's fiery gown… Continue reading Cocktail of the Day: The Equinox
Maybe you are one of those people that gets a taste of the cooler weather and instantly longs for Spring to roll around again. Maybe you dread the coming winter. That's ok. Not everyone loves the cold. I have the perfect hot tea cocktail for you warm weather lovers to enjoy on these longer, colder… Continue reading Cocktail of the Day
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
Hey everyone! I'm Mrs. Pillar. I welcome you to my new blog! I am married to my best friend, and we live in Kansas City, MO. I am a stay-at-home wife who loves to cook, knit, decorate, and figure out crazy little ways to make our home beautiful, on a budget, but above all, I… Continue reading Cocktail of the Day and Welcome!