Two Ways to St. Germain

St. Germain Elderflower liqueur

The French Elderflower liqueur is in full bloom with these springtime spirits. This season, I’m crushing on more than just tulips in a vase. Flowers have made their way into my cocktails, too. An all-natural product from France, St. Germain is a liqueur made from elderflower blossoms that grow in the French Alps. After an […]

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Cold and Creamy Espresso Martini

Espresso Martini

Nothing goes better with a delicious meal than an equally delicious after dinner drink. This Espresso Martini is the definition of yummy. In fact, it could easily be mistaken for a dessert. My sister and I made that mistake a few times. Having three desserts is okay, right? Sure it is! It’s okay to treat yourself every […]

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A Refreshing Cocktail for Spring

Refreshing Cocktail for Spring

Even though there’s still some snow on the ground, Spring is officially on the horizon! {And it’s about time.} For the past few weeks, the restaurant has been featuring a White Winter Cosmopolitan – and it more than lived up to its name. This week, to celebrate the official start of Spring on the 20th, […]

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Taking Notes 1.6

Noteworthy this Week. Friday Favorites.

This week in Taking Notes: infinity pool for days, my latest martini creation, and some positive messages via Social Media. Plus, for all my ladies: how to create some beach-like waves in your hair (and cure those winter blues). Noted in Places to Go The Londoner really did spend Valentine’s Day in Paradise. If anyone […]

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Taking Notes 1.3

White Cosmopolitan

As the first month of 2014 comes to a close, I took the opportunity to re-visit my first post of the New Year and remind myself of my goals and resolutions. It’s a great way to stay motivated and start month #2 on the right foot. I hope you had a wonderful week. Here are […]

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What Your Wine Glass Says About You

What Your Wine Glass Says About You

I love wine and I’m a Sagittarius. Just some random fun facts in case you were wondering. The fun, however, doesn’t stop there. Not only do I savor every glass of red and proudly celebrate my December 4th birthday, I have a wine glass that allows me to do both EVERY. DAY. OF. THE. YEAR. […]

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The Perfect Pumpkin Martini

Perfect Pumpkin Martini

Happy Halloween, everyone! On this spooky evening, which also serves as a kick-off to the holiday season, I thought it fitting to Shake Things Up – literally. How? By whipping up a delicious Pumpkin Martini as I waited for trick-or-treaters! It’s a drink to be enjoyed from All Hallow’s Eve in October to Little Christmas […]

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