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“The Rosé Bouquet” Cocktail Recipe

Cheers to summer Fridays! One of my favorite summer cocktails is “The Rosé Bouquet.” It’s a fairly simple 5-ingredient cocktail recipe, using rosé wine, gin, St. Germain, grapefruit juice and rosemary. The cocktail is inspired by the garden, featuring elderflower of…

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A Fresh & Healthy Breakfast

My breakfast of choice lately? Acai bowls. If you’re not familar, an acai bowl is basically a smoothie topped with fresh fruit. They’re served at health food shops and restaurants all around the city, but they’re quite simple and easy…

New Year’s Eve St. Germain Cocktail

We’re mere days away from ringing in 2017! With the flurry of holiday parties and excitement surrounding Christmas, New Year’s Eve can sometimes feel like an afterthought, you know? I’m looking forward to a more relaxed celebration this year —…

5 Recipes to Try This Thanksgiving

While the turkey and traditional sides take center stage on Thanksgiving, there’s plenty reason to enjoy more eats (and drink), right? I’ve been clicking over to Pinterest lately to find and save favorite recipes to try this holiday. Whether it’s breakfasts,…

Summer Berry Cocktail

Cheers to Friday! With summer winding down, I’m keeping tabs on my summer fun list and trying to make the most of each sunny day. This week, I hit the Museum of Contemporary Art. If you’re local to Chicago: I recommend going on…

Rosé Slushy Cocktail

Cheers to Friday! I came across this recipe for a rosé slushy and had to share. The cocktail itself requires minimal ingredients and preparation, but looks exquisite — a major win in my book. Needless to say, I’m bookmarking this recipe…

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