Happy Hour {Empress & Elderflower}

After a little break, I’m back with another Empress cocktail for Friday happy hour. This one is beautiful, simple and refreshing. Empress & Elderflower This spring-inspired take on our signature serve is delightfully refreshing with its subtle floral notes and bright citrus garnish. INGREDIENTS 2 oz Empress 1908 Gin 3 oz Elderflower Tonic Water Grapefruit… Read More

Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches & Our Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Whit was with me in Williams Sonoma and spied this cute pan made for making homemade ice cream sandwiches. It was on clearance and I said “why not”. I figured it would be a lot of fun to come up with combinations of different cookies and brownies with a variety of ice cream flavors. We… Read More

Happy Hour {Strawberry Basil Lemon Smash}

It’s Friday friends! Empress has been killing it lately with their delicious and refreshing new cocktail ideas. I had all of this on hand and it made for the perfect summer happy hour al fresco on a hot night. It’s just the right amount of sweet and Honey and I both thoroughly enjoyed. Empress Strawberry… Read More

Happy Hour {Watermelon Sugar}

Happy Friday! There’s no better day of the week than Friday of a long weekend. I have this delicious and refreshing Watermelon Sugar on tap for a simple July 4th cookout with Sister’s family. Empress Watermelon Sugar The Watermelon Sugar cocktail is the summer sip you’ve been waiting for. With the refreshing flavours of watermelon,… Read More

A Mini Summer Decor Tour

With the holiday weekend just ahead, I figured I’d better share this little mini video tour sooner rather than later. I don’t do a whole lot of seasonal decorations this time of year, but I do swap out a couple of pillows and accessories. I hope you enjoyed this “live” peek inside. I always love… Read More