It’s 5 O’Clock at 11 Magnolia Lane: Grapefruit Tonic Cocktail Recipe

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Just in time for the weekend, I'm sharing my current favorite cocktail: grapefruit tonic! While I love a glass of wine, it never pairs well with my predisposition for migraine headaches, and I've found that the sweetness of the wine doesn't always sit well with me, either.   Last … [Read more...]

Peach Pear Cocktail Recipe

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Because it's Friday and we've all survived another week, I thought I'd post my most recent favorite cocktail.  Mind you, this is so simple that there's pretty much to need to call this a "recipe," but sometimes the simplest ideas are the best! If you were actually allowed to drink alcohol on … [Read more...]

‘Country Girls’ Themed 40th Birthday Party

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  We've been being VERY social around here recently! First with helping throw a 40th birthday party, then co-hosted this 40th birthday party in our home that I am showing you today the very next weekend. Not to mention, I just returned from an amazing wine tour weekend with my high school … [Read more...]

Great Southern Roadtrip: Southern Pines, NC

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Hey, everyone!  Welcome to my stop on The Great Southern Road Trip--the sweet little towns of Southern Pines and Pinehurst, North Carolina.  For those of you who might not be regulars here, my family moved here last summer from Savannah, Georgia (see our Savannah house here and read about our … [Read more...]

Andre Champagne & S’mores Buffet Fall Firepit Party

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Andre Champagne. All opinions are 100% mine.   Now that Fall is here and in full swing, we've been spending our weekend nights catching up with friends and neighbors around our backyard firepit. This year to kick off the season we … [Read more...]

Pear Martini {A perfect Fall cocktail}

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  Happy Friday everyone! Today I am sharing a recipe for what may just be my new favorite drink, though we created this recipe at Christy's request. We drank these last year in Savannah and after she sweetly hinted that she would love for my bartender/husband to whip an easy version of a … [Read more...]

Red Velvet Martini

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Seriously. This drink is so good it should be illegal. It is a dessert style drink--but it is OK to have it before dinner. After all it's February, in honor of Valentine's Day, it's OK to indulge, I promise it's worth it.     I am seriously in love with Red Velvet right now, though … [Read more...]

Salted Caramel Apple Martini {& Halloween Drinks}

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We've been dying to present this new drink, in light of the "Salted Caramel" everything trend and the total deliciousness of our Whipped Apple Cider Martini...{below}       {Whipped Apple Cider Martini--click for recipe} And with its perfectly coordinated coloring, I … [Read more...]

Fall Cocktail Recipe: Moscow Mule

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We normally post our cocktail recipes on Fridays, but we have a fun giveaway that we have planned for you this week, so instead this will be your "how to get through hump day" drink!  The Moscow Mule is one of those oldies but goodies, and lately it's been making a comeback.  Having tasted a few, … [Read more...]

Happy 4th of July

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    Happy 4th of July! In honor of the holiday, I am sharing a makeover of our "Beach Martini" as a festive 4th of July cocktail. See the recipe HERE, add some red cookie sprinkles around the glass and you're in the spirit! We wish everyone a safe and happy Independence Day … [Read more...]

It’s 5 o’clock at Magnolia Lane {Beach Martini}

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Are you lucky enough to be heading to the beach for a vacation this summer? Even if you are just celebrating summer at home I have a perfect cocktail for you.   Last week Terry was throwing a 'girls' night out' at her house and asked if we could create a cocktail for her to serve. We went … [Read more...]

It’s 5 O’Clock at Magnolia Lane- {The Pink Lady Summer Cocktail}

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  It's time for our weekly cocktail recipe, as part of our summer "It's 5 O'Clock at Magnolia Lane" series, and today I'm sharing my version of the "Pink Lady."  This is the yummiest summer drink recipe.  I could drink it by the bucketful, although that wouldn't be ladylike, now would … [Read more...]

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