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...]

Ice Tea for Moms & Summer Tea for Kids {Recipes!}

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I don't know about where you are but it has been REALLY hot here! Today I have something fun to share with you-- this ice tea recipe my husband concocted for our kids and an alternative "healthy" version for Moms, what I drink! This sort of started as a joke around our house but it has been such a … [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...]

Peach Sweet Iced Tea Recipe

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We've had some gorgeous spring weather and it's encouraged me to start cooking my spring lineup of recipes (am I the only one who has recipes for the seasons?).  Peach sweet tea is always on my family's list of favorites and it's beyond simple, but if you don't know the right ratio of water: sugar: … [Read more...]

Super-Healthy Summer Smoothie Recipe

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  Since I am knee-deep in finishing up a really fun but big DIY project in my kitchen this week that has consumed most of my time but isn't ready for its "reveal", I thought today I would share how I make an easy, summer smoothie. I have both my version and the variation I make for my … [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...]

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...]

Southern Living Southern Breeze “Mocktail” Punch

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  Last weekend at the Haven conference, we enjoyed this fun green drink while we were hanging out at the Southern Living Plant Collection Booth.  Often on Fridays we bring you a favorite cocktail at our "It's 5 o'clock at Magnolia Lane" series, but today we wanted to change it up and bring you … [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...]

It’s 5 O’clock at Magnolia Lane {Perfect Father’s Day Cocktail!}

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We're kicking off a new Friday series today with a top-notch Father's Day Cocktail Recipe. Before I begin, I need to tell you a little about this drink. If you have been around here before you've heard my husband, Justin, is a pretty good bartender. He has "professional" experience :) and I think … [Read more...]

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