You can't judge a book by its cover but sometimes you can gauge a person by her drink. Do bartenders have your type wrong or is it a perfect match? Beer: You're a no-frills kinda girl. Not that you can't rock a pair of stilettos when you have to but your first choice will always be flip-flops or tennies. Generally you don't care what other girls think about you and will … [Read more...] about What Does Your Drink Say About You?
Skip the small talk, the same ol' ball dropping countdown, and any embarrassing games spontaneously introduced by an uninvited neighbor. Instead, plan ahead for some entertaining and drinkable activities that will make your party one to remember. Champagne Bar Set up a do-it-yourself champagne bar so your guests can create their own libations. Purchase a few bottles of your … [Read more...] about 4 Creative New Year’s Eve Party Ideas
Nervous about throwing a cocktail party? Now you don't have to be! As the author of This Girl Walks Into a Bar, I've detected several party pitfalls that are sure to wreck your event. So take note, steer clear, and learn from someone else's trial and error. Here are seven major "don'ts" for any cocktail party hostess. Chilling the wine in the tub No matter how little … [Read more...] about 7 Ways to Ruin a Cocktail Party
Every time I make advanced plans with a friend it inevitably falls through. You'd think that as busy moms the only way a girl's night would actually happen is with detailed, strategic planning. But babysitters cancel, fevers pop up, or work goes longer than expected. I need my girl's night. Not every week but often enough to remember that I have a life. In order to actualize … [Read more...] about Recipe For a Girl’s Night Out
It's no secret that there is cocktailing transgressing during playdates. As forts are built and princess dresses are traded, mimosas, chardonnays, and cosmos exchange hands too. Yes, moms are enjoying playdates these days just as much as their kids are, often over an alcoholic beverage. Whether it's a Bloody Mary at 9:00 a.m. or an afternoon Merlot, here are a few guidelines … [Read more...] about Cocktails & Playdates: Guidelines for a Good Time