Hot Toddy-The Perfect Cold Weather Cocktail

A good gulp of hot whiskey at bedtime…it’s not scientific but it helps. -Alexander Fleming Hotty Toddy gosh almighty it’s incredibly cold outside! North Carolina has been sitting in the low 40s at night for the past month…if it weren’t almost Christmas I would be crossing my fingers for warmer weather already! For the past

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The Monster Smash

I was working in the lab late one night when my eyes beheld an eerie sight. For my monster from his slab began to rise & suddenly to my surprise… He did the mash, the monster mash, it was a graveyard smash. -Bobby Pickett Oh Halloween…your movies scare me, I can never seem to come

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Purple Haze Mimosas-An East Carolina Inspired Cocktail

Too much of anything is bad. But too much champagne is just right. -F. Scott Fitzgerald While sitting in the stands on a Saturday in Greenville, North Carolina you will have the chance to experience of the greatest entrances in college football. Jimi Hendrix’s “Purple Haze” begins to play as a light purple mist slowly

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The Yellow Hammer Slammer

Rammer Jammer, Yellow Hammer, Give ‘Em Hell Alabama! -The University of Alabama Football Chant Happy football season friends! I have been waiting for 234 days for this moment! I had the privilege of going to The University of Alabama for 6 glorious years in college (undergraduate + graduate school) and loved every second of it!

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Vodka Tonic Ice Pops (Served Two Ways)

Pour yourself a (vodka tonic) drink, put on some lipstick & pull yourself together. -Elizabeth Taylor Okay friends, let’s talk about adult beverages. They are delicious You deserve one or two after a hard week Why should you have to drink them out of a boring glass every time? The best part about your childhood

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