The Perfect Holiday Raspberry Wine Spritzer

Here’s to the year past and the friends that left us, here’s to the present and the friends that are here, and here’s to the New Year and the friends that will join us. -Emily Post Happy Christmas Eve (eve eve) everyone! One of my favorite parts about the holidays is all of the parties!

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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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