Today's Party Ideas Guilty Pleasure

By Mallory Feeney It’s that time of the year again! Grab your friends, find your “Kiss me, I’m Irish” tee and work up an appetite for corn beef and cabbage, beer and all that can be green. Well, maybe going to a crowded bar where it takes an hour to order a Bud Light isn’t your idea of fun this year–so, why not host your own St. Patrick’s Day party? Read on for tips on how to make this St. Patty’s Day shindig the best yet! Decorations Like with any themed party, the theme will be lost sans decorations. There’s no need to break... CONTINUE READING 9


Host Your Own Wine Tasting

We all love to feel glamorous, and we all love wine. But you can pay as much for a glass of wine at a restaurant as you might pay for a bottle at your local wine shop. That’s why we’re all for hosting a tasting at home, and inviting your favorite friends (especially those who appreciate wine as much as... CONTINUE READING 16

9 Hot Drinks

We’re always looking for our new favorite cocktail, and this chilly weather has put us in the mood for booze served in a mug. Instead of going out this weekend, why not have a few friends over for a game night and serve one of these unexpected beverages? You could even put on a little show: you get to scorch... CONTINUE READING 7

DIY Doomsday

If the Mayans’ ancient prediction is correct, then today marks the end of the world. And, heck, we can’t think of a better way to spend our last day on earth than throwing a killer DIY doomsday party! You can indulge in delicious foods and drinks without worrying about calories, veg out with your favorite apocalyptic movies, and rock out... CONTINUE READING 1


We love our summertime cocktails—almost nothing beats a margarita on the beach—but hey, we’re smack in the middle of December, and it’s cookie-baking, gift-giving season. Leave the strawberry daiquiris and Long Islands to July, and celebrate the season with these wintry swaps for all your favorite beachy tipples. Prep a pitcher of hard cider sangria to pull out the next... CONTINUE READING 11

Party Like It's 1933: Throw a Repeal Day Soiree

Today marks the 79th anniversary of Repeal Day, that faithful day when Prohibition was officially overturned with the 21st amendment, and you know what that means—lots and lots of drinking! We'll take any excuse for a party, and this historic event is the perfect reason to celebrate cocktails and our legal right to drink them. Hosting a Repeal Day party... CONTINUE READING 9

Toasty Tipples To Warm Up Cold Winter Nights

Sure, a big sweater and blazing fireplace are a great way to get cozy during the autumn and winter chill, but there's no better way to warm up in the cold weather seasons than with a hot 'n' toasty tipple. You'll already be doing your fair share of hot cocoa sipping and tea brewing, so why not amp up the... CONTINUE READING 11

Host Your Most Stress-Free Thanksgiving Dinner Ever

Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy good food with family and friends, but for many, it’s a day of sheer and utter panic. There’s that gigantic bird to baste, the dozens of guests to please, the whole house to clean, and through it all, you have to be the very image of party-planning poise. Sounds totally impossible, eh? Nay! We’ve... CONTINUE READING 5

5 Too-Cute DIY Ideas for Turkey Day

With Thanksgiving only a week away, we’re in full swing of tablescapes, custom cocktails, yummy recipes and the perfect hostess dress! Thanksgiving is stressful enough with having to make your meal delicious, so we’ve put together these super simple DIY décor tips that’ll make your gathering that much better! Leaf votive Simple, cute and inexpensive, what’s better?! These Glowing Autumn... CONTINUE READING 10

Drink Your Way Through Thanksgiving Dinner

We love Thanksgiving, we really do, but even we have to admit that a day spent holed up in the house with your entire family could be a little taxing on your sanity. To help you get through course after course of your great aunt nagging you about your love life, your little cousins running around screaming like banshees and... CONTINUE READING 12

5 Fun Fall Variations of the Classic Martini

Mr. Bond may have preferred his dry martinis shaken, not stirred, but we’re a lot less picky when it comes to picking our ‘tini tipples—we love them all! For your imbibing pleasure, we’ve curated fall-ready takes on the classic martini, packed with delicious autumnal flavors like caramel apples, pumpkin pie, in-season pomegranate, maple syrup and—wait for it—candied bacon. Oh yes,... CONTINUE READING 12