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The Fancy Upgrade Your Summer Cocktails are Begging for

This collection of DIY's is the whole reason you shouldn't underestimate the power of the ice cube. One look at this flower infused version or perfect for iced coffee cubes and you'll never go back to the regular old stuff again. Booorrring. So do your summer sips a favor and infuse them with...

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The Perfect Pink Smoothie To Kick Some Monday Booty

Say hello to ‘The Monday’ smoothie, my new best friend. I’ve been stepping up my smoothie game lately since I started incorporating my Raw Complexions, and this one is my newest fave creation. It took a few tries to perfect it but it’s pretty on point. I have my go-to green smoothies as well, but I think Monday calls for something prettier (yet...

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Strawberry Almond Milk with Toasted Coconut

I swear, that Waiting On Martha can make just about anything delicious and decadent, and today she is whipping up a Strawberry Almond Milk with Coconut that makes my breakfast look super lame. So if you are looking to take your breakfast or midday snack to the next level (and the complete opposite of mine), she has just the recipe below... To take...

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Toasted, Spiked Hot Chocolate

There is no denying it, a snow day and a warm cup of cocoa basically go hand in hand. Or mitten in mitten, I suppose. But you know what's so great about being an adult? You can take that standard cup of hot chocolate and turn it into a toddy of sorts, instantly bringing out the inner kid in all of your guests.

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Toasty Almond Hot Chocolate

Anything that is preceded with the word toasty is something I want (need) in my life on a cold winter day. Especially if it comes in a pink cup, topped off with whipped cream, chocolate shavings and almond slivers. Meet this hot chocolate concoction from recipe guru Lark & Linen—it will make your Sunday a...

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Simple Mango Smoothie

Smoothies are kind of like milkshakes but healthier and more acceptable for breakfast sipping. Plus you can smuggle spinach or kale in them and no one is the wiser. I would probably drink smoothies all day, every day if I wasn't so lazy about having to clean the blender. I literally loath cleaning that beast. This simple mango smoothie from...

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Hot Cocoa Recipes to Keep You Warm this Winter

With the majority of the East Coast covered in a blanket of fresh snow, it's safe to say the weather outside is frightful (and, I'll admit, beautiful). But, if you're like me and don't want to brave the cold, all you want to do is curl up on the couch with a cozy blanket and mug of something warm in your hand. Enter these absolutely delicious hot chocolate...

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Authentic Mexican Hot Chocolate

Nothing says warm and cozy like a big ol' cup of hot cocoa, but if you want to really wow your guests this holiday season, GLASS { an event boutique } and Molly Lorincz have just the recipe to up the ante on your warm beverage game. It's a Mexican Hot Chocolate, and it.sounds.delicious. Here's the thing about hot chocolate. Unless you're a true...

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A Cold Brewed Vietnamese Iced Coffee

Cold Brew coffee is all the rage and is especially perfect for the hot summer months. Dzung Duong of Honeysuckle Catering is showing us just how simple it is to whip up some cold brew at home. Try her scrumptious Vietnamese Iced Coffee this weekend or anytime you need a little caffeine jolt. We promise you'll be hooked! I grew up around Vietnamese Coffee. Every morning, my dad would have a cup of it and the Chicory scent...

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Grapefruit & Mint Mojito

If you're searching for the perfect summer cocktail, look no further. Featured at Lauren Kelp, this mojito recipe is light, refreshing and lovely to look at thanks to a simple garnish of pink grapefruit and mint! It's quick to make and perfect for sipping any day of the week, so what are you waiting for? Every sip you take, you'll be one step closer to the weekend. Trust us. For the full post and more delicious recipes, check out ...

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How to Perfectly Pop a Champagne Bottle

It will come as no surprise to anyone that champagne always tops our list of lovely little luxuries. From the pop, to the fizz, and the clink, we love everything that comes with drinking a glass of bubbly. And with the help of our friends at Refinery 29, popping that chilled bottle just got a whole lot easier! Get their tips below. Unusual Uses for Champagne Film:...

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Rose Lemonade

Rosé or lemonade? We can't get enough of either during the summertime, and thankfully you won't have to choose with this cool concoction from Dessert For Two! It's the best of both worlds: a combination of tart and tangy homemade lemonade with the fruity brightness of wine that'll keep you cool all summer long.   "If the two most refreshing things about summertime got together in a glass, it would be this rosé lemonade," says Christina...

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10 Ways to make Your Iced Coffee The Ultimate Summer Drink

Oh iced coffee, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways... Well, if this post is any indication, there are at least ten new unique ways to enjoy this favorite everyday indulgence that you should definitely be adding to your caffeinated summer treat repertoire. Can you pick a favorite? For even more treat inspiration, click here. More warm-weather treats to try:

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18 Essential Entertaining Pitcher Drinks

With spring in the air, and thirsty friends popping by at every turn, it's always a great idea to have a favorite pitcher of beverage -- boozy or not -- on hand just in case. With that in mind, we pulled together eighteen of our favorite flavored waters, sangrias, margaritas, and lemonades -- all so good that they each deserve their own pitcher at your next backyard bash!

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Roasted Strawberry Margaritas

Did you know margarita in Spanish means "love at first sight"? Actually we made that one up, but looking at this beauty from A Happy Food Dance you'd never know. It's a tantalizing twist on the classic made with roasted strawberries, and we've finally found our spring fling. "Roasted strawberry margaritas are delicious for two reasons – the roasted strawberries basically make their own simply syrup so you’re using some of the berries natural...

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Mint Julep Mocktail

This goes out to all the mamas-to-be who are sick of sipping water or lemonade at your weekend parties. Say yes to the Mint Julep Mocktail crafted by the most adorable pregnant lady we ever did see, Caitlin Kruse of Style Within Reach. Not only does she run her own blog, but she's also the editorial director at Glitter Guide and in her spare time...

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Inside-Out Coffee

Are you addicted to iced coffee? We can't drink enough of it during the warm weather months, which is why we're excited to try this easy twist on the ice-cold cuppa from Mara of M Loves M. Perfect for when you're in a pinch, this recipe tosses leftover coffee ice cubes in your choice of milk for a refreshing treat! Get your fix with the recipe below, and be sure to check out...

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Flu-Fighting Elixir

Feeling under the weather? Give yourself a fighting chance against the cold, flu and other nasties with this potent concoction from Nomad Luxuries. Made with pineapple, ginger and garlic, this juice is chock full of vitamin C and ingredients with antimicrobial properties. Whether you feel a bug coming on or you're in the full blown sniffles and sneezes stage, whip up this magic elixir!

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Homemade Almond Milk

Making your own almond milk is actually really simple. All you need is a little prep time and an open mind! We added some natural sweeteners to make it a little tastier because it definitely tastes like almonds! But its not a necessity. This is a great option for those that need dairy free ideas. I use it for my morning cereal (and coffee!) and it's great for baking and cooking too! xoxo, Irrelephant...

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Root Beer Float with a Twist

I'm pretty sure that the Root Beer Float is sort of like the cupcake. Universally loved by all. But, the lovely Sarah at Juniper & Dash, is taking the classic to new places by adding a hint of Root Tea and a drop (or five) of warm caramel and the result is anything but ordinary. With photos by Alexandra Whitney, we're literally mixing one up as we speak. From Juniper...

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