5 Summer Sips for the Spicy Lovers

Spicy Cocktails to Sip all Summer

Who wants jalapenos? No really. I have no idea why but peppers grow like hot cakes here in Tennessee. My husband and I have a bush on our deck and my Mom has multiple jalapeno plants in her garden. You don’t have to worry about squirrels or rabbits eating them (one bite and they won’t be back). Basically, we have 2398493 jalapenos around these parts.

Summer Cocktail: Easy Watermelon Sangria

watermelon white wine sangria

This sangria is my new favorite summer cocktail! With the summer season comes the dreaded heat (and humidity down south), so be sure to keep cool with some refreshing iced beverages. For the adults, I love making a batch of this quick and easy watermelon white wine sangria. I love red wine sangria, but I find it a bit heavy and filling for the summertime,

Summer Drink Recipe: Blackberry Coolers

Frozen Blackberry Cooler Recipe - SO refreshing!

Some of my fondest memories are picking blackberries at my grandparent’s house in upstate South Carolina with my family. We have this thing with blackberries…we LOVE them (proof: my brother’s blackberry jam recipe). They’re not quite as popular as the strawberry or the blueberry but if you taste them at their ripeness, you’ll fully understand why we’re obsessed. Blackberry cobbler is a personal favorite recipe

Southern Fruit Tea Cocktail

Southern Fruit Tea Cocktail Recipe! The perfect summer beverage!

Compensation was provided by Pure Leaf via Mode Media.  The opinions expressed herein are my own and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Pure Leaf. You’ll love this recipe, trust me!  Down South, we take our fruit tea seriously. It’s a favorite beverage for just about every meal of the day and every season of the year, especially when the weather gets warm.

How to Make Cinnamon Simple Syrup

homemade cinnamon simple syrup

I’m thrilled to have our newest Pizzazzerie contributors (the gals at Handmade Mood) here today to share an easy yet fancy little recipe that will spice up the fall season (cinnamon simple syrup)! We are so excited to be here today, and we’ve brought along the perfect recipe to welcome Fall. Cinnamon always makes me think of warming up on cool evenings, and with Summer quickly coming to an end

Perfect Brunch Cocktail: Cherry Mimosas

Cherry Mimosas that are my new favorite party cocktail!

I love brunch, y’all. Want to know why? Mimosas! Any excuse to enjoy a cocktail before 11:00 am is my kind of celebration. I happen to ADORE mimosas. Now, the traditional orange juice mimosa is perfectly fine and dandy but we’re all about adding pizzazz around these parts so the cherry mimosa was born! It’s sweet and sparkling with a touch of tartness. Shh.. it also

Blackberry Mojitos + Free Printable Stir Sticks!

Blackberry Mojitos with free printable Stir Sticks!

Summer in the south is full of one of my favorite flavors: blackberries! I recently styled an entire blackberry treat table that I look forward to sharing super soon but meanwhile, how about a blackberry mojito to save the day? I love the tartness of the lime with the sweet blackberries. It’s the perfect combo for a signature summer cocktail. Whether you serve these up

Cocktail Time: Tropical Blue Sangria

Tropical BLUE Sangria!

Happy Weekend, Y’all! I’m taking the weekend to work on organizing my new office and get all the props in order to bring you some fun new posts soon! That and toting this little sweet pie around. Oh, and maybe finding time for a glass of two of the above! Tropical Blue Sangria. Because if you close your eyes and sip on a blue cocktail, you

The Perfect 4th of July Cocktail!

4th of July Cocktail Recipe

So my brother (who happens to be the blogger behind the fabulous Spiced) was in town to meet Blakely a week ago, and so we had to take a little time to create some delicious recipes! Behold, the perfect 4th of July cocktail: The Blueberry Coconut Sparkler! We sipped on this in style all day long. RUN get these ingredients for your 4th of July