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Lavender French 75 Cocktail with Empress 1908 Gin

November 11, 2019

Class up your celebrations with this Lavender French 75 πŸ₯‚ Cocktail. I’m getting ready for our annual Friendsgiving dinner with close friends and I can’t wait to serve them one of my favorite cocktails, the French 75. I love my French 75’s just how it’s prepared, but it’s the holidays and I wanted to add a little something, something. Good thing I recently discovered Empress 1908 Gin because it gave it that pizazz I was looking for!​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ What is a French…

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How to Store Leftover Champagne After Opening Bottle

August 2, 2017

Welcome to a celebration of a long love affair. If you love life with a passion, you will love Champagne and other sparkling wines, as I do. Every time I drink Champagne I am asked what am I celebrating? I say, life. Β But who says Champagne is only for special occasions? Don’t get me wrong, I won’t turn away a good glass of wine or cocktail! But this bubbly affair of mine has been going on for some time. Β Just…

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Best Champagne Bars in Southern California

June 19, 2017

While any good bartender can make a delicious Champagne cocktail, great ones are much harder to find. The following is a list of best Champagne bars recommended. While it is by no means a complete guide, its should help you get started on your search and even help you find suitable refuge while you’re traveling. Bar Marmont The Chateau Marmont, 8221 Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, CA. Hotel bar is located in a renovated 1920’s Hollywood landmark. (photo: Chateau Marmont) LUCQUES LUCQUESΒ 8474…

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Celebrate Any Occasion with a Champagne Mimosa Cake

January 17, 2017

I love Champagne, as many of you already know from my photos on Instagram. Β I also love cake, cupcakes, basically any baked goods. Β So when I learned about a Champagne Mimosa Cake recipe, I knew I had to try it. Β No regrets, it was delicious! What I loved about this cake, besides it having Champagne, is it’s orange flavor with it’s silky buttercream flavor. Β I don’t want to brag, but it’s one of the best cakes I’ve baked so far.…

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Blood Orange Champagne Cocktail Recipe

February 21, 2016

Add a little color to your Sunday Champagne brunch with a Blood Orange Champagne Cocktail. Β The ruby-tinted cocktail would be perfect during spring gatherings with friends, or who are we kidding, alone. Β Don’t get me wrong, I love regular mimosas too, but once in a while it’s nice to have options. This bubbly cocktail recipe is easy to make, just squeeze a few blood oranges and add Champagne. Β I order my blood oranges through Melissa’s Produce. Β They’re usually available January-March…

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