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Last Chance Summertime Getaways

August 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

With warm weather, endless events, and breaks from work and school, summer is by far the most popular time to travel for a reason. However, with its popularity comes high prices. This makes shoulder season a perfect time for affordable getaways. Shoulder season refers to travel on the “shoulders” of summer or peak seasons. It...

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The Pimm’s “Sippy” Cup

August 21, 2013 | 8 Comments

When I think back to my childhood, the days leading up to the first day of school were always nerve-wracking…in the best of ways. Although I went to school with nearly the same group of people every year, the idea of a new grade, new teachers, new classes, and perhaps a new building, were worrisome...

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Hi there! Are you having the best summer? I sure hope so…and this Peach Lemonade Martini will make it even better! Pinky promise. Have we ever met? If so, hello again! If we are new friends, then I’m glad to meet you. Thanks to The Boys Club, we can now be great pals. I bet...

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Your Weekly Internet Cocktail Hour from Sarah Parker for The Boys Club

Your Weekly Internet Cocktail Hour

August 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s that time again, my lovelies. Our weeks apart just fly right by, don’t they? I know I fill the time searching the great wide Internet so that you may have the very best to imbibe on your weekends, either to celebrate your time off from work, or to get you through whatever it is...

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A Costa Rican Jungle Tour and a Guaro Sour

August 15, 2013 | 9 Comments

It’s a bit late to get started, I’m thinking to myself. So I impatiently shuffle in my Tevas at the entrance to Manuel Antonio National Park on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. I’m with a fairly large group that includes a boisterous, inquisitive 6-year-old. The sun is sitting high enough in the sky to...

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Fresh wild strawberries, simple rose wine, and a great back porch view. This simple and refreshing summer evening cocktail is a must-try for anyone looking to create something a little more mild and smooth this summer. We can just see ourselves relaxing with this in our hands and good friends to chat the night away....

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Bourbon Banana Pudding Ice Cream Sandwiches

August 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

A while ago I made this very same recipe for my site, The Candid Appetite, in cheesecake form. Yes, my friends, Bourbon Banana Pudding Cheesecake is a thing over there. Who would have thought? It was a huge hit with the crowd, so when the editors at The Boys Club asked if I’d like to...

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The History of the Grasshopper

August 12, 2013 | 4 Comments

The Origin The story of the grasshopper is fairly cut and dry. The sweet, minty concoction began as an entry into a cocktail contest in New York City. The man behind the magic was Philibert Guichet Jr., owner of Tujaque’s bar and restaurant in New Orleans. Interestingly, the recipe won the second place prize. What...

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Your Weekly Internet Cocktail Hour from Sarah Parker for The Boys Club

Your Weekly Internet Cocktail Hour

August 9, 2013 | 4 Comments

It’s that time, my darling clementines. Let’s dig in and see what I’ve got for you this week. It’s like perpetual [winter holiday of your choice, you pagan] over here. You’re welcome. Reasons to Drink (in case you do these things by occasion): There is not a whole lot going on in August, holiday-wise, so...

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Cocktails We Love: Tropical Fruit Sangria

August 8, 2013 | 2 Comments

There’s something about sangria that makes the day move a little slower. Everything relaxes as you sip on a wildly intoxicating fruit delight and smile to yourself. Nothing can ruin that moment. Toni over at Boulder Locavore grants us an extended back porch vacation with her beautiful Tropical Fruit Sangria this summer. Even if you...

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