Tag Archives | herb infused cocktails

Cinco vs Derby. Lime vs Mint. The battle continues.

Kentucky Derby or Cinco de Mayo? Mint Julep or Margarita? It is an age-old question leading up to the first weekend in May. Well OK, maybe not age-old but still, a question that I  have asked every year in May during my adult entertaining years. Living in the North East most of my life Cinco […]

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Vanilla Lemonade Sipper Recipe

  VANILLA LEMONADE SIPPER 1 part Mandarin Vodka 2 parts Vanilla Simple Syrup {see previous post for recipe} 3 parts Italian Sparkling Lemonade Ice to chill Lemon Zest for garnish Tall Glass Mix Simple Syrup, Vodka and Ice in shaker. Shake to chill. Pour into tall glass and top with Sparkling Lemonade. Top with Lemon Zest. […]

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Entertaining In the Heat: Video ABC

FIRST THINGS FIRST: SAFETY CHECK Getting together with friends and family is the perfect way to spend summer evenings and weekends but being aware of safety concerns will make you the ultimate host. -          Keep in mind the ages of your guests and their needs; both young and old. -          Consider moving your event inside […]

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Vanilla Mint Soda Sipper Recipe

Tonight’s An Appealing Plan  #GardenPartyChat {Wednesday 8P EST} topic will be Hot Fun in the Summertime. Each week’s chat features folks from a variety of worlds including all my favorite topics: Garden, Food, Decor, Events, Travel, Design, Cocktails… The following guests will be submitting questions on their area of speciality. Please take a moment to get to […]

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Raspberry Rosemary Summer Sipper

A big part of entertaining is being the best host you can be so, I always like to offer my guests a beverage to sip on during an event. So here is the Suggested Sip of the Week recipe, with alcohol and non-alcoholic versions. RASPBERRY ROSEMARY SUMMER SIPPER Previous Recipes include: Basil Grapefruit Sipper, Thyme […]

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The Twitter #GardenPartyChat Launch!

Beginning on Wednesday June 13th at 8 PM EST An Appealing Plan will host a twitter chat party under the hashtag #GardenPartyChat. Each week we will be discussing gardens, parties, lifestyle and infused beverages. So grab something to sip and come chat with us! Follow @AnAppealingPlan + @GardenPartyChat on Twitter Want to Learn More about twitter […]

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