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7 ways to get buzzed on National Coffee Day

Grab your coffee mug and your party hat…it’s National Coffee Day!

OK. In general, I find food holidays to be a bit silly. I’m not going to throw a party for a hamburger patty or a floret of broccoli. However, National Coffee Day is a food holiday I’m happy to acknowledge. (Really, every day is coffee day around here.)

Here are a few delicious ways to get your coffee fix:
Pumpkin Spice Coffee DrinkPumpkin Spice Coffee FrappeCreamy Coffee Pops Cold Press Coffee Pops
Vietnamese Iced Coffee Vietnamese Iced Coffee
Irish Coffee
Coffee Frappe Vanilla Coffee Frappe
Homemade Cold Brew Coffee
Chocolate Hazelnut Coffee Drink

Drinks for Valentine’s Day

Looking for drink ideas to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Check these out…

Chocolate Drinks: Sweet. Indulgent. Chocolate.
Hot Drinking Chocolate

Chocolate Hazelnut Martini

Citrus Cocktails: Get fresh with the season’s best.
Lemon Drop Vodka Martini
Meyer Lemon Margarita

Champagne Cocktails: Celebrate with bubbles!

French 75 Cocktail
Pom Flower Champagne Cocktail

Lemonade Drinks and Cocktails

Lemonade is the drink of summer. Whether you like it straight or spiked, I have a recipe for you. Enjoy one of these lemonade drinks before summer is over!


Vodka Lemonade -vodka or citrus vodka mixed with homemade lemonade


Lemon Shandy Beer Cocktail -cold beer and lemonade


Pimm’s Ginger Lemonade -Pimm’s No. 1 liqueur, fresh lemon juice, ginger beer


Blueberry Basil Hard Lemonade -sparkling lemonade with gin, fresh blueberries and basil


Homemade Lemonade -simple lemonade made from fresh lemon juice, sugar and water


Cherry Lemonade -homemade lemonade infused with fresh sweet cherries

Drink Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day. No Green Beer Here!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Here’s to a day filled with luck and good cheer. Here are a few drink ideas and recipes links. Sorry. No green beer here. (You’re welcome.)


Chocolate Stout Beer Shakes -stout beer (such as Guinness), premium chocolate ice cream


Big Ginger Drink -Irish whiskey (such as Jameson), fresh lime juice, ginger ale


Irish Coffee -Irish whiskey, coffee, sugar, whipping cream

Of course, it’s always good to have nonalcoholic drink options. Here’s a mocktail with a touch of green.
Mint Limeade Mocktail Recipe -fresh mint leaves, simple syrup, fresh lime juice, still or sparkling water

Here’s to a Happy and Safe Holiday! -Jen