Cocktails

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Amaretto Sour

Posted on Jan 31st, 2014

Last summer I went out to lunch with my family and fell in love with a drink called Sweet Mama's Punch.  It's a delicious cocktail with lots of…

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Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Popper Bloody Mary_Real Housemoms

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Popper Bloody Mary

Posted on Jan 3rd, 2014

  What can I say?  Bacon. Jalapeno. Bloody Mary.  What else could you want in a drink on the weekend?  We had these on New Year's morning…

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Bella

Posted on Sep 20th, 2013

  My awesome parents came out here earlier in the month and helped us move into our new home here in Oregon.  We were pretty lucky to have…

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Candy Corn Cocktail

Posted on Sep 27th, 2013

I love candy corn way too much and should never ever buy a bag. Somehow they end up in my cart and I always regret the purchase. I have serious…

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Caramel Appletini

Posted on Oct 18th, 2013

  I love color!  (How many posts do I start with I LOVE _____ ?)  I love bright colors, and I'm drawn to things with color.  When I started…

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Cherry Beer Margarita

Posted on May 24th, 2013

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! I have some fun filled days planned with friends, family, food on the grill, Cherry Beer Margaritas, and my pool!  My…

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Cherry Poke Cake Cocktail

Cherry Poke Cake Cocktail

Posted on Aug 30th, 2013

Happy Friday and Happy Labor Day Weekend!  We need a red drink for this weekend, right? A Cherry Poke Cake Cocktail is red, festive, and super…

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Clover Club Cocktail_Real Housemoms

Clover Club Cocktail

Posted on Nov 15th, 2013

  Last weekend while my sister in law and her fiance were in town we were super lucky to get a babysitter so we could go out and get some…

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Cranberry Delight

Cranberry Delight

Posted on Nov 28th, 2012

Cranberry Delight is a super refreshing cocktail that also adds some festive color to your drink!  I think it is appropriate to have a red drink for…

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Cranberry Vodka Punch

Cranberry Vodka Punch

Posted on Nov 29th, 2013

  Black Friday.  Today has a whole new meaning to me.  Wednesday night (I wish I could make those wavy flashback lines from the cartoons…

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Cucumber Margarita

Cucumber Margarita

Posted on Jun 21st, 2013

Cucumber Margaritas are the perfect drink for summer and they are really tasty and refreshing.  My friend and I went out for a girl's night and we…

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Cucumber Punch

Cucumber Punch

Posted on Mar 13th, 2013

Cucumber Punch is extremely refreshing, light, and perfect for warm days.  Spring has not officially started, according to the date, but I have a…

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Dawn’s Blue Skies

Posted on Jan 10th, 2014

  I'm excited to share this drink with you this week!  Before I got out to CA to visit my parents my Mom was telling me that her friend Dawn…

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French 77

Posted on Dec 27th, 2013

  New Year's Eve is just around the corner.  I'm so excited.  This year I get to spending it with family and college friends.  It's gonna be a…

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Fresh Strawberry Margarita | Real Housemoms

Fresh Strawberry Margarita

Posted on Jul 4th, 2013

  When summer comes around I LOVE getting fresh strawberries as much as I can.  While I was out in California recently visiting my parents…

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Gingered Cranberry Sparkler

Posted on Dec 20th, 2013

Oh. My. Gosh!  This drink is trouble.  It's so tasty.  You know the kind that tastes so good you drink it too fast and before you know it you're…

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Grapefruit Ginger Sparkler

Grapefruit Ginger Sparkler

Posted on Mar 25th, 2014

When I'm preparing for a party or hosting friends and family, I like to do as much ahead of time.  When I was newly married I'd try to do too much…

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Grapefruit Margarita

Grapefruit Margarita

Posted on Mar 6th, 2014

  Growing up I was never a fan of grapefruit.  The juice always looked so pretty but every time I tried it, it was just so bitter.  Now…

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Grapefruit Tom Collins

Grapefruit Tom Collins

Posted on Jan 24th, 2014

  I am always telling my kids that they're taste buds change every 7 years so that they'll keep trying foods.  Honestly, I've never done any…

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Holiday Sangria

Holiday Sangria

Posted on Dec 5th, 2012

I love Sangria and the sweetness it delivers!  My mother-in-law had me try a packaged Sangria where you only needed to add wine.  It was tasty, but…

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Key Lime Whipped Lemonade

Key Lime Whipped Lemonade

Posted on Jun 7th, 2013

Summertime drinks are so refreshing and perfect for warm weather (or blazing hot weather in Arizona)! Lemonade is a summer staple and Key Lime…

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Lucky Green Smoothie

Posted on Mar 12th, 2013

  About a year and a half ago my husband and I watched Fat Sick and Nearly Dead, a documentary on Netflix.  It's about a couple of men that…

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Meg’s Hot Pink Summer

Posted on Jul 19th, 2013

Don't you just love those friends that you are so close they are now "family?"   We have friends that are now our family that we call the Wolf pack.…

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Moscato Punch

Moscato Punch

Posted on Aug 16th, 2013

Moscato is one of my favorite white wines because I love the sweetness and delicious flavor!  Moscato Punch is super yummy and refreshing! I have…

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Mulled Wine

Mulled Wine

Posted on Dec 27th, 2012

Mulled Wine is the perfect drink for relaxing by a warm fireplace on a chilly night. My son had basketball practice tonight and it was freezing…

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Naughty Fish

Posted on Sep 21st, 2012

  Alright, I may or may not have an issue with candy.  I usually have it under control but this time of year brings it out of me!  One of…

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Passionate Rita

Posted on Aug 28th, 2012

The inspiration for this drink came from a lot of different drinks; margaritas, Arnold Palmer, and even a beer-ita! My friend Tammy came to town and…

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Peach Mango Rum Splash

Posted on Apr 8th, 2014

I'm very lucky that I get to help out in my pre-k son's class twice a month.   It's so much fun to get to know all the kids in his class.  I will…

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Peaches & Cream

Peaches & Cream

Posted on Aug 30th, 2012

Who loves Creamsicles?  Aubrey and I loved them growing up and thought they were a perfect summer treat. We wanted to turn that wonderful orange and…

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Peachy Passion Vodka

Posted on Sep 6th, 2013

  About a two months ago Stacey had a party and I wanted to make a pitcher drink to bring over.  We like to try out new drinks together or…

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Pineapple Breeze

Posted on May 17th, 2013

Stacey and I are getting together tonight for a Happy Hour.  It's so much fun to get together with friends and unwind at the end of the week.  The…

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PIneapple Coconut Margarita

Pineapple Coconut Margarita

Posted on May 3rd, 2013

Last summer, while visiting my parents out in Orange County (California, not New York or Florida) my mom and I went to a Mexican restaurant for lunch…

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Pineapple Upside Down Cake Martini

Pineapple Upside Down Cake Martini

Posted on Aug 9th, 2013

My kids started school yesterday, so we said goodbye to an incredible summer.  I can't believe my "babies" are in kindergarten and third grade.…

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Pomegranate & Blood Orange Champagne Punch

Posted on Oct 25th, 2013

Pomegranate & Blood Orange Champagne Punch is yummy and perfect for any fall or Halloween party! We get together with our friends and neighbors…

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Pomegranate Champagne

Pomegranate Champagne

Posted on Dec 23rd, 2012

Pomegranate Champagne is a yummy drink that is perfect for the holidays. Aubrey and I served it at our Letters to Santa Party and Appetizer…

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Portland Breeze Rum Cocktail

Portland Breeze Rum Cocktail

Posted on Feb 21st, 2014

Many of you know, if you follow Real Housemoms, that I moved to Portland a few months back.  We're all really loving it so far!  The people are…

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Pot O Gold Cocktail

Posted on Mar 13th, 2014

St. Patrick's Day seems to one of those holidays that evolves as I get older.  When I was little it was about GREEN!  I wore green, ate green and…

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Pumpkin Spice Margarita

Pumpkin Spice Margarita

Posted on Oct 11th, 2013

Margaritas are a summer staple, but now they can be just as yummy in the fall. Pumpkin Spice Margaritas have a delicious combination of flavors and…

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Red, White, and Blue Bar #realhousemoms.com

Red, White, and Blue Bar

Posted on Aug 31st, 2012

Labor Day weekend is only a day away and we have a fun drink menu to get you started on the celebration!  The Red, White, and Blue bar will spruce…

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Red, White & Blue Shooter

Red, White, and Blue Shooter

Posted on Aug 29th, 2012

Labor Day is the perfect holiday to enjoy a festive drink, while saying cheers and goodbye to a fabulous summer.  Celebrate the weekend with a Red,…

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SASSY SUNSET 2

Sassy Sunset

Posted on Sep 12th, 2012

Although it is only Wednesday, I am pretty sure some of you are thinking ahead to Friday, so you can spend time with family and friends.  As you…

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Sparkling Crantini

Posted on Nov 1st, 2013

We had a great night of trick or treating last night.  My new friend Elizabeth took me and the boys with her and her son to the good neighborhood…

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Spiked Strawberry Lemonade

Spiked Strawberry Lemonade

Posted on Sep 7th, 2012

This drink is great on a warm day.  I first tried it out on Mother's Day and loved it! It was a pretty warm day and my husband and I got a chance to…

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Spiked Strawberry Shortcake

Posted on Feb 28th, 2014

Every summer we eat strawberry shortcake.  My husband loves to grab those little sponge cakes that they sell next to the strawberries at the grocery…

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Spiked Warm Pumpkin Spice in a mug

Posted on Oct 4th, 2013

  OK so what would Fall be without pumpkin spice EVERYTHING, right?  That includes happy hour!  I love getting together with our friends…

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Strawberry Lime Moscato Punch

Strawberry & Lime Moscato Punch

Posted on Feb 7th, 2014

  My favorite drink to make for a party is a punch.  They're so easy to make and they taste so great!  I love that you can just put…

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Strawberry and Lime Moscato Mimosa

Posted on Apr 15th, 2014

When my Mom and I get together we like to have mimosas.  It makes sense because mimosas are for special occasions and getting to spend time with…

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Strawberry Watermelon Lemonade

Strawberry Watermelon Lemonade

Posted on Jul 26th, 2013

There is no question that Arizona is blazing hot in the summer.  However, we had about a week full of monsoon weather and cooler temperatures.  It…

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Summer Punch

Summer Punch

Posted on Jul 12th, 2013

Summer Punch is the perfect refreshing drink to enjoy during these hot months.  It is fruity and sweet and awesome for a girl's afternoon.…

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Sweet Mama’s Punch {Copy Cat}

Posted on Aug 2nd, 2013

  A couple of weeks ago we went to Famous Dave's for some barbecue with my mother-in-law and the whole family.  We ordered the giant plate…

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Sweetheart Black Cherry Mimosa

Posted on Feb 14th, 2014

  Happy Valentine's Day!  How are you celebrating?  I'm going to be making some heart shaped pizzas for my little sweethearts and for my…

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The San Clemente

The San Clemente

Posted on May 31st, 2013

This afternoon I'm bringing you my Mom's new signature drink, The San Clemente.  She and my Dad moved to San Clemente last summer and LOVE it!…

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Thyme Berry Sparkler

Posted on Jan 17th, 2014

  When I was out in CA we made this drink on New Year's Eve and it was awesome!  I saw an episode of Giada de Laurentis where she made a…

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Tropical Moscato Sangria | Real Housemoms

Tropical Moscato Sangria

Posted on Apr 1st, 2014

Tropical Moscato Sangria is the ultimate summer drink for entertaining.  During the summer I like to sit out back and play cards with my husband and…

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Tropical Sunset

Posted on Mar 20th, 2014

One cloudy, rainy day in the Portland, Oregon area, my husband and I found ourselves ready to relax.   We had been watching our kids play outside…

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Warm Apple Pie Cocktail

Warm Apple Pie Cocktail

Posted on Nov 8th, 2013

Warm Apple Pie Cocktail is perfect for fall and chilly weather! My friend and I had the cocktail version while we sat around the fire pit and enjoyed…

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Watermelon Sangria

Watermelon Sangria #BrunchWeek

Posted on May 10th, 2013

What an absolutely fabulous week of delicious recipes for #BrunchWeek!  I can't wait to try out all these new ideas, and we still get to see more…

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Whipped Pumpkin Cocktail

Whipped Pumpkin Cocktail

Posted on Sep 13th, 2013

Happy Friday! We are having some cooler weather this week and a lot of rain. I am loving it!!! By this time of year, I am definitely tired of the…

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White Peach Sangria | Real Housemoms

White Peach Sangria

Posted on Jun 28th, 2013

I just started drinking Sangria last summer and I love it!  I'm not sure why it took me so long but I'm glad I found it.  This sangria is so…

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Halloween Cocktail

Witches Brew

Posted on Oct 2nd, 2012

I saw this drink on Pintrest but the link was no good so my ingredients are based on the pin description and I made my own measurements.  If this is…

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{Crock Pot} Apple Cranberry Cider

{Crock Pot} Apple Cranberry Cider

Posted on Dec 6th, 2013

{Crock Pot} Apple Cranberry Cider is extremely tasty and perfect for chilly fall and winter days.  The weather is getting so cold now, so we enjoyed…

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{Warm} Caramel Apple Cider Cocktail

{Warm} Caramel Apple Cider Cocktail

Posted on Nov 22nd, 2013

{Warm} Caramel Apple Cider Cocktail is not only super yummy, but it is perfect for this time of year.  Caramel plus apple cider plus a cocktail…

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