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December 2015


New Year’s Eve Cocktails

December 31, 2015

NYE Cocktails


New Year’s Eve is my favorite night of celebration. What’s not to like about glitter, parties, attire and champagne? Keep the bubbly pouring with our picks for New Year’s Eve cocktails. Cheers!

Brunch Date

3/4 oz. Vanilla or Flavored Vodka

1 oz. Cranberry Juice

Splash of Champagne

Mix ingredients over ice and pour into flute. Top with champagne.

Cherry Martini

1 oz. Cherry Vodka

1/2 oz. St. Germain Liqueur

1 oz. grapefruit juice

Splash of Champagne

Add first three ingredients over ice and shake. Strain into martini glass and top off with champagne.

Plata Fizz

1 oz. silver tequila

Elderflower liqueur

Orange Slice


Muddle orange slice in shaker. Add tequila, liqueur, and shake with ice. Strain mix into flute and top with champagne.

Super C Bellini

2 1/2 oz. champagne

1 1/2 oz. Peach Nectar

1 oz. pomegranate liqueur

1/2 tsp Vitamin C Crystals

Measure vitamins into flute and top with nectar. Stir nectar to dissolve vitamin crystals. Add liqueur and champagne.

Bottoms up to 2016!




Holiday Gift Guide for Everyone

December 18, 2015

Ho Ho…oh! The season of gifting is coming to an end! Is it just me, or does my gift list seem to always grow by 10 the week before Christmas? I find that I am shuffling around the weekend before the  holiday to gather gifts for every single person.

The crowds out at this time of year are a little too cheerful; so, to make those last minute gifts easier, I’ve created a holiday gift guide for everyone! And the best part? You can find them all online! Be sure to order by December 20th in order to receive in time for Christmas!


Holiday Gift Guide for Everyone


1. Marble & Wood Cutting Board // 2. Grandparents Frame // 3. Santa Belt Wine Glass // 4. Horizontal Holiday Wine Bag // 5. Glass Initial Cloche // 6. Circa Mixing Bowl Set // 7. Hanging Ruler Frame // 8. Gold Small Plates // 9. Christmas Tennis Ball // 10. Our First Baby Dog Frame

Want more gift ideas? Visit the Mud Pie Gift Shop!




Holiday Gift Guide – Kids

December 16, 2015

Christmas is quickly approaching, and I am especially excited this year because we’re spending the holiday with my new niece. Every day is more fun with a little one around, and Christmas is certainly no exception! I’ve had such a great time picking out gifts for her, and I know that the stack of presents under the tree will be piled high in her favor!

Here’s a gift guide for the little one in your life – after all, they say the best things come in small packages!

Holiday Gift Guide - Kids

1. Daddy & Me Bowtie Set // 2. Cardigan Bib // 3. Holiday Car One-Piece // 4. First Christmas Tutu // 5. 1st Christmas Stocking // 6. 1st Christmas Tag Stocking // 7. Letter to Santa Stocking // 8. Santa Tunic & Legging

Holiday Gift Guide - Kids