11 REFRESHING TWISTS ON THE CLASSIC MOJITO

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Click here for the original post. Everyone loves a good classic mojito. But if you’re looking for a little something different, try one of these 11 fruity and refreshing twists on the classic mojito recipe. Bottoms up! 1. Pineapple Mint Mojito Barefeet in the Kitchen made this cocktail with lots of pineapple and plenty of fresh mint. The results are lusciously light and not too sweet. You can also easily make a nonalcoholic version for those who don’t imbibe. 2. Watermelon Mojito After a sip of this slightly sweet cocktail concocted by Call Me PMC, you’ll be tempted to enjoy it until Labor Day. We […]

7 Refreshing Poolside Cocktails

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We’re obsessed with this tropical sangria that has a serious kick. This sake-based punch from chef Helene Henderson is refreshing and spicy thanks to an easy-to-make jalapeño syrup. You’ll want to sip on this cocktail by the pool or during a hot weather happy hour. We won’t blame you for having seconds. Hosting a pool party this weekend? Swap out the cooler full of beer for a cocktail. Here are seven excellent drinks to make poolside from F&W EDITORS, updated May 23, 2017. Hosting a pool party this weekend? Swap out the cooler full of beer for a cocktail. Here are seven […]

Easy Appetizers for Your Gold Party

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Looking for quick and easy appetizers? These simple snack recipes are perfect for your ELITE Gold Party. Have you scheduled you ELITE Gold Party yet? If not, don’t wait! Get the party started by emailing us HERE. In this post you’ll find creamy dips, finger food and more. We’ve hand selected some of our favorites from tasteofhome.com that have been hits in our kitchen. Bourbon Meatballs Ingredients 2 packages (22 ounces each ) frozen fully cooked angus beef meatballs 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup white vinegar 1/4 cup bourbon 2 teaspoons spicy brown mustard Directions Prepare meatballs according […]

Sip Eat Treat (Friday Edition)

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This week we highlight a local hotspot that’s great for a light afternoon bite, date night, or brunch with friends. Of course, if you want to stay in and sip some wine with friends, Elite will bring it to you (for free of course!). Sign up for your Elite Gold Party today. CRÚ was the first wine bars in Texas to offer 30 wines by the glass, 300 exceptional bottles from all over the world and at every price point. They pair the wine with Napa style foods and the chef-driven menu evolves seasonally. CRÚ is about the guest and […]

3 Cocktail Recipes for an Extra Fun Girls’ Night In

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Looking to add your own flavor to your Gold Party? Cute, delicious drinks that are bar worthy but don’t require you to leave the comfort of your own home! Whether you’re feeling lazy or you want to invite the girls over to show off your skills, these are easy to make and fun to drink! Photo Cred – The Milly Mag 1. Mango Cocktail Ingredients: Vodka Cointreau Mango juice Lime juice Fresh mango wedges Combine all ingredients, minus the mango wedges, into a pitcher and stir. Put it in the fridge for an hour or so to allow it to chill. Place mango wedges […]

The Secret to a Perfect Margarita (Sip, Eat, Treat)

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Having made many, many margaritas according to all sorts of proportional directives, I have finally determined (for my own tastes, at least) that the very best margaritas are concocted as follows. It’s generally agreed that the components of a classic margarita are tequila, triple sec, and fresh lime juice. But how much of each? The secret is proportions; balance accounts for the difference between a good drink and a bad one. For one drink:1 ½ oz. tequila (100% agave a must, preferably a reposado)1 ½ oz. triple sec or Cointreau1 to 1 ¼ oz. of lime juiceSalt for the rim of the […]

Happy Hour in The Woodlands (Sip, Eat, Treat)

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We’ve compiled a list of 12 local favorites for when the girls want to meet for happy hour. A great topic of discussion is your next Gold Party when you are out at happy hour! Find out what date makes sense for everyone and start spreading the word. Who doesn’t like a nice evening with complimentary wine and light bites? Plus, your guests leave with more money than they came with and less clutter from unwanted and broken jewelry. Send us an email to get the party started! Amerigo’s GrilleHappy hour: 4-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri.Specials: $7 house martinis, $5 select house wines, $5 […]

Perfect Cosmopolitan Cocktail Recipe

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Not overly sweet or too tart, our cosmopolitan cocktail recipe is perfect to shake up for one or even prepare in advance for a crowd. While there are many variations, ours comes from what we (and most of our friends) keep stocked in our pantry. Good vodka, triple sec (we like to use Cointreau) and fresh lime. A twist of sweet fragrant orange peel and you’re set. Making our Cosmopolitan Cocktail Recipe When choosing the vodka, go for something mid to high range. We’ll usually stock Stolichnaya or “Stoli,” but use what you know you enjoy. The other thing to […]

Top Recommended Sunday Brunch Spots

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LINKS TO THE BRUNCH MENUS AND PAGES ARE FOUND BY CLICKING THE RESTAURANT’S NAME BELOW. What is the best way to follow up a fabulous Gold Party? Meeting the girls for Mimosas, Bloody Marys, and delicious bites at brunch of course! Here are the top recommended options according to Woodlands Area Foodies (WAF). We’ll list them here in alphabetical order for you. Know these spots and recommend any must-have items? Let us know in the comments below. APRIL SOUND COUNTRY CLUB Your search for great restaurants ends right here at your own Club. At April Sound, we strive to provide […]