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The John Daly: The Boozy Brother of Arnold Palmer

July 26, 2015

The John Daly: The Boozy Brother of Arnold Palmer #recipe The John Daly cocktail recipe with lemonade ice cubes The John Daly: A Boozy Arnold Palmer with Lemonade Ice Cubes The John Daly cocktail recipeGrey Goose and fresh herbsThe John Daly with fresh mint

While living in the South, I’ve become a lover of iced tea, but I am, of course, always open to making a drink boozy.  And as a big golf fan, I decided it was about time to share a recipe for a boozy Arnold Palmer, better known as a John Daly. 

Our Boozy Peach Lemonade has always been one of the most popular cocktail recipes in the WOM archives, but I was inspired to go the iced tea and lemonade route after seeing a little Instagram inspiration from my girl Bradley of Luella & June.  I mean anything with lemonade ice cubes is a hit in my book.  And being so easy to make and have on-hand, the stash lemonade ice cubes can be used to impress your guests any time time you’re entertaining this summer! 

Since I had the pleasure of hosting a wonderful soiree for our friends at Grey Goose and UrbanDaddy a few weeks ago, I knew Grey Goose would just have to be the star of this libation. Along with the Goose, all you’ll need is lemonade, fresh herbs (I love mint personally) and iced tea, and there you have it.  So where will you be enjoying a John Daly?  Truly, MKR

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Photography, Rustic White  |  This story is in collaboration with Grey Goose Vodka, a brand we love and adore.  Opinions, recipe, and images are 100% our own.

Boozy Vanilla Pomegranate Ice Cream with Graham Crackers

July 15, 2015

Boozy Vanilla Pomegranate Ice Cream with Graham Crackers recipeBoozy Vanilla Bean & Pomegranate Ice Cream with Crushed Graham Crackers, #PAMACelebrateSummer #contestBoozy Vanilla & Pomegranate Ice Cream with Crushed Graham Crackers, #PAMACelebrateSummer #contest @pamaliqueurPomegranate ice cream recipe #PAMACelebrateSummer #contest @PAMAliqueur

Cue the twinkle lights, the simple gathering, the refreshing cocktail and the food that screams summer.  My ideal summer party includes all of these things, plus of course great friends and a great playlist. By keeping things simple, summer entertaining can be the stuff dreams are made of, especially when that involves a boozy dessert or two.  Here’s where my pomegranate ice cream with crushed graham crackers comes into play.  Just as heavenly as it sounds, it’s sure to keep everyone cool all summer long. 

Our friends at PAMA Pomegranate Liqueur are making summer entertaining dreams come true with their Celebrate Summer contest.  Enter to WIN $250 OR $500 PLUS A PARTY KIT FOR A SUMMER SOIREE OF YOUR OWN; ours involves a whole lot of this.  AND WHILE YOU’RE AT IT, DESCRIBE YOUR PERFECT PARTAY IN THE COMMENTS BELOW!  TRULY, MKR

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Outdoor Entertaining Ideas We Love

June 9, 2015

One of my favorite things about warm summer nights is the feeling when you realize there is nowhere else you’d rather be.  I know that sounds pretty vague, but I feel that on the nights I find myself sitting around a table with a handful of friends or family and a great meal.  Whether I’m sitting around picking at the appetizers and catching up, or leaning my chair back and pouring another glass of wine after finishing the meal, those moments are some of the best parts of summer I cherish the most. 

We talk about entertaining a lot here on WOM, but there’s something extra special about outdoor entertaining.  It’s more relaxed, more casual and more intimate to me. I rounded up a few outdoor entertaining ideas I love from our files in the slideshow above, but do tell me: what’s your favorite way to host your loved ones on these warm summer nights?  Cheers, Kat

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THE GATHERING

THE GATHERING

INVITE LOVED ONES TO GATHER AROUND YOUR TABLE OUTDOORS THIS SUMMER, AND THINK OUTSIDE THE BOX WITH WHERE THAT TABLE MAY BE. KEEP THE TABLE UNDERSTATED WITH A SIMPLE ROLL OF KRAFT PAPER AS THE TABLE RUNNER, AND PLACE WILDFLOWERS THROUGHOUT.

VIA 100 LAYER CAKE
COMFY SEATING

COMFY SEATING

MAKE YOUR GUESTS FEEL COMFORTABLE WITH AMPLE SEATING OR GO THE BOHO ROUTE AND PROVIDE PLUSH CUSHIONS AND MOROCCAN RUGS FOR SEATING.

VIA LONNY
DELICIOUS BATCH COCKTAILS

DELICIOUS BATCH COCKTAILS

MIX UP A BATCH (OR TWO) OF A DELICIOUS COCKTAIL LIKE A BOOZY LEMONADE TO KEEP GLASSES FULL THROUGHOUT THE EVENING.

VIA WAITING ON MARTHA, BY RUSTIC WHITE
SEASONAL FARE

SEASONAL FARE

PLAN A MENU WITH SEASONAL, LIGHT DISHES LIKE FRESH PASTA AND YOUR FAVORITE SEASONAL SALAD.

VIA KINFOLK
WAYS TO CHILL

WAYS TO CHILL

CONSIDER USING CREATIVE WAYS TO KEEP THE REST OF YOUR DRINKS COOL LIKE A TERRACOTA PLANTER.

VIA ONE KINGS LANE
SERVE YOURSELF FOOD STATIONS

SERVE YOURSELF FOOD STATIONS

DIY FOOD STATIONS KEEP THE ATMOSPHERE CASUAL AND ENCOURAGE MINGLING BEYOND THE TABLE. THIS COULD BE AN ESPECIALLY GREAT IDEA FOR THE APPETIZERS BEFORE DINNER BEGINS.

VIA STYLE ME PRETTY
STRING LIGHTS

STRING LIGHTS

SOUNDS SIMPLE ENOUGH, BUT ADDING STRING LIGHTS CAN BE JUST WHAT YOU NEED TO TURN YOUR DINNER OUTSIDE INTO A DINNER PARTY. PLUS THERE'S JUST SOMETHING SO MAGICAL ABOUT TABLES SET UNDER STRANDS OF TWINKLING LIGHTS.

VIA PINTEREST

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