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summer cherry bourbon smashes {2 ways}

whiskey

Yep, here I go again! Posting more about summer cherries {with at least two more cherry posts in draft form!}. I cannot get enough of them right now. In fact, the boyfriend and I headed out to Berry Patch Farms in Brighton, Colorado, to pick our own pie cherries. I had never picked cherries before. […]

bourbon maple pecan pie | paired with vin santo

winter

Yes, I am still defiantly avoiding a juice cleanse or a green smoothie marathon, almost two weeks into the new year.  And I do not apologize if this pecan pie recipe tempts you past your threshold and sends you back to your pre-2014 indulgent self.  You will honestly thank me, if this happens.  Pecan pie […]

smashy, smashy | renovations + cherry bourbon smashes

whiskey

I won’t even begin to count how many days we have been renovating our hallway, kitchen, living room, and dining room areas.  If you have ever owned an old home, you know that once you start repairing a portion of your home, another dilemma arises.  You can choose to ignore the problem and cover it […]

garden mint juleps

spring

I know that I am about a month late to celebrate the deliciousness of mint juleps; the Kentucky Derby, the event that prompts one to don fabulous hats and sip on this refreshing cocktail, happens every second week in May.  Although my timeliness is a little off, the mint in my backyard is, at last, […]

the 23 cocktail | spring bourbon cocktails

spring

Today is one of those days that solidifies my choice to live in Colorado.  However, the weather in March can be so deceiving; you must form a loose attachment to it, for it can completely shift the very next day.  What a lesson in savoring the beauty of the present.  This warm, sunny afternoon simply […]

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Rooted in a love of gardening and crafting cocktails from what I grow in my backyard, holly & flora is a resource for garden-to-glass drinks that are seasonally driven and culinarily influenced.

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