Archives for February 2016

Washington D.C.’s Columbia Room Re-Opens Feb. 9

Iron Arm Grog: Scotch, brose (oatmeal, hay, faro), myrtle berry liqueur, honey, cranberry bitters, frozen cranberries, juniper sprig

“Cocktails are a dialogue with history, nature and our world.

They tell a story of who we are.

The Columbia Room began with the premise that we deserve a space to indulge those stories and so it continues with the new Columbia Room.

We’ve created a bar where both the guest and cocktail take center stage.”

– Derek Brown

After a yearlong hiatus, the James Beard Award-nominated cocktail bar, Columbia Room, announces it’s return in Shaw’s Blagden Alley.

Columbia Room, the intimate cocktail bar created by leading spirits expert Derek Brown, re-opens in Washington on February 9, 2016.

Widely hailed for its meticulously crafted cocktails and intimate drinking experience, [Read more…]

How To Bake Homemade Apple Pie Pop Tarts

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This year, Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday and what better way to wake up your sweetie (take your mind out of the gutter folks!) than with a perfect, tasty little treat!

That said, one of New York City’s top catering and events companies, Great Performances has concocted a fantastic DIY recipe for homemade Apple Pie Pop Tarts.

Delish!

Whether you decide to make it for Valentine’s Day, for your kids or even just as a treat for yourself — we have no doubt you’ll be glad you did.

BTW, [Read more…]

Cîroc Vodka Valentine’s Day Cocktails

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If you plan on staying in this Valentine’s Day, either on your own, with girlfriends or your significant other, the mixologists at Cîroc have created a few special concoctions for your enjoyment.

Personally, we’re really digging the Cîroc Champagne Cosmo!

Can you say delish? [Read more…]

Beat The Winter Blues With New Skincare From L’Occitane

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While, it’s only February, the temperatures are still frigid and harsh, bitter winds can take their toll on your skin.

To help you beat out the dryness and winter burn, L’Occitane launched new skincare products that are specifically designed to address the unique needs of all skin types this winter. [Read more…]

Go Nude: Rimmel London Releases New Lip Collection With Kate Moss

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Some people argue that “it’s back,” while to others, “it never went away!” But, no matter where you stand on the nude lip trend, Rimmel London has you covered.

Whether it’s a delicate rose or a caramel beauty, every girl uses some form of pigmented nude lip to accentuate her pout.

The Lasting Finish Lipstick by Kate Moss X Rimmel London, is a collection of lipsticks, sold exclusively [Read more…]

The Latest From Down Under: Triangl’s New Neoprene + Cheeky Bum Bikini Is Here!

You know how much we are in total lustaliciousness with Triangl and their sets of über cuteness bikinis, so, we were super excited about the latest Billie Bikini.

Making some much loved waves, the Billie features a bra-style top along with Triangl’s new cheeky bum bottoms.

The new bikini bottoms are [Read more…]

Hey Aphrodite: From Aphrodisiacs To A ‘Love Diet’ Get Your Sexy On [nsfw]

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For our coupled readers or friends-ies looking to *ahem* couple up, we thought we’d put together something a little enticing, a little sexy and mostly scrumptious for your St. Valentine’s Day delight… mostly for laughs and giggles.

We don’t claim any of this works, and that’s our disclaimer!

Now take your mind mostly out of the gutter. 😉 [Read more…]

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide For Men

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We all know that the majority of the male species is difficult to shop with, shop for and well, just a pain in your backside for most things related to shopping unless it includes an XBox…

That said, We’re put together a few ideas that are simple and seamless to give the dude in your life.

Whether he is the David Beckham-sexual (see what I did there 😉 ) who has everything, the European who can’t get enough Prada sneakers, the luxury club kid who loves his D&G boxers, the hipster who lives off of his indie tunes and artisan coffee, or heck, the sporty dude who never misses an NFL match (and he watches them on multiple screens) — we have you covered [Read more…]

For You And Your Bestie: Kiko Milano Launches Limited Edition BFF Collection for VDay

Launching this month, Kiko Milano debuting their Best Friends Forever collection.

Dedicated to all the best friends out there and to the strong bond that exists between them, the collection celebrate friends’ love for one other, both in the packaging and in the colors selected.

The result is make-up that is natural, yet effective. [Read more…]

NFL Broncos v Panthers: Super Bowl 50 Football-Inspired Cocktails

It’s that time of the year! It’s time for football’s biggest night as the entire country gets ready for Super Bowl 50.

This year it’s the Carolina Panthers v the Denver Broncos and the lines have been drawn.

Whether you plan on going out or having fun with some friends and watching the game at home, we’re worked together with some of our friends from the mixology world to share with you some of the trendiest, most delicious and easy to make Super Bowl-inspired cocktail around! [Read more…]