DIY Happy Hour: This fantastic happy hour drink “is like a crazy, tropical French 75,” says Chicago-based mixologist Alex Renshaw. He replaces the gin in the classic with cachaça and Chareau, an aloe vera liqueur with a minty, cucumber taste.
Elevate Your Backyard Barbecue With These Summery Drink Ideas
A hot afternoon just begs you to have friends over for a barbecue. Along with a big meat spread, frosty drinks are essential for keeping the party going. But just dumping a few bags of ice in a cooler isn’t pretty, so elevate the idea with these spins that make reaching for a beverage refreshing and pretty. And all of these DIYs come together in minutes, which means you can focus on spending time with friends instead of worrying about drink refills.
I know it’s hard to understand what I do on a feature film since I teach people to sew and I embrace #handmadefashion in my everyday life. I didn’t make the #ghostbusters costumes - awesome people like @avrilm26 and @_buttonbutton_ do that. But I did make this adorable #ghostbusterjumpsuit for Kristen Wiig’s dog for her birthday at Melissa’s request. It may be my greatest contribution to the movie. That and making an awesome cucumber gin cocktail.