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Christmas season is upon us!  Let’s break out the tree and celebrate with a cocktail.  Our entire team loves a good cosmo, so we loved finding this winter white twist on Pinterest.  It gives this classic drink a seasonal look and feel. Enjoy! Ingredients for the Beverage — Two (2) ounces of Vodka (I have a […]

A Winter White Cosmo Cocktail


Are you planning to host a dinner party soon? Here are some twelve (12) easy tips to help you make the dinner experience special.

12 Special Touches That Will Improve Your Dinner Party Experience

Negroni Cocktail with Hendricks Gin. Howerton+Wooten Events.

Whenever my husband and I go out on a date, he orders a Negroni.  I never thought much of his drink until I had a sip. That’s when I realized why he liked it so much! Yum.  This recipe is made with Hendrick’s Gin and it has Chris Wooten written all over it.  The cocktail […]

Hendricks Gin Negroni Recipe for a Date Night With Your Bae

Jameson and Ginger Cocktail. Howerton+Wooten Events.

Happy Friday friends!  How about we enjoy a little Irish whiskey in honor of the upcoming celebration of the death of St. Patrick. (Did you know that Catholics celebrate the “death day” of saints?)  One of our favorite cocktails is made with Jameson whiskey, lime juice and ginger ale. Check it out — Ingredients — Four […]

A Jameson and Ginger Cocktail for a St. Patrick’s Day Happy Hour

French 75. Howerton+Wooten Events.

Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday, so let’s enjoy a little decadence before Lent officially begins. In fact, let’s throw caution to the wind and ignore counting the points for a few hours. We all deserve to indulge in a little bad behavior and some sweets, right? Speaking of sweets, have you ever been to Baked and Wired […]

Let’s Celebrate Fat Tuesday with a French 75

Mexican Mimosas. Howerton+Wooten Events

I’m claiming it friends — Today is Tequila Tuesday! Goodness knows we could use it. If you know me, you know I love a unique and yummy mimosa!  (Have you seen the recipe I created a while back for mimosa smoothies!)  Anyhow, I found this Mexican Mimosa recipe on the Don Julio Pinterest page, and I […]

Mexican Mimosas

Low Calorie Blueberry Lemonade Cocktail. Howerton+Wooten Events.

If you are trying to figure out what to do with all of those blueberries you recently picked, check out our new favorite recipe for a low calorie cocktail. (yes, we are still counting points) This blueberry lemonade recipe calls for our favorite 15-calorie Minute Maid, and it is perfect for August entertaining.  It can also […]

Skinny Blueberry Lemonade Cocktail Recipe

Skinny Strawberry Lemonade Cocktail. Howerton+Wooten Events.

If you follow this blog, you know that one of my favorite drinks to make when I entertain is a two-ingredient low-calorie recipe for strawberry lemonade. But, since the 4th of July holiday is upon us, I wanted to add a little vodka to the situation. Why?  Well, I am counting weight watcher points again, […]

Our Favorite Skinny Strawberry Lemonade Cocktail Recipe

Strawberry Lemonade Beverage. Howerton+Wooten Events.

Whenever Chris Wooten and I get together with friends at our home, I serve a super easy, two-ingredient lemonade beverage that everyone enjoys.  To top it off, its calorie count is incredibly low. So, what are those two ingredients?  I place the contents of a 16-ounce bag of frozen whole strawberries into a pitcher, then I […]

A Two-Ingredient Beverage Your Guests Will Love