It can be a challenge when it comes to Christmas shopping for your spouse, friend, parent, or co-worker… but the gift of booze is usually a win! The downside, however, is that a pre-packaged box or carton of booze can also come across as "easy" or "thoughtless." Well, I recently stumbled across a box that gave me an idea — a 12 bottle storage box could be transformed into "The 12 Beers of Christmas!"
This is Offbeat Home's archive of alcohol posts.
I don't own a TV, but I'm the queen bee of streaming the shows I love to watch online, either via Netflix, Hulu, or some kind of third party. I'm not a fan of some of the bigger shows that are either on TV right now or recently ended (Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones), so when Parenthood skips a week (heeeey network TV) or I'm all Grey's Anatomy-ed out, I head over to Netflix and start watching funny British comedies instead.
To commemorate my husband turning the big 3-0 this year I knew we had to do something EPIC. After much thought, consideration and Pinteresting (is that a word yet?) I settled on a beer tasting. Here's how we threw a 30th Beer Bash…
For those of us in the middle of the fall season where EVERYTHING MUST BE APPLE AND PUMPKIN, here's my Megan-simple Hot Spiced Cider recipe!
Fuck, guys. I love wine. I'm the self confessed wino of the Empire. You know what I also love? Sharks, Star Wars, inappropriate jokes, and kitchen stuff shaped like animals. I have combined my love of all those things to bring you this round-up of awesome wine bottle stoppers. (Psst: these make REALLY good gifts, so get your bookmarking fingers ready.)
Turning sweet cider into hard cider, a refreshing adult beverage, is crazy-easy, requiring only a few tools and a bit of patience: you take raw juice, protect it from the environment, and wait. After a brief chemistry/food science lesson, and you're sold on the idea of making your own booze, I can show you how!