Everything you need on an alternative bar cart for all your swanky soirees
“Do you guys have any interesting ideas for setting up a mini bar in my new place? I’ve always wanted a grown-up bar cart for guests and impromptu gatherings and such. My new place doesn’t have a lot of space and I want something a little off the beaten path. Re-purposing weird furniture or shelves, building something from scratch, crazy cart makeovers, — got any brilliance for me?”
Let’s see what bar cart inspiration is out there and what basics you’ll need to get started on your own…
The Pumpkin Spice Latte is back today: love it or hate it?
In its earliest premiere ever, Starbucks is releasing the 2018 Pumpkin Spice Latte today, August 28, unofficially heralding the coming of fall. As someone who’s motto is usually, “let people enjoy things,” I don’t get mad about it. It’s a tasty drink and gets people excited for a popular season. How bad could it be? But you know how it is, especially on the internet…
How to host a classy AF Halloween party for grown-ups
I’m a big fan of Halloween parties for kids (candy! apples! games!), but if you’re planning a more sophisticated Halloween party for grown-ups, you’ll want to up your game. Here are a few of my favorite chic Halloween decor ideas, shmancy Halloween cocktails, and killer ways to keep things spooky at your adult Halloween shindig.
5 more bizarre AF tea infusers
We at the Offbeat Empire have had a long-standing obsession with tea infusers, from the clever to the cute. But seriously, tea infusers? Now you are just getting ridiculous.
Just look at these loose leaf tea infusers that we found on Amazon, and try not to laugh your ass off…
The 5 super-simple things that’ll help brew the perfect cup of coffee
I bought a coffee pot, and got to brewing. I thought to myself… How hard can it be? Measure out the right amount, throw in some water, hit the switch and you’re good to go. Boy was I wrong.
After trial and error, here are the five simple things that’ll help you brew the perfect cup of coffee…
How to make pour-over coffee at home and on a budget
Pour-over coffee is excellent, but the brew methods can be somewhat complicated and require specialized equipment. But, by using some ingenuity and household items, you too can make great pour-over coffee at home! Here’s my cheaper, DIY alternative that will allow you to create a great pour-over coffee experience without the extra cost…
Coffee nerds: What ratio of coffee to water do you use?
Coffee nerds: What ratio of coffee to water do you use? I’m hearing anywhere from 1 (gram) of coffee per 16 (grams) of water, up to 1 to 12, all the way down to 1 to 24.
Oscar party food ideas for your awards show parties (or just your next Netflix binge)
This coming Sunday is the king of movie awards shows, The Oscars. Will you be watching or has the string of wonky host gigs done you in? (Don’t worry, Chris Rock’s opening monologue isn’t likely to be boring, at least!) Either way, we’ve got a few festive Oscar party food ideas to pepper your party table.