• A wine glass with a fruity red frozen red wine

    Red Wine Slushy

    June 2, 2019thetipsyhousewife

    This Red Wine Slushy is the perfect drink for porch sits.  It is made with lots of fruit so that means its healthy right? It is also a simple, make ahead cocktail that you can prepare in advance for a party. Yesterday I had planned to make this drink and sit on my friend’s deck and enjoy the warm weather. In typical Chicago fashion, as soon as I got done blending up this Red Wine Slushy, the weather turned cold, windy and wet. I can tell you that while this Red Wine Slushy would have been absolutely perfect for that…

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  • Tipsy’s Top Five Tips On Learning About Wine

    October 17, 2017thetipsyhousewife

    I used to be an occasional wine drinker for no other reason than the fact that it was there. I was mostly a beer and mixed drink type of person. This was because I knew NOTHING about wine other than I thought I liked only white, cold, crisp wine. My old routine was, have a taste for wine,  go to the store, look for the Sauvignon Blanc section and (GASP)  buy the one with the best looking label that also met my varying price point requirements for that week’s budget. A terrible habit I know. Then I went to work…

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  • Grab & Go Apple Cranberry Sangria Jars

    September 15, 2017thetipsyhousewife

    Cranberry Apple Cider Sangria 1 C of Apple Juice or Cider (juice boxes can even be used) 1 C of Cranberry Juice 1 C Vodka 1 Bottle of Cheap Red Wine (the cheaper the better) 2 C of Frozen or Fresh Fruit (any fruit can be used, I used apples, and frozen peaches and frozen blueberries) 1 T of Cinnamon  Mix all the ingredients in a jug and enjoy! I personally like to mix this up and portion it out into 10 16oz Ball canning jars and keep in the fridge to grab and go. But either way works fine.…

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