The holidays are a wonderful time to host cocktail parties, but it seems like everyone tends to stick within the realm of tradition, almost to the point of boredom. As soon as Thanksgiving passes and the Christmas decorations come out, the season is upon you with all the familiar smells and tastes of pumpkin pie, eggnog, pine, and cinnamon. The colors of red and green team up with the multi-colored lighting to create a festive mood, so it’s no wonder that cocktail parties are so popular and enjoyable during this time of year. However, if you want to go beyond the bounds of tradition and spice things up a bit while still staying within the holiday theme, here are several out-of-the-box drink ideas to try at an upcoming holiday cocktail party:Continue reading

Why are people all over the world so excited about playing the lottery? Although most of us are aware that the odds of winning the top lottery prize are infinitesimal, we can’t help but play, especially when the jackpot prizes are astronomical. The higher the prize, the higher the interest. After all, winning a lottery jackpot would change our lives around. Week after week we buy our tickets with the hope that in the very next draw, our wildest dreams will come true.Continue reading