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Mother’s Day Cocktails

Share: Treat Mom this Mother’s Day with a refreshing cocktail. Perfect at brunch, lunch or afternoon delight! Cruzan® Brew Berry Mojito Ingredients: 1 1/2 parts Cruzan® Strawberry Rum 1/2 part Fresh Lemon Juice 1/2 part Agave Nectar 5 parts Blonge Lager 3 Fresh Strawberries 8-12 Mint Leaves Method: Muddle strawberry, mint and agave nectar in a tall glass. Add lemon juice, rum and ice and shake. Add beer, shake lightly, and strain over ice into glass of choice. Garnish with a halved strawberry and sprig of mint. Cruzan® Blueberry Bramble  Ingredients: 1 ½ parts Cruzan® Estate Diamond® Light Rum ½...

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Kentucky Derby Weekend Cocktails

Share: You don’t need to be in Kentucky to celebrate the Derby this weekend! Grab your finest hat and prepare a Derby-inspired cocktail at home. The Basil Hayden’s Derby Day Julep is a great choice for the Derby this weekend. The recipe’s strawberries, lemon and spearmint leaves pair perfectly with the trademark spicy finish of Basil Hayden’s. You can also enjoy the more-traditional Knob Creek Mint Julep, which features Knob Creek Single Barrel Reserve with mint, simple syrup and soda. Lastly, if you prefer a stronger sip this Derby season, we recommend enjoying Booker’s Batch 2016-02, also known as...

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ZAYA Oils, Great Stocking Stuffer

Share: The holidays are fast approaching, which means it’s time to start brainstorming gift ideas! If you’re looking for the perfect stocking stuffer or Secret Santa gift, ZAYA Oils is the gift that keeps on giving and celebrates women’s beauty. Whether you’re shopping for your wife, girlfriend, mom, sister or friend, they’ll be ecstatic to receive any of the ZAYA Oils products. Unleash her Flirtatious side with the Nail Oil Blend! Made with purifying Lemon and sensual Ylang-Ylang, this oil is pure spa in the bottle. It provides the ultimate pampering experience with the following features: Two-in-one product for nails and hands Makes skin and nails looking lustrous...

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How to Survive Holiday Travel

Share: By Valerie Grubb Fall has arrived, and that means the holiday seasons will be here before we know it! For many of us, the holidays involve traveling to a relative’s house. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation, travel during Thanksgiving and Christmas increases by 54% and 23% (respectively) compared to the rest of the year, and “visiting friends and family is the single biggest reason Americans travel during the holidays.” Family gatherings can be wonderful, but getting to them (and back home again) can be a stressful experience, particularly if you travel by plane. If...

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10 Chinese Customs to Know Before a Trip to China

Share: By James Tan China can feel overwhelming to first time travelers, but not just because of its huge crowds and congested streets. Cultural differences, too, can be a huge surprise to tourists. These differences can lead foreign visitors to come off as rude — even when they don’t intend to be. The following 10 tips will help you avoid any cultural misunderstandings during your adventures. Don’t tip — some think it’s rude! Despite being nearly ubiquitous in much of the western world, tipping is considered inappropriate or even rude in China. Servers in restaurants and taxi drivers do...

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