Green Punch Recipes (Alcoholic)

28 Feb St. Patrick's Day Punch (poorgirlsguidechicago.com)
St. Patrick's Day Punch (poorgirlsguidechicago.com)

St. Patrick’s Day Punch (poorgirlsguidechicago.com)

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Hosting a party? We’ve got your green punch recipes covered! As part of our DIY Holiday + Party Kit series, we’re giving you our favorite St. Paddy’s Day punch recipes. 

Choose your liquor – champagne, vodka or whiskey – and check out the recipes below!

Green Champagne Punch:

Ingredients

  • 2 (1/4 ounce) packages lemon-lime Kool-Aid (powdered mix)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 (46 ounce) can or jug of pineapple juice
  • 1 quart of cold water
  • 1 (2 liter) bottles ginger ale
  • 2 Bottles of champagne

Directions

  1. Chill liquid ingredients
  2. In a large punch bowl, mix the drink mix, sugar, pineapple juice and water (this makes A LOT of punch, depending on your punch bowl you can also split the batch and refill as needed)
  3. Add ginger ale and champagne

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House Beautiful- Top 10 Kitchens Of 2013

2 Jan Old Wood Kitchen

This year in kitchen design, we saw everything from bright colors and a lot of shine to relaxed looks with wood and warm hues. Designers proved that no matter how small or large the space, the kitchen is still a place to make a statement by using stunning details like beamed ceilings, eye-catching wallpaper, or colorful cabinets. (House Beautiful)

What’s Your Favorite? Comment Below

 

PHOTOS: Fall Decoration & Party Inspiration

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Kentucky Derby Parties And Specials In Chicago 5.3

17 Apr Lottie's Mint Julep

 

Lottie's Mint Julep

Lottie’s Mint Julep

Featuring a pig roast, hat contests, sweepstakes, and food and drink specials, check out this A-Z list of Kentucky Derby Parties in Chicago!

Kentucky Derby Specials at Commonwealth

  • Saturday, May 3

  • $5 Mint Juleps

Guests who visit Commonwealth Tavern in Roscoe Village on Derby Day will enjoy $5 Angel’s Envy mint juleps while watching the race on eight TVs including a 70-inch plasma.

Commonwealth
2000 West Roscoe Street
Chicago, Illinois 60618
773.697.7965
www.commonwealthchicago.com

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Kentucky Derby Party at Frontier

  • Saturday, May 3 at 12 p.m.

  • $20 per person

Frontier and Lincoln Park Young Professionals invite Chicagoans to celebrate the Kentucky Derby dressed in their best derby attire from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 3. Patrons can view the race outside in the beer garden or in the main dining area. Specials include $7 Maker’s Mark mint juleps, $8 Knob Creek Frontier Edition cocktails and $5 Daisy Cutter. To purchase tickets, click here.

Frontier
1072 North Milwaukee
Chicago, IL 60642
773.772.4322
www.thefrontierchicago.com

 

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Derby Day Specials & Hat Contest at Lottie’s

  • Saturday, May 3

  • $5 – $15 specials

Guests who visit Lottie’s for the Kentucky Derby will enjoy $5 mint juleps

and $15 bourbon flights (includes 3-samples) in addition to a brand sampling featuring Kentucky’s best bourbons. Lottie’s will host a “Best Derby Hat” contest and the winner will receive a collectors item Woodford Reserve Derby bottle. Lottie’s features 19 flat screen TVs upstairs and four flat screens and two projectors downstairs, making it a perfect spot to catch the Derby.  
Lottie’s
Restaurant Details:
1925 W Cortland
Chicago, IL 60622
773.489.0738
www.lottiespub.com

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Easter Sunday Buffet at The Chicago Firehouse 4.20

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The Chicago Firehouse
1401 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
312.786.1401
ChicagoFirehouse.com

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The Chicago Firehouse

Meet The Easter Bunny During Your Midday Meal 

Sunday, April 20
9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Adults: $49 per person
Kids ages 5-12: $17 per child
Children under 5 are free

The Chicago Firehouse will hold an all-day affair this Easter Sunday. On April 20, an elaborate brunch buffet will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., followed by a dinner buffet from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. The menu, outlined below, includes an omelet station, breakfast dishes, pasta station, carving table, salads, entrees, seafood platters, sides, sweets and more. The Easter Bunny himself will be making an appearance, handing out treat-filled eggs to little diners between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.

The Chicago Firehouse’s unlimited Easter menu is priced at $49 for adults and $17 for children ages 5-12 (kids under 5 are free). Tax and gratuity is not included. Reservations may be made by calling 312.786.1401 or online at ChicagoFirehouse.com.

 

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Encore Liquid Lounge Presents March of Dimes 4.23

16 Apr Encore
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Encore

Encore Liquid Lounge presents March of Dimes on Wednesday, April 23! From 6-8PM, this loop lounge will be serving complimentary samples of Sam Adams Rebel IPA while acclaimed local artist, Aly Jados, performs live music. The event will culminate with special guest speaker, Lindsey Stanley, March of Dimes’ Chicago Director, who will share what developments are on the horizon for the non-profit and how our community can participate. Julie April Montgomery will also be on hand to accept donations on behalf of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity for MOD as well. http://www.encoreliquidlounge.com

When: Wednesday, April 23 from 6-8PM

Where: 171 W. Randolph St.

http://www.encoreliquidlounge.com

Cost: Free!

8-Paged Booklet Wedding Invitations From WeddingPaperie.com

14 Apr modern-booklet

 

8-paged floral booklet wedding invitation by WeddingPaperie.com.

8-paged floral booklet wedding invitation by WeddingPaperie.com.

WeddingPaperie.com introduces their Summer Collection and we just had to share! Their new 8-paged wedding booklet cards are unique, customizable and most importantly, practical. With 8 pages to tell your guests everything they need to know, you can truly have an invitation that’s all your own (without spending thousands of dollars on a calligrapher). ~PG  The 411 from WeddingPaperie.com:

Do you want to fill friends and family in on the biggest day of your life, without skimping on meaningful details, photos, and design? Do you hate inscribing your stationery with teeny tiny print, only to find you’re out of space before you’ve made it halfway through your wording?

With our 8-paged wedding booklet cards, you’ll never need to worry about running out of space or straining your loved ones’ eyes again.

Offering plenty of space for wording, photos, maps, future plans, and personalized design, our wedding booklet cards will showcase everything you ever wanted to share about your big day in a unique way.

WeddingPaperie is all about letting you create the wedding stationery you want. That’s why we offer some of the best customization options on the web. From the ability to add unlimited photos to a selection of four luxury paper options to hundreds of different wedding invitation, save the date, and announcement templates to choose from — you will be sure to find stationery that fits your wedding to a tee.

Take a look at some of our new summer wedding invitations below to see for yourself how gorgeous our wedding booklet cards really are.

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8-paged whimsical plaid heart photo booklet wedding invitation by WeddingPaperie.com.

With a lovely plaid heart embellishment, bright red banners, and whimsical swirl accents — this beautiful country plaid summer wedding invitation will add abundant color and charm to your big day. Whether you’re holding a rustic summer wedding or an outdoor ceremony, you can set the stage with this colorful wedding stationery.

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8-paged modern infographic wedding invitation by WeddingPaperie.com.

If your summer wedding will be more on the modern side, take a look at the elegant gray, white, and black booklet wedding invitation above. Brimming with modern accents, borders, and embellishment, yet simple enough not to take away from your photos and wording — it’s a perfect choice for a modern wedding.

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8-paged gray and pink feathered modern wedding invitation by WeddingPaperie.com.

With soft feather accents, elegant white fonts, and simple white borders, this booklet wedding invitation will add grace and charm to any happy couple’s big day. The delicate feather accents and peachy pink tones will add a splash of summer flavor to your photos and wedding details.

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Modern floral save the date by WeddingPaperie.com.

Celebrate summer with this gorgeous floral wedding booklet card. The colorful medley of flowers, pink striped borders, and lemon embellishments will capture attention and make your favorite photos and warm message glow. Order Your Free Sample Today! Hopefully you enjoyed our new summer wedding invitations. Make sure to check out the rest of our beautiful designs on WeddingPaperie.com. We are always updating our collection! See first hand how beautiful our wedding stationery is by ordering a free sample today on WeddingPaperie.com.    

PG Printables Shop: Hoppy Easter Banner

10 Apr DIY Hoppy Easter Banner

 

DIY Hoppy Easter Banner

DIY Hoppy Easter Banner

For sale at the PG Printables Etsy shop! Just print, cut + hang! Get this adorable “Hoppy Easter” pennant banner to print at home. Each letter prints on an 8.5×11 piece of paper. On sale for $1.99, PG gives you a budget friendly  banner sign to hang for Easter!

Colors: Pink, Gray & Green

DIY Guide:

Supplies:

*Printable banner (download after purchase)
*Hole punch
*String
*Tape

Steps:

1) Download + print the banner (print each page on 8.5 x 11 paper in color)
2) Cut out each triangle
3) Hole punch two holes at the top corners of each triangle
4) Measure + cut string so that it goes through all 11 triangles with enough extra room on either side to hang- if you need more room, you can also string each separately on two lines as shown in photos
5) Run string through each hole and hang banner

BUY NOW ON ETSY!

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