THE LOUNGE

An uncensored and unconventional blog about the life and business(es) of a creative entrepreneur. Cocktails are always recommended.

Best Gifts For Your Dog

10 Days of Gifts for Spoiled Dogs

By Jen Basford

We know how stressful it can be to pick out the perfect gift for the ‘one who has everything’ on your list. We’re talking, of course, about the dog. (For everyone else there are gift cards).

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The Sidecar

The Sidecar

By Jen Basford

This month’s cocktail is one of my all time favorites. And also, I probably shouldn’t be allowed on Pinterest without supervision.

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Karma

Friday Faves: Sriracha Salt

By Jen Basford

As it turns out rice does NOT actually make birds explode as once rumored, but for many reasons it’s not really a popular choice for wedding sendoffs.

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Rosemary Maple Bourbon Smash

Rosemary Maple Bourbon Smash

By Jen Basford

This month I got in some practice for my cocktail garden with container gardening. It went just as you imagine. And also, there’s a cocktail in here.

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Peace the Puppy

Friday Faves: Delicious Chihuahua

By Jen Basford

Last year Nancy and I went to Sacramento for a wedding. Which basically turned out to be a 3-day bar crawl with a cocktail party (the wedding) thrown in.

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Between the Sheets

Between the Sheets

By Jen Basford

This month’s cocktail is a sexy little drink. Also, I have a new project (file this under ‘delusion of grandeur project idea number eleventy billion’).

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Friday Faves #2

Friday Faves: Days Since My Last Cocktail – 0

By Jen Basford

I’m pretty sure that parenting was the reason alcohol was invented. Anyway, grab a cocktail and check out my Friday Faves. It’s more fun than parenting.

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The Blueberry Lime Fizz

The Blueberry-Lime Fizz

By Jen Basford

Our monthly online cocktail club kicked off yesterday with an experiment. Also, there was day drinking.

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Friday Faves #1

Friday Faves: But First, Coffee

By Jen Basford

Things that are entertaining enough to make me briefly forget how long I have to wait for Game of Thrones to return. Spoiler alert: Jon is a Targaryan.

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The Spicy Mezcalita

The Spicy Mezcalita

By Jen Basford

This month for Cocktails + Conversations I’m branching out a bit into an area I typically avoid: Tequila. Wish me luck.

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