Drinks
Must Try Weekend Cocktail ~ The Hugo in 425 Magazine

Must Try Weekend Cocktail ~ The Hugo in 425 Magazine

All images ~ Rodrigo DeMedeiros – 425 Magazine Hello HUGO! Sipping  into the weekend… with this amazingly refreshing cocktail that seriously satisfies your summertime thirst. It’s said to be, one of  ‘the IT’ drinks in Europe, and purportedly, originated in The Alps. BUT I promise, it plays perfectly, here in the States and beautifully, in...
The Very Merry Mule ~ Holiday Cocktail Corner

The Very Merry Mule ~ Holiday Cocktail Corner

Find me on INSTAGRAM @MonicaHart1   I have SO been mulling over  the perfect Moscow Mule  holiday COCKTAIL concoction! I came up with this: The very Merry Mule!  Just take a gander  at the mouthwatering drink ingredients:     Fresh ginger & ginger ale, organic cranberries soaked in freshly squeezed citrus juice ~ holiday Satsumas to be exact!...
Tasty Tailgate Tips! Roasted Pork Tenderloin Brioche Rolls

Tasty Tailgate Tips! Roasted Pork Tenderloin Brioche Rolls

Image Stefanie Knowlton Photography When it comes to college football…I’m a huge #UW #Husky football fan!  But you don’t have to be a #DAWG to love these tasty  tailgate bites & sips! Showcase  your own mascot & colors at your next tailgate gathering with a few of my simple tailgate entertaining essentials starting with a fab...
Tailgate Time! Got Game?

Tailgate Time! Got Game?

  Stefanie Knowlton Photography   I kinda have a thing  for purple & gold!  Once a #UW Husky – ALWAYS a UW Husky! So I’m celebrating the start of the season with a few easy & tasty tips to dress up your next tailgate party!    Let’s kickoff the college football season, with a pretty purple...
Cocktail Corner: Lemon & Mint Cooler

Cocktail Corner: Lemon & Mint Cooler

  Summer Sips! While on vacation in Southern Cal we found ourselves in a swanky  little LA rooftop bar! A cool lemonade & mint  cocktail caught my eye and so when we came home … I naturally  had to try and recreate it!    Here’s my take on the Lemon & Mint Cooler ~  ...
Seahawk Sips ~ The 12th Gal

Seahawk Sips ~ The 12th Gal

      So about this little football game going down in Seattle on Sunday….  It’s the NFC CHAMPIONSHIP battle between the SEATTLE SEAHAWKS and the 49ers. So excited! #GOHAWKS!  Much has been said about the 12th man and rightfully so #LOUDER #EARTHQUAKE!    I thought it would be fun for the 12th gal to fly her...
Go-Getter's Guide to: a Glam Holiday Brew ~ Cinnamon Cappuccino

Go-Getter’s Guide to: a Glam Holiday Brew ~ Cinnamon Cappuccino

  Cinnamon  is to Christmas…what pumpkin pie  spice is to     Thanksgiving, at least in my mind. I’m nuts  about cinnamon…love the warmth especially during the holidays. Plus, some claim a pinch of cinnamon daily may actually be good for you. So why not  spice up your daily grind AT HOME and dress up  that cup of cafe for...
Cotton Candy PINK Cocktails for a Cause

Cotton Candy PINK Cocktails for a Cause

  It’s so cool  that seemingly everywhere you look…you  can spot PINK as people  celebrate  women’s health and national Breast Cancer Awareness Month!     Haley’s Cottage…via sister store Heburn in Kirkland, Washington and EvergreenHealth teamed up this week, rolling out the mobile mammogram  screening coach!       It was a party of PINK PROPORTIONS!  ...
The Lavender & Blackberry Martini recipe on TODAY'S NEST & GIVEAWAY!

The Lavender & Blackberry Martini recipe on TODAY’S NEST & GIVEAWAY!

Find me on INSTAGRAM @MonicaHart1  Just in time for your  weekend… My Girls Night In with Monica Hart at Woodinville Lavender –  Lavender & Blackberry Martini Drop  recipe hits TODAY’S NEST! {Click on TODAY’S  NEST, above  for the link! Thank you SAM!}   Image – Stefanie Knowlton Photography   Okay, if you make ONE of my little...
Lavender and Violette Martini Drop

Lavender and Violette Martini Drop

On the air today #LiveonKOMO Newsradio  talking about this ethereal  little cocktail:      My Lavender & Violette Martini  Drop and other LAVENDER infused entertaining ideas!  All of this, following our stylish  Girls Night In with Monica Hart soiree at Woodinville Lavender! Can you tell I’m currently crushing on Lavender! Thank you girls!   Image – Stefanie Knowlton   The...
Step Inside the Chic NEW Nordstrom Habitant Lounge!

Step Inside the Chic NEW Nordstrom Habitant Lounge!

  Images  Stefanie Knowlton Photography   TGIF! Just in time for the weekend… As promised, I’m giving you a stylish  virtual taste and tour of the new  Nordstrom Habitant Lounge      in Bellevue, Washington. It’s the first of its kind for Nordstrom and after one visit I have to say, I’m a fan girl...
Brand New Post for TODAY'S NEST: Summer Entertaining!

Brand New Post for TODAY’S NEST: Summer Entertaining!

  The cocktail flag is up! If you like flirty  cocktails and pretty  DIY summer entertaining ideas, drop in on my BRAND NEW post, featured on TODAY’S NEST!  It’s up! So excited to be a contributor!  I hope you like  it! Thank you Sam! The beautiful images by Stefanie Knowlton Photography are so inviting! Hope you’ll...