Making Spirits Bright with 7UP Cocktails for the Holidays

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dr Pepper Snapple Group. All opinions are 100% mine.

7UP is a great mixer that should be on your holiday shopping list right there next to lights and mistletoe and so I was excited when I was invited to join this campaign to share with you some of my favorite cocktail recipes using it.

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How to Pack Like a Pro For Your Next Mancation Vacation

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of TownePlace Suites by MarriottĀ®. All opinions are 100% mine.

I'll admit it, I am not always the most organized traveler. That goes doubly so when packing for a mancation vacation with my friends. Typically, I just throw some things together into my backpack or carry-on and that's it. Unfortunately, this typically results in clothes that are crumpled and messy at the other end. In a best case scenario, it means that I will end up leaning on the bag to try and force more clothes into it than the bag thinks should fit. 

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El Agave Tequila Tasting and Dinner in San Diego's Old Town

San Diego has tons of craft beer bars and great wine is in no shortage either but the craft spirits industry is also growing rapidly here as well. One of the shining stars there is El Agave Artesanal tequila and so I was thrilled that the folks at El Agave Restaurant invited us back to try some additional menu items as well as a tequila tasting led by one of their experts.

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Taking the Perfect Twelfie for the Mike's Hard Lemonade Tw'elf Re-Gift-O-Rama

It's that time of year again, a great time to gather with friends and avoid the cold by sharing stories and alcoholic beverages. That means it is the perfect time to enjoy some Mike's Hard Lemonade. Along with drinking and having fun with friends there will be the inevitable selfie taking but this year you can actually win some great prizes when you share those great pictures online as part of the Mike's Hard Lemonade Tw'elf Re-Gift-O-Rama!

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