Classic Mulled Wine

With the cold weather being here to stay, I’m looking for all of the cozy meals and drinks that I can get my hands on. While I do tend to favour a spiked hot chocolate, like this Peppermint White Hot Chocolate recipe, a thought a mulled wine would be perfect to embrace the holiday season. […]

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Baileys Red Velvet Cupcake Mousse

Red Velvet Cupcake Baileys Mousse recipe - Cashmere & Cocktails

When I heard that Baileys released a limited addition Red Velvet Cupcake flavour, I knew that I had to make something with it. I mean really; cupcakes + Baileys MUST = love, right? Anyway, needless to say, I was pumped. I decided to go with a spiked chocolate mousse for this particular occasion and trust […]

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2020 Local Gift Guide

It’s officially 10 days until Christmas. If you’re anything like my former self, you may have just started Christmas shopping, in which case you may or may not be currently hyperventilating into a brown paper bag. Fear not, local friends, because this year I’ve scouted out some of the best last-minute gift ideas and included […]

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Pomegranate Gin Cocktail

Pomegranate Gin Cocktail - Cashmere and Cocktails

My boyfriend and I are big gin fans, and so when Pepprell Distilling Company reached out, I jumped on the opportunity to collaborate. The brand is based out of Ontario however it also has East coast roots which I love (the distillery got its name from a street in Halifax where the owner lived while […]

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Holiday Sangria

Holiday Sangria Recipe - Cashmere & Cocktails

The Christmas tree isn’t the only thing getting lit this holiday season, amigos! I recently made this Holiday Sangria in collaboration with Magnetic Hill Winery and it was downright delicious. I used a bottle of their Mystique wine for the occasion, which is an awesome tart cranberry flavoured wine, and it did not disappoint. This […]

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Holiday Bark

Holiday Bark Recipe - Cashmere & Cocktails

Are you looking for a tasty recipe this holiday season but don’t want to sacrifice hours of hard labour in order to make it happen? Look no further, because this holiday bark takes less than five minutes to throw together and requires zero baking skills. And when I say zero, I mean ZERO, since there is […]

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White Chocolate Cranberry Blondies

White Chocolate Cranberry Blondie Recipe by Cashmere & Cocktails

Ok, this white chocolate cranberry blondie recipe may be the MVP of the 2020 holiday season. Seriously, if the combination of zesty orange, tart cranberries and sweet white chocolate doesn’t make your mouth salivate, then there may be something wrong with you. I tried to do myself a solid by freezing them to avoid inhaling […]

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Glazed Thumbprint Cookies

Thumbprint Cookie Recipe by Cashmere & Cocktails

Thumbprint cookies are so underrated. They’re easy to make, super tasty and highly addictive. They’re also a nice cookie to bake with your kids considering how fun the smooshing part of the process is. I used this Strawberry Champagne Jam for the center but any jam you have on hand will do. No joke, I […]

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Parenting a Child with ADHD

Brackley Beach, PEI

For me, parenting a child with ADHD has often felt like trying to tame the ocean. Wild, whirling, at times catastrophic, always beautiful. It will take your breath away with its magnificence but keep your head above water or you’ll drown instead. Its waves will bring you to your knees, it has to power to […]

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Shingled Sweet Potatoes

Shingled Sweet Potato Recipes by Cashmere & Cocktails

Sweet potatoes: yet another food that my partner and I disagree on. If you follow this blog, you may have already heard me discuss the household food wars that occasionally occur.  Items like mint and pumpkin, for instance, are a source of disagreement when it comes to certain recipes. While my partner likes MOST things […]

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