Archive for January, 2012

Drinks At Home On Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a lot of pressure and is very expensive, and for what? You go to a fancy restaurant pay an arm and a leg for a “specialized” menu that is twice as expensive and three times more limiting than their usual options. The whole thing is stifling to both the supposed romance of the day and what should just be a pleasant time with that special someone of yours.

This year why not cook you and your best guy or gal a special meal at home. Turn down the lights and put on one of your favorite records. Most importantly mix up your favorite blended refreshing cocktail and load it into a glass drink dispenser for you and your mate’s enjoyment. You guys will likely save enough money for an overnight weekend trip or some classier and more expensive gifts.

What’s more the flowing drinks coming out of that glass drink dispenser will be sure to get you both cozy considering you are paying a fraction of the restaurant price for every drink you pour. It is a great way to make the Valentine’s Day holiday special with out giving into the commercial cash in that has ruined it for all these years.

Charming Beverage Dispensers

A lot of the drink dispensers for sale at Classic Hostess seem to carry with them a sense of class and elegance. They are  gorgeous pieces meant for high brow parties and formal affairs but they can also be utilized in every day use. That said there are also more playful options as far as beverage dispensers go. One of my favorites being the ceramic lemonade barrel pictured here.

It can be a great decorative centerpiece or just a perfect addition to your kitchen decor. In its way it is not dissimilar to a fantastically designed cookie jar in its ability to be both decorative and completely functional. It is not limited to lemonade either, in fact you can mix your lemons with some rum or vodka to create a refreshing beverage that is perfect for parties. Just keep the kids away from the drink dispenser.

Not all barware has to be implicitly adult in its look and style. Some of us enjoy a more playful element in all of our home goods. The folks at Classic Hostess notice this and have options for both the incredibly elegant and the playfully charming. This lemonade dispenser is just the tip of the iceberg here. Explore the site for all kinds of great pieces.

Your Own Bar

Setting up a home bar is a great way to make your leisure time a little classier and a lot more contained. You get yourself all of the pertinent alcohol and you make sure you have a wide variety of chasers. Regular maintenance shopping for your home bar should be a consideration. If you are utilizing a couple of bottles of your favorite wine or spirit in a week chances are you might want to make that a regular part of your shopping list.

For me one of the decorative beverage dispensers you can by through the Classic Hostess site is a great asset for a home bar. It means you can pre-mix a large amount of drinks and simply lounge in your home bar area refilling your cup at your leisure. This is the exact kind of luxury we all aim for when we find ourselves thinking about our dream homes with our own bars. Making it a reality is not so far out of reach.

A beverage dispenser can go a long way in making the decor at your home bar more than meets the eye. It will mold the space into a convenient hub for drinking and entertaining.

Hosting Duties Made Easy

If you are entertaining at a party you might often find yourself married for the evening to the barware. You want to be an attentive and cordial host and as a result you find yourself making drink after drink for your guests. The individual beverage can go a long way in making a guest feel welcome but the personal attention each mix and adornment takes can take a host out of party mood all together.

This is why I like to utilize a glass beverage dispenser or two with a couple of different pre-made beverage options. Guests can help themselves and with some limes, umbrellas and other accouterments on the side they can still enjoy their drinks with the splash of style we all have come to love from mixed drinks.

I find a glass beverage dispenser can become a focal point of an entire party. Folks gathering around and getting to know each other around the old drink dispenser. It is the sort of thing that makes entertaining more fun and easier, without sacrificing the charm of your party and of your home. Showing guests a good time can not be your only motivation for a party. You too deserve a good time.