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Sex and The City, HBO Films/New Line Cinema

Welcome to our Valentine’s Day gift guide, where you’ll find great gifts ideas for your #WCW or #MCM. Let’s face it, 2020 devoured us, so let’s spread some love this Valentine’s Day! Below you’ll find the best of everything in fashion, beauty, technology, food and everything in-between!

Conversely, if you’re nursing a broken heart, curl up with a bottle of wine and DIY cocktails with everything from Ciroc, Krug Champagne, Barefoot Wines and more!

So without further ado, here is your Ultimate Gift Guide for Valentine’s Day! It covers flowers, small budget gifts and gifts for the home.

For Her

Treat her…


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Christmas circa 1920

Welcome to our holiday gift guide, where you’ll find hundreds of great gifts ideas for everyone on your gift list. Below you’ll find the best of everything in fashion, beauty, technology, food and everything in-between!

So without further ado, here is your Ultimate Gift Guide for Christmas! It covers stocking stuffers, small budget gifts, gifts for the home, and ideas for pretty much everyone else in your life.

Perfect Stocking Stuffers

Who doesn’t like a nice small, but thoughtful gift. Check out some small surprises that will be sure to leave a huge smile for your favorite recipient.

Teleflora


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Whether trick-or-treating is happening on All Hallows Eve this year or not, the holiday will not be canceled. A full moon, a blue moon, and Saturday celebrations mean the fun, the fright, and the delight of Halloween is as strong as ever.

We’ve rounded up a collection of spooky creations to satisfy any small or virtual gathering that you may be a part of this year. In addition to some delicious cocktails we have you covered for some special treats and safe travel options to give you a spook!

COCKTAILS

The Sandman’s Serenade


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Jean Shafiroff, Robin Ganzert ©Annie Watt

Many New Yorkers have noticeably temporarily left the cold and snow of Manhattan to the clear skies and warm weather of Palm Beach, Florida. One of our favorite New Yorkers, Jean Shafiroff is currently in Palm Beach, however, don’t think that she’s just catching a tan on the beach.

Shafiroff was recently spotted hosting a luncheon in honor of American Humane at Swifty’s Palm Beach, located at The Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, Florida. …


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We love a good cocktail here at Booze and Brews, but if there’s a cocktail that can give back to those in need, we love that even more. Today’s column is all about how a cocktail, an Instagram photo, and a slice of pizza can help those in need.

This winter, Aperol is celebrating everyday moments of joy and what better way than to transport yourself to Italy from the comfort of your own home than with everyone’s favorite Italian dish and Italy’s #1 cocktail: Aperol Spritz & pizza!

Following National Pizza Day not so long ago, we are excited…


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Every February 22, we come together for National Margarita Day to pay homage to our favorite celebratory cocktail. The margarita — triple sec, tequila, and lime juice — was created in 1938 in Mexico and is widely considered the official drink of having fun.

It’s always 5 o’clock somewhere, and that’s never truer than on National Margarita Day. So get out a shaker, pull out your frozen margarita machine, or round up your friends for a virtual happy hour. Up, on ice, or on the rocks, you can’t go wrong. Salud!

Delicious Margarita Cocktails

Lemon Turmeric Margarita


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Bacardi, the world’s largest family-owned spirits company, announces the launch of Mix Lab an innovative app that gives cocktail lovers the experience of a well-crafted cocktail at-home and the ability to create personalized cocktail recipes based on the ingredients they have on hand. The platform also offers opportunities for bartenders to showcase their expertise, while building their name and reputation.

Born out of people’s lack of inspiration and confidence in making a cocktail from home, Mix Lab is perfect for cocktail enthusiasts of all levels who, due to the pandemic, have been inspired to become “at-home bartenders.” This has been…


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In celebration of the Big Game this weekend, Tequila Don Julio has partnered with Barry’s and DJ, Author and Wellness Entrepreneur Hannah Bronfman to create a specialty, lighter-tasting cocktail, perfect for cheering on your favorite team!

Hannah Bronfman is gearing up for the Big Game at home with her easy-to-make Tequila Touchdown cocktail (made with Tequila Don Julio Blanco, Vita Coco coconut water, fresh lemon juice, jalapeños and sparkling water), and after her celebratory Sunday, she’s finding balance with the virtual Barry’s Motivational Mondays workout series.

Throughout February, Tequila Don Julio and Barry’s will share easy and delicious recipes for…


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A Virtual Escape, As Wild Turkey Transports Travel Seekers & Bourbon Lovers To Kentucky With Its New Guided Tasting For Amazon Alexa & Google Assistant

As consumers continue to stay home and turn to technology for entertainment, engagement and interaction, brands are increasingly rethinking how to engage consumers.

For Wild Turkey, that meant exploring new ways to connect by sharing the heritage, history and knowledge that exemplifies this iconic American brand from the mouths of those who know it best.

Today, the award-winning bourbon brand announces the first-ever guided tasting for Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant voiced by a legendary…


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Jean Shafiroff with children at supervised Toy Gun Exchange

In the Village of Hempstead, New York, philanthropist Jean Shafiroff sponsored a toy gun exchange for over 100 children. Mayor Don Ryan and other public officials joined Jean Shafiroff at Brierley Park where an exchange of toy guns for non-violent toys that promote safety occurred.

Jean Shafiroff donated all the new toys in the wake of the spike of shootings which have occurred in the New York-Metropolitan area.

In past years, Ms. Shafiroff has also sponsored the Toy Gun Exchange. …

Tony Bowles, Contributing Columnist

Tony Bowles is one of the youngest sought out journalists in the media world. He focuses on lifestyle, travel, entertainment, food and more! Based out of NYC.

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