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5 Musts for the Ultimate Bachelorette Party

As we get closer to the summer and nicer weather (yes!), wedding season is also fast approaching. More and more of your friends are getting married or engaged, and bachelorette parties need to be organized to begin the festivities. To make sure that you plan accordingly and give your bride-to-be the best time of her life, we have laid out 5 necessities for an amazing bachelorette party. 1. Venues When planning the perfect bachelorette party, you want to have a home base and several stages for the evening. Depending on your budget, this can be at a hotel or a familiar apartment where the bride and her guests get ready for the night, have drinks, and leave bags and gifts....

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3 Drinking Games Perfect for a Pregame

Imagine this. It’s a Friday night and you’re getting ready with your friends to go out for a much deserved night out in the city. You’ve got bottles of liquor waiting to be consumed and just want to have a great time. Here are three drinking games perfect for the occasion (or any other). Kings Cup As you may know, there are various versions of this game. Usually, people just play by house rules. Well here are ours. To set up, put a closed can of beer in the center of a table and spread a deck of cards around it in a circle. Make sure the circle is closed and there are no gaps! Next, have the players circle...

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7 Ways to Cure a Hangover

So you had a fabulous night out with your friends and drank your heart out. But now it’s Sunday morning and you have to get your life together, but you’re stuck in bed with a throbbing head and unbelievable nausea. What do you do now? Here are 7 easy steps you can take to cure the incurable – a hangover. 1. Avoid caffeine and embrace Vitamin B12. Caffeine just dehydrates you. Instead of drinking something that will make you feel worse, get some Vitamin B12 in you for a natural energy boost. You can find it in most meat products like beef, poultry, and egg. For you vegetarians out there, try some tofu!   2. Avoid citrus. Alcohol already messes with...

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4 Ways to Avoid a Hangover

It’s no secret, hangovers suck. It may seem impossible to avoid them the morning after an amazing night out, but here are 4 ways you can work towards a non-existent hangover.   Don’t drink on an empty stomach. You’ve heard this since you were in high school - drinking on an empty stomach just leads to a horrid hangover. By having food in your system, you’ll give your body more time to absorb the alcohol, which will just result in less of a hangover!   Avoid drinks with high levels of Congener. What does that mean? According to Smithsonian Magazine, drinks that have high levels of congener (chemicals created during fermentation besides ethanol) cause worse hangovers. The darker the drink,...

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3 Cocktails You Should Know How to Make Yourself

There comes a time in your life when you should be able to make some basic cocktails for yourself. You are now at that point. Here are 3 easy cocktails you can and should be able to make easily at home. Mojito This drink calls for 5 simple ingredients: rum, club soda, lime, sugar, and of course MINT. Step one: Put your lime, sugar, and mint in a shaker. Step two: Mash the contents with a wooden spoon. Step three: Add your rum and club soda and stir. Step four: Serve it over ice, garnish with mint, and ENJOY! Gin & Tonic All you need are 3 ingredients: Gin, Tonic Water, and Lime Juice. Step One: Pour your gin and...

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