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Lauren Parker-Gill

I’m No June Cleaver

Posted by: on November 21st, 2012

About 3 weeks ago, I had the pleasure of traveling to Los Angeles and working at the Ultimate Women’s Expo with What the Flicka? It was awesomesauce.

In preparation for the expo, I designed 2 cocktails that we served as samples for everyone (over 21!) to try. The one I am sharing with you today got such great feedback – many people said they were going to use this as their signature cocktail for Thanksgiving!
Felicity Huffman's What The Flicka - I'm No June Cleaver
Now I will say that this cocktail steps out of my comfort zone quite a bit because it contains whiskey. You heard me. WHISKEY. Normally, I can’t even stand the smell of it but this, my friends, is no ordinary whiskey – it’s cinnamon whiskey and it is ah-mazing.

1 shot of Fireball Cinnamon Whisky
Apple Cider

Pour 1 shot of Fireball Cinnamon Whisky over ice in a tumbler glass, fill with apple cider and throw it back! (Because the last thing you’d expect to see is June Cleaver throwing back the whiskey – though I wonder what was in HER coffee cup each morning. Ha!)


[Image via valleyandcolifestyle.com]

Lauren is a wife, mother, coffee addict, purse fiend, martini consumer, gadget girl, & chocoholic. To go along with her coffee obsession, she calls her 3 boys Venti, Grande and Tall on her blog, Spill The Beans (for those keeping score - Testosterone: 4; Estrogen: 1). She has fabulous shopping skills, loves pop culture and is the FourSquare Mayor of her local Starbucks, of which, she is excessively proud. She also loves exercising, knitting, reading, writing, editing and has been [...] Read More