10 Rock-Solid Excuses for Cutting Loose with a Cocktail
And you thought you only needed one.
1. You just landed a job in Manhattan! Here's your BigApple Martini.
2. You just finished spring cleaning! Cleanse your palate with a Dirty Martini.
3. You just dropped 20 pounds! Now you can fit into a Bikini Martini.
4. It's cold and rainy, and is that your house teetering on the edge of a cliff? Time for a Frozen Mudslide.
5. First day of Spring? Celebrate with a Hummingbird.
6. Your adorable little dog just scared off the mailman. Sounds like a Salty Chihuahua.
7. Winter's ruining your perfect tan. Feel the burn with a Tanning Bed Drink.
8. The cat just tore up your brand-new sofa. Kick back with a Madcat--why worry about spills anymore?
9. You've been "eating right" all week and don't want to blow it. Reach for the veritable salad in a glass, the Bloody Mary.
10. Your mother-in-law just showed up for an unannounced visit. Better make it a double. The Psycho
The Spot for Food and Drink
See Sips Central, our friendly guide for pairing food with beer, wine, and cocktails.