Happy Hour: The Hot Toddy

With its cold crisp air and fuzzy sweaters, Winter can be an absolutely magical season. Sometimes, though, Winter can be a real bitch. Between getting sick with the world’s never ending cold/sinus infection and Houston’s freakish winter weather, Winter and I are currently not getting along. Its times like these that call for the ultimate winter (and illness) cure-all: The Hot Toddy.

Hot Toddy Recipe, makes one drink

My head is full of snot, but my arms are full of puppy #frankiethekitchendog


  • 1 mug of piping hot tea
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 shot of Bourbon
  • 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice


  • Measuring spoon or shot glass
  • A mug
  • A Spoon
  • Optional: Ridiculous fluffy creature to snuggle (my snuggle monster of choice?Frankie, my dog. Besides a penchant for eating socks, she is also a living Muppet)

The Process:

Place all the ingredients in your mug, mix them with your spoon, and drink. Curl up with your favorite blanket/ dog and let the liquid sunshine warm your body and your soul.

Disclaimer: This is an unsponsored post. It was basically an excuse to drink bourbon and post pictures of my dog on the internet.

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