It’s Friday afternoon and 5pm strikes, and you know what that means: it’s time to bust out your favorite tunes and get your cocktail shakers and sprits ready to go! Despite being at home, it’s totally acceptable (and fun) to celebrate the weekend with a drink in hand and a charcuterie board if it makes your Friday night a bit ...

I’ve always had this vision for myself of stepping foot into a swanky bar and easing myself into my seat, politely declining when offered a menu, telling the bartender that I know exactly what I want, and getting a nod of approval from them, signaling something across the lines of: damn, this girl has it figured out. A year ago, ...