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Song Of The Day: The Carpenters “Merry Christmas Darling”

It is not Christmas until I have heard this song, and that did not happen until this morning.

Merry Christmas Darlings… I love you all so much.

xoxo

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Top 10 Famous Pinups, Of All Time?

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Ooh, any time a list of the top pinups of all time get made, there is sure to be a fight. First you have to decide what Pinup is, then who is a pinup girl.

Well, I have new infographic that tackles the top ten pinups, and pinup artists, OF ALL TIME. I don’t see Olivia on there, but then, I don’t see any modern pinups at all.

At least Bettie Page is mentioned, and Vargas. Who else made the list, and who was left off? Check it out after the jump.

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Cocktails To Celebrate National Rum Day!

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The tikis have already landed in San Diego, so it’s only fitting that we also celebrate National Rum Day!

That’s right, August 16th is national rum day! Whether you do it up Polynesian style, or with cola in a Cuba Libre, have a break from your work week.

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10 With A 2

2 oz. Blue Chair Bay Coconut Rum
1 1/2 oz. Pineapple juice
10 mint leaves
Juice of 1 lime wedge
Splash of simple syrup
1 oz. Light lager beer or Club Soda

Shake all ingredients with ice (except for the beer/soda, dude) in a cocktail shaker. Strain over ice into a rocks glass. Top with beer/soda and a nice mint sprig.

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Sixth Gear
With nowhere to steer.

1 1/2 oz. Blue Chair Bay Coconut Spiced Rum
3 oz. ginger beer (or ale, if your beer is all gone)
3 oz. light lager beer
1 dash angostura bitters (optional)
Pour directly over ice into a tall beer glass or mug, stir, then add a lime. AND NO DRIVING.

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Pile Up
Raspberries make it rock.

2 oz. Blue Chair Bay Coconut Rum
5 raspberries
1/2 oz. fresh lime juice
splash of simple syrup
splash of ginger ale

Shake all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain over ice into a rocks glass. Top off with the ginger ale.

Garnish: A lime wheel and raspberries. What else?

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Island Girl
Coconut meets its match.
1 1/2 oz. Blue Chair Bay Coconut
1 oz. orange juice
1 oz. pineapple juice
2 oz. lemon-lime soda

Build ingredients directly into tall glass with ice. Stir and flirt.

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Song Of The Day: Righteous Brothers “You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling”

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Alberto Vargas “Love Letters”

Righteous Brothers “You’ve lost that loving feeling” long before it was ruined in a bar in San Diego for Top Gun.

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1940′s Pinup Girl Victory Rolls Without Back Combing *Video*

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I love the look of victory rolls, but am not a fan of all of the back combing. This video tutorial shows how to get the pinup girl look without the teasing.

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