15 Genius Ways To Use Apples For Decoration, Food & Cocktails

bunch of apples

This time of year there are plenty of apples to go around. Orchards around the country are inviting you in to enjoy the apple harvest season while it’s still a good time to pick ’em! Why not take advantage of all the fresh apples! There are a gazillion creative – and delicious – ways to incorporate apples in the home and kitchen (and martini glass… )


1 – Apple Candle Holders

apple candles


2 – Floating Apples with Candles

floating apple candles

3 – Green Apple Vase

green apple vase

4 – Red Apple Vase

apple vase

5 – Apple Cinnamon Potpourri

apple potpourri



6 – Mini Caramel Apples

mini caramel apples

7 – Apple Streusel Cheesecake Bars

apple struessel cheesecake bars

8 – Apple Cups Ala Mode

apple cup ala mode

9 – Caramel Apple Crisp Bites

mini apple crisp cups

10 – Mini Apple Pies Baked in an Apple

mini apple pies

11 – Mini Apple Donut (Doughnut) Muffins

mini apple donut muffins



 12 – Caramel Apple Sangria

caramel apple sangria

13 – Caramel Apple Pie Cocktail

caramel apple cocktail

14 – Apple Mojito

apple mojito

15 – Spiced Apple Margaritas

spiced cider margarita


“An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away”… even if it comes with a splash of whiskey. Remember that.

Stay Inspired!

nicole longendyke

7 Autumn Cocktails To Get You In The Mood For Fall

The chilly nights and breezy days have already arrived here in the Midwest. It’s time to pull out the windbreakers and rakes. Autumn has arrived. And boy did it come early. Summer didn’t even have it’s bags packed before Autumn came barging in! Rude! But fear not, I have found the best autumn inspired drinks to keep you warm while you think about the leaves turning, pumpkin carving, and where the heck did you pack away the mittens and parkas?! (Just kidding… we never pack those away here in Minnesota)

1 – Warm Apple Pie

With Spiced Rum

Warm Apple Pie

Warm Apple Pie

2 – Caramel Apple Hot Toddy

With Caramel Vodka and Bourbon

Caramel Apple Hot Toddy

Caramel Apple Hot Toddy

3 – Cranberry Apple Crush

With Vodka. Can be served hot or chilled!

Cranberry Apple Crush

Cranberry Apple Crush

4 – Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate

With Kahlua

Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate

Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate

5 – Irish Hot Chocolate

With Bailey’s

Irish Hot Chocolate

Irish Hot Chocolate

6 – Autumn Sangria

With Bourbon, Apple Brandy and Ginger Beer

Autumn Sangria

Autumn Sangria

7 – Vanilla Pear Martini

With Vodka

Autumn Vanilla Pear Martini

Autumn Vanilla Pear Martini

Don’t forget to have your Clingks Drink Markers ready to go for your Holiday parties! Stock up on your favorites here! https://clingks.com/products/

Stay Inspired!