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We’re here today to give you the most delicious cocktail recipe for this Thanksgiving. Your family and friends are sure to love it! We’re calling this drink The McAlister because the McAlister House gives a warm feeling and welcomes you in every room you’re in! We hope you enjoy this festive fall drink! Today I’m […]

A Thanksgiving Cocktail

November 19, 2022

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There are few things I love more than sitting under the North Carolina stars on a warm summer night sipping a fun fruity beverage with friends! Whether you’re on the lawn of a beautiful estate (cough – McAlister-Leftwich House – cough), or on your back porch, you deserve to sip something beautiful and delicious this summer. When […]

Gin & Grapefruit Cocktail

July 15, 2022

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Mimosa bars are a detail that can easily add color, personality, and (of course) champagne to your event! Bridal showers, luncheons, or just a get together with friends can be elevated by the presence of juice, fruit and bubbles. Simple as that! After having designed dozens of mimosa bars, I’m here to share the must-haves […]

How to Create the Perfect Mimosa Bar

June 9, 2022

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Love is in the air and we are gearing up for Valentine’s Day at McAlister-Leftwich House! Here’s why we love Valentine’s Day: no matter who you’re celebrating with, friends, family, significant others, children… you get to celebrate your love for others on this special day! To do that, why not have a delicious drink in […]

Behind the Bar: Valentine’s Day Floral Sangria

February 3, 2022

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It’s Christmas week….how?! This year has truly flown by, and this Christmas season has gone even faster. We’ve done the Christmas parties, driven through Sunset Hills to see the ball lights, watched Christmas movies on repeat, so all that’s left is place presents under the tree (because our kids can’t be trusted before the week […]

Cheery Christmas Table & Cocktail

December 20, 2021

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Spooky season is upon us and we’re back with another installment of “Behind the Bar,” but this time Cheryl is the bartender! I’m so excited to bring you her pick today because it feels perfect for the holiday, without being super fussy or over-the-top. This Blackberry Prosecco Spritzer is something I’m confident everyone could make […]

Behind the Bar: Cheryl’s Halloween Cocktail

October 19, 2021

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We love a seasonal beverage at McAlister-Leftwich House, and while it’s still too warm to layer up in Greensboro, NC, these drinks bring our favorite tastes of fall. Our fall “Leftwich” (aka “his”) pick from Clay was this yummy (and beautiful) Bourbon Apple Cider. Our fall “McAlister” (aka “hers”) pick I chose was a refreshing […]

Our Favorite Bar Essentials

September 25, 2021

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We’re back with the “hers” version of our new cocktail series, Behind the Bar, where Clay and I chose a favorite seasonal cocktail and show y’all how to bring the goodness to your home! Yesterday I jumped right in without explaining the names – The Leftwich & The McAlister. We called the “his” The Leftwich […]

Behind the Bar: “The McAlister” Fall Cocktail

September 21, 2021

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We’re kicking off the fall season with a new series called “Behind the Bar” where Clay and I will share our favorite seasonal or holiday-specific cocktails. The “Leftwich” cocktail will always be our “his” drink, and the “McAlister” will be our “hers.” Since providing alcohol a couple years ago, we have had lots of fun […]

Behind the Bar: “The Leftwich” Fall Cocktail

Bourbon Apple Cider McAlister-Leftwich House Cocktail

September 20, 2021