Turn a wine bottle into a hummingbird feeder

DIY wine bottle hummingbird feeder

Winter’s grip may be at full strength, but the gradual warmth of spring is just around the corner. Go ahead and polish off a few bottles of booze to prepare your yard or balcony for your feathered friends that return with that warmth. We’ve talked about all kinds of clever uses for empty wine bottles […]

Happy National [Organic] Margarita Day

salted margarita glass

You don’t have to wait until Cinco de Mayo to enjoy your favorite Mexican libation. According to Punchbowl.com, it’s National Margarita Day. Of course all you have to do is use some tasty organic tequila in one of these margarita recipes and boom, National Margarita Day has become National Organic Margarita Day. On another note, […]

How to turn wine bottles into chic winter decor

DIY winter wine bottle display

Next in our long list of wine bottle upcycling ideas is to turn them into a faux-snow-covered winter display. This creation could serve equally well as a dining table center piece or just to adorn your mantle or random end table that needs some decor TLC.

Easy to make wine bottle Jack-o-Lantern

How to make your own wine bottle jack-o-lantern

Scare the juice right out of your favorite grapes with some of these awesome DIY wine bottle Jack-o-Lanterns. A cool thing about this project is that, unlike many of our other wine bottle DIY ideas, you don’t have to wait until the wine bottles are empty. Of course using empty ones works too. Read on for the how-to instructions.

Grow herbs in a recycled wine bottle

Grow herbs in a recycled wine bottle

Just because the weather is turning cooler, doesn’t mean you have to stop gardening. There are all kinds of fall and winter garden ideas, but one of the simplest is just to bring your garden inside. What more stylish way is there to do that than to grow some herbs in recycled wine bottles?

Green beer guide for International Beer Day

Mmmm, beer!

Mass-marketed domestic beers can really barely be called beer. What makes a truly good beer? Beer that has been made locally (micro-brew) or is sustainably brewed or certified organic has the best flavor and drinking experience. Check out these tips, reviews, and recycled bar tools that will help you graduate to a big boy beer.

Chic hanging candles made from wine bottles

Recycled Wine Bottle Candle

Wine bottles have so many uses…and containing tasty fermentation for your sipping pleasure is only one of them. We’ve talked about several uses for empty wine bottles before, but this one definitely deserves a spot on that list too. Imagine your deck or patio adorned with wine bottle tiki torches in tandem with these hanging candles. Par-tay!

New Belgium Tour de Fat: The best party on 2 wheels

New Belgium Tour de Fat

Bicycles + beer + crazy costumes = one hell of a party. And that’s exactly what you get when you attend a New Belgium Tour de Fat. Add to that the fact that Tour de Fat events benefit local charities and promote bike awareness and it’s a party you do NOT want to miss. As a matter of fact, it’s one of the few pro-bike cause that isn’t also anti-car.

Toxin-free booze: Our organic tequila review

Organic tequila review Alquimia tequila Republic tequila

Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner and that means that many of us Americans will be using it as an excuse to get our tequila-fest on. We reviewed two brands of organic tequila and came across some pretty interesting findings. Check out which organic tequila emerged as our favorite for both sipping and for margaritas.

Organic recipes for National Margarita Day

Best margarita recipes for National Margarita Day

Don’t waste National Margarita Day on cheap and sugary excuses for everyone’s favorite Mexican drink at your local bar or Mexican restaurant. Instead, have some friends over to su casa (your house) and make some not-SO-bad for you organic margaritas that even my neighbors from Monterrey would approve of.