December is upon us and this means it’s time to mix it up, your holiday cocktail that is!  Whether you are out with friends or grabbing a drink with a colleague we have the cocktails you want to be seen drinking.

The Meat Bucket – this rugged drink is a great mix of bacon-infused Rye Whiskey, Maple Syrup, and Old-Fashioned Bitters. Yes, bacon…enough said.

The Hot Toddy – the #1 true holiday classic.  Shake it up with spiced rum and you have a drink that will keep you going strong all night long.

The Manhattan – a martini never looked so manly.  With whiskey, bitters and sweet vermouth, the Manhattan is and has been the quintessential drink for men everywhere during the crisp holidays – right up to New Year’s Eve.

The Two Fingers Neat – whether its Scotch or Bourbon, nothing says “man” like no ice, no frills, just you and the drink.

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Did you skip Cyber Monday because you just didn’t know what get her?  Does the holiday season make you sweat just thinking about crowded stores, long lines and decisions? Well, we have some great gift solutions for all the different women in your life!

The Athlete:  A Garmin GPS watch says it all.   It tracks your runs, biking, swimming and even heart rate.  Check out www.amazon.com for up to 50% off.

The Mom: She will love wearing her kids close to her heart with a beautiful disc charm necklace.  Visit www.poshmommyjewerly.com for a large selection and prices.

The Techy: We all know that this season’s new hot gadget is the I-Pad mini, but did you know you can get an I-Pad 2 for much less if you buy one refurbished from www.apple.com?  Or, the  Kindle Fire is another great alternative to the I-Pad;  just as functional at a fraction of the price.  It’s available at www.amazon.com

The Decorator: She loves designer products and, on this great site, you won’t have to spend your entire paycheck.  Visit www.onekingslane.com to get her that perfect home gift.

The Trendsetter: She will love the new hot bag, jacket, or accessory of the season, and you will love the easy-to-choose selections.  Visit www.ruelala.com to get your trendsetter the perfect gift;  she’ll be thrilled that you knew her so well.

The Shoe lover: The right shoe is always the way to a woman’s heart.  www.zappos.com has a great selection, free shipping, and free returns.

The Gardner: Williams-Sonoma has an amazing new Agrarian line.  You can get her anything from a chicken coup to seedlings to a gift crate compiled with a selection of products.  Simply visit www.williams-sonoma.com/shop/agrarian-garden

The “Boomerang”: The perfect gift for her that she’ll maybe share with you – products from Mënaji Skincare!

Good luck and happy holidays!

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Do you hate long lines, are you sure you‘ll never see your bag again or hate sitting next to people traveling in full sweat suits? Mënaji has put together our 5 must important tips for surviving the airport during Thanksgiving.

1. Read the TSA Rules!
Before you leave for the airport – Don’t make the mistake of thinking you know – you might end up having to throw something important out, like some of your Menaji skincare!

2. Download the App for your airline.
Having your ticket on your smartphone will take the juggling act of a ticket away. You will be able to check in early (remember – an aisle seat for most of us is key!), and unlike online you won’t have to worry about printing your boarding pass. You can walk right up to the security gate and show your phone – no fuss, no hassle.

3. Wear slip on shoes – no not slippers, and remove your belt!!
People are continually struggling to remove their shoes and once they’re off, they forget that they have a belt on, don’t be “That Guy”. There is nothing worse than watching the person in front of you going back and forth through the metal detector only to realize on the third try that they still have their belt on. Then, you think you are free to go, but that same person is now struggling to put their shoes back on while balancing their luggage. Be efficient, wear something that doesn’t require you to bend over, and/or tie!

4. Carry your luggage on.
There is a true science to this. Don’t try to bring a checked sized bag on the plane – everyone will hate you! Pack one or two pairs pants with a bunch of different shirts – one nice outfit is all you really need. Remember you can mix and match, and maybe do laundry at your destination. Carrying on, will relieve you of the stress of finding your bag after you land. If you do have to check – throw up your hands and pray, it’s only dumb luck if it actually reaches the correct final destination.

5. Bring lip balm, Purell, and face wash
Keep it in your backpack or briefcase and buy a bottle of water before you board. The air in the plane is very stale and dry. Water will keep your entire body feeling hydrated and the lip balm will help to remove that sense of dehydration. While on the plane, Purell your hands to keep germs at bay. And, lastly, once you have departed the plane, make a quick stop in the restroom and with some cool water, wash your face. You will be amazed at how clean and restored you feel, leaving you more prepared to face all of those relatives!

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