About the Author
Natalie Bovis is an award-winning mixologist, culinary event producer, and writer with a passion for cocktails and animal advocacy. She founded The Liquid Muse in 2006 and penned three cocktail books, including the bestselling Preggatinis (Globe Pequot, 2009). Natalie writes for national food and lifestyle magazines and has shaken up cocktails on television shows around the United States. She is the co-founder/CMO of OM Chocolate Liqueur and teaches mixology classes to global audiences online. When not writing, Natalie is traveling, cooking, or walking her rescue dogs in the mountains above Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Rae Ritchie is a fabric designer and illustrator for greeting cards, stationery, gifts, and apparel, where her work is often inspired by the lushness of nature, classic children's books, and old photographs. Her clients include Los Angeles Times, Dear Stella Design, Fjallraven, Running Press, Workman Publishing, Peter Pauper Press, Feiwel & Friends, Compendium, Sellers Publishing, Design House Greetings, Manhattan Toy Company, and American Greetings. Rae lives with her daughter, husband, and cat, Nomi, in Minneapolis, MN.