Dude’s Day?


We received product to facilitate this post. All opinions are our own. Single men are you with me? It’s time to celebrate.  There is Mothers, Fathers, Grandparents, Anniversaries, Valentines and so many other holidays based around relationships.  They have come and gone.   Most people don’t think single guys need single guy gifts but that isn’t […]

Rum-Sum-Summer Time

non-alcoholic mohito

This post brought to you by Rums of Puerto Rico . The content and opinions expressed below are that of Champagne Living. Summertime is my favorite time of year, because “It’s Rum Time!” Mojitos, Rum-Rita’s and even the classic Rum on the rocks, signify that it’s time for some sun and fun. Whenever I’m stocking […]

Lexus GX 460


As many of you know, I play rugby.  It’s a rough sport and it’s a ton of travel.  This always presents us with a problem.  We travel with 24 guys (23 players and 1 coach) sometimes we even bring some supporters so the dilemma is having an automobile that is large, comfortable and fuel efficient.  […]

Tequila Time with Pura Vida


Note: The Gin Joint was given a ticket and VIP access to the Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival as well as a boatload of the best tequila on earth – Pura Vida. They truly know the way to a man’s heart. All opinions are strictly my own.   I enjoy a drink every now and then. I […]

Styling your New Year RIGHT

miansai Collage

The Gin Joint has a sponsored partnership agreement with East Dane. This means that they provide me with clothes and I write these posts. Grab your party hats its New Year’s Eve and today you can get 25% off sale items on East Dane.  A new year means a fresh start.  Speaking of fresh starts […]

5 Steps to ROCK an ugly Christmas sweater


**The Gin Joint has a partnership agreement with East Dane. They provide clothes, I wear them. I’ll tell you what to wear to make a lasting impression…even if it is paired with a dancing reindeer sweater. Good food, presents and great conversation. I love the holidays. Except for that ONE GIFT. You know the one. […]

Great holiday gift ideas from Best Buy

GO 50 S - lifestyle

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free The holidays are almost here and I am yet again scrambling for things to get for everyone. I’m sure there are people scrambling to get me things as well. We are […]

Best Buy – the place for memories

DI multi Nikon D5300

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free Some of my favorite memories of growing up are around the holidays going skiing with the family, having snowball fights with the friends and the beautiful landscape of the New England […]

Dinner’s done, the game is on….

I just finished eating thanksgiving dinner.  So right now it’s time to relax in front of the TV and watch a little NFL action.  I’m not one to get all dressed up for the holiday, and immediately after dinner I tend to dress down (way down). That’s right, I’ve never written about it but I […]