6 Mint Julep Recipes with a TWIST!

6 Mint Julep Recipes with a TWIST!

I know. I’m really freaking pregnant and talking about alcohol. Since I can’t drink it, I’m at least going to talk about it, gosh darn it! That and share gorgeous pictures of mint juleps with you because as luck would have it, #babypizzazzerie is due on DERBY DAY! That’s right, the Kentucky Derby is May 3rd this year and that’s my due date. Now I know that the statistics show that I’m unlikely to actually deliver on my due date, but hey – I like that it’s a fabulous reason to celebrate…

  1. Strawberrry Moonshine Mint Julep (Saveur)
  2. Lavender Mint Juleps (Pizzazzerie) – includes a free printable recipe card!
  3. Sparkling Blackberry Mint Julep (Creative Culinary)
  4. Ginger-Mint Juleps with Fresh Pineapple (The Kitchn)
  5. Blood Orange Mint Juleps (Climbing Grier Mountain)
  6. Classic Mint Julep (Babble)

Back to baby, did YOU deliver on your due date? Before? After? Leave me a note below, especially if it was before because I’ll love you more…

Lavender Mint Juleps + Derby Party Ideas!

Free downloadable lavender mint julep card for Kentucky Derby parties!
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Hold Your Horses! It's time for a little Derby party inspiration and a darling free cocktail card you can print for your own party. Here's the back story to this little display! Above my desk I have 3 southern gold-foiled prints from Stephanie Creekmur. I happen to think she hung the moon and was at the front of the line when God handed out creative talent. Truly! So we decided that the "Hold Your … { read more }

Kentucky Derby Party Ideas!

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The Kentucky Derby is THIS Saturday! (sidenote: ALSO this Saturday is my Denver Book Signing + Cinco de Mayo!) If you have a horse-watching filled weekend ahead of you, then you'll need some cute party ideas + freebies. This round-up should help ya out! LET THE RACES BEGIN... Sweet Deanna of Mirabelle Creations has some darling (FREE) printables on her site! So hop on over + turn on your … { read more }

{DIY Video} Entertaining Derby Style

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We are gearing up for horse-racing season - one filled with big hats, sun dresses, mint juleps, and of course - lots of entertaining! Ashley Brook Designs has created an exclusive DIY video for all of our readers just for the Derby occasion! I have been so excited about this since she shared her idea with me. Using just a few items, you can create a fabulous striped serving tray for your Derby … { read more }

Kentucky Derby Delight Recipes

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The Kentucky Derby is an American tradition and the perfect chance to enjoy a mint julep and slice of yummy pie! Whether you're headed to the derby itself, enjoying the Iroquois Steeplechase in Nashville, TN or hosting a viewing party - these recipes will have your guests ooh'ing and aah'ing! Enjoy! Joe's Mint Juleps 2 cups water 2 cups sugar 20 sprigs of mint extra mint to garnish the … { read more }