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…

Top 10 Cool + Refreshing Summertime Cocktails

Delicious Summertime Cocktails!

GET YOUR SUMMER COCKTAIL RECIPES! Watermelon Margaritas from ValSoCal Sweet as a Peach Cocktail from Amber Housley for SMP  Red, White & Bubbly from The Dinnervine June Bug from Better Homes and Garden Grownup Rootbeer Floats from Creative Cullinary Grapefruit Mojito from Iowa Girl Eats Cherry Beer Margaritas from The Blond Cook Tennessee Iced Water 1 ounce citron vodka 1 ounce … { Continue Reading }

My Wedding Cocktail: Tennessee Iced Water!

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I'm still gleaming from seeing my wedding featured by Martha Stewart Weddings! I thought I'd break it down here in a few posts about specific details. Cocktail time is first! I love the idea of a "signature cocktail" that the couple chooses to have ready-to-go for wedding guests. It can be their favorite drink or perhaps one with some significant meaning to the couple. Lots of couples are … { Continue Reading }

Valentine’s Love Potion Floats

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Valentine's Drink Recipe

Valentine's Day is less than 3 weeks away! We've invited Audrey Novak of Sweet Cheeks Tasty Treats back again to share a sweet little drink to whip up for your lovies. Audrey is always full of the cutest (and most delicious) ideas. Take it away, Audrey! love Potion Floats I have a super CUTE, super EASY and super YUMMY Valentine's Day treat to share with you all! Let me introduce you to LOVE … { Continue Reading }

Kris Kringle’s Hot Buttered Rum & Red Velvet Bites!

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A lot of readers ask what type of treats I love to give to friends over the holidays. They are looking for easy, delicious recipes that are perfect to give away. Check out some bite size Christmas treats here as well as some easy recipes here. For another idea, I took a few pictures of the RED VELVET CHEESECAKE BITES I gave away to my friends this year! Pair these with a hot buttered rum recipe … { Continue Reading }

Holiday Cocktail Recipe + Giveaway!

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Serving up fabulous cocktails and mocktails is a holiday tradition in my family. We like to get creative with the ingredients and concoct our own sweet creations. Sierra Mist asked me to whip up a delicious cocktail using their all-natural drink so take a look at the recipe I created (and I LOVE that their soda has no artificial flavors - it's real sugar!). SPARKLING APPLE MIST I love the taste … { Continue Reading }

Are you a Frost Bite or a Meet Me At The Mist-letoe?

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This time of year, there is certainly no shortage of delicious cookie and Christmas treat recipes floating around the web. So I'm excited to share a few recipes for COCKTAILS & MOCKTAILS so your party has some super sweet sips too! Sierra Mist Mixologists (I think I'd like that job title!) have shared some of their fabulous cocktail and mocktail recipes with us today! They asked a few bloggers … { Continue Reading }

Guilt-Free Holiday Drink Recipes

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Crystal Light shared these low calorie holiday drink recipes with me, and they are oh so good! I love the stuff day in and day out but you can add a few simple twists for a delightfully delicious holiday drink (without all the calories). What's your favorite Crystal Light flavor? Set up a "make your own cocktail bar" with a few different flavors of Crystal Light and a variety of liquors and … { Continue Reading }

Autumn Cocktails

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Autumn Cocktails by Crista Scibelli One of my favorite things about the Fall is the chance to try some new fun cocktail creations! Whether you’re throwing a little party or just cozying up on a Sunday, these creative Autumn-inspired drinks will really put you in the season's spirit! “Wine Warm-Up” I must start off by saying, I am usually not a red wine drinker but this spiced up … { Continue Reading }

Old-Fashioned Lemonade

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Old Fashioned Lemonade

This weekend, I'm working on the design for a boy's baby shower, and we are going to serve fresh lemonade for guests. I wanted to share this recipe with you as it's perfect for a spring or summer party! Old-Fashioned Lemonade 1 cup water 1 cup sugar Peel of 1 lemon Juice of 6 lemons Sliced lemons, limes and fresh mint for garnish In a small saucepan, bring water and sugar to a boil, add … { Continue Reading }