Refreshing Watermelon Cocktails


refreshing watermelon cocktails Refreshing Watermelon Cocktails

Watermelon is one of the popular seasons of summer. You know when you start to see the giant, sweet juicy watermelon fruit start to appear that the dog days are upon us. August 3rd is National Watermelon Day here in the US. Celebrate summer with one of these delicious Watermelon cocktail recipes. Be sure to try out Cyndie’s Watermelon Margarita, too.

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Watermelon Margarita Recipe


watermelon margarita recipe Watermelon Margarita Recipe

It’s my friend Cyndie’s birthday this weekend. There are few things she enjoys more than a good cocktail. Of course, since she’s a good Georgia girl, she loves watermelon. This Watermelon Margarita recipe is perfect for cooling down on not just Memorial Day Weekend, but all summer long. Plus the Watermelon Margarita recipe makes enough for four servings. You can make up a batch ahead of time and just pour over ice when you’re ready to serve.

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Warm Up with these Olympic Inspired Cocktails


Olympic inspired cocktails Warm Up with these Olympic Inspired Cocktails

I am going to admit – I am kind of geeked up for the Olympics this year.  I’m not sure why – maybe it’s all the reports of the craziness coming from Sochi.  Here are three fabulous Olympic Inspired cocktails that are perfect for watching the games, or just to warm up on a cold winter day!  They’re great for after a day on the slopes or just playing in the yard in the snow.  Remember, 21 & over only, please.

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Vino Freeze Mixes Make Holiday Entertaining Easier #gretalovesholidays

VLB With Drink- Pomegranate (448 x 297)

Vino freeze mixes provided samples for editorial purposes.  All opinions are our own.

OWG Vino Licious White Wine Assortment 600 x 397 Vino Freeze Mixes Make Holiday Entertaining Easier #gretalovesholidays

How often do you have people come over unannounced?  Once in a while?  It seems that during the holiday season, this happens more and more often.  Even worse, they come over bearing gifts and you really weren’t expecting that.  At all.  Never fear, I have a solution for you.

Vino Freeze Mixes from Vino Innovations is a great solution to these unexpected visitors.

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Wedding Party Ideas #targetwedding


This Wedding Party Ideas conversation was sponsored by Target Weddings.  All opinions are our own.

fun easy wedding party ideas Wedding Party Ideas #targetwedding

Getting married is one of the biggest events in a person’s life.  It becomes all consuming, with the places you have to go, and the things that you need to do.  And the expense!  It seems that because mention the “w” word, the price on anything skyrockets.  You can host your own party, quickly and inexpensively.  Here are a few ideas.

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Pumpkin Bread Pudding Recipe with Homemade Caramel Sauce

Pumpkin Bread Pudding

I absolutely adore bread pudding, and this pumpkin bread pudding is no different.  I was never much of a fan as a child, but something happened when I started college.  I don’t know if it was the comfort food aspects of it, or what, but I started having bread pudding on a regular basis.

pumpkin bread pudding 3 Pumpkin Bread Pudding Recipe with Homemade Caramel Sauce

This pumpkin bread pudding with homemade caramel sauce is easy, fairly quick, and nade to impress your friends.  Serve it as a fantastic dessert or as breakfast on a special day.

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How To Grill Pizza Quickly And Easily

How to Grill Pizza

Instructions on how to grill pizza & samples were provided by Jack’s Pizza.

grilledpizza How To Grill Pizza Quickly And Easily

Confession time:  I am not a fan of pizza.  I think it happened when I was working somewhere where we ate pizza like 3 or 4 times a week.  Eventually, I just became like “NO MAS!” and I tapped out.

That’s not to say I don’t ever eat pizza.  It’s just not a common occurrence.  And to get me to eat pizza, it usually has to be a really, really good pizza.  Enter grilled pizza.

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Baby Shower Invitations from Tiny Prints

Loving Bee Baby Shower Invitations

This Baby Shower Invitations post was brought to you by Tiny Prints.  All opinions are my own.


For a while, it seemed that everyone I knew was pregnant or had a baby that was just a couple months old.  Every weekend, I had another baby shower to attend.  While some of these ladies had cute baby shower invitations, many did not.  Tiny Prints has some super adorable baby shower invites.

allthatglittersbabyshowerinvitations Baby Shower Invitations from Tiny Prints

The All Things Glitter invites are super cute.  Sorta handmade-scrapbooky looking, but without all the work and mess.  They have ones for Boys and for Girls.

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