While I was out in the garden yesterday watching Chad and Munchkin fly kites it occurred to me... It is certainly Spring. If I don't embrace it, I am going to miss it! Spring is one of my favorite times of year.
Being from Florida, Spring is not just a season it is a fabulous celebration. People come from all around and flock to the beaches in Florida. Vacationers party their hearts out in celebration of a break from everything responsible. There is no school, no work, no phones (well this one is optional). It's almost a holiday. Except they are off work and you are not. : (
You can't help think of spring without thinking of fun, bikinis and the water of the gulf of Mexico, a beautiful Caribbean blue. When Chad created this cocktail is was as if he stepped out of my mind with the perfect adult beverage to commence our Spring celebration.
A perfectly sweet spring cocktail with orange, pineapple and a delightful hint of coconut to make your vacation (or staycation) perfect!
Kick off your heels and pour yourself one tonight!
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Sex on the Beach. A must this season!
Not your Grandma's lemonade. This Lucky Lemon Seven cocktail is a combination of the juices of muddled lemons, 7Up and Grey Goose Vodka!
Blue Polka Dot Bikini Martini
2 ounces Malibu Rum
2 ounces Welch's Orange Pineapple Juice
1/2 ounce Blue Curacao
2 maraschino cherries
In a cocktail shaker, combine juice and rum. Shake until chilled. Strain ice.
Pour Blue Curacao into a martini glass. Using a spoon, gently pour chilled mixture over top of the Blue Curacao. Gently layer the rum and juice over top of the Blue Curacao. Garnish with maraschino cherries. Serve and enjoy.
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