Southern Fruit Tea

Fruit Tea (2 of 6)

Growing up my family always got together with two other families every Fourth of July. We would always have a big cookout and go watch fireworks afterwards. One of the moms, Becky, always made the best fruit tea and I could drink it by the gallon! It was so sweet and refreshing! I thought it […]

Princess Party Punch

Princess Punch (1 of 4)

I made this pretty pink punch for my girls night last week and it turned out so good! It was sweet with just the right amount of fizzyness. This would also be great for bridal or baby showers, little girls birthday parties, or a gender reveal! I would definitely make this again and it made […]

Blackberry Lemonade

Blackberry Lemonade (3 of 8)

There’s the cutest little restaurant downtown where I live and they have awesome sandwiches and the best Blackberry Lemonade ever!! It’s like sweet nectar!! We only go and get the lemonade for a special treat every now and again, but it’s so good! With blackberries in their prime right now and on sale at the […]

Strawberry Blueberry Agua Fresca

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Ever since I had agua fresca in a taco shop when we went to San Francisco a couple of years ago, I’ve been wanting to replicate it at home and it’s the perfect time to do it with all the fresh fruit in season! And in case you were wondering, Agua Fresca is spanish for […]

Luscious Slush Punch & A Virtual Baby Shower

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I actually made this punch for our Post Christmas Pajama Party and it was a HUGE hit! No one even opened the soft drinks, everyone just drank the punch. This punch is maybe the best punch I have ever had. I kid you not! It had such a great flavor and wasn’t too fizzy. So […]

Pumpkin Pie White Hot Chocolate

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Ok, I know I said I was done with the Pumpkin Recipes, but please indulge me for one more and then I’ll move on, for a little while at least!:) You know how a recipe might call for just a small amount of pumpkin and then you have half the can left over? This is […]

Peach Lemonade

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Fresh ripe juicy peaches just scream summer don’t they!?! They are so refreshing even by themselves in this hot hot weather.  I saw this recipe in Cooking Light recently and had it on my calendar to make when peaches came in at their peak.  I then saw it pop up on several sites since then […]

Virgin Strawberry Mojitos

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Have any of you seen 27 Dresses? I just love that movie! It’s one of my favorites! Well in one of the scenes Kevin is trying to get Jane to meet him for drinks and he tells her when she doesn’t have some “Mojito and Burrito” couples shower to attend to give him a call. […]

Vanilla Almond Iced Tea

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So this may surprise you, but I had never made sweet tea before today.  I know, I know how can I be a Southerner and not have made a batch of freshly brewed iced tea? Honestly, I like my tea dripping with sweetness….like it’s from the deep South, ya’ll (said with lots of twang and […]

Holiday Detox Smoothie

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I don’t know about you, but I definitely ate my share of heavy carbs, cheese, cookies & candy over the week of Christmas & New Year’s.  While it all tasted amazing, it left me feeling tired and overloaded from all of that heavy food and I needed something to detox from all that overindulgance.  When […]