Two things to share.
1) I'm looking for a new drink.
I'm at an age now where I want a signature drink. I like to drink wine and if I go out I usually order a Corona. I have become quite bored with this. I want something that is mine, something that I can always order and feel a bit more grownup than just asking for a beer, something I can serve at dinner parties and more importantly something that my husband wouldn't be embarrassed to order! (i.e. Mountain Dew Me, or a Bend Over Shirley - dirty drinks, check it out!)
Buuuut, I don't want to start ordering Cosmo's. For some reason I feel that's a bit mature for me, like I'm not quite ready yet, maybe in 10 years.
I have recently tried two drinks, Butter Beer and Wine Sprite.
ButterBeer (not the recipe I used but this one sounds better) is butterscotch schnapps with cream soda. Very sweet...too sweet. Not something I would drink all the time, in fact probably never again. (no pics to share :(
I give it: 1 champagne glass (does anyone know how to make a rating system?)
Next was Wine Sprite. This is actually pretty good. I didn't stir the first time for some reason and it took a minute for everything to mix in so I didn't like it at first. The second one I remembered to stir and the Sprite mixed in beautifully making the wine all bubbly with a pink lemonade look.
Need: White Zinfandel (whatever white or pink wine you like), Sprite, two ice cubes and a wine glass
Mix with your pinkie and drink. Repeat.
I give it: 3 champagne glasses
But, I don't think I want to order a Wine Sprite when out, so I'm still experimenting. What are you drinking?
Which brings us to:
2) I want to start a linky party!
Soooo.....if I put the two together I come up with a Tasty Thursday link party where you can link up recipes, new foods or drinks that you have recently tried. I'm thinking every month would have a different theme. As months go on we can vote on the themes, but for this month I want to focus on drinks.
Would you be interested in doing this? I think it would be a good way to find new bloggers, new foods, new ideas.
I want to start this next Thursday, so dust off those cocktail recipes!
pants: D.F.A new york/BCF/10
blouse: ?/friends yard sale/1
tank: old random tank
shoes: to the MAX /walmart/10
ye ol' costume jewelery
TOTAL: $21 (ish)
Yesterday I mentioned the Redbook 31 day of outfits. I found the article here; go check it out it might just give you some ideas too, especially if you have a very big scarf like they show then this vid demonstrates new ways to wear it. (I'm intrigued by the halter top).
This outfit was inspired by number 24 (yesterday was #31).
I'm also wearing a purple stone ring. I like costume jewelry, probably reminds me of playing with my grandma's when I was a kid. Plus if it breaks or get lost no biggie!!
So guys, what do you think of having a linky party? Think it'll be fun? And more importantly, have any yummy drink recipes for me???