Author: Not Just a Mommy

Margarita Recipes

Margarita Madness – Four Awesome Recipes

Why go with traditional margaritas when you can mix it up with these unique Margarita recipes for your Cinco De Mayo celebration! Triple Orange Margarita 1 1/2 ounce ultra-premium tequila 3/4 ounce Imported GranGala Triple Orange Liqueur 1 ounce freshly squeezed orange juice 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice 1/4 ounce agave nectar (a natural sweetener; you can sub simple syrup to taste) 1 lime wheel 1 orange peel 1. Pour the tequila, orange liqueur, juices, and nectar into an ice-filled shaker. 2. Add the orange peel, shake vigorously, and strain into a chilled ice-filled glass or chilled margarita glass to serve it “up.” 3. Garnish with a lime wheel and the orange peel. Pomegranate Margarita 6 cups white tequila 12 cups water 4 cups cranberry juice cocktail 2 cups pomegranate juice 1 1/2 cups Triple Sec 2 (10-ounce) cans frozen margarita mix, thawed 2 (11.5-ounce) cans frozen cranberry juice cocktail, thawed and undiluted 2 (12-ounce) cans frozen limeade concentrate, thawed and undiluted Light corn syrup Coarse sparkling sugar 1. Combine first 8 ingredients in …

Gumball Bouquet Flower Tutorial, creative, fun, colorful gift idea

Gumball Flower Bouquet Tutorial

My son is celebrating his summer birthday at school this week and I had to make 24 of these… Uh-huh…cute right? I’ve been waiting for a reason to make these. I’m trying to keep my projects down to ones I’m going to actually use. I’m getting too sidetracked and poorly managing my party time a.k.a. staying up way too late. I can’t take any credit for coming up with them, this fabulousness is all from Ruffled. I didn’t have the clear rubber bands, but scads of ribbon, so that’s what I tied mine with, and matched everything. ‘Cuz I’m insane like that. Not Just A Mommy! Supplies for Gumball Flower Bouquet 1 plastic balloon stick (I ordered mine from Oriental Trading) 1 clear elastic band or ribbon to match 7 small gumballs 1 large gumball 1 cellophane cut into circle shape (check the gift wrap section of your dollar store for cellophane gift wrap) For the life of me, I couldn’t keep the smaller gumballs from rolling around when I tried to balance them around the …