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Watermelon Mint Julep

Whoa. This is what it looks like when granites, snow cones, mint juleps and bourbon collide. And it’s delicious. I’d recommend handing one of these to everyone with a summer birthday. Put a candle in it! Top it with sprinkles! Sip it in the backyard in your pajama’s best while your dog lounges in the sun. Sip it on the porch while you wait for a ride. CHUG it when your car is in the…

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Strawberry Moscow Mules

This drink is my favorite. I kinda won’t shut up about it. Sorry, guys. But mostly once you make it you’ll probably want to shout it from the rooftops too. And if you don’t have a rooftop, then maybe from the┬átop of your picnic table like the neighbor dog that barks incessantly and sounds like he swallowed a speaker and then is barking through it somehow. It is really the un-cutest especially at 2am, however…

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Moscow Mule

This┬ásong makes me dance, this picture makes me happy, this dude makes me swoon, and this drink reminds me of going to New York, and Christmas Eve and Green Dot Stables. I love it! And there’s something so special about drinking this out of a copper mug. And there’s something even more special about making your own ginger beer. And well, I’d like to whip these up and cheers with a hottie! I’d like to…

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Ginger Beer

I don’t know what I’m doing, you guys. I occasionally walk into wherever to meet my friends and say, “What uuuuuup!” while doing the raise-the-roof hand motion. I get stressed about silly things. I’m awful at most paper crafts. (I cut things out all jagged-like.) I sometimes doubt the stuff I’m baking when it takes too long to set… But you know what? This ginger beer makes me feel like a super cool Hermione of…

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Vietnamese Vermicelli Salad with Peanut-Crusted Chicken

This is the kind of meal where you can’t help but take giant, un-ladylike, but totally respectable, bites. These noodles are Lady and the Tramp-esque. Who knows, maybe you’ll meet your true love mid-noodle. But mostly just know that this is one tasty dinner. It’s perfect for a casual weeknight. It’s filling AND it’s pretty. And I promise you’ll be full before you want to be. You might get mad at your tum for not…

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