{Thirsty Thursday} Poolside Drinks

Since I’m on vacation this week. We have been trying all types of lake side drinks.  So I thought why not share some of the best drinks to enjoy while lounging by the pool or beach or even lake.  ENJOY!!


Source: via Kari on Pinterest


Recipes in clockwise order

1. Watermelon Sake

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Melon Sake

3 oz sake (I used Ty Ku for the pear undertones)
4 oz watermelon juice (prepared as described above)
splash of Ginger Juice or a 1/8″ thick disk of peeled ginger
A wedge of orange, pickled ginger, or sprig of mint for garnish

If you are using fresh ginger, muddle the ginger in the bottom of your shaker.  Fill your shaker of choice with ice.  Add sake, watermelon juice and ginger juice (if you are not using fresh) to the shaker.  Shake, shake, shake!  Pour over ice into a beautiful glass and add your garnish or just take the top off your mason jar and guzzle.

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2. Pomello-lemon lavender martini {No recipe available}

3. Cucumber mint-kaffir water {No recipe available}

4. Passionfruit Margaritas

  • 2 ounces tequila
  • 1 ounce orange-flavored liqueur
  • 1 ounce passion fruit puree
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • 1 cup ice


In a blender, combine the tequila, orange liqueur, passion fruit puree, lime juice, and simple syrup. Add the ice and blend.

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Shafonne Myers is a certified wedding and event planner who longed for bridal inspiration that looked like her. She has created a website and magazine that brings bridal inspiration to plus size brides. She does speaking engagements educating the world about plus size brides and self confidence.
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