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Summer Spritzer

14 Jun

Kick off the summer with this refreshing drink, courtesy of Lark & Linen who adapted it from Reading My Tea Leaves. It’s a Rhubarb Lilac Spritzer. It can be alcoholic or non-alcoholic.

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INGREDIENTS (serves 20)
  1. 5-6 stalks rhubarb, chopped into 1″ pieces
  2. 1 cup granulated sugar
  3. 1 cup water
  4. 1 large handful of lilac blossoms, removed from the stem
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. In a medium sized pot, over medium heat, bring all ingredients just to a boil.
  2. Turn to low, cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes until sugar is disolved and rhubarb begins to separate. Strain through a fine mesh sieve and store in a glass jar in the fridge.
NOTES
  1. Mix your syrup into sparkling water, add vodka to make it sinful, or pour over vanilla ice cream.
CALORIES: 42 (minus the vodka and ice cream!)
FAT: OG
PROTEIN:OG
CARBS:11G
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Favorite “Versatile” Blogs

25 Jul

 

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I’ve been nominated for The Versatile Blogger Award.  Thank you to the blog Egg in the Middle.

I really enjoy blogging and connecting with other bloggers and random people surfing the net. I appreciate all the comments and the people who are following my blog. Yes, I try to be versatile and include the things I love — fashion, food, inspiring people and events.

Now in order to receive this award. I must include complete these rules.

The rules are:

1.  Upload a link to the person nominating you for this award. Thanks again, Egg in the Middle.

2.  List the rules and display the award.

3.  Give 7 facts about yourself.

4.  Nominate 15 fellow bloggers who you follow regularly.

5.  Notify the nominees about your choice of them for the award.

 

Seven facts about me:

1. I was a Spanish major in college.

2. I like mysteries — books and movies.

3. I have a Jack Russell Terrier rescue dog.

4. I have never dyed my hair.

5. My favorite place besides Motown is Juno Beach, FL.

6. I have an alias.

7. I am optimistic.

My nominations for the Versatile Blogger Award are:

1. The Budget Babe

2. Simply Seleta

3. A cup of Jo

4. Lark & Linen

5. House of Harper

6. Chevrons & Eclairs

7. Macarons and pearls

8. Classy girls wear pearls

9. Classy Chic & Chardonnay

10. Vodka and a rose

11. The fashion huntress

12. Fashion, Food and Flirts

13. Le zoe musings

14. Oh happy day

15. Baubles to bubbles

Bonus and disclosure: I really enjoy the Beaumont Blog.I work at Beaumont, and the blog is filled with healthy tips.

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