Moscow Mule

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My mom gave Andrew these gorgeous Moscow mule mugs for Christmas and this adorable and informational bar book. I am already in love with these mugs. They keep your drink ice cold (if you look closely you can see the frost on the photo above). I think this will be my go to glass for any and every ice cold cocktail (or soda for that matter). And of course we had to make a Moscow Mule.

Moscow Mule (serves 1; from The Essential Bar Book)
what you need:
2 ounces vodka
3/4 ounce lime juice (we used lemons from our tree)
4 ounces ginger beer
lime wheel for garnish (lemon in our case)

what to do:
Add vodka and lime juice into a Collins/highball/copper mule mug. Top with crushed ice. Top with ginger beer. Stir and garnish with a lime wheel. Enjoy!

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Links to Make the Weekend Come Back Sooner

It’s back to the real world for me. Back to work and interning. I’m not too thrilled so I’ve distracted myself with a few fun links (and a trip to the mall with my mom). Here are some fun links to distract you all too. Happy Monday!

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1. I usually write thank you cards the day after I receive a gift, but I’m behind from Christmas. This cute stationary is just the motivation I need.

2. My favorite reason to go to a game–the food. America’s best NFL stadium eats.

3. The biggest food trends of 2015.

4. A video on how to use dry shampoo.

5. Budget winter beauty buys & DIYS for dry winter skin & lips.

6. I am a huge Disneyland fan, but these Disney treats are worth the trip for those who aren’t biggest fan.

The Little Things

/home/wpcom/public_html/wp-content/blogs.dir/e1c/62637937/files/2015/01/img_4769.jpg |a snugly Christmas with my little family|

I had a very relaxing two weeks off that I got to spend with my family.  It the such a nice time spent with friends and loved ones.  2014 was very good to me. It ended just the way it started with a kiss from my husband.  We started 2015 yesterday with plenty of relaxing, binge watching Luther, and a delicious steak dinner.  I plan on continuing relaxation theme this weekend with a couples massage with Andrew, a family dinner, and a football brunch with friends.  Have a great weekend!

/home/wpcom/public_html/wp-content/blogs.dir/e1c/62637937/files/2015/01/img_4772.jpg |pomegranate cake my brother in law made for Christmas|

/home/wpcom/public_html/wp-content/blogs.dir/e1c/62637937/files/2015/01/img_4745.jpg |afternoon tea with my mom and sisters|

/home/wpcom/public_html/wp-content/blogs.dir/e1c/62637937/files/2015/01/img_4771.jpg |Parisian carrots|

/home/wpcom/public_html/wp-content/blogs.dir/e1c/62637937/files/2015/01/img_4808.jpg |happy new year!|