Skinny Marg Recipe

We have a heatwave coming our way and the news is saying the heat index is going to be 110 degrees. PHEW- so let’s cool down together with this Skinny Marg Recipe!

There’s no denying it that I am a tequila girl- so give me all the margaritas (and queso) and I am one happy gal. We had a dinner party a couple of months back and I was told there would be margaritas involved but little did I know they would be “skinny margs.” I have heard of that phrase but never had really indulged in a skinny marg- so I thought why not!

What makes them skinny? Tequila and water, okay and maybe some simple syrup… but really that is it!

What you will need to make a Skinny Margarita:

  1. Tequila (Jose Cuervo Especial- Blue Agave)
  2. Water
  3. Agave Simple Syrup (Found at your local store- target, hyvee, aldi)
  4. Limes

Step 1: Fill your cup with ice and 1 shot of tequila (or let’s be honest, you can add a shot or 2!)

Step 2: Add your Agave simple syrup desired amount- start with less and add more at the end if need be. (Found at Aldi, Hyvee, Target)

Step 3: Cut a lime in half.

Step 4: Squeeze lime over ice, tequila and simple syrup. Stir and you have yourself a skinny marg!

Enjoy!

 

 

(recipe introduced to me by Alex Tesson)

Rosé All Day

Good Morning! Thank you so much for tuning in this morning on KSHB 41.
Here is recap of the Rosé you can find and also fun pairing ideas and the Rosé Rebel Cocktail recipe!

http://www.kshb.com/entertainment/kcl/food-kcl/ros-is-the-beverage-of-the-summer

Rosé season means being outdoors, entertaining, with friends and family, all of these bottles are perfect for summer gatherings and are sure to be crowd pleasers. The great things about these bottle is they are all under $20! 

Sauvion Rosé ($11)

  • Affordable, quality wine from the Loire Valley in France
  • Balanced rosé with refreshing acidity
  • Pairing Idea: Grilled Turkey Burger

Château Bonnet Rosé ($13)

  • Blend of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon produced by Andre Lurton
  • Light bodied with food-friendly acidity
  • Pairing Idea: Grilled Vegetables

Josh Cellars Rosé ($15)

  • Blend of Barbera, Moscato and Syrah
  • This is a crisp rosé with fruity flavors of strawberry, peach and citrus
  • Pairing Idea: Seafood (shrimp cocktail, oysters, or steamed clams).

Rebel Rosé Cocktail

  • Add the following to a cocktail shaker:
  • 4 oz Josh Rose
  • 1.5 oz Redemption Bourbon
  • 1 oz Licor 43 ( I personally like a little of Licor, so I only added 1/2oz.)
  • Pour over ice, top with a splash grapefruit juice, garnish with a grapefruit peel

ENJOY!

For more tips, visit www.WineFix.com 

Transitioning Closet- Summer to Fall

Good Morning! I know I know, I have been MIA for a while. I wanted to share with you all one of my favorite things to do as the seasons change. I don’t know about you all but I love transitioning my closet between seasons.

How do I do this? I  put all my summer clothes into a bin, my tanks, dresses, cover-ups and sandals.

I then unpacked all my fall/ winter shoes, coats, and bulky sweaters. I hang up all the clothes in order, with sweaters being in a section, and long sleeve and short sleeves being in another section. I then of course put up my shoes!

I was just talking to one of my co-workers about how I absolutely love fall/ winter season clothes. There is so much more of a variety. Don’t get be wrong, I love summer and spring. But there is just something about bulky sweaters and layering I enjoy much more.

For this outfit I took this simple suede dress and added a fun long cardigan for this brisk weather and paired it with my favorite Steve Madden booties of the season.

I hope you all have a fab weekend, I will be attending the KCFW Show tonight, I have a concert tomorrow night and yay for fall festivities on Sunday! We are headed to a pumpkin patch to eat donuts, drink some cider and pick out some pumpkins 🙂

 

xoxo-mika-jade