Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Just A Little Hiatus...

Hey guys! So as you might know I have the next 2 weeks off for Holiday Break. I wanted to take that time to really relax and enjoy my family time. Which, I have decided, means no blogging. 

I might jump on here a few times and I'll prob post a recipe next week but...truth be told...sometimes blogging is something that stresses me out. I love to do it and enjoy it so much, but when I don't have anything to write about I worry about not posting anything to the blog.

So for the next few weeks I'm going to really take my break as time to relax and hang out with the fam and friends without anything hanging over my head. I'll probably jump on here a few times, like I said, but I'll be back in the new year!!

Don't forget no Thursty Thursday for this week and next. If you end up writing a post anyway, just save it for the 8th!

Enjoy your holiday and RELAX!




Friday, December 19, 2014

HAPPY FRIDAY!!!

one.
Today is the last day before break!! My coworker and I dressed up so we looked awesome, as usual. I love making myself look like a fool in front of the kids. They love it and think it's funny and it's no better sound in the world than children's laughter.




two.
Book Club Christmas party is tonight!! Gettin' drank!! We usually eat out at a nice restaurant and then bar hop around town. By the end of the night we're usually dancing with random old men and women and letting all our inhibitions go!!


three.
I have two whole weeks off of work. That means lots of drinking, lots of sitting around....and hopefully, I can't believe I'm going to say this....lots of gym time!! Get it!! I've been trying to go on nights where Mike is home from work but that also means he has stuff planned for us, too so I don't always make it. Hopefully I will get there every day with him over these next few weeks.

four.
We're making Christmas cookies tomorrow!! We like to get drunk while we do it just in case we mess up a recipe. Then we have an excuse. :) so be on the lookout on Instagram for some yummy delicious cookie posts!! Here's one from last year!


five.
The next Friday post will be the day after Christmas so........MERRY CHRISTMAS TO YOU ALL!!

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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Thursty Thursday Cocktail Linkup: Rudolph's Tipsy Spritzer

It's Thursday!!! Are you Thursty yet?!?! God knows I am! This week has been brutal!! Just a quick announcement....next Thursday there will be no Thursty Thursday. I figure everyone will be busy, and so will I so....

I have to admit that I slacked off a little this week. I didn't end up making this drink, but I know for sure it's going to be delicious when I take a big old gulp of it tomorrow night. And...it will be much needed so I'm sure that will add to the deliciousness.

I'm pretty sure my entire Christmas break is going to be made up of drinks. 2 weeks seems like a ton of time and I know it is, but I'm also pretty sure it's going to go by really fast. If it's anything like this week, however, it's going to seem like 2 months!! I definitely need some down time and time to relax, so I'm really looking forward to it.

Anyway...here's the drink of the week!! I found it here and it looks divine!!



RUDOLPH'S TIPSY SPRITZER
• 5 cups orange juice
• 2 cups cold Sprite
• 1.5 cups vodka
• 1/2 cup maraschino cherry juice
•1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

Stir ingredients together in a large pitcher. Serve over ice. Eat, drink, and be merry!!

I don't have a cohost this week but I would like to wish you all a 
Merry Christmas!!! Happy Kwanzaa!! Happy Hanukah!!

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1. Follow Hopelessly Ever After via GFC or Bloglovin'.
2. Write about your favorite DRANK (alcoholic beverage).
3. Grab a button from below or Kristin's sidebar and put it in your post.
4. Come back here and link up!!!
5. Get some new recipes or drink ideas for the weekend and make a new friend!!
6. Send a tweet with #ThurstyThursday and include @leggs532 so we can see it!!

Anyone interested in co-hosting next week email Kristin at: hopelessly_ever_after@yahoo.com

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Dear Yahoo, You suck!

Is anyone else having trouble making comments on posts? I feel like for every 5 posts I comment on, 3 of them come back saying I can't send the message to them. I mean I know it makes the comment but apparently it doesn't send it to their email inbox. Wtf? So annoying. I've been thinking of switching my email but I know its a pain for the people who regularly email me outside of just comments.

Im also sick and tired of them asking me for my cell phone number. Like I need one other thing out there to possible get hacked. Pshyeah right. 

Ok, so a short post today...but...a post. Which is better than yesterday. 


Thursday, December 11, 2014

Thursty Thursday Cocktail Linkup - The Grinch

Is anyone else ready for Christmas Break as much as I am? Or maybe I'm just ready for Christmas to come....and then go just as quickly. lol. Yup...you caught me!! I'm not that big of a Christmas fan. It's just always so stressful and I have to spend a ton of money I don't have.

Nonetheless I try, but the anticipation is just so hard. And then BOOM! All that stress and craziness is over within an hour.

With that being said I can totally use a drink this week. So, I decided I might as well try out a new cocktail for Thursty Thursday and kill 2 birds. And...I have to admit the name of this fits perfectly with my mood at the moment. :) And I may have cheated a little and made the bartender make it for me rather than buying the ingredients myself. haha.


The Grinch

• 3 oz. peach schnapps
• 3 oz. Bacardi 151
• 3 oz. Blue Curacao
• 4oz. Sprite
• 12 oz. Orange Juice
cherry for garnish

Mix together in large pitcher and serve cold!! Just like the Grinch's heart!



My cohost this week is Jess from Livin' on Sweet Tea!! If Jess and I lived closer I can imagine we would be some crazy weekend warriors and definitely the life of the party. She is my alcohol equal and the day I get to have a drink with her will be a memorable one for sure! It almost happened in October when I cruised to her lovely home of Key West and we tried to meet up but I was a stupid hungover loser and I couldn't even hold it down long enough to have a drink with her. I suck. Anywhoooooo, definitely go stop by her blog and check out the delicious drank she has prepared for you! Make sure you leave her a comment!!





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1. Follow Hopelessly Ever After and Livin on Sweet Tea via GFC or Bloglovin'.
2. Write about your favorite DRANK (alcoholic beverage).
3. Grab a button from below or Kristin's sidebar and put it in your post.
4. Come back here and link up!!!
5. Get some new recipes or drink ideas for the weekend and make a new friend!!
6. Send a tweet with #ThurstyThursday and include @leggs532 and @livinonsweettea  so we can see it!!

Anyone interested in co-hosting next week email Kristin at: hopelessly_ever_after@yahoo.com

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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Christmas is in the Air: A Foodie's Christmas

First off, don't forget to join us tomorrow for Thursty Thursday!! I have a mean cocktail that will leave you cold in the heart! lol. Confused?? Don't forget to stop by!!

This week on the Christmas is in the Air linkup the theme is A Foodie's Christmas. We usually get stuck bringing the same thing, either macaroni and cheese or corn pudding, every year. I have to admit I have tried a few recipes throughout the years and let's just say they were less than successful.

This year we are doing Christmas Eve with Mike's family at our house. Christmas Eve is usually an entire day dedicated to appetizers and then we try to stuff in dinner and dessert at the end of the night. But only because that's what you're supposed to do.

I've been search around Pinterest for some new apps I can make this year. Hopefully they turn out great and I can add them into my growing list of go to recipes. :)





What are you favorite Christmas appetizers?!?

Head on over and linkup for Christmas is in the Air!!

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Recipe: Bread Pudding with Vanilla Sauce

This past weekend we had our annual Framily Christmas. This is the 3rd time we have done it and we get together with all of Mike's childhood friends and Eat, Drink, and Be Merry. Everyone brings a dish and we provide the ham. Really, it's just an excuse to get together and have a meal.

My friend Lenny is notorious for bringing the only thing he can make.....Frito Pie....and it's not exactly the best compliment to ham, macaroni and cheese, green bean casserole, and all the norms for holiday meals. So, this year Mike told him to come over early and took him to the store to get everything I needed to make Bread Pudding. Then we agreed that would be his contribution. lol.

I have to tell you this is THE EASIEST recipe for Bread Pudding you will ever come across. And...it's so delicious. I made it one year for Mike's birthday and ever since he has requested it for every time we need a special dessert. The best part is that you can make it ahead of time and then just bring your muffin tins or ramekins and prepare it there if you have to travel. And it will literally take you 5 minutes to prepare. I would recommend making the sauce on the spot, but you could probably prepare that ahead of time and heat it up later if you wanted to.


Bread Pudding with Vanilla Sauce

for the pudding
• 1 loaf Pepperidge Farm cinnamon raisin bread
• 1 1/3 cups milk
• 1/2 cup sugar
• 3 large eggs, lightly beaten

for the sauce
• 1/2 cup light brown sugar
• 1 tbsp flour
• 1 pinch ground cinnamon
• 1 egg
• 2 tbsp butter, melted
• 1 1/4 cups milk 
• pinch of salt
• tbsp vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 375º and spray muffin tins or ramekins with non stick spray. In a LARGE bowl, mix together milk, sugar, and eggs. Slice bread into cubes and add to egg mixture. Fold through to coat all of the bread. Put in refrigerator for about 30 minutes or up to 4 hours. Scoop into muffin tins or ramekins. Bake for about 30 minutes.

While bread pudding is baking. Add all sauce ingredients to a saucepan. Mix together and heat over medium heat whisking constantly until the sauce thickens. Pour over bread pudding. Enjoy!!


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Monday, December 08, 2014

Ridiculously Neccesary Holiday Gifts for Men

I'm not sure this post really needs much of an introduction. Your man needs these things. Buy him them. It will make you both happy.






So...I'm pretty sure my husband could get use out of all of these and none of them are that expensive. You're welcome ladies....you're welcome!!

This one is clearly my favorite.
What's your favorite?!?

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Thursty Thursday Cocktail Linkup

It's Thursty Thursday!!! For anyone new this is a cocktail, beer, or wine linkup. All you have to do is either post a recipe of your favorite cocktail or the name of your favorite beer or wine and tell me a little bit about it. I do love my dranks and am always looking for something new. So...I invented this linkup party to have a few new suggestions and see what everyone else likes to sip on!!

My drink this week is holiday themed. I hope to do holiday themed drinks every week this month to help get me in the holiday spirit!! I found it on Pinterest....of course...and it looked super easy and delicious. The write of the blog mentioned that her family makes it every year and it wouldn't be a complete Christmas without it so I figured it must be delicious and it did not disappoint!!

You may need to go to the store for some of the ingredients but it's totally worth it. She recommends making it in large doses...like in a pitcher...but since it's the middle of the week and I have been tired enough I just made myself one little drink. And since I'm too lazy to come up with my own name I'm going to steal hers.

Christmas Punch

Christmas Punch
• 3 parts cranberry juice
• 3 parts Sprite
• 1 part Limeade concentrate, thawed
• vodka
lime for garnish

Stir all ingredients together. Add ice and garnish with lime. Enjoy!




My cohost this week is Emily from Martinis and Bikinis blog! I'm super excited to have her cohost with me. If you're ever in the market for a new recipe you have to check out her page. I'm pretty sure I'm going to leave Mike and go live with her so I can eat all of her delicious food. Be sure to check out her Tuesday Recipe Swap linkup on Tuesday's. Even if you don't have a recipe to link up you have to stop by just to check out everyone else's recipes. I find myself pinning almost every one!! Everyone say hello to Emily!!


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1. Follow Hopelessly Ever After and Martinis & Bikinis via GFC or Bloglovin'.
2. Write about your favorite DRANK (alcoholic beverage).
3. Grab a button from below or Kristin's sidebar and put it in your post.
4. Come back here and link up!!!
5. Get some new recipes or drink ideas for the weekend and make a new friend!!
6. Send a tweet with #ThurstyThursday and include @leggs532 and @TriniEmz  so we can see it!!

Anyone interested in co-hosting next week email Kristin at: hopelessly_ever_after@yahoo.com

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Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Christmas is in the Air - Holiday Movies

One of the best things about the holidays are the Holiday Movies. This week on the Christmas is in the Air linkup the theme is Holiday Movies so I get to talk about my faves!!

Actually, I'm currently taking a break from decorating my house for Christmas, so this is perfect!! It's going to totally get me even more in the Christmas spirit, which I might need right now because I'm so not motivated to finish.

I wouldn't say that I have a favorite holiday movie, but I have a few that I love to watch every year.

Let's start with the staple in our house...this is one that we turn on every tv in our house and it runs for 24 hours straight. It's actually a tradition that my husband started and I can't say I'm always a big fan. Mainly because I can recite the entire thing in my sleep.

Drumroll please..........



That's right....A Christmas Story. And this is my favorite scene of course!! Why?? Because it's hilarious and has probably caused a ton of people to check to see if it really works. Like this brilliant woman right here...

#RHOOC

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Another favorite Christmas movie of mine just has to do with my childhood. Every Christmas Eve my family would sit together in their jammies and listen to Liam Neeson read this story to us. Every time I hear Santa speak I get chills even now. And...when it came out in movie form...and 3D at that...I was stoked. That's right ladies and ladies.....The Polar Express!!


I forced Mike to buy this for me in 3D last year so we could watch it from the comforts of our own home. I have to admit, however, that we have never officially gotten arpund to it. But this year it's on. First night of Winter Break I'm loading on the vodka and dragging Mike upstairs to the theater to get some Polar Express on.

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And last, but certainly not least is an old favorite that I only seem to see on tv during the holidays. Which is probably typical so I'm not sure why I mentioned it. haha. But it's a chick flick feel good movie and one that you can't pass up when you're flipping through the channels during this time of year. Love Actually. And this is one of my most favorite scenes. What can I say...I'm a sucker for love.

And I totally just fucking realized that's Rick Grimes. Walking Dead betches!! WTH? Ok so I love this movie even more now. And he looks so hot in this movie!! Now I'm totally On Demanding this 'ish and watching it tonight. Sorry Mike. :) Love You!!

So that's my list. Of course you can check out last years list for the classics because there are so many more Christmas movies that I love. But I figured I would add a few more this year. Well...besides A Christmas Story but honestly. How can I leave that out when I know it by heart. lol.

If you want to link up next week the theme is A Foodies Christmas so come and link up all your favorite holiday recipes!!! Hey if you want you can make them drank recipes and do a double link up for Thursty Thursday, too.

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Recipe: Inside Out Stuffed Pepper Casserole

So last Friday on the way home from the gym.................yes, the gym y'all!! Trying to get back on that grind after last week...............Mike and I were trying to get straight on what we needed to make Chicken Corn Chowder for dinner. This week has been super insane and truth be told I really didn't feel like putting the effort into making soup. Luckily we had everything we needed to make stuffed peppers in the crockpot, however, unfortunately it was 3:30 in the afternoon. But Mike, being the amazing person that he is, remembered this meal from a few years back where we made a stuffed pepper casserole.

This is probably one of the easiest things I have ever made and you should have most of the ingredients in your house already. If you like stuffed peppers you will love this dish and I totally recommend you trying it.

Inside Out Stuffed Pepper Casserole


INGREDIENTS:
1 lb. ground beef
2 cups cooked white rice
1 jar spaghetti sauce
2 peppers, diced
3 garlic cloves, minced
1.5 cups shredded cheese of choice
salt and pepper to taste
sriracha to liking

DIRECTIONS:
 Preheat oven to 350º. Brown beef in a skillet with peppers and garlic. Add salt and pepper and any other spices you typically brown beed with. Drain grease from pan. Add in spaghetti sauce, rice, sriracha, and about half of the cheese and mix together. Pour into casserole dish and sprinkle cheese on the top. Bake for about 25 minutes or until heated through.


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Monday, December 01, 2014

Naked and Afraid - possibly NSFW

I'm not quite sure what it is about this show, but I'm so intrigued. I mean seriously....can you imagine walking up to a complete stranger butt ass naked and not trying to get a glimpse of their junk right from the jump?? Pshyeah right!! I'd be all awkward and 'ish like trying to make eye contact but checking out the goods in my peripheral hard core.


And the ways they have to position their bodies in order to do whatever it is that they have to to "survive" and all. Like b-hole spread wide to the heavens sipping water out of a stream....yeah.


Plus, here's the best part ladies...the boys are pusses!! Half the time it's them who have to tap out and leave the ladies alone to fend for themselves. I mean really?!? What can be worse then getting your period naked out in the middle of a jungle? Pretty sure anything else is minuscule compared to that. Suck it up!! Like this guy who got sunburned on the first day and pretty much laid around for the first three days leaving the lady to do all the work.

P.S. I also just happened to find out he was in a Playboy show called
 "Foursome" doin' the nasty.

I was a sceptic at the beginning I'm not going to lie. Then Mike just happened to have it on in the background one day...and it ended with us setting the DVR to record all episodes. lol. It's like a train wreck, I tell you!!

Oh...and you have to watch this trailer for the Seth Rogen and James Franco Naked and Afraid episode. Haha yup, you heard that right!! I'm down. Although I'm sure they will both tap out within the first few hours. I know it's just to promote their new movie but I'm sure it's going to be hilarious.

Anyone else out there willing to admit they are fans of Naked and Afraid??

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Christmas is in the Air - Stocking Stuffers!!

So I'm super excited that Chelsee and Christine have decided to do the Christmas is in the Air linkup again. This linkup totally got me in the Christmas spirit last year and so I'm hype to do it again!!

This week's topic is "Holiday Gift Guide" and it's perfect!! I'm so OCD about my Christmas presents that I create a Pinterest board for my family and Secret Santas. Hey...don't hate, appreciate, and copy my style! It gets you exactly what you want and you can link right to the sites that hold your favorite items. Kinda like a Christmas gift registry if you will.

The only problem is that I can't always find links to my stocking stuffers. Stocking stuffers are probably my favorite gifts of all time, but I hate it when I don't necessarily get stuff that I would use. It's all awesome stuff, but I would rather just give my mom a list of stuff that I could actually use. And...since this is something Mom can print out and take with her to the store, I'm golden!!


1. Melatonin - I take Melatonin almost every night on the weekends. I have a horrible time staying asleep at night and on the weekends I want nothing more then to sleep in. My body, however, disagrees and I tend to wake up early and can't fall back asleep. Not with Melatonin!! Plus, it also helps with hangovers. :) You can find this at Walmart, Mom!!

2. Covergirl Foundation (shade: classic ivory) - I'm almost out and God knows I need this for my dark circles. Plus, I hate spending money on makeup so this is a great way for me to stock up.

3. External Battery Charger - This is perfect for everyone on your stocking stuffer list. You charge her up and put it in your purse. Then, pull it out anytime you're in a bind with no way to charge your cell!! Perfect for power outages, or people who just never seem to have their phone charged, like me. :) I found this one for cheap on Amazon and it comes in a bunch of different colors!!

4. SOCKS!! - For some reason every time I wear boots my big toe puts a hole in my socks. WTH?? My toenails are cut so the only thing I can think of is my big arsh feet that cause this. So, I can always use cute socks to cover my cold feet in the winter. :)

5. Covergirl Lash Blast Mascara (waterproof, color: black) - Yet another bit of makeup I hate to spend money on but always wear. I love this. Chelsee actually introduced it to me last year and I have worn it ever since. 

6. Amazon Kindle Gift Card - I mean let's be honest. Everyone could use this. It's so easy and convenient to order books right from your kindle. But...it's also way toooooooo easy and convenient and sometimes, when my hubby finds out how many I have ordered, it's a little costly. Plus, with Book Club and everything it's perfect!!

7. Fashion Rings - The only ring I ever wear anymore is my wedding band. I always love, however, all these cute little rings I see all over Groopdealz and Instagram. I found these at Kohls (here and here) and they are super cute!!

8. Hot Cocoa Kcups - Who doesn't love a nice hot cup of cocoa on a cold snowy day?? If it's you, you're not human. Swiss Miss is my fav but someone bought me a pack of Dunkin Donuts ones last year and they are AMAZEBALLS!! Either way I would be happy.


So there's my Holiday Gift Guide. Head on over and link up!!


Tuesday, November 25, 2014

20 pounds in a year?!?!



So...today we had a weigh in for an incentive at work. It's a "Don't Gain, Maintain" incentive for the holidays. As long as you don't gain more than 2 pounds over the next month and a half you get 25 wellness points.

Wellness points are the equivalent to cash money. Every wellness point is worth $1 and at the end of the year, however many wellness points you gain they give you a little bonus. You can earn some by going to the gym, losing weight, running, etc. Any way that you are keeping healthy. They even have screenings and stuff throughout the school year.

Anyway, back to this weigh-in. I know I have packed on some pounds in the last few months, but never did I imagine that it was this much. I was stunned. And...as I tried to hold back tears, I called my husband to tell him. 168 pounds. I can remember when my "panic weight" was 140. I thought, if I get to 140 pounds, I'll freak out...and look at me. Here I am a whole 30 pounds past my panic weight and still not in the gym.

Truth be told, I was in the gym. I was doing great until I broke my foot about a year and a half ago and I haven't been consistent since. Yeah, I spend most of my days in the summer headed to the gym, but I'm not a gym rat like I felt like. Plus, I'm not motivated.

Well...I think I just got motivated. 168 is a number I never thought I would see. And, if the hubsters and I are planning on popping a baby out in the near future, I don't want this weight hanging over my head....or maybe I should say belly.

I know to some people 168 might not sound that bad. However you have to understand where I came from. I was super active and weighed about 110 pounds all throughout high school and college. It wasn't until about 3 years ago that I actually started panicking about my panic weight. Even then I managed to keep it in check and although I went a little above 140 I maintained.

This past year/ year and a half has been brutal. I have steadily gained weight and done nothing but tried to eat healthier. Yes, I haven't been in the gym...but I have probably eaten healthier than any other time in my life, and drank less alcohol, too. Which we all know is a huge plus for me. And no matter what I do, I can't seem to lose anything. Even during the months where I was steadily in the gym there didn't seem to be much difference. Maybe a pound here or there but nothing significant.

About 2 months ago I went into the doctor to get some blood work done to see if I had a thyroid problem. Unfortunately, the test came back negative and I was fine. Unfortunately?, you might think...but yes, to me that's unfortunate. I wanted there to be something wrong so I had an explanation for why I was gaining weight so rapidly. And now...I'm stuck with no reasoning.

When I was on the phone with Mike I told him I'm getting back in the gym. Hopefully this is enough motivation for me to make this work this time. I always have so many excuses and I know it's going to cut back on the amount of time I actually get to see my husband, but I have to do something. And truthfully, it's not just for me, it's for him.

This is something I wrote a while back when I was actually working out. I want so badly to be the person I think Mike wants me to be. And although it hurt, this afternoon he told me "I could tell you have put on weight over the last few months" and it's all I needed to hear to know I'm not who he wants me to be right now. He has always done everything he can to make me feel beautiful and keep me confident. So it probably hurt him just as much to tell me the truth.

So here I am....I'm expecting you to keep me in check, ladies. I'm back on that grind. Don't give in to my excuses......if I fail, tell me I failed and to suck it up and get back to it. I need tough love. It's the only thing that works for me.

Monday, November 24, 2014

2 Day Work Week!!

Thank God this week is only 2 days long. I can't even say it's been forever since I had a day off because last week was the first whole week I have worked in about a month. Something is wrong with me.

Oh well...at least I only have to get through 2 days this week and then I'm golden for the rest of the week. Plus, it's Thanksgiving week so I'm getting good food and dranks all week long!!! Can't wait!!

Just wanted to shout out a quick bit of information just in case anyone was wondering. I'm not doing Thursty Thursday this week. I just thought it might be too hard to link up during Thanksgiving and I know I have a busy day so I'm sure everyone else does, too.

Thursty Thursday will kick back off on December 4th and I'll be starting to showcase some delicious Christmas themed dranks!!

Speaking of Christmas I'll be decorating for that this week as well. We had planned on doing it last weekend but we decided to redo our guest bedrooms instead. We also got around to hanging up some pictures and things on the walls.....finally. Maybe I'll post some of those tomorrow.

Don't forget to link up on Wednesday for the Christmas is in the Air link up with Chelsee and Christine!! The theme is "Holiday Gift Guide" and it's perfect timing for me!!

HAPPY MONDAY!!


Thursday, November 20, 2014

It's Thursday and I'm THURSTY!!

Happy Thursday!! So, today is Parent Visitation Day at school which means, Thank God it's Thursty Thursday so I can go home and drink. It's so nerve wracking to have parents watch you the entire time. I could talk, sing, dance, whatever in front of an auditorium of children, but throw one adult in my room and I freak!!

Last year, during our cruise, I was introduced to Bacardi Torched Cherry. I usually mix it with Coke which tastes exactly like Cherry Coke, but since I ran out this week I decided to try something new. We didn't have much in the fridge so it was completely random. And...it was definitely a good random!!!


INGREDIENTS:
Bacardi Torched Cherry
Lemonade
Grenadine (splash)

Mix the lemonade and rum together. Then splash some grenadine to top it off and enjoy!




This week's cohost is Ashley from Keeping up with Ashley and Cody. How adorable are they?? I actually just found Ashley and am super glad I did. She and her new hubby just got married in July and she's got all her wedding info right there on her blog. So...for all those in the midst of wedding planning check her out. Last week she wrote this post about always saying "I love you" and it was perfect. So head on over and say hello!!


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1. Follow Hopelessly Ever After and Keeping up with Ashley and Cody via GFC or Bloglovin'.
2. Write about your favorite DRANK (alcoholic beverage).
3. Grab a button from below or Kristin's sidebar and put it in your post.
4. Come back here and link up!!!
5. Get some new recipes or drink ideas for the weekend and make a new friend!!
6. Send a tweet with #ThurstyThursday and include @leggs532 and @ashleyservis so we can see it!!

Anyone interested in co-hosting next week email Kristin at: hopelessly_ever_after@yahoo.com

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