Restaurant Style Frozen Margaritas

frosty homemade frozen margaritas | A Southern Fairytale

Today is Cinco de Mayo, which for many people is just an excuse to drink a Frozen Margarita and eat guacamole.  If, however, you’d like to know the REAL reason that Cinco de Mayo is a celebration, and no, it’s NOT because Cinco de Mayo is the Mexican equivalent of the 4th of July, read… 

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Rachel’s Texas Bloody Mary Recipe

spicy bloody mary with bacon and spicy green beans

Do you want to build a snowman? No? How about a Bloody Mary? Yes? I knew you were my kinda people. Huge Thank you to Absolut for sending me an incredible complete bar set up, that scrumptious bottle of Absolut Peppar (my favorite) and a gift card to have a Bloody Mary brunch in celebration… 

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The Perfect Lemon Drop Martini Recipe

Simple and Delicious Lemon Drop Martini Recipe

You read that right, in honor of my birthday today, I’m sharing with y’all the last lemon drop martini recipe you’ll ever need. Last year, on my 35th birthday, a few of the ladies on the street took me to a local pub for Bingo and Beverages. {Little did I know the night would end… 

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1 Tequila, 2 Tequila, 3 Tequila… Floor

margarita on the rocks

The title has nothing to do with the post, other than there’s tequila involved in making margaritas and every time I see tequila I think back to our Senior Class trip to Cancun and the t-shirt that one of the guys wore that said – “1 Tequila, 2 Tequila, 3 Tequila.. Floor” Welcome to my… 

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Snowman Milk

Neighborhood Christmas gifts

I can’t believe it y’all – this is the SECOND TO LAST post of this year’s ‘Holiday Bake, Craft & Sew Along’ I’m absolutely so inspired by all that these amazing guest posters have shared. Now that Thanksgiving is behind us… it’s full tilt ahead to Christmas – and between, Kelly and Cindy and mysef… 

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Cranberry Orange Limeade

Is it 100 degrees in the shade? ~ Yes Do you sweat just thinking about walking outside? ~ Yes Do you want something citrus-y, ice cold and delicious? ~ Yes Let me introduce you to The Cranberry Orange Limeade Cranberry juice, Limeade, Orange Juice, Freshly Squeezed Limes, Tequila and Orange Liqueur You’re welcome. I meant… 

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Coffee Shake Surprise

[donotprint]If you were reading me way back in the summer of 2008, then you might remember me sharing a recipe for a delightful little concoction that with just one sip can whisk me all the way back to childhood and summer evenings in Galveston on the deck of my Aunt and Uncle’s beach house. I… 

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Summer Breeze

[donotprint] This drink reminds me of a summer breeze, you know the kind of breeze that comes dancing off the ocean tossing salt, sand and hair. It also reminds me of the song, you’re quite welcome for the shared ear worm 😉 That song was my Mother in Law’s favorite song and she used to… 

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Rich, Dark, Creamy Hot Chocolate


This recipe took me by surprise. I don’t drink chocolate milk. I don’t enjoy chocolate milk. I don’t like white chocolate. at. all. Dark chocolate or go home. For the past 3 years I’ve seen tons of homemade hot chocolate mix recipes floating around the internet and they’ve always piqued my interest but, they’ve never… 

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Jalapeno Margaritas

jalapeno margarita

picture by Newlyweds Hey y’all!  Last week the darling Sweet Pea, a fellow Texan, linked this Jalapeno Margarita recipe up to Mouthwatering Monday and I haven’t been able to get it out of my head since 😉 It’s been a crazy week around here and I’ve barely had time to turn on my computer (including… 

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Berry Lemonade


Spring has sprung down here in South Texas and with Spring comes warmer weather and more time outdoors! One of my favorite super refreshing drinks to make for friends and family during warmer weather is Berry Lemonade. This Lemonade is ridiculously simple to make and yet it’s impressive enough to serve at any party or… 

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