Aug 182015

This Cherry Lime Rickey mocktail recipe is a partnered post. All words & opinions are my own.

A few weeks ago Louisville hosted the annual Brews, Blues & BBQ Festival.  I had never been before so when I was offered to tickets to attend, I was excited at the prospect of checking out something new.  The event was Friday night through Sunday and as Austin’s going away party was on Saturday, we planned to go on Sunday.

Cherry Lime Rickey Mocktail Recipe - easy and refreshing, this mocktail would make a great sip for a girl's night in, a summer garden party, or even a bridal shower

The weather hadn’t been exactly awesome but by the time the start of the festival rolled around on Sunday it seemed like the weather was going to cooperate for a few hours.  Apparently that wasn’t the case for the festival venue, however.  After driving through a sizable amount of water to get to the location, we were told the city had deemed it unsafe and cancelled the festival. Continue reading »

Apr 082014

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Dr. Pepper Snapple Group but all my opinions and my fruit float recipe are my own. #pmedia #TENways

Growing up, one of the things I most looked forward to during warmer months was the dairy bar opening.  One of the local dairies in our area – Houlton Farms Dairy – would open up a small store front in a neighboring town and serve homemade ice cream, milkshakes, and other delicious offerings.  Their homemade chocolate ice cream was one of my absolute favorites.

Fizzy Fruit Float Recipe with 10 Calorie 7UP #TENways

On the menu were a few other items that I really didn’t ‘get’ as a kid – treats made with sherbet.  They didn’t contain any ice cream!  I mean, why go to an ice cream shop and not get ice cream.  As I got older, though, I completely understood:  a way to indulge without blowing your healthy goals.
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