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Margarita Recipe Round-Up

Today’s holiday might be one of my biggest faves yet…Happy National Tequila Day!!!

In honor of this special day {and one of my favorite cocktails ever} I thought I’d share a few unique margarita recipes that I ran across on Pinterest…because I don’t know about you, but when I think of tequila I can’t help but think of margaritas.

Lots and lots of margaritas ūüôā

Margarita Recipes

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Summer Sangria Recipe

In my opinion one of the best things about summer is all of the fruity cocktails.

I love margaritas, strawberry daiquiris and of course a good sangria!

My BFF makes one of the best sangria recipes I’ve ever had, so today {with her permission} I thought I’d¬†share it with you…

Summer Sangria Recipe

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Smoked Salmon Appetizer Bites

Every year when summer finally rolls around I really get into seafood. Don’t get me wrong…I love seafood all year long, but¬†there’s something about¬†warm weather¬†that enhances my desire to eat more of it.

In an effort to come up with new seafood recipes, I just so happened to strike up a conversation with the butcher at the grocery store one day about what to make with smoked salmon. {For the record when you are in sales you tend to be able to have a conversation about anything with anyone.} He suggested pairing it with some gouda cheese, then I decided to get creative and add a few touches of my own.

Smoked Salmon Appetizer Bites

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Sweet Potato Nachos Recipe

Happy Monday!

I hope you had a great Easter weekend!

My weekend was perfect thanks to a certain Big Ten team¬†{Wisconsin}¬†beating Kentucky…

WI KY

Not because I filled out a bracket this year, or because I’m a Wisconsin fan…but because Wisconsin’s win helped my team remain¬†the last team to hold a¬†perfect season record…

IU 76

The Indiana Hoosier’s 1976 undefeated team.

And¬†we {we meaning IU that is}¬†also signed¬†a much needed recruit. It was a great weekend for basketball…and the¬†fun continues tonight with the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship game.

In honor of the game {and all the basketball excitement} today I’m sharing an easy recipe with you. Something a little sweet, but salty…Sweet Potato Nachos!

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Strawberry Sweetheart Cocktail

Good Morning!

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner {8 days away to be exact}.

This year I’ve decided to enjoy the holiday by drinking a few skinny¬†cocktails and skipping the chocolate…oh who am I kidding I’ll probably still have both ūüôā

In today’s¬†recipe segment Danielle is sharing an easy Valentine’s Day inspired cocktail for you to enjoy with your sweetheart, friends or just drink by yourself…no judgement here!

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A Super Bowl Story & Recipe

Hello!

Super Bowl weekend has held a special place in my heart since the year¬†2012. For those of you that may not remember, Indianapolis hosted the Super Bowl that year. I didn’t actually go to the game {unfortunately, I’m not made of money…yet :)}, but I spent Super Bowl weekend attending¬†the¬†festivities in Indianapolis.

To date this¬†is¬†definitely one of the coolest experiences I have ever had…and I’m not even a big NFL fan.

So in honor of Super Bowl weekend, I thought it would be¬†fitting to share a little bit of my experience with you…oh and of course¬†I also have¬†a yummy, skinny buffalo chicken dip recipe I’ll share in this post too!

Superbowl XLVI

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