Watermelon Margarita

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 Sipping Saturday This Sunday we are off to enjoy the Watermelon Festival in Donna, Texas.  I considered entering the seed spitting contest, but I decided to spare my kids the unnecessary embarrassment of watching their mom make a fool out of herself.   I think I’ll leave this event to the professionals.  In celebration of this event I bring you watermelon margaritas! Enjoy!     


Pineapple Funnels from Matt Armendariz’s On A Stick!

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My husband surround in an intoxicating aroma of fresh funnel cake is always the start to a good night.  My husband loves funnel cakes.  Combine this with his favorite fruit and he is just about lost it!  I know, I know what your thinking we’re from Texas.  We have ample opportunities to devour funnels cakes with some many Texas festivals we trek… 

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Mango Paletas

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This recipe was featured on Tiki Tiki.  Sweet thanks to all who stopped by to share their thoughts.    


Pina y Pepino Margarita

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Sipping Saturday  This week’s margarita is inspired from my weekly grocery runs.  Located directly between the fresh fruit and vegetables a stall devoted to agua frescas (fresh water made from fruit) greets me every week.  Vitroleros (huge, beehive shaped glass jars) line the stall bursting at the seam with a rainbow of colors that make me weak in the knees.  Instantly my tunnel vision sets in… 

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Lavender Citrus Cooler

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  Happy Friday!! As citrus season winds down I couldn’t help but share one more refreshing idea.  As the days pass the once 18lb bags of oranges stacked ready to be swooped up are replaced with  single citrus by the dollar.  Citrus season is one of my favorite seasons, but with the end of one season another quickly blesses us.  A simple… 

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Papaya Margarita

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 Sipping Saturday The temperatures are rising in my little corner of the world.  Light meals followed by refreshing beverages are currently on our menu.  Fresh fruit for breakfast, agua fresca and paletas are what we crave.  Lucky me, our endless supply of fruit continues to fuel my margarita obsession.  Today I share with you a papaya margarita.  Enjoy! Sweet Life