Showing posts from May, 2015

Peach Vodka Seabreeze

This is like my all time favorite drink to have, even a YEAR later ... I think it may be pushing margaritas to the sidelines which I'm not sure now SOME people feel about that ;-)

I even drink these during the work week *gasp* if I have a girlfriend (or two) visiting ... it does happen when Hubby's traveling ... hence the reason for the repost as he's out til Sunday night and well, a girl's gotta do what a girl's gotta do ... have a girl's night!

These are such a refreshing, summertime drink and they do qualify as lip smacking yumminess!

I am not usually one to be using a martini glass, simply due to the spill factor ... but yes, I do occasionally. This was on a different, more refined evening!

Normally? I use a rock glass. Short. Stocky. Not top heavy. Great for toasts and for putting the glass down quickly while laughing!

And then, of course, during the last BBQ/Pool Party we had, we use the "fake" Red Solo Cups:

and that leads to the song ... go ahead, s…

Black Bean and Corn Salad

It's summertime, which means, BBQs, pool parties, friends, beers, more parties, boating, floating, oh, and more BBQs ... which means as either a hostess OR guest, you need to have a few, quick, toss together salads to provide for those hungry people coming to your house or that you are going to see ...

Ahem. Really, all I'm saying is that this is that salad you want to have on standby for those upcoming events ... because you know that there will be at least ONE opportunity to make this and impress ;-) AND even better? It's a pretty darn Frugal dish to make

Here's what you need to make ... and by the way, this is really good on a Taco Tuesday too :)

2 cans of black beans, rinsed and drained well
1 can of golden corn, rinsed and drained well
1 large tomato, diced (and drained if really juicy)
small bunch of cilantro, chopped
1/2 red pepper chopped *totally optional if you have which I did!*
juice of one lime
2 tbs olive oil
1 tbs balsamic vinegar
green onions, sliced th…