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Concoctions You’ll Love: Patriotic Punch

Hey America! It’s time to celebrate!

Patriotic Punch

1 bottle of Cranberry juice cocktail (not diet)* 1 bottle of Grenadine (optional) * 1 two-liter bottle of Sprite or 7-up (not diet) *Low Calorie Blue Gatorade *Regular or star-shaped ice cubes * 6 tall clear glasses

1. Fill glasses with ice cubes.

2. Add cranberry juice, filling glass 1/3 full. Pour some grenadine in to boost the sugar content and add color; making sure layers stay separated.

3. Slowly pour Sprite or 7-UP into each glass, almost to the top.

4. Top each glass off with a small amount of Gatorade which will bleed into the Sprite. Serve immediately.

Patriotic polish is inspired by pinterest.

OPI Colors: Red Hot Rio, Yodel Me on My Cell and Crown Me Already.

Concoctions You’ll Love: Margaritas!

Yes, we know Cinco de Mayo was last week, but we’re keeping the fiesta going strong!

The Classic Margarita Combine 1 oz fresh lime juice, 1 ½ oz of tequila and ½ oz of triple sec into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Shake well. If desired, salt the rim of a chilled margarita glass. Pour this yummy concoction into glass and garnish with a lime wedge. Cheers!

Philosophy Senorita Margarita Shampoo, Conditioner and Body Wash; $17

Images: Google

Concoctions You’ll Love: Peep this!

For over sixty years, these iconic marshmallow treats have been an Easter basket staple. Take this beloved confection to the next level with this delectable dessert beverage.

Peeptini 1.5 oz Cake Vodka 1 oz Creme de Cacao 2 oz Half & Half

Rim a stemmed glass with creamy white cake frosting. Dip into colored sugar sprinkles. Make a small, vertical slice on the bottom of the Peep to perch on glass rim. Enjoy!

For lips as soft as a marshmallow, ask the Easter Bunny to hop on over with Fabulip’s Sugar Scrub. Granulated sweet sugar combined with vanilla and orange flavoring promise to leave you with the sweetest smile!

Learn for more fun facts about Marshmallow Peeps!

Sources: http://www.peepdrinks.com, Pinterest.com

Concoctions You’ll Love: Mistletoe Kisses

We couldn’t wait to pair this Merry Mistletoe cocktail with an oh-so pretty pout! You’ll look marvelous darling, when you close your eyes and pucker up under the dangling holiday greens! Cheers! Combine 1 cup Sierra Mist Cranberry Splash with 2 ounces of vodka. Add 2 tablespoons of grenadine and a splash of lime juice. Shake with ice and pour into a festive glass! We found these CHEERS Threshold Hiball Tumblers at Target. Stay gorgeous looking all night long with M.A.C’s Russian Red on your lips. Feeling brave? Add some glitter! Eye Kandy has a great beginner kit with a variety of colors to choose from. Check out this YouTube video to guide you with a perfect application! Images and Receipes: pizzazzerie.com and pinterest.com

Concoctions You’ll Love: Cranberry

Cozy up by the fire, grab a spritzer and paint your toes with this month’s cosmetic and cocktail favorites!

Cranberry Spritzer: Combine 12 ounces of chilled lemon-lime soda, 1 cup of chilled cranberry juice, and ¼ cup of chilled orange juice. Pour over ice and enjoy! Recipe by Tasteofhome.com.

Nail Polish:

• Essie Nail Polish: Very Cranberry $8.00 • Soaps by Alexandra: Mulled Wine $8.50

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve teamed up with Soaps by Alexandra! Opera singer by day and soap maker by night, Alexandra’s deluxe, homemade soaps debuted in 2011 and she’s recently introduced captivating, custom nail polishes to her line. Today we are GIVING AWAY The Autumn Harvest 2013 Collection priced at $43.

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Concoctions You’ll Love: Pumpkin Pie

Show off this season’s trendiest nail colors while sipping a Pumpkin Pie Cocktail made with Pinnacle Pumpkin Pie Vodka. Chocolate Pumpkin

2 parts Pinnacle® Pumpkin Pie Vodka 1 part Creme de Cacao 1 part Chocolate Milk

Shake with ice, strain into a crushed graham cracker rimmed martini glass, and top with whipped cream.

Nail Polish: • American Apparel- Lopez Canyon $6 • Butter London- Minger $14 • Chica Glaze – Desert Sun $7.50