Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Happy Independence Day

Happy belated 4th of July!!
Hope you all had great weekends full of bbqs, fireworks, friends and family! Shane managed the fireworks stand as usual, so I didn't see too much of him, but I had a great weekend sitting by the pool, shopping, hanging out with friends and setting off some fireworks thanks to Manager Shane.

Sarah, Jenna(the photographer of these lovely photos) and I

Despite the rain, we managed to still light some fireworks off.

No 4th of July bbq is complete without a red, white, and blue shot. I was asked to make 14 of these to get the party started. These little beuts are not as easy to make as they may look. I told people they tasted like a fruit salad; they didn't. I was handed this one and I probably deserved it since this is more like a glass of "shot" than a shot itself, and I sipped it for most of the afternoon before ditching it for something a little more delicious. However, they were very pretty and patriotic and that's all that really matters.


  1. Looks like you had fun! You are the drink master!

  2. how on earth did you make those? that's awesome.

  3. It must be a 4th of July thing. Recall our drinks from last year with the old champagne that we pretended were delicious....

  4. Ahn, I'm just that good. But really, it's called a pousse cafe (good luck pronouncing it). It's different weights of alcohols and mixers in specific order to create the layered look, poured over a spoon. It takes a little practice, but it's mostly just time consuming! And some recipes taste really good. I was improvising with this one and the only clear layer that we had that worked was creme de banana.

    Alicia, those drinks were just awful. But fun as well!