HOW TO MAKE COCKTAILS FOR HAWAIIAN PARTY

Cocktails decorations hawaiian luau

Hi everyone,

In this post you can find some recipies to make your own tropical cocktails for your next Hawaiian Party, all of them are made with fresh fruits and either vodka, tequila or rum.

Tropical cocktails 25th birthday hawaiian party

Strawberry margarita

Ingredients:

-2 cups crushed ice

-1/2 cup of smashed strawberries

-1 cup tequila

-2 limes, juiced

-1/4 cup of sugar syroup

Directions

Combine in a blender, the strawberries, the tequila, the lime juice and sugar syrup. Strain the liquid. Refrigerate for about 2 hours. Serve together with the crushed ice.

Pina colada

Ingredients:

-1 1/2 (45 ml) white rum

-2 oz (30ml) of cream of coconut

-1 slice of pineapple

-1 cup crushed ice

Directions:

Pour rum, cream of coconut and pineapple into a blender. Blend until smooth, refrigerate for about 2 hours. Serve together with the crushed ice

Cocktails decorations hawaiian luau

Cucumber margarita

Ingredients:

-2 chopped cucumbers
-6 cups of water
-1/3 cup fresh lime juice
-2/3 cup sugar
-1/2 cup of Tequila

Directions

In a blender add cucumbers and water and blend until smooth. Strain the liquid. Add the lime juice, sugar, and tequila. Refrigerate for about 2 hours. Serve together with the crushed ice.

Cocktails decorations hawaiian luau

Watermelon Martini

Ingredients:

-1/4 cup water

-1/4 sugar syrup

-8 cups diced watermelon

-1/4 cup fresh lime juice

-1 1/4 cups of vodka

-2 cups of crushed ice

Directions:

In a blender, add the watermelon, the sugar syrup, the lime juice and the tequila. Strain the liquid to obtain only the liquid. Refrigerate for about 2 hours. Serve together with the crushed ice.

Tropical cocktails 25th birthday hawaiian luau

Finally pour all the different fruit cocktails into transparent cups, I used some martini transparent plastic glasses, combine some salt and sugar in a small bowl, and pour onto a small, shallow plate. Moisten the rims of the glasses with the juice of a lime, and dip the moistened glass rims into the salt and sugar mixture. Take some of the leaves of the pineapple used for the pina colada and a piece of fruit (watermelon, strawberry, pineapple or a slice of lemon) as seen on the picture and put them into a toothpick, you can also add some paper fruits toothpicks, umbrella toothpicks or custom made themed paper toppers, also used for cupcakes.

Let me know how was the result and if you enjoyed this fruit homemade cocktails!

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A HIGH TEA BRIDAL SHOWER

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Nice Ideas for a Tea Bridal Shower!

Veronica Yem

With my soon-to-be sister in-law’s bridal shower being just two weeks away, I am in a frenzy trying to figure out what I’m going to do for decorations.  I’ve decided on the colors – white, pale pink, hot pink and gold.  Now I need to decide what I’ll be putting up.  I’ve got a lot of things I want to do (too many maybe), I just need to get organized.  With so many great things out there, it was hard to narrow it down to just a few things to share with you.

Bridal Shower

1.  When I saw this table set up, it was love at first sight.  What really got my attention was the use of the over-sized balloons, the tassel embellishments, and all those great colors.  Love, I tell you, love.  (sourcehttp://thecakeblog.com/2013/02/favorite-things-birthday.html)

2. For the bridal shower I’m throwing, garden party attire is required and…

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BIRTHDAY KARAOKE PARTY

karaoke party cupcakes

Last weekend it was Eric’s birthday and this time we decided to make a Karaoke party!

I choose this theme because singing is a fun activity that enables people to interact and laugh at each other and at the same time drink and dance as in any other birthday party.

The decoration for this party was pretty easy, since anything related with music, disco, retro, etc. could fit with the Karaoke theme and music it was easy to find some decoration materials in the stores of Luxembourg.

Here are some pictures, enjoy!

karaoke party ideas

karaoke party candy bar

karaoke party candy bar

karaoke party cupcakes

karaoke party costumes

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karaoke party

MACARONS, MACARONS…

macarons by froggy frogs

At the end of last month (November 2012) I was happy to attend a Macarons class. I have always loved this little french desserts that look like little sweet colorful hamburgers. I am so happy i could learn how to bake them! Here I would like to share with you the results, which I think are really similar to the one’s you can buy in any specialized bakery!I hope you enjoy!

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BURGUNDY CANDY BAR

Burgundy Candy Bar

For the 30th Birthday party of my sister in law I also created a candy bar. I followed all the instructions posted before in: Make your own candy bar. I bought around 10 crystal containers, different types of candy mostly in red and pink colors, some cup cake holders, ribbons, table mats and 30th birthday decorations. Finally I completed the candy bar with some desserts like pop cakes, cup cakes, chocolates, macaroons and marshmallows covered with chocolate. Here I share some pictures.

Burgundy Candy Bar

Burgundy Cupcakes Candy bar

Burgundy  Candy bar

Burgundy  Candy bar

Burgundy Candy Bar

Burgundy Candy Bar

Burgundy Candy Bar

Burgundy Candy Bar