This has been the never ending week guys...I don't know what is going on, but I could not be any more excited that tomorrow is Friday! Between being a mom to a toddler and all that comes with it, all the while trying to balance a busy work week, it's just been one of those challenging mama weeks around our house! One thing that I always have on hand for an afternoon pick me up is kombucha! I seriously love this stuff and it definitely gives me a little energy boost when I need it most! I don't know why it has never dawned on me until now to put a little booze in it, but man I am glad I finally did! My persimmon and rosemary boozy booch is the perfect fall cocktail to kick off your weekend!
One of my favorite times of year is when all berries come into season. I can still remember being a little girl growing up in Tennessee and picking blackberries from bushes that grew in our neighborhood or on the side of the road. We would eat them all day while playing outside. They were sweet and juicy and made for perfect snacking for me and my friends. It's my mission to find some places here in Texas that I can go and pick fresh berries this year! I love picking them straight from the farm and there is something about the fresh picked ones that make them extra sweet and special! I happen to use blackberries a lot mixed into drinks because of their sweet and slightly tart flavor. My blackberry mule mocktails are the perfect Springtime drink to enjoy at any time of day!
Of course, you can always make these into a cocktail by simply adding vodka, and let's be honest, if I wasn't preggers over here you know that's exactly what I would have done.
In case you have been living under a rock, Valentine's Day is Saturday. And whether you are going out with your girlfriends, or spending it with someone you love, one thing is for sure...you need a great cocktail! That is a non-negotiable for a day filled with all things lovey dovey and chocolate. In my opinion, nothing goes better with chocolate than champagne and strawberries! My strawberry and pomegranate champagne cocktail is the perfect addition to your Valentine's Day plans!