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Summer Signature Cocktail Recipe: Blueberry Lemonade Fizz from Valley & Co.

Blueberry lemonade fizz from Valley & Co. | Rippee PhotographySummer weather has crept in around the Pacific Northwest. That can only mean one thing: cocktail time! This recipe is easy to make in a snap when guests show up for impromptu entertaining but would also make one pretty little signature drink at a wedding. Make them in batches in decorative glass pitchers!

Valley & Co.’s Blueberry Lemonade Fizz

Blueberry lemonade fizz from Valley & Co. | Rippee Photography

For this cocktail you’ll need: 1 can San Pellegrino Limonata {you’ll need about a half for each drink} | 1 oz. good vodka {or light rum} for each drink | fresh blueberries | fresh mint | 1tsp. sugar

Sprinkle a few blueberries into each bistro glass with sugar. Do a tiny bit of muddling.

Blueberry lemonade fizz from Valley & Co. | Rippee Photography

Pour your vodka into shot glasses for easy pouring and divide 1 oz. into each bistro glass.  Top with San Pellegrino Limonata {or a sparkling lemonade}

Blueberry lemonade fizz from Valley & Co. | Rippee Photography

Garnish with mint leaves. There you have them. Sweet, aren’t they?

Blueberry lemonade fizz from Valley & Co. | Rippee Photography So, who’s making a batch of these bad boys tonight? Let me know what you think!

Photo credit: Rippee Photography | recipe: Valley & Co. Lifestyle

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{Real Wedding} Ginger & Chris: Pink DIY Wedding in Kansas by Amanda Perry

Pink DIY Kansas wedding by Amanda Perry Photography
Today’s wedding is a pretty, pink, all-DIY celebration.  The muted tones and frilly and lace details make this a feminine wedding sure to please all romantic brides.  If you love pink, this one’s for you!  Read More »
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{Real Wedding} Cassie & Bennet: Intimate Backyard DIY Wedding + Carnival-Themed Reception (Part 1)

whimsical pastel DIY wedding

Happy Monday!  I know not everyone gets excited for Mondays, but I love them because I usually have a lovely wedding to share with you, and today I have one of my favorite weddings EVER.  It’s so fabulous and there are so many great details and images that I’m sharing it in two parts.  Today is the sweet and small backyard ceremony the couple had for just family and close friends, and tomorrow will be the fantastic carnival-themed reception with the best DIY details you’ve ever seen! Read More »

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{Real Wedding} Jennifer & Josh: Casual Wedding on the Family Farm

DIY backyard wedding by Erin H Photography

Ever since I saw Father of the Bride I’ve loved a good wedding at home.  And a wedding on a family farm?  Even better!  So when Erin H. Photography sent this wedding my way, it was pretty much a no-brainer that I’d love it.  I hope you do too. Read More »

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{Real Wedding} Chelsea & Chris: Stunning Backyard DIY Wedding in British Columbia from Mikaela Ruth Photography

stunning backyard DIY wedding in British Columbia by Mikaela Ruth

Happy Monday, lovelies!  I hope you’re ready to start your week off with one fabulous wedding.  This is just the thing to wake you up and get you going – with the vibrant colors and stunning views, you won’t even need coffee.  Well, maybe just one cup.  But first… Read More »

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