Drinks and Links: Spiked Strawberry Lemonade

Holy Bananas! It’s already Friday again. I have this nagging feeling that summer is going to go by so quickly this year.  Anyone else? Why does summer seem to fly by when winter seems to drag on? I wish it were the other way around.

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Anyway, today’s drink happened by accident. A few weeks ago I was at the liquour store and saw a fun-looking pink bottle. To me, It’s exciting to try new things so I picked it up. It’s called Sweet Revenge and the flavor is sour strawberry; basically fresh strawberries and citrus.

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The other night my friend Krista (the one that’s moving back to town) somehow got talking about it and she told me an amazing recipe to try. Just mix the Sweet Revenge with lemonade and strawberry puree.

So the following day, I whipped one up! Let me tell you, it’s pretty darn fantastic! If summer had a drink, this may be it!  It’s light, fruity, tart, and incredibly refreshing!

Spiked Strawberry Lemonade

serves 1

Here's what you will need:
1 ounce strawberry puree*
2 ounces Sweet Revenge
4 ounces lemonade (I used Simply Lemonade.)

Fill a glass with ice. The add the strawberry puree, Sweet Revenge, and lemonade. Stir to mix. Garnish with a fresh strawberry, lemon wheel, and a cute straw!

*To make strawberry puree, just throw some fresh strawberries in a blender or food processor and pulse until they become a liquid.


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This could also be a fun drink to serve in one of those big drink dispensers or even as a punch with big scoops of lemon sherbet floating in it. Talk about yum!

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All right, let’s check out this week’s links:

Cheers to these Awesome People:

I hate how much I love the new Miley Cyrus song.

I don’t watch The Voice, but I’ve been playing Danielle Bradbery’s cover of Maybe It Was Memphis on repeat.

This outdoor design / buffet created by Sugar and Charm is gorgeous!

10 Ways to Strengthen Self-Work via The Simply Luxurious Life.

10 amazing life lessons you can learn from Albert Einstein

I just love Fifteen Spatulas YouTube videos. Do yourself a favor and check out her channel!

I assume you’ve heard Instagram has a video feature now. I’m still not sure how I feel about it. What do you think? Also, did you know you could check out people’s Instagram photos online. No smart phone required.

Don’t forget to enter this week’s Hump Day Giveaway! I mean, who doesn’t want Washi Tape?

Um, these classical sculptures dressed like hipsters made my day!

I’m currently reading this. It is a super simple read, but the advice is priceless.

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I hope all of you have a fabulous weekend! The weather is supposed to be pretty nice around these parts so I’m hoping to enjoy some time at the pool. What about you?

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  • Averie @ Averie Cooks at

    I could down one (or four of these) faster than would be necessary for my own good 🙂 They look incredible! And I totally would have picked up that pink liquor too! Adorable and dangerous, all in one. Pinned!

    • Michael Wurm, Jr. at

      Hahaha! Yes, totally. They really are DELISH!

      xo Michael

    • Michael Wurm, Jr. at

      Yay!! Me too! Cheers, friend!

      xo Michael

  • Eden at

    Thanks for the love Michael!!!!

    • Michael Wurm, Jr. at

      You got it! Good luck! 🙂

      xo Michael

  • Brandi at

    Looks so good, Michael! Sweet Revenge is new to me, I’m going to have to look for it next time I’m out. Do you like hard apple ciders too? I love ’em. Strongbow and Crispin are my faves. My aunt recently told me about Somersby, anxious to try that one too. Enjoy your weekend!!!

    • Michael Wurm, Jr. at

      I do! I’ve never had any of those. I’ll be on the look out. Have a great weekend too!

      xo Michael

  • Carrie Rosalind at

    Mmm…that sounds delicious! I’ve never heard of Sweet Revenge but I think I’m going to like it. They also have strawberry vodka now, which is really tasty.

    • Michael Wurm, Jr. at

      It’s new to me too! But I think there are a lot of possibilities with it.

      xo Michael

  • nova c. at

    I will have to try out this recipe! I love the way your pictures always look.

    • Michael Wurm, Jr. at

      It’s really delicious! Enjoy! Thanks so much Nova!

      xo Michael

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