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Mermaid margaritas

Margaritas might just be one of our all time favorite cocktails and with so many different varieties to taste, we can never settle on just one. This mermaid margarita is a fun twist on the classic recipe. Channel your inner mythical ocean goddess and pour yourself a glass of this delicious mermaid margarita.

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Ocean blues

The mermaid margarita has a similar taste to a classic margarita and put side-by-side in a blind taste test, one might not be able to tell the difference. However, this mermaid colored margarita is so much more fun to drink because of it’s ocean blue color! You might be wondering what makes it so blue and the key ingredient is a blue liquor known as blue curaçao.

blue-curacao

Surprisingly, this is simply an orange flavored liquor with a blue coloring. There are varying stories as to the history of why it is blue, but most like to think it is because of the beautiful blue Caribbean waters surrounding the island of Curacao. No matter how blue curaçao came to be, everyone can agree that this blue ingredient makes for cool and colorful cocktails.

Mermaid margarita

We love theme nights and a themed margarita is the perfect addition to any evening. This mermaid margarita’s frosty goodness and sweet summery taste will transport your fins oceanside no matter where you are!

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Ingredients
10 oz frozen margarita mix
1/2 cup sliver tequila
1/4 cup blue curaçao
1 1/2 cups ice
colored sugar sprinkles as garnish

Directions
1. Combine all ingredients.
2. Blend well with ice in blender for frozen margaritas or serve over ice.
3. Dip rim of glass in margarita and then in sugar for a sugared rim.
4. Enjoy!

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Do you have a favorite blue cocktail for summer?

Meet the Author | Carrie Beth & Jen


Carrie Beth and Jen are both 30-something mothers and wives, who happen to be best friends. They both love all things preppy, southern, and just plain pretty. Between the two of them, they have 5 precious little ones and constantly have a text conversation going on about the day-to-day of their lives and the crazy adventure that is motherhood. Whether it's trying to keep up with current fashion trends, finally getting around to that DIY project, or just dealing with everyday life with kids, it always keeps them laughing and it's always real life. They share their ideas and stories on their blog, The Magnolia Mamas.

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