Friday, 7 June 2013

how to make birthday margaritas


One of the highlights of this upcoming weekend for me will be homemade margaritas, as it is my birthday tomorrow and I am planning to indulge!

I'm looking forward to a girls night out tonight, with lots of tapas and dancing, and Steve has a surprise for me on Saturday which I'm excited about. On Sunday we are visiting the city of Lincoln for the day; it's so beautiful. It has the best of both worlds, as it has shops and scenery!

Just in case you fancy sharing a cocktail with me this weekend, here is our recipe:

35ml/1 3/4 fl oz Tequila
20ml/3/4 fl oz Cointreau
35ml/1 3/4 fl oz fresh lime juice
handful ice cubes
lime wedge, to garnish

Pour the Tequila, Cointreau and lime juice in a cocktail shaker.
Add a handful of ice cubes and shake vigorously.
Strain into a cocktail glass with half the rim dampened with water, then dipped in salt.
Add a lime wedge on the rim to garnish.

Enjoy!

What are your plans for this weekend? I hope you all have a good one.





18 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday for tomorrow!

    Hope you have a lovely day, Lincoln is a beautiful city

    xx

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    1. Thank you Rachael, I love Lincoln and hopefully the sun will be out! Have a good weekend. x :)

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  2. Yummy love this.:) Rachel thanks for joining my blog. YOu also have a new follower with gfc and bloglovin. :)
    Take care and keep in touch. So glad I found your lovely blog, I truly like it! :)
    Claudia P.
    http://claudiapersi.blogspot.ca/

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    1. Thanks for following Claudia, I really appreciate it. Will definitely be staying in touch. Have a lovely weekend. :)

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  3. You share your birthday with my best friend. So many people have June birthdays - it was also mine yesterday, a colleague's today, & another friend's was on the 4th!

    Hope you have a great birthday! =)

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    1. Happy Birthday for yesterday, Katy. Hope you had a lovely day. I share my birthday with my friend and my daughters friend. My Auntie's is today and another Auntie's is on Sunday. You are right, it's a busy month for birthdays. Last year we had a big joint party lol. Have a good weekend :)

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  4. Hi Rachel! I'm a new blog follower of yours - I found you through the blog everyday in may challenge! I've nominated you for a Liebster Award :) Check out my blog for all the details! And Happy Early BIRTHDAY!

    Justine @ Lilybitdifferent

    http://www.lilybitdifferent.com/2013/06/the-liebster-award.html

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    1. Hi Justine
      Thankyou so much for nominating me for a blogging award, that's really kind of you. Thanks for the follow and birthday wishes too. Have a great weekend. :-)

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  5. Happy birthday for tomorrow Rachel! Hope you get spoilt rotten by everyone :)
    How has the first week back to school been for you? Mine has been hectic! Only 6 and a half weeks til the summer though! xx

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    1. Thanks so much Sarah, I've just had my birthday breakfast! Eggs Benedict, my favourite! It's been a busy week at work for me too, we went on a school trip to the theatre on Wednesday which was good fun. I'm on the countdown!
      Have a lovely weekend. xx

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    2. What did you see at the theatre? We have a trip to the beach soon! Think I'm more excited than the children! xx

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    3. We went to see Horrible Histories - Terrible Tudors. The second half was 3D, it was really good. I'd love to go to the beach on a school trip but it's quite a way for us. You will love it, I hope the weather is good for you. xx

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  6. Looks great. Will have to try this recipe. And Happy Birthday!

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    1. They taste lovely Cortne, thanks for the birthday wishes. Have a good weekend :-)

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  7. Happy birthday, Rachel! Hope you have a lovely weekend celebrating! And that drink looks delish! Must try it out.

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    1. Thank you Mae, lots of eating and drinking will be happening! Have a brill weekend. :-)

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  8. Yum! Your post is just in time for my bday :) I'm a new blog follower of yours, I found you through the blog everyday in may challenge, and I've nominated you for a Liebster Award :) Check out my blog for all the details!

    http://www.runshopeatrepeat.com/2013/06/the-liebster-award.html

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    1. Happy Birthday Sarah and thanks for the follow and nomination. It's really lovely of you. :-)

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