What?!?! How is it July already? This weekend is an extended break for many and there will be fireworks, gatherings and yummy cookouts. Fingers crossed for good weather! This week’s finds include some mocktails, a cookout favorite, and some Stranger Things.
I love a good mocktail! As the temperatures get warmer it’s nice to have a refreshing, non alcoholic, tasty beverage to cool you off. I found this site with 6 herbal mocktail recipes that are perfect for this long weekend and beyond. The Linden Strawberry drink looks so good!
Texas, or Cowboy Caviar is one of my go-to cookout dishes. It’s super simple to make and disappears so quickly. It is also really pretty; with beans, fresh bell peppers, corn, onions, jalapenos the colors just pop! I’ll throw some avocado in there too if they look good, because who doesn’t like a little avocado? It’s also a dish where you may already have a lot of the ingredients on hand which is always nice.
Stranger Things Season 4 part 2 is out today! There are only two episodes but they are looooong. Episode 8, “Papa”, runs for 1 hour 25 mins and the finale, episode 9, “The Piggyback”, is 2 hours 19 minutes long! Basically two movies. Spotify is also getting in on the Stranger Things excitement. Check your account and you may find your Upside Down Playlist. It consists of 50 songs that could help you if you are in a Max Mayfield situation. The order of this custom playlist changes, my top “savior song” Wednesday was Blinding Lights by Weeknd and on Thursday it was Roses (Imanbek Remix)by SAINt JHN. Keep it close by in case you ever need to get away from Vecna.
Have a wonderful weekend!