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Tequila Soaked Watermelon + Sale + Necklace+ Winner

Jun 29, 2012

Happy Friday Ladies.  I am so ready for a low key weekend here in town with my boys!  Sadly the high here this weekend is going to be 100 degrees.  That is hot- btw today I muttered to myself “it is hot as balls outside” and now Sterling keeps saying “hot as balls.”  Looks like I need to check my mouth in the future.  Since it is going to be super hot everywhere I have a cool treat that is perfect to help you beat the heat, Tequila Soaked Watermelon. 

This is like a margarita infused Watermelon.  It is so light and refreshing but beware you can get tipsy off these babies.  I made them last night for our Taco Night and they were delish.  I adapted Martha Stewart’s recipe.  Hers calls for triple sec and sugar but that is not how I like my magaritas anyways.  I basically made a batch of my skinny ritas and poured that over the watermelon and let it soak. 


1 Baby Seedless Watermelon sliced

1/2 cup good tequila ( I use Hornitos for our Ritas, it is not crazy expensive but it is good)

1-2 limes juiced

2 tablespoons agave Nectar

Coarse Salt

Layer the Watermelon in baking dish.  Mix next three ingredients and pour over Watermelon.  Let sit in fridge at least 45 minutes or longer.  Sprinkle with Coarse Salt when ready to serve.


I know everyone and their brother has bought the Ebay JCrew Bauble Necklace and I swore I wouldn’t just because of that.   Normally I try not to do what everyone else is doing but I could not resist.  I kept seeing several friends in these necklaces and they looked and felt like the real ones.  I compared in store and they seemed identical.  So call me a poser or a copy cat but I ordered one too.  For a mere $14 (its free shipping too) you can have one of these beauties.  I went with yellow and I love it.  Here is to hoping if everyone jumps off a bridge I stay strong and do my own thing.


Pixie Lily one of my all time favorite baby lines just started their 50 percent off Summer Sale.  If you need a baby gift or clothes for your sweet baby check out the sale HERE!

I got Sterling this adorable outfit


I adore both of these outfits as well.  You can get the sweetest outfits for $25 and under now.  The clothes are great quality and timeless classics for babies!  Go shop some Pixie Lily now!


Finally the winner of the SwimSpot Giveaway is:

Regina said…

I need the St. John – Simply Chic Bandeau One Piece Bathing Suit!!
Crossing my fingers I win!

I will email you with all the details!  Congrats, I hope you love your St. John Suit!

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  1. vodka watermelon. ummmm yum. i had to jump on the bandwagon as well. i have to say. two necklaces later!

  2. Oh my word, that watermelon tequila with that much salt on it – YUMMO! And I'm on the bandwagon too, have the bubble necklace in about three colors. Wore my yellow one on Wednesday. Looks great on you! Hope you have a fabulous weekend!

    PS I know you're a fan of Baublebar. Check out my post this morning. I'm thinking you'll love the bright colors of the featured designer, Noble House Designs.

  3. the tequila watermelon looks amazing, and I love the bubble necklace – I won a turquoise one and I cant wait for it to get here, but they are so cheap how can we not have them!?!

  4. Oh that tequila watermelon looks so good! Love the necklace and I too have not jumped on the bandwagon but keep seeing them everywhere! You can't beat $14 either!! Have a great weekend!

  5. Love the "hot as balls"! The little guys are sponges, I tell you! Is Sterling into EVERYTHING??

  6. Ha! Stay strong, friend!!!! very cute though!

  7. loving that necklace in yellow. Where is your source, I might need another one at $14! That watermelon makes me nervous, I could accidentally eat the whole thing!

  8. Leslie says:

    I just received my bubble necklace in the mail. I'm definitely a fan, and I can't wait to wear it this weekend! Tequila soaked watermelon sounds amazing. šŸ™‚

  9. that watermelon looks so good and refreshing! I must try it!


  10. Natasha says:

    oh i wish i never would've seen the site for the sweet baby stuff…you are going to get me in trouble lady šŸ˜‰

  11. Kaitlin says:

    I caved in and bought the necklace as well. Everyone seems to have it in blog land, but I must say, it's a really cute knock-off! And, I couldn't agree more w/ your previous post about the Bachelorette & the OC Housewives. Emily sure is cute, but I am bored to death watching her.

  12. Christina says:

    I feel you on the trend thing. But I say if you love something, do it! I hope you don't love jumping off bridges.

  13. The watermelon sounds AWESOME! It's ok to get that necklace. Its super cute! I love mine to death. I would love to have a yellow one.

  14. Hello watermelon goodness. I want in on that. Can we have a house party (at yours of course so you can make everything bahahaha) upon my return? šŸ˜‰

  15. KatiePerk says:

    That watermelon is going to happen ASAP. Love the necklace. I placed my PL order yesterday. Such pretty outfits. SS looks adorable in their goods!

  16. Sharyn says:

    Where can I find one of these necklaces??

  17. Viviana says:

    I seriously love that J.Crew Bauble necklace! It's perfection.

  18. HAHAHA I said "hot as balls" the other day and my son said it right back… Sadly, it's not the worst thing he's repeated after me. Hot here in Savannah too! Stay cool, girl!

  19. Hehehe…don't worry, every time I wear my j crew necklace, I get a grip of peeps asking where I got it, so not everyone has one yet (c; And I *LOVE* the yellow version!

  20. I love your slightly "puffy sleeve" t-shirt. Where did you get it? Where can I get one? I need it!! šŸ™‚

    OK I must get that necklace now too!!!

  21. Jill says:

    I need a quite weekend too, with a little vodka soaked watermelon!!

    Have a great weekend!!

  22. KimmySue says:

    I wouldn't say you copied everyone, but that you were insprired by everyone! šŸ™‚ And now I'm inspired by you! What seller did you purchase from on ebay?

  23. Michaela says:

    Okay….YUM. Trying that this summer for sure. And such a pretty yellow necklace! I need to jump on that train asap.

  24. Christina says:

    Okay, I didn't buy one for the same reason, but in YELLOW? I want now! Do you mind sharing what seller you purchased through, pretty please?

  25. lcason says:

    What seller did you order your necklace from??

  26. kate says:

    Love your blog! And I noticed you iphone case and must ask what color it is! Love it!

  27. kate says:

    Love your blog! And I noticed you iphone case and must ask what color it is! Love it!

  28. I love the colors of your outfit, and I'm pretty sure the necklace comes from the same factory that does the J.Crew ones, and for $14!! that's a total score!

  29. DON'T TEMPT ME with that tequila watermelon. It looks faaaaabulous!

  30. Kyle says:

    I am making your watermelon recipe for a July 4th party this week. I know it will be a hit. : ) Also, I just ordered the J.Crew Ebay necklace in turquoise. It really does have such a similar look and feel to the real thing.

  31. Alexa says:

    Dude. That watermelon looks fantastic (and yes, very dangerous)! šŸ™‚ Love the necklace, just won one in a giveaway…cannot wait to get it!