Now, as you’ve probably noticed if you’ve been around here much, we’re not really the most…upscale of all people. We’re more likely to grab a beer or pour some rum in our coke than to whip up some fancy-smancy cocktails. So a cocktail shaker is not something we’ve ever even looked into buying….until I discovered this perfect margarita recipe! It’s so easy – especially when compared to getting out the blender, remembering to buy more frozen strawberries, crushing ice, trying to guess how much tequila to triple sec you should use, and making a new batch of simple syrup each time! All you need to do is pour in 3 ingredients and shake it up. So, I started looking around for a real shaker then, and while I know it’s probably not that big of a deal to find one somewhere, and they’re probable not that expensive, they seemed like it to me at the time. I think I like what I came up with just fine! So instead of dropping thirty bucks on another gadget to clutter my kitchen, I reused something I already had, and as a bonus, saved it from being tossed into the recycling bin. That’s something that always makes me happy!
As I gathered up everything for this and took it outside for photos, I couldn’t help but think what a fun gift this would be!! Print out a few different margarita or tequila recipes on card stock, tuck it all in a basket, and ta-da! Hostess gift? Happy summer gift? Who needs a reason! Anyone would love it 🙂