Saturday, December 17, 2011

a christmas sweater party - holiday mojitos!

dodgeball boys
the girls
This weekend we hosted a Christmas sweater party for our dodgeball team.  It was a lot of fun and everyone had lots to eat and drink.  We had chicken lollipops, nachos with homemade mango salsa and guacamole, sausage rolls, sweets and holiday mojitos.  Super fun.

a festive cocktail
Holiday Mojito

what you need:
  • vodka
  • fresh cranberries
  • mint
  • sugar
  • water
  • club soda
  • ice
  • lime or lemon *optional
what to do:
  1. Make simple syrup by using equal parts sugar and water.  Bring to a boil and remove from heat and allow to cool to room temperature.
  2. In a mortar and pestle, grind up some cranberries, mint and 1 tsp sugar.  
  3. In a cocktail shaker, add some ice, the mashed up cranberries and mint, a splash of simple syrup, and cold water.  Shake and pour into a glass, then top it off with club soda and a squeeze of lime or lemon.  Enjoy!


  1. The guy in the blue sweater and weird hair creeps me out...