My Sweet Marie

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Thsi will be the best and easieast tea you will ever make! It is a tradition at our house and the kids look for it when they come over now! Here’s what you need:


  • large glass jar (can be bought at Walmart,Target etc, they often have a spout on the front)
  • 6 tea bags
  • water to fill the jar


  1. Put the tea bags in the glass jar and fill the jar with water.
  2. Set it outside  in a  sunny spot and let brew till strength of your preference.
  3. You can use any type of tea bag, black,green,herbal whatever you like.
  4. serve in a large glass with lots of ice, a lemon wedge or a strawberry for garnish.
  5. Can be sweetened if you like but we have always had it without even when the kids were young, they had it this way. Honey or sugar will work.
  6. Kepp refrigerated for a week or so.

When we are hosting a party, we like to have a  drink of the night ready when guests arrive, and then serve it up. After that first drink, who knows, we may move on to more of the same or wine or beer or something all together different. Last night we all had a couple of these! It gets the party started in a hurry, hope you like it too!

You need:

  • 1 oz khalua
  • 1 oz cream ( or any milk you can have)
  • 1/2 oz creme de cacao
  • 1/2 frangelico

Serve on the rocks or shake in a martini shaker with ice and serve in a martini glass!

Absolutely delicious!


  • 1 (6 ounce) can frozen limeade concentrate
  • 1 cup water
  • 8 fluid ounces tequila
  • 3 fluid ounces triple sec or Grand Marnier


  1. Fill blender with crushed ice. Pour in limeade concentrate,water, tequila and triple sec. Blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and serve.
  2. Enjoy in the sunshine or in the rain, either way it’s delicious!

You will need:

  • 1 1/2 oz of peach schnapps
  • 1 1/2 oz of vodka
  • 2 oz of cranberry juice
  • 2 oz of orange juice
  • 2 0z of pineapple juice

Blend all in a martini shaker with ice, shake and strain into martini glasses.

You will need:

  • 2 oz raspberry vodka
  • 1 oz of Grand Marnier
  • 4 oz of cranberry/raspberry juice

Blend all together and strain into martini glasses.


You will need:

  • 1 oz blue curacoe
  • 2 oz cherry vodka
  • 4 oz of lemonade
  • cherry for garnish or strawberry

Blend all in a martini shaker with some ice. Strain and pour into 2 martini glasses and enjoy!