July 12, 2013

4 Summer Cocktail Recipes to Try This Weekend

It's summertime! Slow down this weekend from all the hustle and bustle of planning a weekend vacation, and plan a stay-cation at home. Gather your favorite friends and family and host a laidback summer cocktail party.

Here are four creative and easy to make cocktail recipes to have on deck for your gathering:

Who doesn't love a freezing cold citrus drink. In honor of the previous holiday, National 7/11 Day, this sugar-free slurpee drink is excellent for cooling down guests. Spiked Slurpee by Celebrations.com

Incorporating summer fruits into your meals and cocktails is a fun way to celebrate the season. This blueberry cocktail looks so beautiful, we imagine it's just as delicious to drink! Blueberry Mojito by The Novice Chef

Not all cocktails need to come in a glass. Kick your cocktail party up a notch with these tequila infused fruit shapes on sticks. Guests will enjoy the refreshing update to their favorite summer spirit. Tequila-Infused Fruit Cocktail on a Stick by Celebrations.com

There's always room for Jell-O! Jello shots are always a cocktail party favorite, and these cool summer watermelon inspired jello cocktail recipe are perfect for a summer barbecue. Use flavors and colors to mimic summer fruits! Jell-O Shot Recipes by Celebrations.com

What cocktail will you indulge in this weekend?