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Holiday Color Wheel. Red.

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Campari - for that refreshing red cocktail.

Photo Credit: b-Glowing

Z Gallerie's Hanging Red Starbursts

Baccarat "Hayon" crystal cocktail shaker

Iomoi red herringbone matches - hostess gift.

Kate Spade "Scottie" in red satin

A Royal Red pet bed - maybe for my new little boy, Jingles

Tom Ford - perfect red lipstick.

Tory Burch limited edition red suede 797 Madison Satchel bag in Suede - want!

Red Anemones - making a statement

Natalie P - ravishing in red at the Venice Film Festival

Shopping Guide to “RED”:  Butter London nail enamel in “Come To Bed Red”, Tom Ford Lipstick in Scarlet Rouge, Kate Spade “Scottie” shoe in red satin, Iomoi matches (currently on backorder), Baccarat cocktail shaker, Campari at all major liquor stores, Tory Burch 797 Satchel, Z Gallerie hanging starbursts (on sale).

Tomorrow – choose your color – weigh in on comments.  Turquoise OR Emerald?

Thirsty Thursday has arrived late. How about July Fourth drinks? Sparklers?

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Now, I’ve seen a lot of (literally) red, white and blue cocktails made with blue Curacao and heavy cream and I just don’t roll that way.  Not to mention the average reader does not want to spend the weekend trying to make those difficult layered cocktails.  So, I am going old school – something red, sparkly and refreshing to have at the beach, on your deck, in your yard, on your fire escape or at your weekend parties.

Red Sparkler 

1 1/2 oz. Campari  – if you’ve never had this Italian herbal liqueur, it’s a bit tart and bitter, but you’ll love it!

1 oz. Prosecco (or Cava or very dry Champagne)

1 oz. pomegranate juice (or pom/berry blend)

Put Campari and juice in a cocktail shaker filled with clean, blocky ice.  Shake for a minute until shaker is frosty.  Pour into a Champage flute or coupe.  Top with sparkling wine of choice.  Garnish with something silly, like a tiny American flag, or chic, like a lemon twist.  Try not to wear your favorite white Generra jeans whilst sipping.  Now, go enjoy the fireworks.  Foodie Friday is coming up!

Photo Credit: Drink of the Week

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