Bring on the Tequila

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We are in LA this week to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with the P.S.- I made this team at a craft and cocktail event. If you haven’t yet checked out the ultimate DIY site be warned, you will want to drop everything and grab a glue gun.

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The Cinco de Mayo party event was held at Duff’s Cake Mix on Melrose. This Do-It-Yourself decorating studio is a perfect place to pop in for delicious afternoon of cake and cupcake decorating.  Experts are on hand to help with your airbrush or fondant needs and you’ll leave with a gorgeous, personalized creation.  It’s the new version of the paint-your-own pottery studio-but the chotchkies are edible.

But back to the Cinco de May cocktail and crafts-we want to share our new favorite spin on the margarita for your May 5th needs and summer entertaining. The girls from Patron Tequila invited us behind the bar-it is DIY after all. Four simple ingredients you can keep on hand and shake up at a moments’s notice:

IMG_9658DIY Grapefruit Margarita 

1.5 oz Patron Silver Tequila

.5 oz Patron Citronge Liqueur

1 oz Fresh Grapefruit Juice

1/2 lime, squeezed fresh

Combine all ingredients in a shaker fill with ice.  Shake, strain and serve up with a lime wheel garnish. Olé!

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