Gimlet: 2 oz gin (or vodka) ½ ounce fresh lime juice ¼ oz simple syrup Lime wedges or circles for garnish. Instructions: Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a lowball or martini glass. Garnish with lime circles or wedges.
Ask a local wine retailer to save old bottles (leftover from their weekly wine tastings and totally f-r-e-e). They used all the green bottles to hold water, brown bottles for sweet tea and clear ones for homemade mint lemonade.
Make beautiful doily luminaries using recycled jars, doilies and a little burlap and twine. These doily luminaries are perfect for weddings, holidays, or just for some added beauty. Such an easy craft project!