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The perfect strawberry lemonade Momosa for Mother’s Day

The perfect strawberry lemonade Momosa for Mother's Day

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This is the perfect Strawberry Lemonade Momosa if you are looking for a way to treat mom for Mother’s Day. Sweet strawberry lemonade is frozen into beautiful floral ice molds and topped off with champagne for the perfect mimosa for her on Mother’s Day or any spring brunch. It would also be a beautiful drink to serve at a bridal shower as well! Scroll down for my recipe and more Mother’s Day ideas from my friends at the Cozy Creative Collaborative.

The Cozy Creative Collaborative

Every month some friends and I get together and bring to you some themed DIYs, craft ideas and recipes. This month we are showing you some of our favorite Mother’s Day Ideas!

The Cozy Creative Collaborative

 The ladies of The Cozy Creative Collaborative

Kelly – The Tattered Pew

Heidi – Eleanor Rose Home

Charity – Mornings on Macedonia

This month we are excited to have Jill from Bungalow 47 joining with us! Did you see her decoupage picture frame? I love a good decoupage craft and this is a great gift idea!

 

Now on to The Perfect Strawberry Lemonade Momosa for Mother’s Day

I love a classic mimosa but have you ever had a strawberry lemonade mimosa? This is such a sweet and refreshing sip and the rose shaped ice cubes are so pretty! You will need these ice cube molds to make the roses. You can do any shape, and Amazon has several to choose from but I loved the roses for spring and Mother’s Day. It would be perfect for a Mother’s Day tea or brunch. If you’re looking for Mother’s Day tea ideas, make sure you check out this post from last year to see our Mother’s Day tea with my DIY tea bags.

This can easily be made into a mocktail too with some non-alcoholic bubbles.

Here is my recipe

Ingredients:

  • Lemonade
  • Pureed strawberries (I used frozen strawberries but made sure they were thawed)
  • champagne
  • lemon zest (optional)
  • chopped basil (optional)

Directions:

1.) Start by preparing the mixture to fill your ice molds. In a mason jar I combined lemonade, a few spoonfuls of pureed strawberries and a pinch of chopped basil and mixed well. (You don’t have to add basil but I had some in my fridge and I love the flavor of strawberry and basil together).

The perfect strawberry lemonade momosa for Mother's Day

Homemade fresh strawberry lemonade

2.) Sprinkle some lemon zest into the ice molds then fill each with the strawberry lemonade mixture. Save the leftover strawberry lemonade in a mason jar in the fridge.

3.) Cover the ice cube molds and freeze.

4.) When ready to serve, pop out an ice cube from the mold and place into a glass.

The perfect strawberry lemonade momosa for Mother's Day

The perfect strawberry lemonade momosa for Mother's Day

5.) Top with champagne or prosecco.

The perfect strawberry lemonade Momosa for Mother's Day

6.) Add a splash of strawberry lemonade to taste.

Enjoy!!!!

The perfect strawberry lemonade momosa for Mother's Day

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For more Mother’s Day cocktail/mocktail ideas, check out this beautiful Blushing Rose Fizz.

And click here to see my Mother’s Day gift guide

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Next head on over to Heidi from Eleanor Rose Home to check out her Mother’s Day Gift Basket Idea.

 

The best recipes and DIY ideas for Mother's Day

Sharing all of these beautiful ideas for Mother’s Day

DIY decoupage photo frame from Bungalow 47

Mother’s Day basket from Eleanor Rose Home

DIY flower pot from Mornings on Macedonia

Beautiful and simple framed pressed flowers from The Tattered Pew

 

1 In New Years

6 Fun New Years Ideas at Home

7 Fun New Years Ideas at Home

I was never really one to go out on New Year’s Eve. Even before kids I would much rather stay home in my pajamas, get some takeout and watch the ball drop from my couch. Now I’m lucky if I can make it til midnight. Below I’m sharing 6 fun ideas for your New Years at home! There’s mocktails, slime and a free printable and more!

Here are 6 fun Ideas to Ring in the New Year at Home

 

1.) Have a smorgasboard- instead of a fancy dinner, do a bunch of appetizers. To me it feels more indulgent to have an array of picky foods. Set up a grazing table or a big charcuterie board. We also will do fondue and a few things from Chinese takeout.

 

2.) Do a Champagne Saber This may seem a little bougee and you may only use it once a year, but how fun?? And you can get one right on Amazon, who knew?

 

3.) Festive mocktails – apple cider and gummy bears, milk and cookies, the sky is the limit! Here are a few of my favorites we’ve done. Click for this fun cotton candy drink. Or make milk and cookies fun by dipping the rims of glasses into marshmallow fluff and then sprinkles!

New Years Eve Mocktails Cookies and Milk Toast

 

4.) Make a vision board or write out your intentions. – I have been doing this for a few years now. I usually pick a word for the year and then right out all of the things that I want to accomplish or manifest. I keep it visible right on a board in my office and look at it daily. It’s amazing the goals and things that I’ve been able to cross off.

 

5.) Make Disco Slime – Sure it’s a little messy but the kids loved it! Check out the easy directions below:

New Years Disco Glitter Slime

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup glue
  • 1 1/2 tbsp contact solution
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • water
  • glitter

Directions:

  1. In a bowl mix together glue and contact solution.
  2. Sprinkle in baking soda and a few splashes of water. (I didn’t measure the water but add more if you want your slime to be more stretchy.)
  3. Sprinkle in glitter and mix together.
  4. The slime solution will start out really sticky at first but the more you mix it will come together.
  5. Add some contact solution to your hands before working the slime so that it doesn’t stick as much. The more you play with it it will become less sticky.
  6. I usually store in an airtight container for a few days.

 

6.) Annual Recap with the kids – I have been doing this for a few years now and it’s fun to see the kid’s responses over the years.  Click to download my free printable New Years Recap

2021 in review - free printable kids New Years interview

 

Wishing you all a happy and healthy New Year!

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