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BBQ season is finally here!

I walked into Target the other day and all I saw was red white and blue everything, which was a bit disconcerting, butttttt… $75 later, I came home with some fabulous pieces to add to my holiday collection.

Your husband can’t argue with purchasing “holiday décor” since these items only come out once a year.

This time last year, I was 7 months pregnant and therefore not indulging in the Fourth of July drinks going around. I was drinking water with 200 lemons (anyone else have a lemon craving during their pregnancy?).

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The Moscow mule is an obvious favorite in our house because we are obsessed with ginger beer. I mean, how can you not be?!

My hubby also loves a good Irish mule when he is craving whiskey (basically everyday). I wanted to combine my love for ginger beer, fresh summer strawberries, and basil all in one cup.

Doesn’t that sound refreshing?

 

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The next time you fire up that BBQ, make a pitcher of this to go with your burgers or brats! You’ll definitely impress!

 

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Strawberry Basil Moscow Mule

Ingredients

  • 6 fresh strawberries
  • 6 fresh basil leaves
  • 3 ounces vodka
  • juice from 1 fresh lime
  • ginger beer
  • crushed ice

Instructions

  1. Muddle 3 strawberries and 3 basil with a splash of the ginger beer & lime juice in each glass.
  2. Add 1.5 ounces of vodka, give a quick stir.
  3. Top with plenty of ice & ginger beer.
  4. Garnish with strawberries & basil.

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