It’s the most wonderful time, of the year! It’s time for a Skinnygirl Back to School Celebration with a refreshing White Cherry Spritzer cocktail. Join me? Sponsored by Skinnygirl. Originally posted in 2017 but this drink is timeless!
Did you sing it? Because I sure did with a stupid smile on my face as I filled out forms for band, soccer tryouts, field trip permissions, emergency contacts and all the goodness that is back to school.
BTS, Y’ALL. BACK. TO. SCHOOL.
Oh yeah, it’s time, y’all. Time for this momma to enjoy a No-Guilt BTS celebration!
Apologies to my teacher readers. I know you don’t love this talk, but hopefully, educating my cherubic children (and hundreds like them!) will be worth it for you in the end. God bless the teachers, I’m not even exaggerating when I say you are all at hero level in my household. I couldn’t do what you do. LOVE YOU!
Some of you aren’t feeling me on the back to school excitement. I get it. But here’s my deal with summer.
Summers are stupid hot which makes for a lot of, oh let’s call it, “together time” at my house.
Inside the house is lovely air conditioning, and outside is hell. Basically.
So we all stay inside. Together. Five of us.
Momma, uh, I mean, the kids need space.
My kids need to play. They need to romp and frolic and spend all day outside being creative or working on their free throws so they can get scholarships. Unless I put them all on a graveyard shift schedule, that won’t happen.
So I’ve been outnumbered. And I haven’t liked the odds.
Alas, the end is near. In 2 short weeks (yaaassssss, girl, yaaasssss!) my kids will ALL be matriculating. Even my baby is going back to school as she enters kindergarten.
I’m celebrating that fact with a Skinnygirl inspired celebration cocktail.
Look, if you can’t celebrate your kid’s education, I’m not sure what you can celebrate, amirite?
White Cherry Spritzer
I’m not going to be obnoxious about it, but, yeah, after dinner I’m going to have a cocktail and a toast to the new school year.
The perfect end of summer drink is this white cherry spritzer. It’s flavored with the Skinnygirl White Cherry Water Enhancer to keep it low-calorie and guilt-free.
White Cherry Spritzer Ingredients
- 1 1/2 parts vodka (You can leave this out for a non-alcoholic version!)
- 3 parts club soda
- 1 generous squeeze of Skinnygirl White Cherry Water Enhancer
- lemons, cherries, and basil for garnish
White Cherry Spritzer Directions
Pour vodka, club soda, and Skinnygirl White Cherry Water Enhancer into a cocktail shaker.
Carefully give a gentle shake or swirl to mix the ingredients. Club soda is carbonated, so don’t do a big shake!
Pour in a tall glass over ice. Top off with a splash of club soda and a squeeze of lemon.
Garnish with cherries, lemon slice, and basil.
Cheers to the end of yet another long, hot, loud, and cranky Arizona summer!
Are you looking forward to back to school?
This post was sponsored by Skinny Girl.
Patty Holliday is a Marvel loving, Disney obsessed wife, and mother of four. She’s a travel agent specializing in Disney & Universal vacations- and loves a candid confession. Find her in Virginia (or anywhere frequent flyer miles or her trusty minivan takes her.)