Blueberry Basil Margaritas

This weekend is Labor Day.

Wait, let me rephrase that: THIS WEEKEND IS LABOR DAY?!?!

How did we get here? When did we get here?

Obviously, I know how and when we got here. I’m aware of calendars and lunar cycles and man’s construct of time, but I’m still flabbergasted as to how we got to the unofficial/official end of summer.

The last of barbecues, beaches, and burnt shoulders.

The last of the season’s blueberries and basil.

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Raspberry Lemonade Gin Fizz-ish

It’s Wednesday.

You deserve a cocktail for getting this far into the week.

Or, rather, I deserve a cocktail for starting my week.

Working an altered schedule isn’t all bad, though. It means I get to visit friends in Green Bay. It means not fighting the crowds in the grocery store. It means Seth and I can go to his farmhouse and pick raspberries to our hearts’ content.

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Boozy Brownie Shakes

Happy Hump Day!

Boozy Brownie Shakes | via Midwest Nice Blog

We’re halfway through the week! We deserve a drink. And dessert. Together. Forever.

With ice cream.

Boozy Brownie Shakes | via Midwest Nice Blog

Because indulgence shouldn’t just be for the weekend. It should be for good days and great days and Wednesdays.

If you’re not like me and don’t have brownie edges lying around (which can be a blessing and a curse), store bought is fine (Ina Garten’s voice just flew out of my fingertips apparently, oy).

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