Patio perfect

We’re having a pergola built over our back patio, something to provide a little shade in the face of the blazing afternoon sun. This is the perfect drink for my rejuvenated patio: it’s sweet, but the cucumber balances the sweet with crisp and clean. I feel like I could while away at least a few days sipping on one of these, stretched out on a chaise, listening to the summer float by.  

The Gift Shop, Death & Co.

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Pink and sour

It may be that I need new grapefruit juice, but this just wasn’t quite what I’d hoped. Too much sour and not enough sweet, and the cinnamon syrup gets swallowed up.  Color is pure summer loveliness, though. And I’m learning to love the value of a pretty garnish.

Pretty Bird, Death & Co.