Peach Mojito

The house is clean.  Did you hear me?

THE HOUSE IS CLEAN!!!!

Well . . . . .except for those papers that were crammed into the armoire. . . .and the bills shoved into the bread box. . . .and ummmmm all that crap under the bed.

Ooooh, look. Now there’s the matter of a dead lizard at the front door. Good Lord.  Shelbi says it’s not dead. It’s tail is just severed and wiggling around crazily. Phew! That’s a relief.

Bzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz.

What’s that? The doorbell just rang. It’s the neighbors kid. Here to play. Lovely.

I think I need a drink.  A stiff one.

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Yup, I’m gonna pour this bad boy down my throat, just as soon as the hubby gets home.  Peaches are in season, and I think this drink couldn’t be more deserved. 

Cheers!

Peach Mojito

1 cup of peach puree ( you can place fresh peaches in a blender, then press through a sieve to discard the solids. . . . .or you could just use baby food peaches, I know it sounds crazy but. . . .I promise it’s just as good.)

The juice of one lime
1/4 cup sugar
12 mint leaves
2/3 cup rum
1 1/3 cup Sparkling Water
Ice

1. In a large pitcher combine lime juice, sugar, and mint.  Using the back of a spoon, crush the mint leaves to release their oils.  Stir entire mixture to make sure that the sugar is dissolved.
2. Add peach puree and rum. Stir until combined.
3. Pour sparkling water into pitcher.  Serve over ice.

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12374301448113266485 Marcie W.

    Im Mar from Obviously MARvelous! Thanks for joining us in Thirsty Thursday and for following :)

    You have a beautiful family! Your girls are adorable! Are you done at 4?

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    Stopping by to say Hi!.

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03723916945678216895 Jennie

    MMMMM! YummY!

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03630995588055756319 Mommies 2 Cents

    This ssounds amazing and I will be trying it this weeekend!

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09149588819195027978 Jules

    This sounds heavenly! My throat suddenly feels dry… must start keeping peaches in the house!
    Also, must find out more about Thirsty Thursday- sounds right up my alley!

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    I’m a new follower from the hop! Your recipes look great! I’m trying to improve my food photography. :)

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00129113673429742494 Leslie

    Yum! That sounds delicious, i think after the day ive had 1 i’ll join you.

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07718303599068705699 Haupi

    I see you straighten up your house like I do. Smiles. I blogged about nifty drinks to on my blog today too. I guess we’re in sync. Smiles. Hope one of the kiids will take care of that lizard for you, ugh!

    Haupi

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    I am now following you from Thirsty Thursday.
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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08241019391236666673 Eastlyn and co.

    YUM! I suddenly can’t wait for peaches to go on sale again. I have all of the mint I could ask for in the back yard. Not really looking forward to squeezing limes, though-had to squeeze about 2 dozen of those tiny key limes for a pie last week. I need on of those citrus press things Braums uses for their cherry limeades!

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    Your newest follower from Boost My Blog Friday. Great blog!
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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06209029421225404730 AllyH2O

    Hmmm. My house is verah dirty, but I still want the mojito, mkay?

  • http://www.garythedog.blogspot.com Clare & Gary

    Ok Nicki… I want one of these… now!!! could you pop one in the post please!