Drinky Drinks: Popular Parenting Pinterest Pin Picks

Tequila Soaked Watermelon

This weekend is Memorial Day Weekend, which means many people will be getting together to celebrate and just hang out. Memorial Day parties often include alcoholic drinks. For my Popular Parenting Pinterest Pin Picks of the week, here are my top alcoholic drink and alcoholic concoction pins. Remember to always drink responsibly!

Popular Sangria Pin

Sangria is a wine punch typical of Spain, Portugal and Argentina that normally consists of wine and chopped fruit. My top pick of the week for a sangria recipe perfect for Memorial Day is raspberry and serrano sangri­a from Tree Hugger.

Summer Cookout Sangria

Popular Jello Shots Pin

Jello shots are a fun way to serve alcohol at a party. Just be sure to keep the Jello shots out of reach of any children. For my top Jello shot pick of the week, I love the fun and creative watermelon Jello shots from Recipe by Photo.

Watermelon Jello Shots

Popular Alcoholic Fruit Pin

Watermelon is a no-brainer for a Memorial Day cookout. I love the tequila-soaked watermelon with some salt from Miss Mallory as an adult version of the delicous and summery fruit.

Tequila Soaked Watermelon

Popular Mimosa Pin

A mimosa is a cocktail-like drink composed of one part champagne and one part thoroughly chilled citrus fruit juice. Mimosas are currently a very popular drink. My top pick of the week is a twist on the classic mimosa: a bleeding mimosa with blood orange ice cubes from Domestic Fits.

Bleeding Mimosa

Popular Patriotic Drink Pin

Memorial Day would not be complete without some patriotic drinky drinks. My top pick is a pin featuring five patriotic cocktails from Thoughtfully Simple: Fourth of July cocktail, strawberry sucker, watermelon mint cooler, patriotic margarita, and HYPNOTIQ Blue martini.

Patriotic Drinks

Do you have a favorite alcoholic drink pin? Share in the comments below.

Read more from Heather Johnson at The Parenting Patch.

Heather Johnson
Heather Johnson is a writer, librarian, linguist, wife, and mother. She earned a BA in English studies with a minor in creative writing from Illinois State University in May 2007, an MS in library and information science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in May 2009, and an MS in English studies with an emphasis in linguistics at Illinois State University in December 2011. Her websites include The Parenting Patch and Linguistics Girl.


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  1. The raspberry sangria looks fabulous! I would never have thought to put serrano pepper in a drink!

  2. I gave up drinking over a decade ago, but I seriously am missing mimosas right now. It's the perfect brunch beverage.

  3. The sangria is my favourite on the list, but the others look good too. Thanks for sharing!

  4. I LOVE Sangria and that alcoholic Watermelon looks absolutely divine! I need to have a party I think.