Do you ever buy something and get home and realize that you already have it? Well that is what I do with nail polish on a regular basis. I have four bottles of nail polish that are different brands, but the exact same color. I don’t know why, but when faced with a rack of polish I keep picking the same shade over and over and don’t even realize it until I get home. That is what has been happening this week with watermelon.
I have been subconsciously choosing watermelon at every turn. And even though watermelon by itself is probably the healthiest thing I have ever featured in a craving post, I’ll make sure not to disappoint. I had it mixed with gin, frozen with salt and used as inspiration for a cookie. That’s more like it.
1) Watermelon Cocktails at The Mint.
The Mint has some phenomenal drinks on their bev list, but when I was there for happy hour this week, I was immediately drawn to the Watermelon Cooler. It has Hendrick's Gin, fresh watermelon juice, mint, lemon and soda. I am not a regular gin drinker, but this one went down too smooth.
2) Salted Watermelon Pop from King of Pops.
Brittany over at btypes hosted a give-away on her blog early this week, and I totally WON!! I never win anything so this is huge to me. Even if the prize is only worth $2.50, it is seriously worth the world to me that I actually won something. We had a blogger pop date this Thursday and of all of the crazy unique flavors of popsicles he was serving, I ended up picking the Salted Watermelon. So good.
3) Watermelon Cookies
These are happening in my life this weekend. They don’t have watermelon in them, they just look like watermelons. They are basic sugar cookies, cut with a circle cutter and then in half, dyed pink with mini chocolate chips and green frosting for the rinds. So easy, so cute. I will have to drink this watermelon/tequila drink from my thirsty Thursday post yesterday while I bake them.
I hope you Labor Weekend is filled with watermelon goodness!
***A seriously creepy thing happened to me as I was getting ready to hit publish on this post…my coworker came in the office with a HUGE slice of watermelon. If watermelon was a person, he would be stalking me right now.