Dec 07
Cranberry Margaritas + a Giveaway!62 Comments

Cranberry Margaritas
Tis’ the season for holiday parties, and what better way to kick off your own party than with a pitcher of these festive gems. You could even get creative, and instead of white sugar rim it with green. Although that may make for some awkward green teeth/lips situations, but no biggie at least everyone will have it. Hopefully there are not some single friends you are trying to get together.

My sister mixed up a batch of these for Thanksgiving day, and it was the perfect start to a delicious meal. We took the pomegranate margarita recipe that we have and just swapped out the juice. Oh hello deliciousness. Honestly I don’t need a special occasion to drink a margarita so I will be making these many more times. I also love that these fit in perfectly with my favorite time of year.

Since it is my favorite time of year, and the season for giving, I thought it would be a great time to do a giveaway! My wish list has been growing, and on it is a cute, but good rolling pin. I saw this one recommended in one of my magazines, and immediately sent it to Blair for a stocking idea. We are only filling each other’s stockings and exchanging ornaments this year since we consider our new house our present. So I thought it might be fun to share some of the love with you guys. You have the chance to win this adorable rolling pin from Anthropologie. You are going to need it for all of the baking you are going to be doing. See the fine print below to see how to enter:

The fine print:

  • One comment per person.
  • Leave me a comment telling me what is on your wish list.
  • You can earn two extra entries by:
  • Leaving a separate comment that you like me on Facebook
  • Leaving a separate comment that you are a public follower of my blog
  • Giveaway ends at midnight on Monday, December 12th
  • One winner will be selected by
  • If prize isn’t claimed within 7 days, a second winner will be selected
  • Open only to North American residents

Good luck!

Cranberry Margaritas


1 can(s) (12-ounce) frozen limeade concentrate, thawed
2 cup(s) water
2 cup(s) gold tequila
2 cup(s) cranberry juice
1 cup(s) triple sec
5 limes
Ice cubes for serving
frozen cranberries for serving

What you’ll do:
In large pitcher, combine limeade and water until well blended. Stir in tequila, cranberry juice, and triple sec. Cut each lime crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick wheels; cut a slit in each wheel, from center to edge. To serve, place ice cubes and a few cranberries in each glass; place a lime wheel on rim.

Source: Adapted from my pomegranate margaritas; inspired by Confections of a Foodie Bride

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62 Responses to Cranberry Margaritas + a Giveaway!

  1. Ange says:

    I aksed Santa for popover pans!

  2. Ange says:

    I liked you on FB!

  3. Cara says:

    Muffin pans, because I absolutely destroyed mine. But a rolling pin would be delightful as well (sometimes the wine bottle I currently use is annoying!)

  4. Dawn says:

    A silicone baking mat-I don’t have one and go through way too much parchment paper!

  5. Meagan says:

    I asked for a new cutting board

  6. Meagan says:

    I’m a public follower of your blog

  7. ally_m146 says:

    I asked for a new set of knives:)

  8. ally_m146 says:

    I am a public follower of your blog.

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  10. KatieZ says:

    I asked for a Wii Fit to counter all the baking I’ve been doing.

  11. KatieZ says:

    I am a public follower of your blog.

  12. KatieZ says:

    I liked you on FB!

  13. Tiffany says:

    I asked for a new black pocketbook for Christmas.

  14. I would love a light box.

  15. I like your page on Facebook.

  16. Tara Desko says:

    On my wish list this year: a 7 cup (at least) Kitchen Aid food processor!

  17. Jaida says:

    I would love a DSLR camera for Christmas…any takers? ha!

  18. Jaida says:

    I am a public follower of your blog :)

  19. Eva says:

    I would love a pasta roller attachment for my KitchenAid!

  20. I want a new cookie sheet very badly!

  21. I asked for a yoga strap.

  22. Kristen says:

    New cookie sheets are on my wishlist!

  23. jessy says:

    An ice cream maker is on my wish list!
    More importantly, your margaritas look awesome. I can’t wait to try them out this weekend.

  24. Lauren says:

    I asked Santa for a donut pan. :)

  25. Lauren says:

    I like you on FB!

  26. Lauren says:

    And I am a public follower!

  27. mheimbaugh says:

    A rolling pin is actually ON my wishlist! I lost mine during a move and haven’t had a chance to get another.

  28. Laura says:

    The margs look delicious, and so festive! I’m hoping Santa brings me a set of fig table linens from Williams Sonoma.

  29. Laura says:

    Now following you on Facebook!

  30. Laura says:

    And Google Friends too!

  31. ahD says:

    Hello! I recently came across your website and I am very excited to to try some of your recipes!! As for my wish list, ever since I started my undergrad, I really wanted a Kitchen Aid mixer. Anyways, keep up with the wonderful work!

  32. ahD says:

    I’ve also liked you on Facebook.

  33. ahD says:

    And… I’ve Google-friended(?) you :)

  34. Lauren says:

    A donut pan!

  35. a waffle iron is on my wish list


  36. I like you on facebook

  37. and I follow your blog!

  38. Kristin says:

    Ohhh cute rolling pin! My wish list includes a food processor – I’m keeping my fingers crossed!!

  39. Sarah O. says:

    Socks! Don’t judge me. The dryer eats them.

  40. Candace says:

    i have a colorful cake stand on my christmas list, as well as a camera so i can take better pics of my food!

  41. Candace says:

    i’m publicly following you, dainty chef!!

  42. Candace says:

    i liked you on facebook, too!!

  43. Kelly H says:

    I would love a new blender. My other blender is very old. It isn’t a Vitamix but it still works.

  44. Kelly H says:

    I liked you on Facebook. Thank you!

  45. Kristin says:

    I want the book “Cupcake Diaries.”

  46. Jen Rieger says:

    I asked for toys/tools for decorating cupcakes/cakes.

  47. Jen Rieger says:

    I like you on Facebook!!

  48. Fletcher says:

    Anthropology rocks! Love

  49. Jodie says:

    I have my fingers crossed for a very cute cake stand for Christmas!!

  50. Jodie says:

    I publicly follow your blog!!

  51. Jodie says:

    I liked you on FB!

  52. Kim says:

    I ask Santa for a kitchen aid mixer…..

  53. jeannie n. says:

    Believe it or not, I’ve ask for a new blender. Mine of 33 years finally died.

  54. Celeste says:

    I’m hoping for a new watch — mine (which I loved!) broke :(

    Thanks for the chance — this rolling pin is darling!

  55. Celeste says:

    I follow your blog via GFC :)

  56. RoChele says:

    This will be so delicious! I love the rolling pin too. It is so cute. I’ve been wanting a really nice cutting board for quite some time. Something like the tree trunk version.

  57. Angela DiCorleto says:

    I asked Santa for a new pair of sneakers – mine are very very worn out!

  58. Zoe says:

    I’m hoping for a stand mixer!

  59. Kate says:

    My wish list includes: a new planner/agenda, a fabulous pair of boots, and a lightscoop accessory for my camera {as per your suggestion!}.

  60. Kate says:

    I am a fan on FB!

  61. leheap22 says:

    Ice cream maker!!

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