A Tropical Winter Lemonade Cocktail #MixedWithTrop


As you know, I love shaking up a cocktail to celebrate Friday night or for casual parties at home. There’s one big event in November for which I’m most excited. Most of my friends are obsessed with “Gilmore Girls,” and we’ve been counting down the days until the revival graces our screens. To celebrate, I’m inviting my friends over for a casual and fun “Gilmore Girls” marathon, plus a side of Thanksgiving leftovers (since it airs the day after Turkey Day).

tropical cocktail | hostess

Regardless of any size party or gathering I host, I always love to have a theme and a special cocktail – it makes for an even better fete, I swear. “Gilmore Girls” kicks off in the winter, and since we’ll be deep in the holiday season by then, I’m thinking a bit of the tropics will make for a fun and memorable party. I created a Winter Lemonade Cocktail that marries winter citrus with a summertime favorite drink. It’s perfectly sweet and light in flavor and is a great sipping cocktail for a day with the girls.

tangerine lemonade cocktail

Tropicana’s Tangerine Lemonade is the perfect drink for at-home mixology as it makes for a delicious cocktail mixer. Although we’ll be making sandwiches from leftovers, popping popcorn for snacks, and finishing off all the pie, my Winter Lemonade Cocktail will keep the “Gilmore Girls” gathering going for the long haul!


Tropical Winter Lemonade Cocktail

Serves 4

Tropicana Tangerine Lemonade


2 Fresh Tangerines

Fresh Mint, plus extra for garnish



In a cocktail shaker, muddle tangerines and fresh mint.  Add in 1 part Vodka and 3 parts Tropicana Tangerine Lemonade. Top with ice and shake for 20 seconds.  Pour into coup glasses and garnish with fresh mint.

tangerine lemonade cocktailhostess with the mostess | tropical cocktail recipe

I’m wearing: Vintage Top (similar here and here) | Old Navy Jeans | J Crew Earrings | Bite Beauty Lipstick

Decor: Cocktail Glasses | Cocktail Shaker | Wallpaper | Vintage Rattan Tray (similar)

I partnered with my friends at Megan Media and Tropicana for this post. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own.



  1. jessica
    November 15, 2016 / 7:57 am

    This cocktail looks delicious! Love the shaker too.

    xo Jessica
    My Style Vita

  2. November 15, 2016 / 7:59 am

    Looks so yummy! Perfect to mix up when the days are dreary this winter and we need some cheering up 🙂


  3. November 15, 2016 / 8:00 am

    that sounds so yummy and refreshing! and I am loving your blouse!

  4. November 15, 2016 / 8:01 am

    this is so fun! it makes me feel like a tropical vacation… and I love your earrings, SO pretty! xo

  5. November 15, 2016 / 9:24 am

    This cocktail sounds delicious! I am so so SO excited for Gilmore Girls and have been thinking about throwing a watch party. This drink would be the perfect one to serve!

    xo Lacey

  6. November 15, 2016 / 6:16 pm

    Such great party tips! Loving your outfit and earrings too! Lovely photos as well.

  7. November 15, 2016 / 8:58 pm

    Love a good cocktail!!

  8. November 16, 2016 / 12:01 am

    You have me craving this yummy beverage! It look SO good!

  9. November 16, 2016 / 3:42 am

    This sounds so delicious! What a pretty drink too!

    By Lauren M​

  10. November 16, 2016 / 3:42 am

    This sounds so delicious! What a pretty drink too!

    By Lauren M​

  11. November 18, 2016 / 1:14 pm

    What a great idea! Loving your lip color too, lady!

    xo, L

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