This weekend is Memorial Weekend. Besides celebrating its meaning and taking time to be with family, to me it's a kick off to summer!  And nothing feels more summer like than a few tasty, ice cold drinks.  I was looking through Pinterest and was noticing that a lot of summer foods, fruits and grilling recipes are flooding my feed! And low and behold a few amazing looking cocktails that I couldn't not share!  Here were my favorites:


Spiked Watermelon Rosemary Punch 

1 1/2 cup Smirnoff Watermelon
1/2 of a large seedless watermelon
5 lemons
6-7 sprigs of fresh rosemary
1/2 cup sugar
club soda


Rose Sangria

1/2 cup sugar
2 pears
2 peaches
1 cup raspberries
1/4 cup Triple Sec
1 bottle rose wine, chilled


Sparkling Pomegranate Punch

3 Tbsp sugar
1 cup pomegranate wine
3/4 cup late harvest white wine
2 oranges
1 cup diced fresh pineapple
1/4 cup pomegranate seeds


Ginger Ice Tea

1 1/4 cup sugar
1/2 cup thinly sliced ginger
2 1/2 qt fresh brewed tea
1 bottle moscato
12 slices of candied ginger


Watermelon Tequila 

1/4 cup water
1/4 cup sugar
8 cup diced seedless watermelon
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1 3/4 cup blueberries
3/4 cup packed mint leaves
1 1/4 cup silver tequila

For full instructions click here. Bottoms up!