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Watermelon Cucumber Margarita and Summer Must Haves

On one of our many bestie getaways, Kristin and I visited Phoenix, Arizona together and while there we went to dinner with friends at a super fun restaurant called Diego Pops. We, of course, had to test out a slew of different flavored margaritas and, not surprisingly, loved them all! One flavor I especially enjoyed was a cucumber margarita. It was really mild and not as sweet as a typical margarita. So, when I got home I decided I just HAD to try my hand at making a few margarita recipes on my own and the watermelon cucumber margarita I’m sharing today was the clear winner. Incidentally, if you’re planning on visiting Phoenix, we have some tips on where to stay and what to do in Phoenix for you, but I digress…Let’s get back to the subject at hand which is tasty cocktails AND a giant sale…more on that later!

This Watermelon Cucumber Margarita is perfect for any warm spring or summer day when you simply want to cool down and sip on an ice cold beverage. It’s also perfect for Cinco de Mayo, which will be headed our way very soon. Everyone is eager to sip on a marg and nosh on chips and salsa on May 5th. Am I right? To be fair, that pretty much describes every day for me. Bwah! And the cucumber in this margarita recipe leaves you feeling very refreshed and light. It’s almost spa-like, if spas served margs. I mean I would certainly pay a visit to one that did. Who’s with me? Haha! I’m ready to book my appointment!

Now, initially, I wasn’t sure if this would be a salt or sugar rimmed glass type of margarita, but, after making this batch, I think the next time I whip these delectable drinks up, I will rim the glasses with some fun pink or even green sugar. Also, another helpful tip is to make sure your watermelon is fresh and sweet! Your watermelon cucumber margarita will taste all the better if it is. In included the full recipe below so in no time you’ll be having margarita-filled day my lovelies!

Cucumber Watermelon Margarita in short glasses with blue rims.

Cucumber Watermelon Margarita recipe served in two glasses with blue rims

Read below for more details on how to make this watermelon cucumber margarita recipe!

Yield: 2

Watermelon Cucumber Margarita

Watermelon Cucumber Margarita

This refreshing watermelon cucumber margarita is the perfect drink to sip on a hot summer day or serve at a summer party!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of watermelon chunks (make sure to use fresh, sweet watermelon)
  • One cucumber peeled and diced into rough chunks with a few thin slices left aside to use for garnish
  • 3 ounces tequila

Instructions

  1. Combine watermelon and diced cucumber in blender and puree until smooth.
  2. Using a sieve or other mesh strainer over a bowl, pour puree and let the juice run through. Use a spoon or spatula to get the most juice possible.
  3. Poor 1.5 ounces of tequila into each sugared glass with ice. Pour juice up to the rim and gently stir.
  4. Add a few cucumber slices for garnish.
  5. Sit back, sip and enjoy!  

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

2

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving:Calories: 157 Total Fat: 0g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 4mg Carbohydrates: 15g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 11g Protein: 2g
Now, I know I’ve been hyping up the cucumber in this cucumber margarita, but we can’t forget the watermelon! Do you love watermelon as much as we do? Well, you’re in luck because we shared some more watermelon recipes below! With watermelon season right around the corner, you’re going to want to know how to use up those big melons (I’m not the only one who buys huge ones, right?) and you’re going to want to have some seriously fabulous signature summer cocktails like our friend Krystal’s pineapple watermelon cocktail up your sleeve. We’ve got you covered on both counts! And we even shared another summer favorite drink with you…If you love strawberries as much as you love watermelon, you’re going to want to check that one out too. And if you love summer fashion as much as you love a margarita, you’re in luck too!

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Summer Wardrobe Update

And since we know what you’re going to drink what will you be wearing while you’re sipping on your margarita? It’s time to talk about your summer wardrobe! You’re probably wondering why I’m talking about your summer wardrobe when spring has barely begun right? Well, it’s because Shopbop is having a GIANT sale, that’s why. Well, that’s not the only reason, but it’s a good one. You want to get your summer wardrobe ready now because the end of the school year is BUSY mamas. And you just might find yourselves in the same old worn out shorts and sandals from last year if you don’t stop for a moment before the chaos begins. And then there’s that sale. I’m talking about 20% off your orders under $500 and 25% off your orders over $500. That’s a healthy little savings wouldn’t you say?

And beyond the deal, there’s all the fabulous summer ready finds that I’m going to share with you today. They all happen to be Sam Edelman. What can I say? I continue to be obsessed. And, frankly, if your spring starts to steam up like mine does, you’ll be able wear these summer style must haves before summer even officially lands on our doorstop. And that, my friends, is a day I’m living for. This has been a LONG year and this girl is ready for balmy temps, tropical drinks and lots of pool time. It’s a good thing I live in Florida because, hopefully, I can start pretending it’s summer before it is. My margarita mixer is READY. Bwah!

So, let’s get back to that summer wardrobe. Even if yours is in pretty good shape, you just might find a piece or two that you want to treat yourself with. Hey, Mother’s Day is next month. There’s nothing wrong with a little early shopping. Wink wink.

sam edelman sandals, heels and wedges for summer

Shopbop Sale Details

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So, let’s talk about those sale details:

The BIG Shopbop sale begins today, 4/9 and ends 4/12, so you don’t want to miss out! The promo code is EVENT19 for 20% off order under $500 and 25% off order over $500

Exclusions:

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