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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of 7UP®. The opinions and text are all mine. #7UPUPGRADE #Contest
Three years ago, we moved to a new neighborhood. We had a newborn when we moved, so it’s taken us a while to get out there, but we’re finally starting to get involved and meet our neighbors. Our neighborhood is kinda famous for its parties. Even though the official social calendar is pretty full, people are always getting together for informal barbecues and happy hours! Recently, we were invited to a game night at a neighbors and it was BYOB. After the holidays, I was ready for something different than wine or beer, so I decided to bring my copper mugs and ingredients to make these Lemon Lime Moscow Mules! Moscow Mules are kind of my thing, and I’m always experimenting with different flavors.
Over the holidays, these Cranberry Moscow Mules went absolutely viral! I actually posted them over a year ago, but in the last few months they have been pinned almost 100,000 times! Needless to say, I’ve made that particular recipe for a LOT of gatherings over the holidays. Cranberry Moscow Mule overload, for sure! I’ve been ready to try a new recipe, and since I’m watching my calories right now, I decided to use the lemon lime flavor of Diet 7UP to try a Lemon Lime Moscow Mule. I still used ginger beer to make this easy cocktail but only about half of the typical amount recommended. This creative Moscow Mule recipe is SO good and refreshing, the lemon and lime go perfectly with the ginger flavor!
To make this Lemon Lime Moscow Mule, I found the cutest 7.5 ounce cans of 7UP at my local Hy-Vee®. I love these smaller size cans for two reasons. One, they’re cute. So sue me! And second, one of these smaller cans makes about two Lemon Lime Mules using my recipe. You can make a mule for you, and for a friend! To help you save money on your 7UP for this recipe, Hy-Vee is offering a great coupon, valid from 2/12/17- 3/11/2017. 7UP is also hosting a Pinterest contest, with the prize being $1,000 gift card to Hy-Vee to help you throw the BEST party ever for your friends! I will definitely be entering, you can see all of the details below the recipe, or read them here.
- 4 ounces 7UP
- 4 ounces ginger beer
- 1.5 ounces vodka (a jigger/shot)
- lemon and lime to garnish
- Fill copper mug or small tumbler with ice. Pour ginger beer, 7UP, vodka, lemon and lime juice into mug, stir.
- Garnish with lemon and lime wedges, serve.
If you’re joining me in entering 7UP’s Pinterest Contest, here are some more details! By completing these steps you will be entered to win a $1,000 Hy-Vee gift card to host your next social night. Can I recommend a game night with lots of creative cocktails? SO fun!
All qualified entrants will be evaluated by a panel of judges based on creativity, and if you’re one of my blogger friends, you’re totally welcome to enter! You must be 21 years of age or older, and living in the states of IA, IL, KS, MN, MO, MS, NE, SD, or WI. You can enter anytime from 2/12/2017 to 3/11/2017. Here’s how to enter:
- Create a Pin Board titled, “#MY7UPUPGRADE”
- Pin at least 10 inspirational images or articles that you’d like to use for your next social night. At least 5 of those pins must include 7UP in the image or article.
- All pins must include #MY7UPUPGRADE #Contest in the text
- Register your board at 7UP.com/Hy-Vee
- 4 ounces 7UP (diet or regular)
- 4 ounces ginger beer
- 5 ounces vodka (a jigger/shot)
- Lemon and lime to garnish