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Candy’s TGIF Cosmopolitan

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Candy’s TGIF Cosmopolitan

I’m going to see “Sex and the City” with the girls tonight and, based on the reviews, I’m going to need A LOT of these beforehand.  Yikes.  Oh, how I hate that they’ve tarnished the legacy of one of my favorite TV shows with these sub-par films, BUT… of course I’m still going to see it.  Because that’s the kind of sucker I am.

Naturally, this week’s TGIF drink is…

THE COSMOPOLITAN

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 oz. Vodka (Being in a party mood, I used the kind that comes in a Disco Ball)
  • 1 oz. Cranberry Juice
  • 1/2 oz. Triple Sec
  • 1/2 oz. Lime Juice

INSTRUCTIONS

Shake with ice, strain and recite favorite “Sex and the City” line.  (e.g., “Oh my god! She’s fashion roadkill!”  or… “I think I have monogamy. I must have caught it from you people.”) Or… just drink your Cosmo like a sane person.

I don’t own any Manolos, so, in the spirit of “Sex and the City”‘s fabulous footwear, I thought I’d take the Cosmo’s picture with the only pair of Jimmy Choos I have.  Which no longer fit my big-ass feet that GREW after having a baby.

Also, as I was taking this picture, I was like, ew.  My dirty shoes are on the dining room table. Great idea, Candy!

Oh well.  I won’t care about the nasty shoes or the movie’s shortcomings after a few of these.  Just happy to get out of the house tonight.  Bottoms up!

Because sharing is caring, as I tell my kids. (Except my wine. Never my wine.)
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Candy Kirby is the founder of The Laughing Stork and a professional fun-maker who will never stop chasing her lifelong dream: to find the Pomeranian or porn star after whom her parents must have named her. A humor columnist for Disney, Nickelodeon, Scary Mommy, Reductress and Redbook, she also used to be a staff writer for the soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful, where she penned many scripts featuring prolonged heated stares and countless “Who’s the Daddy?” story lines. Candy lives in Los Angeles with her husband, two young kids and three rescue Persian cats, the latter of whom are the real brains behind this operation (so send all complaints to them).

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