Cocktail Time …Floral Friday

We sometimes need to take a breather and enjoy something to mellow out with. Some folks desire liquid refreshment, some of us like only to close our eyes for a few moments to make things right with the world again. For a variety of reasons, I’ve never been much of a drinker. In the past, I have enjoyed one dry martini to sip from late New Year’s Eve into the first moments of a New Year. (I’ve forgotten to have my New Year’s martinis three years in a row, but haven’t missed them much.)

It was while enjoying an eye’s closed, recliner chair moment that I came up with the notion of combining a few items of bar paraphernalia with succulents just for fun. You might say I was not rubbing the hair of the proverbial dog that did not bite me. So, I whipped up some flowery cocktails for today. They’re on the house.

I have two Art Deco “Manhattan” pattern Anchor-Hocking martini glasses. In one of them, I dashed together a vibrant succulent plant and decorated it for a festive, special occasion.

A whimsical Tiki tumbler from Waikiki Beach provides a mini-vacation for the senses. An imaginary trip to the 50th State is here for the looking.

If you prefer something a little fancier than usual, how about something in a cocktail dessert dish served on the rocks? This one is stirred, not shaken, and spiked, so it should be consumed with extra care.

Please consume mind-altering substances prudently.


The Blue Jay of Happiness quotes former news anchor, Matt Lauer. “I’ve always liked the idea of walking into a cocktail party where there are different people and finding some connection with almost everybody in the room.”

About swabby429

An eclectic guy who likes to observe the world around him and comment about those observations.
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6 Responses to Cocktail Time …Floral Friday

  1. If I were to do a post in this vein, I’d use empty beer bottles and beer cans. Beer’s my thing!

    • swabby429 says:

      That would be legit. BTW. I’ve used an empty beer can and a beer bottle in the past. There are ways to make snazzy arrangements with them. Thanks for commenting.

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