margarita monday y'all!

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 Time to spice up this gloomy Monday! At Cottage Ready we are firm believers in the saying “it’s 5 o’clock somewhere” and what better way to celebrate that than with MARGARITAS! If you have ever met the owner of Cottage Ready, Kirsten aka Keeks, you already know her drink of choice is always a @casamigos classic marg. Traditionally, all you need is lime juice, triple sec, tequila, some salt to rim the glass and ice if you want it blended. But if you’re looking for some new and fun margarita recipes you came to the right place! Here are our TOP 5 Monday- Margs to try this August!

Strawberry – Refreshingly cold, tangy and sweet this strawberry margarita recipe is sure to be a crowd pleaser at your next cottage party.


In a blender mix…

4 oz Tequila (or more if you desire)

2 oz Triple Sec

1 can frozen Limeade

1 cup frozen strawberries

1 cup fresh strawberries

1 cup ice

Salt for the rim


Blue Marg—This drink tastes like a beach vacation and is a fun spin on the traditional margarita.

In a cocktail shaker mix and pour over ice…

2 oz Tequila

2 oz Blue Curacao

3 oz simple syrup

2 oz lime juice

Ice cubes

Salt for the rim


Pineapple Coconut – This tropical margarita is the perfect drink to sip on while you float on the lake in the hot sun.


In a blender mix…

2 oz Tequila

2 oz pineapple juice

1 oz coconut milk

1-2 tablespoon simple syrup

½ cup of lime juice

ice cubes

Salt for the rim


Watermelon—This sweet fruit that is a seasonal favourite in the summer months pairs amazingly with tequila for the ultimate refreshing marg.

In a blender mix…

3 cups seedless watermelon, cubed

½ cup sugar

4 oz tequila

2 oz triple sec

2 oz lime juice

2 cups ice

Salt for the rim


Blood Orange This colourful variation of the classic margarita recipe uses fresh, seasonal ingredients for the perfect twist with new flavours.

In a cocktail shaker mix and pour over ice …

2 oz tequila

3 ounces blood orange juice (freshly squeezed)

1 oz lime juice

½ oz simple syrup

Salt for the rim



Get mixin' people! It's time to enjoy the rest of your summer with a couple margaritas. If you try any of our favourite recipes, be sure to tag us on Instagram @cottageready. CHEERS!

Happy Margarita Monday!



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