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Red, White and Blue Nail Designs: Absolut America Party with a Purpose & Lemon Moscow Mule Cocktail Recipe

My husband came home with a bottle of Absolut Vodka for his favorite summer cocktail, the Lemon Moscow Mule. The Absolut bottle was all cute in a red, white and blue design. I just love it! 
Absolut America Limited Edition Bottle
I will be keeping this bottle, the empty bottle of course! 😜 As it turns out, this is a limited edition Absolut America bottle to help raise money to Keep America Beautiful. 

From May 1, 2018 till September 3, 2018, Absolut will donate one dollar to one of four  charities including Keep America Beautiful for each picture submitted showing how you party with a purpose this summer. You can select your charity and submit a pic on the Absolut site.  (You will need to sign in with your age over 21.) Fun and giving back at the same time. It's all good!
Absolut America Limited Edition Bottle Design
The simple painted design on the Absolut America bottle inspired me to create some bold, simple red, white and blue nail designs for the upcoming July 4th holiday. Simple stars and stripes painted with red, white and blue nail polish.
star nail design with absolut america bottle
It started to rain lightly during my photo shoot. The rain drops actually look pretty great in the pics!
red white and blue nail designs with Absolut bottle
red white and blue nail designs
red white blue nail designs
I'm ready for the 4th!
Just in case you would like to party with a purpose while sipping a delicious Lemon Moscow Mule, here is the recipe!
lemon moscow mule in copper mug
Lemon Moscow Mule
My husband loves this refreshing cocktail in the summer. The classic Moscow Mule is made with lime juice but he prefers lemon juice.

2 ounces vodka
1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
5 ounces ginger beer
Lemon slice for garnish

Pour vodka into a copper mug or high ball glass. Add lemon juice. Add ice cubes. Top with the ginger beer. Gently stir. Add more ice if needed. Garnish with a lemon slice on the side of the mug or glass. Enjoy! 
Makes one cocktail.

Ginger beer is a non alcoholic beverage. You can find it right in your local grocery store usually in the soda aisle. Amazon is the place to get some copper mugs at great prices! 

Have a Safe and Happy Independence Day!
        Have a Beautiful Day! 
xo
Licensed Cosmetologist, Esthetician, Makeup Artist

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