Low Calorie Halloween Mocktail with Dr. Pepper TEN

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You know when you get a song stuck in your head and then instead of it bugging you you actually begin to obsess with it? Never happens to you? oh. Well, me either. But, if it did, I would start thinking up ideas that all somehow relate to it. Like this theme for my GNO Witches Soiree...Black Widow! One of our favorite drinks is Dr. Pepper, but, since we are all health-conscious and stuff, it's somewhat of a forbidden drink around here. Enter, Dr. Pepper TEN. For a special occasion we can get the full flavor of our favorite drink without drinking our calories!

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I whipped up a low-calorie mocktail for us to enjoy at our GNO that is soo easy and you can enjoy glass after glass without feeling guilty.

Go to the nearest Kroger, {mine is Smiths!}Grab yourself some Dr. Pepper TEN next to the other soft drinks.
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Stop by the produce section and get some peaches and strawberries. Also pick up some black cherry {or other dark and gruesome} liquid enhancer. When you get home, dice the fruit and chill it until ready to serve and then pour in the Dr. Pepper TEN.

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Download and print these fun drink labels, pour, and serve!

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I think, technically, these should be in wine glasses? As you probably noticed from the whole "mocktail" thing, I know nothing about properly serving alcohol. Sorry!

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Ingredients:
4 cups water
4 drops black cherry liquid enhancer
1 peach
6-8 strawberries
2 cups Dr. Pepper TEN


Directions:
Dice peach and strawberries and add to pitcher. Add water and liquid enhancer.
Let sit in fridge for 1-2 hours. Add Dr. Pepper immediately before serving.



Get the invitations to coordinate with the labels HERE
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Outside {the Box} No. 8

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Seriously, how many of you are trying to figure out how to recreate Elsa and Anna's hair for Halloween? Raise your hand! Well, here are 4 EASY photo tutorials for ya: **affiliate links**








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Hall Bathroom Makeover Reveal and Giveaway

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Remember this fun design board from, oh, a year ago?
Carissa Miss: Nautical Bath Makeover

I have been working on this little bathroom makeover for months now and I'm so excited to reveal the finished product. Lots and lots of inspiration pictures!
Carissa Miss: Nautical Bath Makeover
You know the mantra that DIY always takes longer than you think it should? Well, it's true. And I'm like the perfect example of it. If you want something done right away, I'm probably not the best person to help you. Not that I'm a procrastinator! I just have lots of stuff going on at the same time and have trouble prioritizing I guess. Tell me I'm not alone??? Moving on to the tour, though;) The vanity!

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The boring before was a plain mirror and standard 4 bulb dressing room light. Not much personality.
Ever since I heard of Mirror Mate, I knew I wanted THIS FRAME to be in my rustic nautical bathroom design. They were awesome enough to send me one and you guys, I'm convinced! I built everything else in the bathroom, but this frame was a piece of cake to assemble. You send in your custom measurements and they ship it to you. I was surprised at how light it was. I was able to lift and stick it to the mirror all. by. myself. That's what made it in my book. I love surprising my hubby to something new when he gets home. Little did he know this one took all of 5 minutes! {well, 1 hour with drying time...} Here's a quick video on the process:
 

The pictures don't really do the frame justice. It's absolutely gorgeous and reminds me of driftwood.
Carissa Miss: Nautical Bath Makeover
Above the mirror is my new, beautiful, The Schooner 3 Light. I hunted for the perfect one and this is an exclusive vanity light at Shades of Light. Imagine an ugly 4 bulb boring builder grade light as the before.
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If you haven't installed lighting before, make sure you turn off the electricity that goes to the area you are working in. Then, follow the manufacturer instructions in connecting the wires. Secure with hardware and then always double check the wattage on your light bulbs. These Edison Filament Light Bulbs are 40 watts and emit the loveliest lighting.
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 Not to mention they look auuuuhhhmazing!
Carissa Miss: Nautical Bath Makeover
I've had this Shine like the Stars print pinned forever and may or may not have done a happy dance when it finally arrived in the mail! Jillian is such a talented artist and I basically favorited every single one of her prints.
Carissa Miss: Nautical Bath Makeover
 The hand towel is from Target. No surprise there!
Carissa Miss: Nautical Bath Makeover
I posted the how-to on these shelves a couple months ago. I've been very pleased with them and I've since installed them in 2 of my friend's houses! {I also learned how to better adjust the white balance in the photos.}
Carissa Miss: Nautical Bath Makeover

Carissa Miss: Nautical Bath Makeover

Carissa Miss: Nautical Bath Makeover
 All the decor is from Gordmans; my secret decor source!

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On the opposite side of the room, I had to add board and batten before adding hooks. {it's already in my entry way, my nursery, and E's big girl room} Installing was a cinch with my Ryobi AirStrike Finish Nail Gun. After puttying, I painted the board and batten with my Home Right Finish Max Pro in the same white that matches my trim.

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Carissa Miss: Nautical Bath Makeover



Then I taped the rest of the wall off. I wanted to add navy blue but I didn't want it to be too overwhelmingly nautical. Country Chic Paint's Midnight Sky is so dark and yummy and matte. 2 coats later and it was done. I only used 1 pint!

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Sitting down across from the wall you feel like you're looking into the night sky. I have a really fun pallet art project to go on this wall and I'll be posting about it next week.
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Carissa Miss: Nautical Bath Makeover





I put these hooks in place of the towel rod. Love them.

Let's talk about the shower curtain peeking out at you
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It's a simple pair of Ikea MERETE curtains that I added 1 yard of Manchester Premier in Navy at the bottom of each curtain so that I could hang them from the ceiling and they would touch the floor. I didn't even cut the extra Ikea curtain down.
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I also wanted to bring the navy in somewhere else, but didn't want it to be too busy. 
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Carissa Miss: Nautical Bath Makeover

I am so pleased with the transformation. This makeover was possible thanks to some pretty awesome products. I've teamed up with them to offer you a chance to win your own bathroom makeover! They've not only offered one of you some amazing product, but coupon codes for the rest of you!

10% off any order at Mirror Mate with code MISS10

Enter in the Rafflecopter below. 
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//Sources//
Mirror Frame: Mirror Mate
Vanity Light: Shades of Light
Shelves: DIY by me
Shelf Decor: Gordmans
Board and Batten: DIY by me
Towel Hooks: Home Depot
Shower Curtains: Ikea/Fabric.com
Art Print: Billy and Scarlet
Hand Towel: Target
Rug: Target
Paint: Country Chic Paint

Outside {the Box} No. 7

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I am so impressed with you guys and your artistic abilities! I'm totally loving these prints!!!

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