and we have a WINNER!

In Louisville this week… So much to do… Too much to mention…

My favorites…


Our Belle of Louisville won!


Pegasus Parade…


Derby Day Winner!… American Pharoah…

The traditional Kentucky Derby Drink…  “Mint Julep”
2 ounces Early Times Kentucky Whisky
1 tbsp simple syrup (sugar and water at a 1:1 ratio and heated until combined)
6 mint sprigs

crushed ice

Prep Time:2 minutes

Total Time:2 minutes

Yield: 1 Cocktail


Muddle a few mint leaves in the bottom of your mint julep cup, then fill with crushed ice.

Add one tablespoon of simple syrup and two ounces Early Times Kentucky whiskey.

Stir gently until glass frosts.

Garnish with a fresh mint sprig, sip and enjoy.


2 thoughts on “and we have a WINNER!

    • can you believe I didn’t either…first time in many a year…it was on but, we were busy outside…putting together a gas grill…and I have never actually been to the Derby either… all of the activities YES!…and to the race track YES!…just not the Derby!…might be a bucket list item, lol!

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