Valentine's Champagne Spritzer

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Well friends, it's that time of year again - Valentine's Day! Bringing with it an overload of pink, hearts and sugar.  I love all of the typical Valentine traditions, and have especially become a fan of the rise in popularity of Galentine's Day celebrations.  I am a singleton, and love that I have an excuse to celebrate the holiday of love with my best lady friends.

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For my Galentine's Day celebrations drink idea, I had to go with a champagne-based cocktail recipe, because i'm sure that we can all agree that nothing says Valentine's Day like some bubbly.  To take it one step further, I decided to make the drink girly and red.  No explanation needed.  Thankfully, we had some leftover pomegranate juice in the LMP studio fridge, which I used to give this cocktail some color.

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Here's what you'll need: -bottle of your favorite sparkling wine (I used prosecco) -strawberry soda -glitter sprinkles for garnish

Here's what to do: 1) Sprinkle some glitter onto a flat plate. 2) Wet the rim of your glass, and then dip into the plate of sprinkles to garnish your glass.

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3) Pour some strawberry soda into each glass, about 1-2 inches worth depending on how big your glass is.

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4) Fill the rest of each glass with your sparkling white wine.

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And that's it! You should get a nice deep pink or red color from mixing the strawberry soda in there.  This cocktail is light, sweet and simple, and perfect for sipping and sharing with your girlfriends!

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To style this bad boy, I took some conversation hearts to line the bottom of a tray, which added some pops of color and dimension to my drink display.  Also adding some color were these gorgeous ranunculus, which we had used for a Bat Mitzvah last weekend AND a special Valentine's Day brunch that we had in our studio.  Those flowers just kept on giving!

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I also thought it would be nice to serve these drinks with some mini vanilla cupcakes, which I topped with red glitter lip toppers, and placed on a white paper plate with silver stars, both of which can be found in our Pink Party in a Box! Be sure to grab your own Pink Party for all the decor and tableware that you need to throw a chic Valentine's Day celebration.

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Happy Valentine's and Galentine's Day to you all!