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« on: October 26, 2008 01:37:21 PM »

So last year I came up with the idea that instead of bringing the hostess/host a bottle of wine when attending a party, I'd try to bring some "gourmet" mixer for her/him..  Not long after coming to that conclusion The ManFlesh was telling me about his "famous Bloody Mary mix" and I thought that would be a good homemade version of the mixer idea.  And then I did nothing about it... until yesterday.

We were invited to a great costume party and I wanted to take them something to enjoy the day after the party (or whenever they wanted).  I decorated the bottle (emptied and cleaned vodka bottle) and The ManFlesh made the mixer.

The front reads, "Witchy Mary's Morning After Potion/Add vodka to taste & serve over ice with garnish of choice./Works best when consumed in a quiet room with dim lighting."

I realized yesterday that we're coming into the time when it's hard to get good photos of projects because the days are so short.  Sigh.  It's nicer looking in person.

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The label says "Produced in a facility that also processes eye of newt, and toe of frog, wool of bat, and tongue of dog, adder's fork, and blind-worm's sting, lizard's leg, and howlet's wing. Not tested on animals."
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« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2008 01:44:53 PM »

Ohh!  Very clever!  I love it!
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« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2008 01:48:37 PM »

Ohh!  Very clever!  I love it!

Thanks!  I had fun with it and hope to get more use out of the basic idea as we come into party season.
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« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2008 03:12:11 PM »

That bottle is amazingly cool! 
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« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2008 03:47:36 PM »

That's wicked clever! Definately a great idea once the holidays start rolling in!
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« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2008 04:02:16 PM »

oh haha CUTE!

i wanna throw a party and invite you! Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: October 26, 2008 05:11:57 PM »

That bottle is amazingly cool! 

Thank you!

That's wicked clever! Definately a great idea once the holidays start rolling in!

Golly, thanks!  I just have to come up with some more bottles so I can do it for holiday parties!  And get The ManFlesh to make it when I need it.   Wink


Thanks!  I feel like you'd be using me for my bloody mary mix.   Tongue
oh haha CUTE!

i wanna throw a party and invite you! Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: October 26, 2008 09:04:47 PM »

haha! love it! especially the back label!
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« Reply #8 on: October 27, 2008 08:00:02 AM »

haha! love it! especially the back label!

Thanks!  I changed it in case I get to use it next weekend by adding "Contains: Hair-of-the-dog." at the beginning. 
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« Reply #9 on: October 29, 2008 11:41:19 AM »

What a great idea!  I like the witch decorating the neck of the bottle--that's a nice extra added touch.  Thank you for sharing.
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