How to Make Your Own Summer Drinks for Less!

strawberry limeSkip the overpriced tiki bar and margarita bars this summer when you get all of the tools you need to make the best summer drinks!

In the mood for a daiquiri, margarita, or a mudslide – how about all three? This really is the king of all margarita and frozen drink machines! The 72 oz. Margaritaville Tahiti frozen concoction maker, valued at just under $718, may be overkill or a ton of fun. You could make up to 3 pitchers/ 72 oz. of frozen drinks per cycle, perfect for your next big summer party.
If a one-blender drink at a time is all you need, check out the penny auctions on DealDash for the Margaritaville Bahamas 36-Oz. Frozen Concoction Maker  -Buy it Now price: $179. The last auction on DealDash sold for just $6.15 to Tidegirl1972- What a great deal!
In the mood for something sweet and spicy? How about a Strawberry Jalapeno Margarita!

1½ oz. Corzo Tequila Silver
1 oz. Cointreau
½ oz. agave nectar
¾ oz. lime juice
1 strawberry
½ tsp. jalapeño, diced

Muddle strawberry and jalapeño in a cocktail shaker. Add ice and remaining ingredients. Shake vigorously and strain into a glass filled with ice.
Source: JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa
Margaritas are easy – you know you’re a real pirate when you can make your own swashbuckling tiki drinks!
Tiki Bandit


4 oz. pineapple juice
4 oz. ginger ale
1½ oz. gold rum
1½ oz. pineapple rum, such as Cruzan
1 oz. blue curaçao
1 oz. orgeat (available from Keg Works)
1 oz. passion fruit syrup (available from Instawares)
1 oz. fresh grapefruit juice
1 wedge pineapple
1 maraschino cherry


Shake pineapple juice, ginger ale, rums, curaçao, orgeat, syrup, and grapefruit juice in a cocktail shaker with ice until chilled; strain into a tiki cup filled with ice. Garnish with pineapple and cherry.
Source: Saveur.
All you’d be missing are these TIKI Brand Island King Large Flame Torch that you can either win or buy now on DealDash for only $24! RonMexico won these for only $0.70 last time.
infusedLooking for a way to boost your water intake? Try a fruit infused water bottle! You can add crisp refreshing cucumber, melons, berries, lemons or limes in the canister of this special bottle that you can get for around $15 on and you will love the way your water tastes, so it will be easier to drink more water. Use an gift card that you can win on DealDash to save even more!
Fruit Infused Water Combinations:
Watermelon Mint
Citrus and Cilantro
Rosemary and Grapefruit
Citrus and Cucumber
Strawberry Lime Mint
What kind of drinks do you love in the summer? Find out more about DealDash and how you can win penny auctions by following this blog and reading our DealDash Tips articles!
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