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Watermelon Smash!

Watermelon Smash!

With fall on the horizon, we wanted one last hurrah before diving into those cozy scents we all know and love. We're doing this with a new limited edition scent inspired by one of summer's most iconic foods - watermelon! Inspired by a refreshing cocktail, Watermelon Smash, is a blend of summery sweet watermelon muddled with refreshing cucumber and garden mint.

Shop this fun summery scent for a limited time in the Farmhouse Mason Jar and Round Tumbler. If you think the candle sounds good, wait until you try the cocktail! Keep reading for the easy recipe...

Watermelon Smash Cocktail

Ingredients:

5 cubes of watermelon

5 slices of cucumber (peeled)

3-4 springs of mint

1.5 oz vodka 

1 tsp mint simple syrup**

Method:

Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker and muddle together. Add ice and shake, then pour of fresh ice. Garnish with mint, watermelon and cucumber. You can also top it off with sparkling water!

Cheers to the last days of summer!

**You can omit if you'd like it to be less sweet. To make mint simple syrup at home: Combine 1 cup water water, 1 cup sugar, and 1 cup mint leaves in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Simmer for 1 minute; remove from heat and let syrup steep, about 30 minutes, then remove mint leaves.

 

 

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