If you are like us you can’t get enough of Halloween! Here are some of our favorites so far this year, Washi Tape Mason Jar Rings Wreath, Halloween Countdown Calendar and Cheese Cloth Ghost Spirits. And now on to Bloody Shirley Temples.
I’m trying to remember my first memory or experience with the actress Shirley Temple. I’m pretty sure it was when I was 8 or 10. I was spending the night at my grandmother’s house and she let me watch one of the Shirley Temple movies. My next memory is a vivid one. While watching the movie I was immediately enamored with Shirley’s curly hair. I couldn’t get over the fact that she could dance around or run around and her hair would stay in those perfect non-frizzy blonde curls. Why was I so fascinated with her hair? Because my hair is very dark and VERY curly and not cute curly. Uncontrollable frizzy, brillo pad curly. I was having some serious hair envy issues.
My first memory of having a Shirley Temple drink was again when I was 8 or 10. We went out to dinner with my mother’s side of the family and my Aunt ordered Shirley Temple’s for the girl cousins and Roy Rogers for the boy cousins. I felt bad for the boys, because my Shirley Temple drink looked better and I was sure it tasted better than their Roy Rogers drink. I was right, it did taste better! When I found this pin by Amy at your Southern Peach it made me laugh. When I hear the name Shirley Temple I think of this darling curly haired little girl with dimples.
Amy updated the Shirley Temple drink from a classic to a very cool, creepy Halloween drink. While some kids may get grossed out about the syringes filled with pretend blood (Grenadine), most of them are going to think it is awesome and have a blast squirting the blood into their drinks. If they are like my son, they will keep drinking them just so they can use the syringe over and over again.
There is only one thing that I think would make this drink even better. I wish having a Shirley Temple drink, bloody or not would turn my frizzy, brillo pad curls into silky curls. As you can tell from my picture below it hasn’t happened. That’s O.K. because Bloody Shirley Temples taste great and they are a really fun, creepy drink. You know what that means……..
This Pin Rocks!
Want even more Halloween ideas? Check out these great ideas we did last year, Halloween Tulle Wreath, Twinkie Mummies, Glitter Pumpkins, Head in a jar Illusion, Front Door Mummy, Halloween Tomato Cage Trees and Improving a Cheap Plastic Cauldron.
Bloody Shirley Temples
- Pour Sprite over ice, wait until it stops fizzing. Squirt Grenadine in for a fun taste and look.
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