01. Icing and Big Ideas for Midlife
Welcome to the FIRST episode of Mixing Up Midlife, a weekly show for mid-lifers and empty nesters who want to shake up their middle years one challenge at a time.
Each week Terri, a self-described “Boomer by Birth, Millennial at Heart”, and her guests will be tackling their lists of Big Ideas- things they’ve always dreamt of doing or have been curious about trying, but hadn’t had the freedom (or courage) to do. And, they’ll do it with a cocktail in hand! Part reality show, part audio diary and part cocktail hour, join us each week for adventures in midlife!
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In this episode we’ll start off with a little Midlife Mixology and we’ll use a Smirnoff Ice in a cocktail.
Recipe: 2oz. Cucumber Vodka 2-3 sprigs each of lemon balm and mint
muddle lemon balm and mint in a cocktail shaker add 2oz. of Cucumber Vodka and shake with ice. Pour over a strainer, into a rocks glass and fill to top with Smirnoff Ice Original Flavor. Garnish with a mint leaf.
What’s Icing anyway and what’s a malt beverage?
Fun and growth can be had at any age, so what’s next and how are you actively planning your forward momentum?
Terri talks about the 5 Big Ideas that she’s willing to tackle. Those 5 ideas are:
1.Taking an Improv class
2. Finding her personal style
3. Going to a conference or dinner by herself
4.Have a professional photo shoot in a public space
5. Start a Podcast
Join us with your own list of Big Ideas challenges and take on Midlife in a fun way!
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