How to make a The Perfect Spring Cocktail

CoctailsThe winter is almost behind us and it is time to enjoy in the spring time cocktails. For some people spring is the best part of the year, after the summer, of course. A lot of parties are about to come or you want to make one by yourself. Or you just want to make cocktail for yourself, sit back and enjoy in the sunny day. Here we are going to present you a few springtime cocktails and you can enjoy in them.

  1. Bahama Mama (one of the refreshing and exotic long drinks).

- Ingredients that you need are: pineapple juice, orange juice, ice, grenadine, cherry brandy, Malibu coconut rum, white rum and lemon.

- First, put some cracked ice into the shaker. Add 45ml rum, 30ml Malibu coconut rum and 15ml cherry brandy. Mix with 15ml lemon juice, 60ml orange juice, 60ml pineapple juice and 10ml Grenadine. Shake well and pour into chilled Hurricane glass. Garnish it with orange slice.

  1. Bloody Mary (if you prefer some spicy cocktails this one can be perfect for you).

- Ingredients that you need are: tomato juice, Tabasco sauce, lemon, ice, vodka, salt, celery, black pepper, Worcestershire sauce.

- put ice cubes into highball glass. Add 2-3 dashes of Worcestershire sauce, 1 dash of Tabasco, salt and pepper. Pour 40ml vodka, 15ml lemon juice, 80ml tomato juice, and over the ice. Stir and garnish with celery stalk.

  1. Caipirinha (famous Brazil national cocktail made with Cachaca rum. The word caipirinha is the diminutive version of the word caipira, which shows someone from the countryside, being an almost exact equivalent of American English hillbilly).

- Ingredients that you need are: Ice, Cachaca or any white rum, sugar and lime.    Coctails

- Place lime and sugar into rocks glass and muddle. Add 50ml Cachaca. Garnish it with lime slice.

  1. Cosmopolitan (This cocktail is generally recognized that John Caine brought the drink to San Francisco around 1980-s from the Midwest, but most likely this cocktail was created independently by different bartenders in 1970-s)

- Ingredients that you need are: Ice, lime, cranberry juice, Cointeau or Triple Sec and Vodka citron or any Vodka.

- Fill shaker with ice. Add 45ml Vodka, 10ml Cointreau, 35ml cranberry juice and 15ml lime juice. Shake well and strain into cocktail glass. Garnish it with lime wedge.

  1. Long Island Iced Tea (if you prefer strong cocktails this one is for you. Also it is very popular and quite strong cocktail)

- Ingredients that you need are: Lemon, Coke, ice, tequila Bianco or tequila gold, white rum, sugar syrup, vodka, gin, triple sec.

- Fill highball glass with ice. Pour 15ml of vodka, tequila, white rum, Cointreau and gin. Add 25ml lemon juice andCoctails 30ml sugar syrup. Top with a splash of Cola.

  1. Mai Tai (”Maita’i” is the Tahitian word for ”good”. The cocktail was invented by Trader Vic at his restaurant in California. The year was 1944).

- Ingredients that you need are: Orange Curacao or Triple Sec, Almond syrup, ice, dark rum, white rum, and lime.

- Put ice into shaker. Pour 40ml white rum, 20ml dark rum and 15ml orange Curacao. Add 15ml almond syrup and 10ml lime juice. Shake well then strain into highball glass. Garnish with pineapple spear or lime peel.

5 Yoga Moves in 5 Minutes for Working Moms

yoga for pregnant women Yoga can be great for your body and soul. It is great exercise where you can exercise and relax in the same time. It is a practice of joining the mind and the body. There are so many styles of yoga. You should choose a level which is right for you. Also, you don’t need to be flexible to do yoga, because yoga builds flexibility and strength. It is a method where you can explore the potential of your body and create clarity of the mind. Also, if you are scared not to get injury doing this, don’t worry, because Yoga heals injuries. Here we are going to show you 5 Yoga moves in five minutes, if you consider yourself as a working mom, and you don’t have a time to exercise.

 The first Yoga Move is Child’s Pose 

Performing: From hands and knees

Put your big toes together and your knees are a little bit wide apart. While you kneel yoga for pregnant women on the floor, sit back on your heels. Curl your shoulders out in front of you and rest your hands close to your feet with your palms up Take about 6 -9 slow breathes and hold in this pose about half a minute.

Benefits: This pose targets the back, shoulders and hips, plus it is a gentle way of stretching your body.

The second Yoga Move is Cat – Cow 

Performing: From Table Top position.

Get down on all fours. Inhale and curl your toes under, sink your spine down toward the floor and drop down your belly. Pull your chest forward and look up to the sky. Exhale, press your spine headed for the sky, round the entire spine line. Look to the belly and drop your head down.

Benefits: This helps strengthens the spine and neck. Also it shows how to synchronize the breath and movement.

The third Yoga Move is Downward Facing Dog 

yoga for pregnant women Performing: Curl your toes, lift your hips and back up to an upside down V shape in the table top position.

Get down on all fours. Lift your hips high, stretching the sides of the body t form an inverted V shape. Keep your arms and legs straight. Move your inner things back and keep your heels down. Hold this pose for about minute and then release.

Benefits: This pose hits everything and also relieves the pain in the lower, middle or upper back.

 The fourth Yoga Move is Forward Bend with Shoulder Stretch

Performing: Feet and hip width apart

Put together all 10 of your fingers together to stand straight in the Mountain Poseyoga for pregnant women with your feet together. Bend forward from the hips so upper body is supported by legs. Put your palms down on the ground near to the feet as you gently straighten your legs. Hold in this pose for two or three breathes and then release it.

Benefits: Increases mobility in your shoulders in stretching and eases symptoms of headache.

The fifth Yoga Move is Cobra Pose 

Performing: From lying position.

Lie down on the floor, bringing your palm close to your body and chest up to the sky. Put your head back looking up as much as you can raise your torso from the waist. Straighten your arms as much as you can. Hold for about 30 seconds, and then release.

Benefits: It relieves stress and firms the buttocks.