Looking for a fun, retro event? These Tiny Tips will make you feel like Dancin’
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We’re going retro this week with an all yellow color scheme perfect for those nostalgic “days gone by”.
This monochromatic color also uses retro lighting, wallpaper, and a beehive wall, combining a few different eras from the ’50s to the ’70s. It’s bright and cheery look will gladly get your guests to reminisce.
Saturday Night Fever
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Do the Hustle
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If you’re heading back to the disco days, it only makes sense to hire a disco or 70’s cover band.
While not everyone enjoys disco, consider finding a band that can do a mix of 70’s hits.
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Popular in the 1970’s, the Harvey Wallbanger is a mix of vodka, Galliano and orange juice. This updated version takes it a step further.
For the Vanilla Syrup:
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
1 vanilla bean, split
For the Tea
1 bag orange tea, such as Tea Forté Mojito Marmalade
1 cup boiling water
For the Cocktail
1 1/2 ounces vodka
3/4 ounces Galliano L’Autentico
1/2 vanilla syrup
1/4 ounce freshly squeezed juice from 1 lemon (strained through a fine mesh strainer)
2 1/2 ounces brewed Tea Forté Mojito Marmalade teaDirectionsFor the Vanilla Syrup: Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan and heat over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat, add split vanilla bean, cover and let steep 4 hours at room temperature. Strain and bottle. Store syrup in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
For the Tea: Steep tea bag in hot water for 5 minutes. Remove tea bag and allow to cool.
For the Cocktail: Peel a long orange zest strip and wrap around the inside of a highball glass. Fill with ice. Fill a mixing glass with ice and add vodka, Galliano, vanilla syrup, lemon juice, and tea. Stir until well chilled, about 20 seconds. Strain into prepared glass and serve.