STYLE: Mocktails and Palm Trees

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to try Ocean Spray® Mocktails at the Biggest Baby Shower hosted by Big City Moms in New York City. They were so refreshing and delicious! Read my review full review of the event HERE.

It was right around then that Ocean Spray® reached out to me regarding a summer partnership involving their new Mocktail line of juices. It was like they had ESP and knew that I had been craving summer cocktails like WHOA. It has been HOT here in New Jersey over the last couple weeks and I have needed a little relief! On a hot summer day, there really is nothing better than an ice cold or frozen drink or cocktail. My go-to cocktail, when I am not pregnant, is sangria. One of my ALL TIME favorite sangrias comes from this little tapas restaurant in the South End of Boston (our old neighborhood) called Estragon. Whenever we dined there (and we dined there often), I would have two (or three).

Ever since moving to New Jersey, I have yet to find a replacement that is good enough. So when I tried the Ocean Spray® Mocktail Cranberry Sangria on ice, I was pleasantly surprised. It was refreshing and not too tart. I loved it! The great thing about the Mocktails is that they are only 90 calories per serving, they are made with real fruit juice, and have no preservatives or high fructose corn syrup. They also have no artificial colors or flavors. How “sweet” is that?! And, in addition to the Sangria, the Ocean Spray® Mocktails come in two more flavors: Peach Bellini, pictured below, and Tropical Citrus Paradise, both of which are really great. The Peach Bellini has both cranberry and peach flavors while the Tropical Citrus Paradise is loaded with pineapple and coconut.

I have been drinking an Ocean Spray® Mocktail straight up with ice or with a splash of flavored seltzer almost every single night. It is so nice to have a glass after a long day at work. I (almost) don’t miss the alcohol!

Stay tuned for next week to get ALL of my outfit details. You know you are just as obsessed with that palm print as I am!

Thank you Ocean Spray® Mocktails for sponsoring this post. The opinions within this post are completely my own based on my experience.

Photography by Laurel Creative

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22 Comments

  1. June 22, 2017 / 12:20 pm

    Oo I wish I heard of Mocktails last year! I wasn’t allowed to drink because of chemo and this would have been the perfect alternative! Btw, you look so cute in that palm print dress!

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    • June 22, 2017 / 2:18 pm

      Thank you! More details on the dress coming next week! You would be amazed at how affordable it is. And it is not maternity! xo Jessica

  2. June 22, 2017 / 1:30 pm

    Ooooh I love a good cocktail (or mocktail), I’ll have to try these out, we need something refreshing in this heat!

  3. June 22, 2017 / 1:48 pm

    Yum! Can’t wait to try!

  4. June 22, 2017 / 1:54 pm

    I need this!!!! I hate drinking but get so bored just drinking water when I’m having a girls night!!! Need to try asap.

  5. Maggie
    June 22, 2017 / 2:21 pm

    Aw this is so fun! I wish these were around when I was pregnant!

    Maggie @ Polished Closets

  6. Nataly
    June 22, 2017 / 2:34 pm

    Sounds really good and that palm print dress looks so great on you!

  7. Amy Loochtan
    June 22, 2017 / 5:40 pm

    you look amazing! I am so curious about these, I saw them on a commercial the other day!

  8. June 22, 2017 / 9:24 pm

    I really want to try out this peach bellini one! It sounds delicious as well as the sangria!

  9. June 22, 2017 / 9:53 pm

    What! How did I not hear about this? Looks delicious, can’t wait to try! You look amazing btw!

  10. Ashley
    June 22, 2017 / 11:16 pm

    Um YUM! This sounds amazing! I can’t wait to give it a try! PS you look absolutely adorable!

  11. June 23, 2017 / 2:16 pm

    That is so smart!! Need to tell my pregnant friends about this!

  12. elise
    June 23, 2017 / 2:30 pm

    totally wanna try this!! love the print of your top too 🙂

  13. June 23, 2017 / 5:35 pm

    I’ve seen these but haven’t tried them! I definitely want to try them.

  14. June 23, 2017 / 5:56 pm

    This sounds AMAZING. I’m not pregnant, but have been focusing on making lifestyle changes to hopefully lose some weight. The hardest thing to go without has been alcohol on the weekends, but this seems like the perfect low-calorie alternative! I hope they have this at my local grocery store!

  15. June 23, 2017 / 8:14 pm

    I love these mocktails! So perfect for nursing mamas too! You are glowing!

  16. June 25, 2017 / 2:04 pm

    You look positively lovely Mama! Those mocktails sound delicious! I recently heard a radio commercial for them and was definitely curious. We will have to give them a go over here.

  17. adriana
    June 26, 2017 / 1:16 am

    These sound delicious! I love your dress, that print is my favorite this season!