Throw a ladies only #HappyHour at home with #SXchachacha #tequila @SXLiquors #yourdrinksexier

DISCLAIMER: This is a sponsored post, however 100% of the opinions are my own. 
When I hear the term ” Cha Cha Cha” , I think of dancing to a Cuban Mambo beat. Not anymore. Sx Liquors have teamed up with R&B sensation Trey Songz in promoting a line of their spirits. Check out his interview with Forbes Magazine as he explains why he wanted to partner with this brand

Their SX Cha Cha Cha is a premium reposado Tequila. They blended it with touches of honey and lime. Last Friday I decided to throw a happy hour for some of my girlfriends at my house and serve some crafted cocktails to see what they thought about it. My guests also commented on how beautiful and sexy the bottle was ! 

Makeup Artist @neelyglamstudios_mua ready for her closeup with SX ChaChaCha

One of my hubby’s many talents includes bartending. He loves to take fresh ingredients and play around with recipes that make sure the base liquor remains the star. I cannot tell you the number of times I have ordered a cocktail, only to have my favorite liquor lost in some bizarre high fructose syrup concocotion.

Throwing a happy hour can be simple as long as you stay on course. Happy hour does not equal dinner party. One or two appetizers in a casual stand up atmosphere with a signature spirit, beer or wine. Friday’s spirit was Sx Cha Cha Cha. I had some sweet & spicy wing bites and meatballs marinara sitting on our bar counter for guests to help themselves. Some billboard top twenty R&B streaming on my soundboard and voila ! Happy hour is all set.

We started with a simple shot. Shots may be a frat or sorority favorite way to drink, but honestly a shot is where a liquor either sinks or swims. There is simply nowhere for it to hide. As Trey Songz hit song says, it was “Bottoms Up” time. The ladies agreed it was smooth and a touch sweet. ” Wow” ! was the most common reaction
“Who wants a cocktail” ?, said our own personal happy hour “bartender”

First up was a Paloma cocktail. A classic recipe of tequila, red grapefruit juice with fresh squeezed lime juice. It was a magical drink. So simple and pure. The Cha Cha Cha really mixed effortlessly with the grapefruit juice.

Next up was what he called ” Strawberry Smash”. He muddled fresh strawberries with a little simple syrup. Put in the shaker with Cha Cha Cha, fresh lime juice , fresh squeezed juice from one orange and a teaspoon of grenadine. It was delish beyond description.
I looked up and it was time for our guests to depart. A great time at happy hour. A great time with SX Cha Cha Cha .

You can purchase SX ChaChaCha online at https://www.reservrbar.com/buysx and get ready to drink sexier! 

@1035thebeat #1035beatdown #concert #kendricklamar #treysongz #future #djkhaled and more… ~ Recap by #SobeSavvy !

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On Thursday, June 12, 2014 , 103.5 The Beat presented the 2014 Beat Down at BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fl. The show featured Kendrick Lamar, Trey Songz, Future, DJ Khaled and more! SobeSavvy was there, along with other excited fans from South Florida and around the world! 

“As 103.5 The Beat continues to be the Urban/Hip-Hop authority in the Miami-Ft. Lauderdale market, we strive to provide our listener with the best product possible,” said DJ A-OH Hashem, 103.5 The Beat’s Program Director. “From our music, community focus, on air and digital features to our shows and personalities, it was only right that we continued the trend and provide our listener with the best concert event of the summer. In October, the Beat was back…now on June 12, the Beat Down is back and bigger than ever.”

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The official lineup included performances by Kendrick Lamar (Swimming Pools, Don’t Kill My Vibe), Trey Songz and his abs ..lol (NaNa, Heart Attack), Future (Same Damn Time, Racks, Trophy), Rico Love (They Don’t Know, Be Like), Yo Gotti (Act Right, Got Dat Sack), Mr Vegas (Heads High, Bruk It Down), Meek Mill ( Levels, Ima Boss ), Ace Hood (Bugatti, Hustle Hard) and DJ Khaled (No New Friends, I’m On One) and surprise appearances by Fat Joe and Mavado !

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Everyone who attended was thrilled to see such great performances from the star-studded lineup. No drama, cool vibe, awesome performance = a great concert ! Images from the concert can be seen here: photo credit Getty Images Check out Instagram @1035thebeat , Hashtag #thebeatdown, #1035thebeat, #1035beatdown  for additional photos and video recaps. For the latest from 103.5 The BEAT , follow on Twitter (@1035TheBEAT).

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‘Lovely’ Leslie Heigh
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