“Shirley Temple” Drink Recipe

In honor of the cultural icon and talent who stole many hearts, a drink was created for the little curly headed dancer and actress.  At 21 years of age, she retired from the Hollywood scene and later became a United States ambassador.  On Monday, Feb. 10, she died at the age of 85.

Here’s your chance to create your own version of the non-alcoholic beverage.

Shirley Temple, child star

Child star Shirley Temple

Ingredients:

  • 3 ounces lemon-lime soda
  • 3 ounces ginger ale
  • Dash grenadine
  • Maraschino cherry for garnish

Directions: Pour lemon-lime soda and ginger ale into a glass with ice cubes. Then, add a dash of grenadine. Finally, stir your refreshing drink and top it off with a cherry.

For more information on Shirley Temple and the Mocktail… click here.

The King Lives On!

It all began on January 8, 1935, in Tupelo, Mississippi when Vernon and Gladys Presley welcomed Elvis Aron (later changed to Aaron)Presley.

As mothers do, they see talent in their children.  Gladys bought her 12-year-old son Elvis his first guitar.

By the mid-1950s, he appeared on the radio, television and the silver screen.

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Elvis smirk

On August 16, 1977, at age 42, he died of heart failure, which was related to his drug addiction. Since his death, Presley has remained one of the world’s most popular music icons.