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Lollipops as Cocktail Stirrers

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.

Lollipop in cocktailMonica Buck

Look for traditional lollipops in colors that complement your drinks. Lime-flavored stirrers give vodka tonics an extra burst of flavor. It's an inner-child twist to a distinctly grown-up beverage (and fodder for cocktail-party small talk).

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