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alcohol in your body increases, your judgment test, when lawfully arrested for DUI. Refusal to
worsens and your skills decrease. You will have take a test will result in a one-year suspension
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has grown so much, and we are thrilled to ones and friends, and help us spread the
penalties that may be imposed by the court
see your enthusiasm year after year for these message of celebrating safely. Do your part upon a DUI conviction.
DUI in Florida: .08 is the rate • Under Florida
books. Inside this book you will find tasty non- this holiday season by not driving while
law, a blood or breath alcohol level of .08 is Pop a top, face a fine • Florida law prohibits
alcoholic drink recipes from Northeast Florida intoxicated, designating a driver and being a evidence that a person is under the influence possession of open containers of alcoholic
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Mojito Chef Stuart’s Special Pomegranate Fizz Raspberry Nojito
1 Lime
Egg Nog Ingredients:
Infused Rosemary Pomegranate Juice
4-5 Mint Leaves
1/2 Lime, quartered
1 tsp. Sugar
Ingredients: Lemon 5-6 fresh Raspberries
6 Mint Leaves 1 1/2 OZ. Simple Syrup (mix equal parts
Condensed Milk (1 small can) Simple Syrup
Sprite sugar and water to make syrup)
3 Cups of Half and Half Tonic
Lemon Lime Soda
Pasteurized Egg Yolks (equal to 3 egg yolks) Club Soda
Preparation: Fill half highball glass with ice.
Pinch of Nutmeg
Squeeze the lime juice in and add the sugar Preparation: In bar tin, muddle lemon wedge Preparation: In a pint glass or other tall glass,
Splash of Angostora Bitters
and mint leaves. With a spoon, crush the mint with 1/4 oz. of simple syrup. Add 3 oz. of add simple syrup and muddle mint, lime and
leaves with the ice so the aroma of the mint infused pomegranate juice. Shake and strain raspberries. Fill glass with ice and top with equal
Preparation: Mix ingredients. Add ice and into rocks glass with ice. Top glass with tonic parts lemon lime soda and club soda.
will spread. Add the sprite and some more ice.
shake to cold. water and tumble.
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Coquito Zero Proof Earl Grey Key Lime Delight

Ingredients: Strawberry Mango Awesomeness Ingredients:
1 cup Water
12 Cloves
2 Cinnamon Sticks
1 in piece of fresh Ginger,
1/2 can of Carnation
Condensed Milk
1 can (12 fl. oz.) Carnation
Evaporated Milk
Chocolate & Raspberry Martini Ingredients:
Freshly cut Kiwi, Mango, and Strawberries
Sweetened Condensed Milk
Sweetened Lime Juice
Rose’s Lime Juice
Graham Cracker Crumbs
Lime Wedge
peeled Powdered Cinnamon Ingredients: Orange Juice Simple Syrup
1/2 can (15 oz.) Coco Lopez Fresh Raspberries Simple Syrup Pineapple Juice
Real Cream of Coconut Chocolate Syrup Earl Grey Tea Preparation: To Make Keylime Mix: Combine 2 - 14oz. cans
Grenadine of sweetened condensed milk with 4 oz. of sweetened lime
Preparation: Place water, cloves, cinnamon sticks and ginger in Ice juice (if lime juice is not pre-sweetened - sweeten with 1 1/2
a small saucepan. Cook at medium heat until boiling. Remove Preparation: Steep Earl Grey tea in 6.5 oz. of hot cups sugar per 1 quart of lime juice.)
from heat, cover. Let cool 15 minutes. Remove cinnamon, water for 2 minutes. Muddle 6-7 fresh raspberries To Make Drink: Fill a 16 oz. glass with ice. Fill glass half full
cloves and ginger. Place the coconut cream, evaporated milk, Preparation: Cut up fruit. Mix it all together, with Keylime Mix. Add a splash of Rose’s lime juice, add
condensed milk, water and spices in blender, cover. Blend in bar tin with 1/4 oz. simple syrup and 1/2 oz. of
blend it up, and wahla! splash of simple syrup (simple syrup = equal parts water &
for 30 seconds or until well mixed. Refrigerate for at least 2 chocolate syrup Add ice and Earl Grey into tin and sugar). Top the glass off with sprite. Shake or Blend. Serve
hours or until liquid is very cold. Add a cinnamon stick in the shake well. Garnish a chilled martini
container for extra flavor. Shake well before serving. Serve in with a lime wedge. Optional: Rim the glass with crushed
appetizer glasses, sprinkled with powered cinnamon and a glass with raspberry sauce drizzled graham cracker crumbs.
dash of nutmeg. on the sides and pour!
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Summer Breeze Peppermint Frost Citrus-Berry Spritz: Pumpkin Spice
Orange Juice
Vanilla Ice Cream
1/2 fresh Grapefruit .05 oz. Agave Nectar
Chai Latte
Sour Mix Peppermint Flavored Syrup 1/2 fresh Orange Splash of Club Soda Ingredients:
Sprite Hazelnut Flavored Syrup .05 oz. of Peach Puree 1 cup Soy Milk
Red and Green Starlight Mints 1 cup Oregon Chai – Chai Tea Latte Concentrate
Preparation: In a pint glass: Muddle 2 3 dashes Pumpkin Pie Spice
Preparation: Mix equal parts orange juice Candy Cane blackberries, squeeze 1/2 fresh grapefruit
and sour mix over ice. Add splash of Sprite. and 1/2 fresh orange, add .05 oz of peach
Preparation: Blend ice cream, mints, Preparation: Heat soy milk and chai tea
puree, add .05 oz agave nectar, transfer
peppermint syrup, and hazelnut syrup. ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled concentrate in saucepan on medium. Stir
Top with whipped cream and garnish with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into continuously, add spice, stir until boiling. Serve
with candy cane. a martini glass and top with club soda. and top with whip cream.
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Ginger Tea With a Twist Mock Sangria

Cocoa Espresso Cooler Whitey’s Tiki Daiquiri Ingredients:
1 (12 oz.) can frozen Cranberry Juice concentrate, thawed
Ingredients: Ingredients: Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups cold Water
1/3 cup Honey 6 White Tea bags 1/2 cup Orange Juice
1/2 cup (2 ounces) 3 Lemons, juiced 2 cups cold Espresso Blend Coffee 12 oz. 7-Up or Sprite
1 tbsp. Lemon Juice
coarsely chopped (about 1/2 cup) 2 cups cold Cocoa Splash of Grenadine 3 cups (24 oz.) Club Soda, chilled
Fresh Ginger Lemon Slices 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract 1 1/2 oz. Strawberry Daiquiri Mix 1 Orange, thinly sliced
Preparation: Place honey, 2 cups water and ginger in a 1 cup sweetened Whipped Cream Preparation: In large pitcher or bowl, combine cranberry
saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer juice concentrate, water, orange juice and lemon juice;
over low heat for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add Preparation: Mix all ingredients. Garnish with
blend well. Refrigerate 1 hour or until thoroughly chilled.
tea bags. Let mixture steep for at least 30 minutes and Preparation: Combine cold coffee, cocoa cherry and strawberry. To serve, gently stir in club soda and orange slices.
up to 1 hour, then strain out solids. and vanilla. Pour over ice in tall glasses.
In a pitcher combine strained liquid with 6 cups water Top each with 2 tablespoons
and lemon juice. Chill in refrigerator.
of whipped cream.
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Pomegranate Fauxjito All Jacked Up! Calendar’s Spritzer Fresh Tomato Mocktail
Ingredients: Ingredients:
Ingredients: Ingredients:
3 oz. Pineapple Juice 3 oz. Sprite
1 oz. Simple Syrup 11 cups fresh Tomatoes
6 oz. Mountain Dew 1 oz. Cranberry Juice
4 Fresh Mint Leaves 3 cups chopped Celery
Splash of Grenadine 1 oz. Strawberry
1/2 Lime – Sliced 3/4 cup chopped Bell Peppers
Granulated Sugar to Rim the Glass
2 Bay Leaves
4 oz. Club Soda Maraschino Cherry Preparation: Mix ingredients and add a twist of
3 tbsp. chopped Onions
1 oz. Pomegranate Juice Wedge of Lime lime. Garnish with an orange slice and cherry. 1 1/2 tsp. salt
Preparation: Rim the glasses with sugar by placing the 3 tsp. Worcestershire Sauce
Preparation: Muddle first three ingredients. rim on a plate with water. Then immediately place the rim 1 1/2 tsp. Horseradish
Add club soda. Fill with ice. Shake. Top with on a plate with sugar. Add crushed, shaved or cubes of ice 3 dashes Tabasco Sauce
an ounce of pomegranate juice and serve. to the glass. Add the liquid ingredients in the order listed
above and stir gently. Garnish with a maraschino cherry
Preparation: Cook tomatoes, celery, green
and a wedge of lime. Warning: This contains a jolt pepper, bay leaves and onion for 20 minutes,
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then put through a sieve. Add remaining
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ingredients. Chill.
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Epping Sling Merry Sunrise Jaxson de Ville’s Apple Cherry Mojito

6 oz. Pineapple Juice
3 oz. Sunny Delight Pie “Sideline” Smoothie
12 Mint Leaves
4 Lime Wedges
3 oz. Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice 1 large Granny Smith Apple (cored and diced)
2 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice 1 cup Low-Fat Vanilla Frozen Yogurt 4 Cherries (no stems)
Splash of 7-Up
2 drops Angostura Bitters 1/2 cup Fat-Free Milk 1 oz. Simple Syrup
1/4 tsp. Ground Cinnamon
3 drops Grenadine 2 Tbsp. Graham Cracker or Vanilla Wafer Crumbs Dash Sugar
2 oz. Orange Juice Dash Grenadine
Preparation: Pour equal parts of Sunny Preparation: In a single layer on a microwave-safe plate, place
Delight and cranberry juice into a double,
diced apple. Microwave on high power for 1 minute, or until Ginger Ale Soda
Preparation: Combine all in tall glass with slightly softened. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 10 minutes.
old-fashioned glass. Top off with splash of Add the chilled microwave-baked apple, frozen yogurt, milk and
ice and garnish with pineapple wedge cinnamon to a blender container. Cover and puree until smooth. Preparation: Muddle ingredients with splash
7-Up. Garnish with orange slice or cherry. Pour into 2 chilled glasses. Sprinkle each smoothie with the
and cherry. of soda, add ice and serve.
graham cracker crumbs.

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Anise Tea Captain’s Choice Cherry Cider Heath Bar Blizzard
Ingredients: Ingredients: Ingredients: Ingredients:
1 tsp. dried Anise Leaves 4 oz. Cranberry Juice 2 quarts Apple Cider 1 Heath Candy Bar
1 cup boiling Water 4 oz. Apple Juice 1 three inch Cinnamon Stick 1/4 cup Milk
1 tsp. Honey 2 Cinnamon Sticks 3 oz. package of Cherry Jell-O 2 1/2 cups Vanilla Ice Cream
1 slice of Lemon (optional) 2 Mint Leaves 1 tsp. Fudge Topping
Preparation: Combine apple cider and
Preparation: Place anise leaves in cup and Preparation: Warm cranberry juice and cinnamon stick in saucepan; bring to a boil. Preparation: Freeze the heath bar, then break
pour boiling water over them. Let steep apple juice over low heat. Add cinnamon Reduce heat, and simmer for 15 minutes. it into tiny pieces while still in the wrapper.
5-8 minutes. Stir in honey and serve with stick. Pour into glass Irish coffee mugs. Add Jell-O, stirring 2 minutes or until Jell-O Combine all ingredients in the blender and
lemon slice. Garnish with whipped cream and sprig dissolves. Serve beverage hot. Yield: 2 quarts blend for 30 seconds on medium speed. Stop
of mint. blender and stir in mixture with a spoon,
repeat until well mixed. Pour into 16 oz. glass.

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Canadian Pride Citrus Berry Blush College Punch Honey Bunny

Ingredients: Ingredients:
Ingredients: Ingredients:
2/3 oz. Maple Syrup 2 pints Strawberries 2 oz. Carrot Juice
4 cups Vanilla Ice Cream 2 quarts Pineapple Juice
3 oz. Grapefruit Juice 2 grated Lemon Peels 2 quarts Apple Juice 1 oz. Orange Juice
3 oz. Dry Ginger Ale 1 cup freshly squeezed Lemon Juice 2 quarts Orange Juice 1 dash Grenadine Syrup
1 cup freshly squeezed Orange Juice
1 quart Ginger Ale
Preparation: Shake and strain into a Collins 2/3 cup Sugar Preparation: Build all three ingredients over
2 cups crushed Ice 1 quart Orange Sorbet
glass three-quarters filled with broken ice. 1 Strawberry for garnish ice in a cocktail glass, and serve.
1 Lemon (sliced into rings)
Add the ginger ale, and garnish with a slice
of grapefruit. Preparation: Puree the berries in a blender to yield Preparation: Combine and mix all
about 2 cups. In the blender, combine strawberry puree
and the remaining ingredients except for the lemon ingredients in container, serve.
rings. Blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and garnish
with lemon rings.

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Had too much to drink? Pom Fizz Cappuccino Cooler
Get a FREE ride home for you and your car. Ingredients:
10 Mint Leaves
4 1/2 cups Cold Coffee
6 small Wedges of Lime 4 1/2 cups Chocolate Ice Cream
Don’t take chances behind the wheel. 1 oz. of Simple Syrup (made from 3/4 cup Hershey’s Chocolate Syrup
equal parts sugar and water) Crushed Ice
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Preparation: In blender, place coffee, ice
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• Thanksgiving – New Year’s Day • Independence Day Weekend muddle first 3 ingredients until lime pieces Serve immediately over crushed ice and
• Super Bowl Weekend • Labor Day Weekend are well smashed. Fill with ice. Add juice and garnish with whipped cream.
• Cinco de Mayo • Halloween top off with soda water. Mix well by tossing Makes 3 servings.
• Memorial Day Weekend back and forth in another glass.
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Ida’s Strawberry Punch Good Time Punch

Caramel Apple Shake Ingredients:
Ingredients: 1 oz. Orange Juice
Ingredients: 4 packages Strawberry Jello 1 oz. Pineapple Juice
1 Jell-O Creamy Caramel Pudding Snack 3 large cans Pineapple Juice 1 oz. Cranberry Juice
1/2 cup Apple Cider (plain, not sparkling) 10 oz. bottle Lemon Juice Splash of Club Soda
1/4 cup Freeze-Dried Apple Pieces 2 cups Cold Water Splash of Red Bull
1/4 cup Low-Fat Vanilla Ice Cream 6 cups Boiling Water
Splash of Grenadine
1/4 tsp. Cinnamon 3 2-liter bottles Ginger Ale
1/8 tsp. Vanilla Extract 5 cups Sugar
Preparation: In a shaker, add ice and
1 cup Crushed Ice (or 5 - 8 Ice Cubes) ingredients, shake to combine. Serve in a
Preparation: Combine jello and sugar. Add boiling
2 tbsp. Reddi-wip festive glass and garnish with a cherry.
water first, then cold water, lemon juice and
Preparation: Place all ingredients except for pineapple juice. Refrigerate. Add ginger ale just
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safety is Strap In For Safety
nothing to Twenty-three percent of Florida’s deaths
and serious injuries occur because safety
belts and child restraints weren’t used.
• Children who have outgrown booster

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Children learn by example, when adults • The back seat is the safest place for all
fasten their safety belts, children will too. children under the age of 12 to ride,
Protect your children and yourself from away from airbags.
death or injury this holiday season. • All front seat occupants must wear
Celebrate a safe and a safety belt, regardless of age. The
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Where Your Message Is On Display Every Day! Holiday Hazards
If you do not receive a Town Planner in the mail after Alcohol: Decorations:
Alcohol poisoning is a common risk for children • Bubble lights containing methylene
December 20th, pick one up at your local Jiffy Lube or during the holiday season. Many families host chloride can be poisonous if a child drinks
call (904) 726-5566. parties where alcohol is served. the fluid (even if labeled non-toxic).
• Children imitate adults, and may drink the • Snow sprays may be harmful if the aerosol
beverages they see adults drinking. propellants are used improperly.
For Money Saving Coupons, Trusted Businesses, Monthly Contests • Remove ALL empty and partially empty • Angel Hair (made from finely spun glass) and
and Important Dates check out your Town Planner. cups as soon as possible.
• Children become drunk much more
ornament hangers may cause cuts or irritation.
• Tree ornaments, icicles and tinsel may block
quickly than adults, so even a small amount the airway or cause choking. of alcohol can be dangerous to them.
Symptoms will resemble drunkenness and Other:
may include difficulty breathing, extreme • Antifreeze (ethylene glycol or methanol)
drowsiness, difficulty walking, nausea and is extremely poisonous and may result in
vomiting. Seizures may occur in some death if ingested, even in small amounts.

Safe & Healthy Holiday Wishes from: cases. Results may be life threatening,
including low blood sugar and blocked
• Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless
gas produced in fires, from car exhaust
systems, faulty home heating systems and
• Store alcohol in a locked cabinet out of charcoal grills. Carbon monoxide poisoning
Northeast Florida Safety Council, Inc. reach and sight of children. is especially dangerous because it may occur
• Other potential sources of alcohol while sleeping, and result in death. Early
poisoning include mouthwash, cologne, symptoms of poisoning are headache and
Northeast Florida Safety Council (NEFSC) is a Community NEFSC reminds you to ALWAYS perfume, after-shave lotion, rubbing alcohol
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healthy Holiday Season and every day of the Plants such as Mistletoe, Holly, Christmas Berry swallowed and in some cases can break
New Year include sufficient measures for:
• Promoting good health Happy Holidays! and Poinsettia are often used for decorations
during the holidays. Like many plants, all of
these are considered potentially poisonous
open and cause poisoning. These and other
small items are also a choking hazard.

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Celebrate Safely
Drunk driving is one of the deadliest crimes. How To Spot A Drunk Driver:
Every single injury and death caused by drunk These warning signs should be your signal to
drivers is totally preventable. Unfortunately, take down a license plate number and vehicle
drunk drivers caused over 30% of all traffic description to report to the proper authorities.
fatalities in Florida last year. We need to be Do not attempt to stop the vehicle.
especially aware during the holidays because
statistics show that the number of incidents • Wide turns
increases during these times. • Straddling lanes or driving on the center line
What are the consequences of a DUI or DWI • Drifting or moving in a straight line at a slight
conviction? According to Florida Statute angle to the roadway
316.193, the penalties vary by the offender’s • Driving with headlights off at night
level of Blood Alcohol Content or Breath
• Appearing to be drunk (eye fixation,
Alcohol Content (BAC) and
face close to windshield,
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the number of previous
drinking in the vehicle)
convictions. For example,
e le y,
for the first conviction
with a BAC of .08,
C • Driving below the
speed limit
one would receive • Erratic braking
a costly fine and or stopping
be imprisoned without cause
for a maximum De !
sig e r • Slow response to traffic
nate A Driv
of six months. The
fines and terms of signals (sudden stop,
imprisonment increase with delay start)
subsequent occurrences. There • Nearly striking an object, curb, etc.
are also additional punishments such as extra
fees, increased insurance premiums, license Report drunk drivers immediately to area
revocation for at least 180 days, completion law enforcement from a car phone or pay
of an approved substance abuse education phone with the license plate number,
course, and impoundment of vehicles owned description of the vehicle and the direction
by the offender.
in which it was traveling.

Enjoy your holiday season. Be responsible and do not drink and drive.
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