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Mommy to 3 little ones, a lucky wife to the Man of my dreams. I am a Cosmetologist, Crafter, Photographer and a stay at home Mom. My blog is simply about everything I love from, decorating, DIY, recipes, beauty, hair, camping, kids you name it. I love life and hope my blog can uplift and inspire many. Thanks for stopping by and come back often so you wont miss a thing!

July 28, 2013

Watermelon Otai Drink

Where has this drink been all my life??? I think this might turn into one of my favorite summer drinks, why? Because it has tropical written all over it and it is very refreshing. This is a recipe my husband got from one of his Tongan companions while he was serving a mission for our church. He has always talked about "making" me some for years and never got around to it until tonight! He is in trouble for keeping this recipe from me for so long....just kidding, I love him no matter what!

This is how he makes it: (the simple way, I will tell you the authentic way he was taught down below).
* 1 Pineapple
* 1/4 medium seedless Watermelon
* 1 can of Coconut milk
* 2 TBS sugar, (more to taste, if needed)
* 1 cup of water

 Put everything in the blender and blend it all together, chill for a couple of hours, pour and enjoy! 

The only thing you do different with the "authentic" way is use a fresh Coconut for Coconut cream, we just used a can of Coconut milk. My husband says it tastes the same either way. So whatever you prefer. Also you could use canned Pineapple if you didn't have a fresh Pineapple. This is so simple and refreshing. Please don't forget to follow my blog :)


  1. How funny that you would disable right-clicking on your page! All I wanted to do was open a post in a new tab. Now, with my browser extension that overrides your attempt to disable right-clicking, I suppose I should save your pictures and upload them all over pinterest and other sharing sites with no credit back to you. How sad. Enjoy everyone taking credit for your work!

  2. Hi there! Great recipe! My name is Heather and I was hoping you could answer a quick question I have about your blog! If you could please email me at Lifesabanquet1(at) I would greatly appreciate it :-)