The Joys of Summer

Posted 07-28-2011 at 03:27 PM by Krista

We all have our summer faves. These things, for me, represent what summer is all about!

What is summer without delicious, crunchy, sticky S’mores? The only thing that could make them better is if you roast them yourself over a campfire!


I love the juicy taste of watermelon! It really takes me back to summers I spent with my grandparents, eating watermelon and spitting out the seeds! My cousin used to put salt on hers!

To me, summer is not complete without a trip to the beach!!! I love walking in the sand, having the waves crash over my toes, looking for seashells and building sandcastles. This kind of vacation is made even better if you have children!

I adore the cute sundresses of summer! The best thing about them is they can be worn casual, with flip-flops, or dressed up with a pair of heels!


Lastly, I feel like I taste pure sun when I drink a glass of ice cold lemonade. Here is a recipe to make your own!

What you will need:

7 cups water

2 cups fresh squeezed lemon juice (Takes about 8-12 large

1 cup of sugar (or sweeten to taste)

Ice cubes

Lemon slices (for garnish, or to add to pitcher to get more delicious lemon flavor)


In a large pitcher combine water and lemon juice. Mix well.
Add the sugar slowly, making sure it dissolves completely. When ready to serve, pour over ice cubes and stick a lemon on the top of the glass.

Helpful hint: if you have left over lemonade, remove the lemons from the pitcher, as the taste will sour overnight with them left in.

Finish this thought:  I know summer is here when I ______

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