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Host an ice cream social! Who doesn't want this yummy treat during the hot
summer days? You could even make your own ice cream.
Need some recipes? We’re lovin’…
- Homemade ice cream sandwiches
- Bake a cupcake cone
- 10 DIY ice cream sundaes
Pour your fave juice into an ice cube tray and toss in
some popsicle sticks. After a few hours
you'll have the perfect homemade summer treat!
We are so in love with popsicles, we featured them in our
Is your mouth watering of the strawberry
cheesecake popsicles pictured? Pick up a copy of Charity
Ferreira’s Perfect Pops and get yourself in the kitchen!
When the temps get sweltering, you’ve gotta cool off
somehow. What better way than treating
yourself to an ice-cold refreshment? Make every Friday Rita’s day and treat
yourself to a new flavor once a week.
Have a yummy potluck dinner party. Let your friends sign up for what they want to
bring—appetizer, entrée or dessert—so you can all try each other’s favorite
dishes. Make sure to put someone in charge of cutlery, plates, napkins and
Make a root beer float. Don't have root beer? Any soda will do! Try strawberry ice cream and
cream soda, or for a summer twist on a Harry Potter favorite, dulce de leche or vanilla ice cream with cream
soda and a drizzle of butterscotch sauce. Yum-o.
Try growing fresh mint. It adds a nice summery touch to iced tea, lemonade or plain-old ice
Check out healthy food ideas for when temps soar!
Enjoy a picnic. Whether
you’re heading out to the Great Outdoors with your fam or your friends, you’re
sure to have a blast. Don’t forget the picnic blanket!
- Keep the food finger-friendly
- Bring lots of napkins, just in case
- Always clean up after yourself
Learn how to make mocktails. You and your girls can sit by the pool with an ice-cold drink in
Looking for some summery sips? Try 3 delish iced-tea
recipes or 4 fab smoothies.
Pick your own fruits and veggies. Fresh, local produce is one of the best things
about summer. Bypass your local farmer’s market and hit up a co-op or a farm
that’ll let ya pick your munchies yourself.
We’re scooping up…
- The last of the season’s
- Blueberries, blackberries and
raspberries, oh my!
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