7 Clever Ideas to Greatly Improve Your Halloween Pumpkins

Did you ever wonder how the tradition of carving pumpkins into Jack-O-Lanterns came about? Here’s the story. Halloween has its roots in the ancient Celtic holiday called Samhain, which was celebrated in Ireland and the rest of Western Europe every October 31st.  This festival was held to celebrate the end of summer and the last […]

22 Fresh Air Summer Ideas For Kids

Denise has collected some great ideas to get kids outside to have fun this summer. You can use these ideas to get them away from t.v., the computer, video games etc. etc. A couple of my favorites are: Have the kids help you to plant a garden. If you have enough space, give each child […]

How to Make Infused Spa Water

Water infused with fruits and herbs and cooled with ice and water is really a wonderful way to escape the summer heat. Infused water is both refreshing and hydrating. In this article, Deb shares her basic recipe which uses fruit and berries, herbs and other ingredients. She has a specific process, which she explains clearly. […]

13 Refreshing Summer Drink Recipes

If you’re looking for ideas for different, refreshing drinks this summer, this article by Emily should be helpful. She’s collected 13 different refreshing summer drinks. If you see a drink that looks good, just click on the link and you’ll see the recipe. There are recipes for: Orange & Lemonade Drink Spicy Berry Drink Cherry […]

How to Make Homemade Creamsicles

This is Emma’s recipe for homemade Creamsicles. When the summer heat gets oppressive, try cooling down with one of these treats. I’ve made a similar recipe and I really think these homemade versions taste better than the creamsicles I had as a kid. They’re creamy orange wonderfulness 🙂 You may have heard of Dreamcicles and thought […]

How to Make Old-Time Lemonade

Leah shares her secret for perfect, old-time lemonade. It’s such a simple recipe and is the one I use when I make lemonade from scratch. She includes some great ideas for ingredients to add, in case you’d like to jazz up this old-fashioned favorite. Mint. Berries. Fresh Basil. And more. Click on the How to […]

Homemade Honey-Sweetened Lemonade with Honey-Lemon Ice Cubes

You get two terrific summertime lemonade recipes in this article.  They’re perfect for the hot summer weather. The first is for homemade, honey-sweetened lemonade.  There’s a great tip about blending the honey. The second recipe is for honey-lemon ice cubes.  These are great in lemonade, fruit punch or iced tea.  There’s also a helpful tip about […]

4th of July Wine Sparklers Drink Recipe

This is a really creative 4th of July wine spritzer. It uses blueberries and watermelon cut into star shapes. The recipe includes some excellent recommendations for the perfect white wine and mixer. This is a tasty and patriotic drink recipe for the holidays. Click on the 4th of July Wine Sparklers Drink Recipe link below to see […]

How to Make Homemade Fudgesicles

I’ve been finding a lot of popsicle recipes lately. This is the first fudgesicle recipe that I wanted to share. Fudgesicles were a part of my summer fun when I was growing up. This recipe uses just 5 ingredients and is a basic “mix and pour” recipe. You will need popsicle molds and sticks, which […]

Simply Awesome 4th of July Strawberries

These are really fantastic red, white and blue 4th of July strawberries. Mindy explains the simple recipe that uses just 2 ingredients in addition to the strawberries. I think these strawberries are so bright and festive! They perfect for your 4th of July barbecue. Click on the Simply Awesome 4th of July Strawberries link below […]