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Jul092012

Strawberry lemonade

Reading all of your comments on my candles giveaway post has been SO MUCH FUN! Summer is wonderful, isn't it? We have had many high points ourselves so far this summer, and I love reading all about your high points, too. Thank you so much for sharing. Keep the comments coming!

My boys and I spent two nights at the dropzone this weekend. There are so many things we love about getting out of the city. Here is one of my personal favorite things..

Pure sunset peace!

Another item on my list of Favorite Summer Things is spending time outdoors with my boys. Being Minnesotans, we especially love the heat. We eat outside, we play outside and we drink delicious summery drinks outside.

Within 60 seconds of pulling this strawberry lemonade out of the refrigerator, my boys were begging for as much as I would offer them. Slurrrpppppp. 

Pour 4 cups of warm water into a large serving pitcher. Add 1 cup of granulated sugar and stir until it is dissolved.

Hull and slice 1 1/2 pints of strawberries. 

Put them through a juicer. If you don't own a juicer, throw them into a food processor or blender and strain. It will be a bit frothy.

Juice (and strain) 8 lemons.

Pour the strawberry and lemon juices into the pitcher and mix well.

Add a few lemon slices and refrigerate until chilled, at least 1 hour. Serve over ice!

Woooo SUMMER! Enjoy it! Pretty soon we will be shivering and slipping on the ice. :)

Printable recipe: Strawberry lemonade

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Reader Comments (2)

OHMIGOSH, MEGAN! This is one of the most beautiful summer drinks I've ever seen! Awesome color! And your lumpies clearly approve of the taste. Sign me up!!!

07.10.2012 | Unregistered CommenterParsley Sage

Ooo I wish I had seen this before I wrote my lemonade blog post! Squeeze more out of your summer with a lemonade stand! Check this out for recipes, inspiration, and fun facts: http://www.happydoodles.com/blogs/news/6274006-lemonade-lemonade-lemonade

07.14.2012 | Unregistered CommenterHeather

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