Spiked Blueberry Lemonade

Spiked Blueberry Lemonade

I know what you're thinking....ANOTHER drink recipe? But after sharing one of my favorite red drink recipes yesterday, I had to share a killer blue cocktail just in time for the Fourth of July.  We all need options, right? This Spiked Blueberry Lemonade is super easy to make, can be made in advance and served in a pitcher, and is based around Cruzan's new Blueberry Lemonade Rum … // Read more...

Sparkling Agua Fresca

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Am I the only one scanning Pinterest for Fourth of July cocktails? We're having friends over.....and I've been looking for the perfect summer cocktail recipe to serve.  My requirements? Summery, light, and red. (It has to go with a red, white and blue theme.....right?) Obviously I'm on a watermelon kick lately.  While at the farmer's market this weekend......I walked by the agua fresca … // Read more...

Watermelon

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And just like that, another week begins.  We are melting here in Lala land....with temperatures of over 100 degrees.  So, I felt like it was the perfect time to start our Watermelon Festival!  Over the summer, I'm loving setting up trios of posts around a theme (we had ice cream week, and a pineapple fiesta).....and nothing screams summer quite like watermelon.  Am I right? … // Read more...

What to Expect When You’re Expecting(the series and a giveaway)

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Does anyone REALLY know What to Expect when they're pregnant? I remember commenting the entire way through my pregnancy that there are a LOT of things people just don't tell you.  I was one of the last of my friends to have a baby, so you'd think I would be an expert.  But, I realized that pregnant women (and new moms) don't really share mundane details with their no-kids friends.   … // Read more...

Bookroo: Books for Kids (and a Giveaway)

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Hold on to your hats.....because today's post involves something I'm EXTREMELY passionate about.  While I talk about my job around these parts every now and again.....I've never been super specific about what I do.  I am an elementary school teacher, but I don't have my own classroom.  For the last few years, I've been the intervention coordinator at a low performing school here in … // Read more...