Tag: summer

It’s the Best Time of Year to Find Wild Blackberries

All along the East Coast of the United States something remarkable is happening.  From mid-May to the beginning of June white flowers pop up along fence lines and along edges of wooded areas.  They are a gleaming marker of one of my favorite parts of […]

7 Reasons You Need to be Foraging

When I was a kid, one of my favorite things to do in summer was pick blackberries.  They grew wild along fence lines at every home we lived in.  It was a coveted treat that only summer could deliver to my back yard.  But berries […]

Easy No Blender Slushee

Easy No Blender Slushee

Now that kids are off of school, the temperature’s hotter, the days are longer, and the pools are open, it’s time for cool summertime treats.

One of my favorite summer treats remains the slushee.  But you don’t have to head out to the store or pull out the blender to enjoy one at home.

All you need is your favorite soda (or pop) and a freezer.

How to do it:

  1. Pour about 12 ounces of your favorite soda (pop) in a cup.
  2. Leave in the freezer for about 2 hours.
  3. Stir and enjoy.

noblender slushee

What are some of your favorite summertime treats?

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DIY: Make a Summer Dress Last Longer

Do you wish you could make summer last a little longer?  I may not be able to guarantee that but I can guarantee that you can take your daughter’s summer fashions well into the chillier months with a few simple snips and stitches AND at […]


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