Tag: Summer

Harness the Power of Water and Your Emotions

Close your eyes and try and picture yourself as a child, jumping in the ocean or pool for a dip; what do you feel? For us, it’s a sense of happiness and therapy, even today. While enjoying a cup of coffee one morning last summer, we came across a wonderful piece in the Wall Street Journal written by Elisabeth Bernstein on the experience Marine Scientist Dr. Wallace Nicholas had on seeking the power of water.

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3 Great Sangrias for Summertime!

A perfect pairing with your summer BBQ or get together picnics wherever you may be, Sangria is the perfect warm-weather drink because it’s light, refreshing, gorgeous and so easy to make! Bonus points are given if you are drinking it poolside! Sangria comes to us by way of Spain and Portugal with a long and rich history that dates back to the Middle Ages. It was originally aged wine mixed with fruit and spices, such as cinnamon, then evolved through time into regional variations. So, this summer let’s get fruity and check out these delish sangria recipes you won’t get enough of!

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Fun Ideas for Outdoor Family Time!

These days, families spend way too much time staring into their phones and devices.
Unglue them from their various devices by planning some super fun outdoor activities they simply can’t resist!
Here are 5 fun activities for the whole fam that will make for some major bonding moments.

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A Big Shout out to every father out there- Happy Father’s Day

Take today to celebrate all those special men that are in your life!

And, can you believe that coupled with their special day, we’ve got even more to celebrate-
In just three days, Summer is upon us – so let’s take time to embrace just that and forget the long January days when it was freezing and dark by 4: 30 pm and our motivation to go out was close to zero. Erase all those memories now that Summer is here because we’re ready to change our mindset for the warm season! While we know some people have a hard time coming out of hibernation, here’s 10 ways to prepare yourself for summer and spring out of the seasons behind us now.

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We All Scream for Ice Cream!

Hey who doesn’t love a good ice cream in the summertime- you know the kind that drips and causes a lot of attention to licking! Well here’s a great way to enjoy your dessert after a family or friend get together. Certainly, with these four recipes to choose from, you will definitely be promoted to host or hostess of the year! Don’t be afraid in these recipes to shy away from making ice cream, because this is the new way- it’s a ‘no churn- ice cream that doesn’t require anything but your freezer.

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Have You Been Good to Yourself?

It’s the summer season filled with an abundance of sunshine and fresh air, so we ask, what makes this time of the year extra special for you? After all, we have collectively lost so much time traversing and dealing with the continuing pandemic in our lives.  Now more than ever, it’s important to take charge and do something you haven’t been able to access or enjoy for yourself.   Doing something to fulfill your needs is as important as knowing there is a sun-up and sundown every day of our lives. Take a moment and do something for you- yes, YOU!

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Yummy Summertime!

As we all know, the classic s’mores are prepared outside on the grill or around a campfire, but you can always make s’mores in the oven.*

Graham crackers are usually everyone’s first choice. However, there are other options, such as chocolate chip cookies, sugar cookies, peanut butter cookies—or even Oreo’s.

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Summer Pleaser! No-Churn Chocolate Ice Cream

Oh, you better make a double batch of this recipe- it’s a sure winner.

Ingredients for the Ice Cream:
one 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup unsweetened natural cocoa powder
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Pinch fine salt
2 cups heavy cream, cold

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Total Pleasure – 2 Great Summer Desserts

You might dream of juicy barbecued meats and tender grilled vegetables at summer cookouts, but you also know that one of the best parts of warm-weather dining comes at the end of the meal. When your sweet tooth is aching, take a look at these yummy, summery desserts that will make the entire family wanting more!

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So Much Fun! Three Summer Crafts for the Grandkids

1. Ice Pop Painting

What’s better than a craft activity to cool off the kids on a hot summer day? The Ice Pop Painting craft is both fun and refreshing! You probably already have the ingredients on hand: a few drops of food coloring, water, an ice cube tray, and a few short popsicle sticks. Even better, the kids can get multiple entertaining activities out of this craft.

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Just in Time- Our Best Collection of Summer Recipes

Now that Summer has officially arrived, we share some of our favorite summer recipes which we’ve tested for you! Here you will find delicious menu options which are centered around the best of summer produce paired with lean proteins, hearty summer salads, refreshing chilled soups, light and flavorful fish and seafood recipes, and a handful of our favorite grilling recipes. When the weather gets hot, we often turn to cooling meals and eat alfresco, outside on the patio. What a wonderful ritual at the end of the day and a beautiful way to connect with our immediate environment and the seasons.

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