Butterbeer

Butterbeer

Make homemade Butterbeer and put on a Harry Potter movie! This recipe is so easy that even kids can make it. It makes about 6 servings depending on how generously you pour. And just a tip, you can absolutely make this with only the first 3 ingredients if you do not...
Ginger syrup

Ginger syrup

Here is a recipe for a useful ginger syrup. You can serve it on fruit or ice cream for dessert. Or use instead breakfast syrup on pancakes, waffles, or French toast. You can also add it to sparkling water for a ginger beverage. You’ll need about an hour to make this...
Lemonade

Lemonade

I mentioned lemonade yesterday…make yours homemade with a simple syrup. It’s just so much better than pre-made lemonades or even homemade lemonade with plain sugar. You can also make batches of lemonade syrup to dilute later. Alternatively, try making your lemonade...
Fancy ice cubes

Fancy ice cubes

Freeze berries or mint leaves into ice cubes and surprise your kids by putting them into their lemonade. (Image credit: DimaBaranow) You might also like these posts… Ginger syrup Here is a recipe for a useful ginger syrup. You can serve it on fruit or ice cream...
Blueberry Pomegranate Sangria

Blueberry Pomegranate Sangria

Here is my very favorite sangria recipe. Blueberry Pomegranate Sangria ¾ cup simple syrup 1 cup blueberry-pomegranate juice 1 bottle (4 cups) red wine ¼ cup cognac ¼ cup triple sec 1 orange, sliced into rounds Combine all the ingredients in a glass or ceramic pitcher....
Friendship tea

Friendship tea

Plan or start preparing a last day of school gift basket for any special teachers in your children’s worlds. My mom used to make what she called “Friendship tea” to give to the teachers. It’s also known as Russian tea, according to the interwebs, although this...