Drinks and Cocktails/ Summer

Mom’s Lemonade

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Happy official start of Summer y’all!  There are a few things I look forward to every year…

  1.  Movies in the park.  Anyone else with me on this?  Pack a picnic, watch a movie under the stars, sip a little wine.  Pretty much the best nights ever!
  2. When it stays light out late and I feel like I am getting extra sunshine every day!

My mom makes the most incredible lemonade thanks to her often overloaded lemon tree in the back yard.  In fact, one time she literally sent me a box of lemons with a post-it note inside saying “Thought you could use a box of sunshine!”  I know what you’re thinking, and you’re right.  My mom is the cutest human ever!  But seriously though, she wasn’t kidding about those lemons tasting like sunshine!  And when you make lemonade out of them, it’s like drinking joy.  That’s right.  J-O-Y.

Mom’s lemonade is the best because, well, it’s mom’s!  It’s comforting and familiar, and not too sweet (mom doesn’t like a lot of sugar).  It’s perfect to keep in the fridge for those hot Summer days, and great for all the backyard BBQs this season!

Mom's Lemonade

Print Recipe
Serves: 7 Cups Cooking Time: 10 Minute


  • 1 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup raw honey (or sugar)
  • 5 cups cold water



Add lemon juice and honey (or sugar) to 1/2 gallon pitcher


Stir until thoroughly mixed (or sugar is dissolved, 2-3 minutes)


Add water and mix


Serve over ice

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