(photo by andrea)

five summer foods/drinks you just couldnt live without…


1. berries: strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries. they’re all in season and I LOVE it.
2. strawberry lemonade, preferably made with fresh strawberries and lemons and lots of ice. oh yeah, and lots of sugar.
3. pasta salads made with vegetables from the farmers market
4. nate’s grilled vegetable and chicken skewers
5. cherry sno-cones


1. anything from the grill…especially nate’s asian inspired kabobs
2. hot dogs
3. we love popsicles and fudgesicles at our house
4. ok, this isnt a food item, but a summer must have for me is paper plates. it’s not summer without them.
5. ice cold WATER! my favorite drink year ’round.


1. watermelon
2. almost anything on the grill…but especially steak
3. homemade ice cream
4. strawberry shortcake made with angel food cake, strawberries and whip cream (from a can)
5. fruity drinks in fun glasses


1. Snow cones from Barnetts Dairyette.
2. Anything from our charcoal grill.
3. PBR while floating on the river.
4. Arizona Diet Green Tea.
5. Vanilla Moon Pies from Oops.