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Recipe and Design Watermelon Lemonade

Tangy and refreshing, just perfect for those hot summer days! Ingredients: • • • • • • •

10 large lemons 6 cups water 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 4 cups chopped watermelon 1 cup water Ice

Custom Drink Bucket For Dad

Transform a plain drink bucket into an adorable Father's Day gift with just a few scrap booking supplies! What You Need: • • • • • •

Metal bucket of your choice of color Vinyl Letters (contrasting color) Scrap-booking Paper Scissors or die cutter Sodas Ice


Preparation: 1. 2.


Squeeze juice from lemons to equal 2 cups; reserve 4 squeezed lemons. Bring 6 cups water, sugar, and kosher salt to a boil, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; add reserved lemons. Cool; strain into a large pitcher. Process watermelon and 1 cup water in a blender until smooth; strain into pitcher. Stir in juice. Serve with ice.

1. Cut It Out. Die-cut small shirts and ties from patterned

paper or cardstock, adding embellishments and drawn details to the shirts if desired. (You can always draw your own pattern and hand-cut the paper pieces, too.) 2. Stick It On. Attach the shirts and ties to a few bottles of

Dad's favorite drink with adhesive dots, or punch two small holes and string with ribbon to hang on the bottles. Add extra flair to the bucket by spelling out "dad" with letter stickers. 3. Add Ice And Serve. Serve the gift to Dad before the

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bottles get condensation, otherwise the shirt and tie cutouts will get wet and fall off. Courtesy of Better Homes and