Homemade Strawberry Lemonade

My boyfriend and I made strawberry lemonade! I found a really great recipe on How Sweet It Is through the site Yummly.

You need:

2/3 cup granulated sugar

2/3 cup water

1 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice

1 1/2 cups sliced strawberries

1/3 cup mint leaves

Directions:

Combine the sugar and water in a small sauce pan to make a simple syrup. Whisk the mixture until the sugar dissolves and bring it to a boil. Once it starts to boil, remove from heat and place in the fridge for ten minutes.

Puree the mint and strawberries. Then add the lemon juice and simple syrup, pureeing again.

We strained our lemonade once to remove some pulp, but we could have strained it again in our opinion.

As a garnish we added some sliced strawberries, lemon slices, and a mint leaf!

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What I’m Wearing

Shirt: Target

Jeans: Guess (2012)

Shoes: C. Wonder (Similar Style)

Necklace: C. Wonder (Similar Style)

Nails: Dior (Forget Me Not)

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Feeling Fresh

Yesterday, my boyfriend and I went on a very long walk around our town to get some exercise and fresh air. We passed by Crane Farm, a local produce stand full of fresh foods and flowers. I wanted to get some strawberries, but they had just sold out, so I settled for some fresh cut peonies instead.

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They are currently making my bedroom smell like a magical garden!

The pinks in the flowers also inspired me to wear one of my favorite dresses today. It’s a simple tank dress from target last year.

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I decided to go back today and see if they had more strawberries and they had a ton! I picked the perfect basket and they are absolutely delicious. I can definitely see why they were sold out yesterday.

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There are so many strawberries that I’ll have to look up things to make with them!