Some months can be unbearably sweltering, but these chilling ideas are sure to keep you cool and comfy!
Fruit Glorious Fruit
This quick and simple homemade ice pop recipe is a guaranteed crowd pleaser! Filling standard ice pop molds with freshly sliced fruit and white grape juice creates an absolutely scrumptious warm weather treat. Make them for your children's play date, to take with you to the beach, or for your husband's birthday BBQ... they're perfect for any occasion! Sarah Carey shares her secrets.
We strive each summer for that perfect, radiant tan... but all too often, as with life, things don't go as planned. Oops you did it again, a painful sunburn! These aloe vera ice cubes are certain to relieve that red, throbbing skin of yours. We're Calling Shenanigans has the full scoop.
On the next particularly warm evening, just before you're ready to catch some shut-eye, try this interesting tip. Seal your folded up sheets and pillowcases into a bag and toss them into the freezer for a bit. Remake your bed, hit the hay, and enjoy the cool! This idea is sure to send a chill down your spine!
Seal a few wet sponges into ziplock bags, and store them in the freezer. Every so often wipe yourself down with one of these bad boys and stand in front of a fan... you'll be reaching for a sweater in no time! Idea found on The Kitchn.
Especially during the warm months, it's extremely important to be taking in plenty of liquids. With this delicious lavender lemonade, you'll find it incredibly easy to ensure that you always have a drink in hand. Ingrid Nilsen has some tasty and fun drink ideas for the kiddies... AND for the adults!
Remember those spray bottle fans from back in the day? Well yes, they are still around... and they are just as fantastically simple and refreshing as ever! Carry one in your little one's stroller, keep one in the family beach bag, set one on the picnic table in the backyard... there is no wrong place to have a spray fan!
Taking a dip in the pool is an obvious way to keep cool during the hot months... but what if you don't have access to one? Well, we say... No pool? No problem! A strong, sturdy tarp can turn a hole in the backyard, bales of hay, or even the bed of a truck into the perfect summer hangout!
Household Hacker is happy to pay the cold air forward:
Fun In The Sun
The hot weather brings the beach, BBQs, pool parties, and picnics... but unfortunately, it can also bring a bit more uncomfortable sweating and sleepless nights. Until now! Share these tips with your friends, and help everyone to enjoy those melting months with these fantastically cool ideas!