Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Summertime Treats

Summer is my favorite time of the year! And it is beginning to look a lot like summer around here. The peonies are blooming, the artichokes have arrived, we are firing up the grill {almost} every night, and the sun is shining. I am already feeling more relaxed! 

I love Summer; for not only the amazing weather and days spent playing on the beach, but for the Summertime treats! Our vintage nut bar and candy bar are stocked! And the fruit bowls are full! 

We Love the classic popsicle! And with two toddlers who love treats just as much as their Mama does, this Zoku "Quick Pop Maker," that freezes ice pops in less than 7 minutes, on the countertop, with no electricity, would be the perfect addition to our kitchen! {check out the amazing recipes on their blog}

One of my favorite things to do in the summer is to bring treats down to the beach for a picnic. And there is nothing more vintage than the classic, wooden, picnic basket. I just found an amazing product that allows you to keep the vintage picnic basket vibe with the modern convenience of keeping your food and drinks cold. The Peterboro "Ice Master" Basket is an insulated cooler basket. How cool is that!? 

What are you favorite Summertime treats?



  1. just bought a zoku and my kitchen is filled with peonies... love them! :)

  2. those peonies are SO pretty! and love a good grape popsicle! AND smores! xoxo jillian:: enter in TWO GIVEAWAYS over at cornflake dreams

  3. GAH, how wonderful! That Zoku looks amazing, and I love the discovery of a real cooler inside that vintage picnic basket! Is there anything better than summer? I think not!

  4. I know, finally - SUMMER! Although I know we still have some June Gloom to put up with! I will have to look into the Popsicle maker - I was eying another one, but this looks interesting...and yes on the thrift/vintage shopping!! :)

  5. a beach picnic is one of my favorite things too!! i love it. i need to get some more in before we move farther from the lake :(

  6. I have the Zoku popsicle maker and it is a year-round staple for us. Sooo convenient and makes yummy pops.

  7. It's so summery here too! I've had lots of meals on the beach already. Also some ice cream too :)

  8. thanks for stopping by, nice to meet you :)

    a popsicle maker is on the top of my list of things to buy this summer. i've seen this one before and must check if i can get it in UK.

    that basket is brilliant! i've been wanting a cooler but they're so ugly.

    newest follower.

  9. Yay, summer! I'm so, so happy it's here. My peonies are juuust about to bloom to and I can't wait! Happy Friday to you :)


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