Homemade Lemonade

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Homemade Lemonade, originally uploaded by Temeculamom.

One stolen moment in a hectic day. Today, as so many other days, was spent getting the kids to school, getting to my own class, running errands, back to class, off to pick up the kids from school, watching soccer practice, running through the drive through-since we had 15 minutes to make/eat dinner, watching football practice, helping the kids finish up their homework, filling out school emergency contact forms and putting the kids to bed. Somewhere in this day I found five minutes to squeeze a couple of lemons into a glass, stir in some evaporated cane juice and top it off with water and ice. Stirred up with a pretty vintage teaspoon, this made a small treat that was good for my body and soul. It was a lesson for me in appreciating the little things and making a small celebration out of a thirsty moment.

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~ by bekaboo on September 5, 2008.

11 Responses to “Homemade Lemonade”

  1. YUMMMM! That looks so delicious. I think the pretty glass and vintage spoon make it look even more tempting ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Mmmmm….looks yummy!

  3. sounds & looks yummy. Love your pictures…what camera do you use?

  4. Do you buy the evaporated cane juice at a regular grocery store? Good photo Beka!

  5. what a great stolen moment shot and what a reward for a busy day, like you said a lesson in appreciating the little things.

  6. You are amazingly busy! Don’t suppose you could use some of the earnings from your new job to hire a cleaning lady to come a few times a month ๐Ÿ˜‰ Lovely lemonade, I’d never have guessed you’d made it at home.

  7. yummmmers….looks like you are a busy girl my friend! Soccer, football, teaching…you go girl. It is sad to see summer go…but I’m looking forward to the fall season….maybe I can get back into scrappin again..just maybe.

  8. Your day makes me exhausted! To find time to nourish with that delightful treat-yay you!!
    Enjoy!

  9. You sure needed that lovely look treat!

  10. Yum! This lemonade looks so refreshing! I could have used one of these today. ๐Ÿ™‚

  11. that lemonade looks amazing! homemade is always the best http://www.mykidscan.co.uk/games-for-kids

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