15 Fool Proof Tips for Summer

1. The Noodle Sprinkler

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http://ziggityzoom.com/content/pool-noodle-sprinkler-summer-fun

 

2. Instant Snack Bowl

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www.thekingofrandom.com

 

3. Cook corn on the cob in a cooler to save stove-top space

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bonappetit.com

Instructions at Bon Appetit.

 

4. Keep drinks cold with frozen water balloons

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asubtlerevelry.com

This would be even better with water added to the vases. More good tips at A Subtle Revery.

 

5. Make an ice block for punch

It melts slower on a hot day and waters down the punch less.

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saveur.com

To make an ice block, just fill any container with water and freeze it overnight — you can use a loaf pan, a cake pan, Tupperware. To release the ice, turn it upside down over the sink and run hot water over the container until the ice block pops out.
Pictured: Fish House Punch, recipe at Saveur.

 

6. Skewer thin veggies for easier grilling

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blog.ideasinfood.com

Great tip via Ideas in Food.

 

7. Chill wine quickly with ice water and salt

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peachycanyonblog.com

 

8. Make party lanterns out of plastic cups

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realsimple.com

Get directions from Real Simple.

 

9. Set out sunscreen and bug spray

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catchmyparty.com

familybalancesheet.org

 

10. Make sliceable Popsicles in a loaf pan

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thekitchn.com

Get directions at The Kitchn.

 

11. Drop a mini marshmallow in the bottom of a cone to keep ice cream from leaking out

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More great tips here from Martha Stewart.

 

12. Make a food-safe ant repellant.

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marthastewart.com

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13. Baby powder will make sand come right off your skin.

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14. Love popsicles but hate sticky hands? Cupcake liners have your back.

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15. Use a Sun Lotion Bottle to keep your things safe

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1 Comment on 15 Fool Proof Tips for Summer

  1. Marsha Swanhorst // June 2, 2015 at 8:19 pm // Reply

    I love the tips Edda!!! Thanks

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