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Three Homemade Lemonade Recipes

With Easter coming up next week, I’m admittedly in full-on brunch mode. Actually, because I consider any day ending in y a perfect reason to do brunch, Easter may well not have anything to do with it, but regardless, brunch has been on my mind a lot lately. So, too, is the promise of warmer days in the coming months, all of which has converged to inspire this trio of homemade lemonade recipes! Made with Truvia Natural Sweetener, they’re a delicious reduced sugar alternative to the traditional, and completely worthy of serving your family alongside Easter brunch.

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15 Sangria Recipes Perfect for Late Summer Into Fall

Summer feels like it is winding down this week as everyone around us is preparing for the start of school next week. The intense heat we’ve had all season is starting to edge off a bit and the mornings are feeling cooler. Don’t hate me for saying it, but I am officially starting to get excited …

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Tasty Tropical Summer Cocktails

This post was created in collaboration with V8. Thank you for supporting the sponsors that help make The Sweetest Occasion possible! Ever a fan of fruity summer cocktails, today I present you with a trifecta of tasty tropical beverages! Inspired by long, hot summer days and the insanely delicious flavors of V8 +Energy, these drinks make for the …

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How to Make Fresh Summer Smoothie Bowls

This post was created in collaboration with V8. Real veggies for real people. Thank you for supporting the sponsors that help make The Sweetest Occasion possible! Last summer I was pregnant and could not get enough of everything frozen and fruity. This summer it is insanely hot on the east coast and I have had precisely zero interest in turning …

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Cool Off with These 10 Frozen Cocktail Recipes

There are few things I know with absolute certainty. The fact that I will surely have melted into a puddle of my former self by the end of this week? That is one of those things. The heat and humidity has been stifling much of the last two weeks, but today Mother Nature decided to take up …

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12 More Awesome iPhone Wallpaper Designs for Summer

Last year I was having a little love affair with pretty iPhone wallpaper designs and I rounded up a bunch of pretty patterns for summer. Turns out, that post was a random runaway hit with you guys, telling me that you love a good wallpaper download as much as I do. So, why not do …

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10 Perfect Summer Salads to Eat for Dinner

I’ve been eating a lot of salads lately. Way more than average. (You know, trying to be fit and healthy and all that jazz.) And even though I have a serious love affair with salads, I think I’ve officially burned myself right out on the standard varietal. So today I’m on the hunt for the ultimate …

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Strawberry Balsamic Margarita with Black Pepper Shortcake

With berry season just around the corner (or in full swing depending on where you live) and Cinco de Mayo coming up in just a couple of days, it only seemed appropriate to share this incredible fresh strawberry margarita recipe today! Make no mistake though, this is not your average strawberry margarita. This one is …

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5 Summery Tropical Treats + Friday Link Love

Howdy, friends, and happy Friday to you! Is anyone else really ready for the weekend? I had a long meeting yesterday that totally wiped me out (definitely one of the finer joys of being pregnant) so today I’m looking forward to some down time over the next couple of days. Next week I thought I’d …

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