"There is not much more to say about the most amazing little cup of goodness you have ever tasted. It is refreshing, light and so flavorful. It will leave you cool on a hot summer day and you may even find yourself turning the cup upside down to get every last little sip humanly possible!" -Kitchen Belleicious
"Another one of my favorite summer cocktails is a Daiquiri! Not the frozen ones that are made with lots of sugar and food coloring, but a classic daiquiri like the ones Hemmingway used to drink! " - Gastronomista
"This grapefruit drink is a healthy, refined sugar free alternative to soda. You can enjoy with or without the alcohol, depending on your preference.If you are having friends over for a dinner party or backyard BBQ, using fresh juice and pure, natural sweeteners, like raw honey, in your drinks is a great way to still enjoy!" - Colorful Eats
"If you had to think of a signature drink of summer, what would it be? For me, I’d immediately respond lemonade! I’ve figured out a way to make an incredible flavored lemonade in record time thanks to a delicious shortcut. My Blueberry Lemonade requires just four ingredients and 15 minutes to prepare." - Melanie Makes
Summer, the perfect time to have your friends over, lay out under the sun, eat lots of great food and reminisce on good times. Otherwise known as, bbq season! The summer weekends, as fast as they come and go, are some of the best opportunities for some great sun soaked bbqs. Whether you're hosting your own or going to your friends and family's, bbqs are always full of fun, laughter and of course, tons of tasty treats.
Our bloggers at the Lifestyle Collective know how great these festivities are and want you prepared! Take a look at our gallery of some of the best drinks to have at your summer bbq. Take a jug to your best friends cookout or serve some at your own, these will be guaranteed party favorites.
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"I'm somewhat of a purist when it comes to making ribs ... a bit of a heavily salted dry rub, and no, absolutely not, any sauce. Shame on you for wanting to sauce ribs that have been perfectly smoked." Have Her Over For Dinner
"If you are feeling me and need to make dinner out of salsa then there is no better option than this. If you cook Mexican food with any regularity than you probably have almost everything you need to make it in your kitchen right now." Hola Jalapeno
"So if, like me, you don't have access to the treasure of the South that is fried pickles, give these a try. If you are in the South, also give these a try. But then go get some real fried pickles too (and send me some). You can never have too many pickles." The Whole Bite
"This 4th of July Cake Roll is the perfect patriotic dessert, and one that all of your guests or family will go crazy over. Friends, family, fireworks… and cake. That’s what it’s all about!" Taste and Tell
"This recipe is a play on that classic, using rum as the base spirit, and coconut milk for the creamy portion, so you can feel just a little bit better about yourself while you booze it up this morning." Probably This