We all know that all-American adage: when life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Even Beyoncé shared with us how that has empowered her throughout her career. But sometimes, you just don’t want lemonade. There are a plethora of other summertime drinks available, alcoholic or not, and you just need a bit of creativity to get the juices flowing.
All the fun, none of the mess. Enjoy this sex on the beach cocktail beachside or poolside.
6. Agua Fresca
Tequila-infused water. Need we say more?
You don’t need to travel to Thailand, or even to your favorite Thai restaurant, by making this easy Thai iced tea at home.
This fruit cocktail is a bit different than the fruit cocktail fruit cup your mom used to put in your lunchbox.
Make your smoothie your own by adding in your favorite fruits, milks, seeds, and nut butters. While you’re at it, check out why frozen fruits are actually healthier than fresh ones.
One part coffee + one part limoncello = complete bliss. Find out how to cut costs by using leftover Dunkin’ to make your very own Arnold Palmer.
Sangria can be made white or red, so be sure to get creative.
#SpoonTip: Make a sangrita by mixing some sangria into a frozen margarita.
12. South Side
This may seem a bit oxymoronic, but we’ll let it slide just this one time. Make Christmas in July with this frozen hot chocolate.
14. Coconut Water
Put the lime in the coconut and shake it all up. Check out this definitive ranking of coconut waters in order to be a better consumer.