Summer Hostess Gift: Freshly Squeezed Lemonade

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You will need: 
• 1 pitcher (I bought this glass one for $5.00 at TJMaxx)
• 5-7 lemons (depending on size)
• 1/2 cup of sugar
• recipe card with the recipe on it
• wooden spoon
• optional: garnish I used lavender

Freshly Squeezed Lemonade
• 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (5-7 lemons depending on size)
• 1/2 cup sugar

1. Creating a simple syrup: in a saucepan, combine the sugar and a 1/2 cup water.  Bring to a rolling boiling, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved: allow to cool. * while cooling add a slice or two of lemon to infused the syrup with flavor.
2. In a pitcher, combine the syrup, lemon juice and 3 cups of water. Serve over ice and enjoy!

17 Comments on “Summer Hostess Gift: Freshly Squeezed Lemonade

  1. THat is such a great idea for a hostess gift! We are off to Tuesday MOrning so I'll have to see if I can find a pitcher! Love me some lemonade.


  2. This is such a cute idea. What an easy and great hostess gift. I hate those gifts that are so not personal, like a candle. That's so boring! This is the cutest idea ever and I totally need to do this, Thanks for sharing!


  3. That sounds (and looks) absolutely amazing! And this is such a great gift idea!!And thanks so much for the comment on my blog! Would you like to follow each other?:)


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