Greek Artichoke Pasta Salad {Summer Salad Series}

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Greek Artichoke Pasta Salad {Making Lemonade Summer Salad Series}

Have you met the sweet Jessica of Mom 4 Real? She's here today for our Summer Salad Series! When you look at the beautiful picture of Jessica's Greek salad below, you'll think it takes tons of prep time to create. But read on... you won't believe how quickly you can whip up this Greek treat! Welcome, Jessica! Hi there! I'm Jessica from Mom 4 Real, where I share budget friendly home decor, simple recipes and tons of easy cleaning tips and tricks! I am so excited to be over here at Making … [Read more...]

Homemade Bug Spray Recipe {& DIY Bug Repellents}

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Homemade DIY bug spray using essential oils (and which oils to use to repel various bugs such as mosquitoes, flies, ticks, lice and more!) makinglemonadeblog.com #essentialoils

Did you know essential oils are amazing for repelling bugs and insects? I'll admit I was skeptical, until my friend Beth whipped up a homemade bug spray for us while in Florida and it WORKED. And if it works on those ginormous Florida bugs, I know it'll work on just about anything! Which also proves that DIY bloggers can and will try to DIY just about anything, bug repellent included. I mentioned another version of this DIY bug spray recipe in my essential oils for summer video and got … [Read more...]

Black Bean Salad {Summer Salad Series}

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Black Bean Salad {Summer Salad Series}

Today's salad in the Summer Salad Series is from Jen of Migonis Home. I LOVE this Black Bean Salad, because it wears a lot of hats (or should I say, sombreros?).  It can be a salad, a side dish or a dip for chips! Please welcome Jen, and when you are finished making this tasty salad, go check out her beautiful home in Massachusetts. You won't recognize the "befores" once you see the "afters"!   Hello fabulous Making Lemonade readers! I'm Jen from Migonis Home. Usually you'll find me … [Read more...]

CousCous Salad Recipe with Cranberries & Lemons {Summer Salad Series}

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Delicious CousCous Salad with Cranberries and Lemon #summer #salad www.makinglemonadeblog.com

Today's CousCous salad recipe looks amazing, and it's not just because I love lemons; I adore grain-based salads because they make a terrific side dish or even main meal for lunch. Plus this version has the crunch of pine nuts-- perfection! Huge thanks to Michele from Our Rosey Life for contributing her recipe to our Summer Salad Series. Oh my gosh! The salad recipes being shared for Making Lemonade's Summer Salad Series have been awesome! Have you had a chance to make any of them yet for … [Read more...]

Ginger-Mint Melon Salad Recipe {Summer Salad Series}

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Ginger-Mint Melon Salad Recipe-- perfect summer party food! {Summer Salad Series} makinglemonadeblog.com

The weekend Summer Salad Series continues with an update on a classic fruit salad from Nicole of Confectionalism. This delicious combination of ginger, mint and melon is sure to be refreshing on a hot summer day. A perfect party dish for your next summer soiree too! Now excuse me while I head out to get some ingredients-- I could eat this all day long. Melons, oh summer melons. I love how refreshing they are. Cantaloupe is definitely my favorite, but all the melons have a special place in … [Read more...]