Summer, summer, summertime
Time to sit back and unwind.

Summer means a lot of wonderful things, but surely nothing so wonderful as not having to get kids up early and off to school. Well, also enjoying lazy, no-homework dinners on the patio. And day drinking on vacation and blender cocktails. Yes, there’s a theme here. Summer is the season to break the routine ~ it’s a legacy we all carry from years of school’s out internal celebrations, no matter how old we are. Who says Happy Hour at My House is only for Fridays? It’s SUMMATIME.

Cheers to Daily Drinks. We’re Tracking A New Cocktail Recipe Each Day To Make & Drink Together This Month.

Summer Cocktails for July

Watermelon, Cantaloupe, Tomatoes, Corn & More. Make those Farmers Market Visits worth your while with these fresh produce cocktails this month.

Watermelon Slushies from MarthaStewart.com

Basil Gimlet Fizz with Frozen Watermelon Cubes from MarthaStewart.com

Pink {Watermelon} Margarita Slushes from MarthaStewart.com

Watermelon-Rosé Cocktail from FoodNetwork.com

Watermelon Ginger Aperol Spritz Cocktail from Salt&Wind.com

Melons Rising {with Aperol & Gin} Cocktail from ImbibeMagazine.com

Tequila Watermelon Slushy from ImbibeMagazine.com

Yardbird’s Watermelon Sling from ImbibeMagazine.com

Watermelon Basil Colada from WhatsCookingGoodLooking.com

Watermelon Swizzle from Supercall.com

Sandia Smash {Tequila + St. Germaine} from FoodandWine.com

Frozen Melon-Margarita Pops from MarthaStewart.com

Tiki Cantaloupe-Coconut Cocktail from bonappetit.com

Cantaloupe Ginger Cocktails from LexisCleanKitchen.com

Cantaloupe Lime Fizzy Cocktail from CafeJohnsonia.com

Easy Fresh Cantaloupe Margaritas Recipe from SeriousEats.com

Summer Melon Cooler from FlairProject.com

Cantaloupe Mules from freutcake.com

Spicy Melon Cocktail from StirandStrain.com

Sparkling Melon Coolers with Muddled Raspberries + Mint from faring-well.com

Honeydew Punch from TalesoftheCocktail.com

Fresh Honeydew Ginger Mojito from mybakingaddiction.com

Honeydew Cocktail from MarthaStewart.com

The Long Hope Honeydew Cocktail from O&OEats.com

A Brilliant Tomato Cocktail That’s Not a Bloody Mary from Food&Wine.com

The Waiting Room Tomato Tequila Cocktail from Supercall.com

Tomato Gin Cobbler With Peaches and Basil from SeriousEats.com

Tomato Margarita With Fennel Salt Recipe from SeriousEats.com

Summer Sweet Corn & Limoncello Cocktail from DrinkingwithChickens.com

A Fresh Corn Cocktail Recipe for Summer from BehindtheBar.com

Fig & Bourbon Summer Smash from ABrownTable.com



Summer Cocktails for June

It’s all about the fresh, in season-fruit in the summer, and the cocktails are no exception. 

Strawberry Crush from Town&CountryMagazine.com

Classic Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri from delish.com

Strawberry Pimm’s Cup from HowSweetItIs.com

Watermelon St. Germain Slush by abeautifulmess.com

Pineapple Cooler from Pizzazzerie.com

Peach-and-Lemon Verbena Bellinis from Food&Wine.com

When I do my lemonade stand for grown ups this summer on Sterling Road, we’ll be pouring one of these.

Strawberry Basil Lemonade Cocktail from ABeautifulMess.com

Lemonade Rum Punch from delish.com

Cucumber & Gin Lemonade from abeautifulmess.com

Moscato Pink Lemonade from delish.com

Lemonade Mimosas by delish.com

Sparkling Spiked Peach Lemonade from kitchn.com

Summer IS sangria time. Load up the pitcher with fruit and what have you from the garden. Not grass clippings though.

Strawberry & Peach Rosé Sangria by What’sGabyCooking.com

Sangria Lemonade from delish.com

Sparkling White Peach Sangria from Kitchn.com

Cold Brew Coffee Sangria from delish.com

Yes, iced tea is a hot southern summer tradition. Try one of these for a real mid-day pick me up 🙂

Make Ahead Sweet Tea Vodka Lemonade Mojitos by iowagirleats.com

Black Cherry Iced Tea from food&wine.com

Mango & Plum Sweet Tea Cocktail by abeautifulmess.com

Tennessee Orange Sweet Tea Cocktail by TheSlowRoastedItalian.com

Don’t forget the 3 “M” of summma. Mules, Margs & Mojitos

Fresh Peach Moscow Mule by WaitingonMartha.com

Strawberry Basil Moscow Mule by MarlaMeredith.com

Tequila Minted Mule from mixthatdrink.com

Strawberry Bottomed Pineapple Margarita by howsweeteats.com

Coconut Margarita Recipe  by foodiecrush.com

Grilled Mango Habanero Margaritas by wickedspatula.com

Kiwi Margarita from howsweeteats.com

Tomato Mojito from thechicsite.com

Coconut Mango Mojitos from howsweeteats.com

Champagne Mojito with Fresh Basil by foodiecrush.com

SaveSave