Today is Orion's birthday, and in our family we like to make birthdays a big event. The day is usually filled with all of the birthee's favorite treats and activities. Here are a few photos from his party we had on Saturday. we had such a blast and having the party at a gymnastics studio really worked out great!
Watermelon LemonadeFor a special birhtday treat I made up some special Watermelon lemonade to go with our dinner.
1 small seedless watermelon (or half a big one)
Grenadine syrup (optional)
sugar to taste
Remove watermelon rind and cut into chunks. Place melon in blender and puree. Add lemon juice and strain into pitcher. Add about 2 tbsp Grenadine and sugar to taste. Serve well chilled over ice or frozen watermelon chunks.
2 parts Watermelon lemonade
1 part Gin, vodka, or rum (optional)
2 parts soda water
In large pitcher mix Juice, alcohol, and soda water. Stir and over Ice into glasses and garnish with Lemon slice and fresh mint leaves. Enjoy! You can also mash some mint into the lemonade for a Mojito-ish twist!
Peace and smiling children!