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Win a Lemonade Stand Gift Basket

By Cathy Cochran-Lewis, May 30, 2011  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Cathy Cochran-Lewis
THE CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED AND WE'LL BE ANNOUNCING A WINNER SOON. THANK YOU FOR ALL OF THE COMMENTS! When summer gives you lemons, we say make one of summer’s best coolers: lemonade! When the heat is on and the kids are looking for something to do this summer, a lemonade stand may be just the answer for fun and a sure-fire thirst-quenching activity. Lemonade stands are synonymous with summer and can teach kids a few business skills, get them outdoors and even help them support a good cause by donating the proceeds. Ready for business? Perfect for the young entrepreneur in us all, this gift basket contains everything you need to serve up lemonade with a smile. Enter your comment by June 14th telling us how you make your favorite summer beverage for a chance to win our Summer’s Best Lemonade Stand Gift Basket. One winner will be randomly selected to receive the Summer’s Best Lemonade Stand Gift Basket, a $100 value, plus a $50 gift card so you can pick up fresh lemons and other special ingredients to make your stand the best. Here’s what you’ll find in the basket:
  • 2 BPA-free Reusable Cups with Straw
  • Good Grips Large Wooden Slotted Spoon
  • Good Grips Large Wooden Spoon
  • 365 Everyday Value Organic Cane Sugar
  • 365 Everyday Value Clear Plastic Cups
  • Good Grips Citrus Juicer
  • Simply Organic Cocoa Brownie Mix
  • Dr. Oetker Organic Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix
  • Santa Cruz Organic Lemonade
  • Santa Cruz Organic Cherry Lemonade
So tell us about your favorite summer beverage in the comments below by June 14th for a chance to win a lemonade stand gift basket. Enjoy Summer’s Best! THE CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED AND WE'LL BE ANNOUNCING A WINNER SOON. THANK YOU FOR ALL OF THE COMMENTS!


1 Comment


Kerri says ...
I enjoy brewing tea and having lots of ice on hand. My favorite is Tazo Passion tea for the summer.
05/30/2011 5:33:13 AM CDT
Krystal says ...
Watermelon Granita. Yum!
05/30/2011 6:39:29 AM CDT
alissa apel says ...
My favorite summer beverage is what we make in our juicer: 1/2 a cantaloupe, 2 cucumbers and 1/2 a small watermelon. It's so refreshing!
05/30/2011 6:39:42 AM CDT
Mark S says ...
Club soda with a lime is always delicious and refreshing. My wife and I have also been trying all the different flavors of the Santa Cruz organic lemonade and it is quite delicious.
05/30/2011 7:07:15 AM CDT
Sara says ...
Nothing beats fresh, homemade lemonade. Water, sugar, and fresh squeezed lemons! Delicious and refreshing!
05/30/2011 7:15:46 AM CDT
Mildred Bernstein says ...
Sun tea which I make either outdoors or in the refrigerator. I have a large jar which I add hot water to and tea bags. Then I leave it either outside in the sun or in the fridge and when I think it is done, I grab a glass full of ice cubes and pour my tea into it. Delicious!
05/30/2011 7:38:35 AM CDT
Holly Sullivan says ...
My favorite summer beverage is iced green tea with fresh lemons!
05/30/2011 7:59:38 AM CDT
Holly Sullivan says ...
My favorite summer time beverage is iced green tean with fresh lemons!
05/30/2011 8:00:45 AM CDT
Amy Y says ...
We like to use sparkling water and whatever fresh juice we have to make wheat we call juice sparklers. For some reason, the sparkling water makes the kids more excited about the limeade or berry ade that we are making.
05/30/2011 8:36:55 AM CDT
Maureen says ...
I love love lemonade and limeade. I love Pomegranate juice in a lemonade and to have some cherry juice in limeade. These are just so refreshing.
05/30/2011 8:42:08 AM CDT
Andrea F. says ...
Iced tea with fresh lemon slices!
05/30/2011 8:45:28 AM CDT
Kathy B says ...
I absolutely love lemonade. It is right up there with water as a thirst quencher. Usually, I just cut an organic lemon in half, and fill a large glass with water, and squeeze the juice from the lemon into the glass. My granddaughter received a huge playhouse complete with a lemonade stand, and this would be so much fun for us.
05/30/2011 8:51:24 AM CDT
Dawn Pfeiffer says ...
Nothing says summer like fresh strawberry lemonade! Lemons, sugar, water and strawberries: simple, fresh ingredients equals a yummy summer treat!
05/30/2011 8:55:20 AM CDT
Ashley says ...
In the South, nothing is better than a big glass of sweet tea with lots of ice. Homemade of course :-)
05/30/2011 8:58:40 AM CDT
ricki says ...
Well im only 16 and I don't make lemonade or sweet tea perfectly...but I know how to use a juicer. My summer drink would be when my mom puts apple and lentil in the juicer!!!Yum
05/30/2011 9:07:53 AM CDT
Sandra says ...
I am entering this sweepstakes to "Win a Lemonade Stand Gift Basket" for my grandson. Weather is still cool here but he now is planning for his lemonade stand. I know he will raid my strawberry patch. He has done this for a few summers and has been successful. He will be delighted to bake the brownies and cookies to sell at his lemonade stand.
05/30/2011 9:37:46 AM CDT
Denny Stephan says ...
As summer approaches, this 70 year old would like nothing better than help with his grandchild's (8 years old) stand. We helped him last year and he loved it. This year, now that we discovered Whole Foods and are eating natural and organic know that your organic lemons are the way to go. It's 50 miles to your store as we live in Wheeling Wv. but don't mind the drive to get good, safe food. (and it also is staffed by happy, helpful people) Denny
05/30/2011 10:18:19 AM CDT
Carla C says ...
Lemonade is my favorite! I like it plain and simple with lots of lemons and sugar.
05/30/2011 10:35:19 AM CDT
Nancy Gozzard says ...
Give me a pitcher of orange, lemon, and lime slices. Add ice. Pour in some freshly brewed green tea. It's so refreshing any time of day in the summer.
05/30/2011 10:55:28 AM CDT
Jenna says ...
We like sweet tea with lemon
05/30/2011 11:24:37 AM CDT
Marilyn says ...
Using a Vitamix, my favorite drink is spinach (sometimes kale), tomatoes, carrot, jalopeno pepper, onion, salt and ice water. I like to drink it while I munch on a handful of corn chips on the side.
05/30/2011 11:26:07 AM CDT
Melissa says ...
I love unsweetened iced tea! I drink it pretty much all year, but during the summer it is especially refreshing.
05/30/2011 12:06:38 PM CDT
Greilhys says ...
Lemonade is not just the yummiest drink in our houshold but nutritious as well. My four daughters are at a peak age of learning to understand money and love the idea of having a lemonade stand. They can impart to our neighborhood a sense of learning and sharing that brings me back to my youth.
05/30/2011 12:21:23 PM CDT
Judy Bonardi says ...
My favorite summertime drink is a tall glass of pink lemonade with lots of ice. It's the only time of the year I have it so it definitely says summer and warm weather to me.
05/30/2011 12:22:59 PM CDT
Missy M. says ...
I like to make a watermelon aqua fresca- pureed watermelon, a little lime juice, agave nectar and water to thin it out a little
05/30/2011 12:25:01 PM CDT