Posts Tagged ‘water’

Lots of ways to stay cool. (Center: Miranda is wearing a bikini from the Spring Meadow collection. Right: Paulo is wearing Hip Hop Grasshopper. Both are from Le Top's 2010 Spring/Summer Collection.)

It’s summertime! My FAVORITE season. I love the sun, the heat, and the feeling you get when a light breeze hits and you are suddenly cooled. Ahhh… And if you can’t stand the heat one second longer, go splash in the water. There’s lots to do. Here are a few:

  • Jump in the pool.
  • Visit a water park.
  • Got a hose? Attach a fun water sprinkler.
  • Got a big yard? Go for the “Slip and Slide.”
  • Play at a water table.
  • Have a water balloon fight.

What do you like to do to stay cool?

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0020048We love to eat berries in the summer, and inevitably, berry juice drips its way to the shirts and shorts of the wearer! Sometimes certain stain sticks don’t work, but this usually does:

Mix a few drops each of vinegar, dish soap and water, and apply to the stain on the machine washable garment. Let it sit for a while and rinse. For tough stains, it may take another application, then machine wash as usual.  I used to use it on dark juice stains too – but I’ve noticed most juice in juice boxes now are colorless!

(I don’t know which is more troubling… Juice that is over-colored, or juice that has none at all!)

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