How to make traditional lemonade

We had an amazing opportunity where we had a sneak peak of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid Old School written by Jeff Kinney before it was released. I was ecstatic and did allot of little wiggly dances, I am an avid reader and maybe one of the book's BIGGEST fans! I've fallen in love with the fun and 'down with the kids' style or writing I giggle away at Greg Heffley's funny ideas and the quirky doodles gives a great visual to aid my imagination.

Here is an extract from: Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School

'Life was better in the old days. Or was it? That’s the question Greg Heffley is asking as his town voluntarily unplugs and goes electronics-free. But modern life has its conveniences, and Greg isn’t cut out for an old-fashioned world. With tension building inside and outside the Heffley home, will Greg find a way to survive? Or is going “old school” just too hard for a kid like Greg?'

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In our sneak peak we got to read about one of Greg Heffley's big ideas on running a lemonade stand. I found it so enjoyable and wanted to keep on reading. I love all his crazy ideas and how poor Rowley always seems to get caught up in the middle of it. I can resonate with both characters. We were also kindly given a lemonade recipe Which we had good fun making and can now share with all our readers. Being creative we had a go ourselves too: 

So we had to make it ourselves too! Can't give our readers all the fun! We would suggest getting lots of colourful straws, cocktail umbrella's and cute plastic accessories to offer a tropical version and like most kids that's the best part!

lemonade recipe

Something I have done in the past is add slices of lemon into the ice cube tray before freezing, so every ice cube has a lemony taste! This could be done to many other drinks and is a good all round tip!

lemonade recipe

I had chosen the best lemonade bottle as it matched the lemons (obviously)

lemonade recipe

Even our ice tray is yellow! 

lemonade recipe

It was very thirst quenching and I chilled ours in the fridge so for a hot day its a great drink to help you cool down.

lemonade recipe

Haven't got time to make today? why not pin this project for later?

lemonade recipe

So are you going to make some lemonade today?

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