Wednesday, July 30, 2014

You may remember our friend Hayley Solano as a past Ruchette of the Month or from her beautiful singing voice that's been featured on our blog in the past! Well, this songbird sent us her no-fail recipe for the perfect summer lemonade. We all know that preparing a fresh batch of this refreshing drink is at the top of our summer bucket list, so we couldn't resist posting her recipe. See below for directions and a little message from Hayley herself! 

As a vintage-lover, creative soul, and a former Ruchette of the Month, I am absolutely in love with Ruche's brand! I always browse their blog for daily inspiration and was excited to come across their summer bucket list. I usually keep quite busy with songwriting and playing shows and have been looking for some fun seasonal activities to do. Thank you Ruche for the wonderful ideas - I already checked a few items off the list! I spent a gorgeous summer afternoon making fresh-squeezed lemonade and thought I would share my recipe!

Ingredients:
3/4 cup of white sugar
1 1/2 cups of lemon juice
8 cups of water

Directions: 
1. In a small saucepan, combine sugar and 1 cup of water. Bring to a boil and stir to dissolve sugar, making a simple syrup.
2. Juice 6 lemons.
3. In a large pitcher, stir together syrup, lemon juice, and remaining water.
4. Enjoy!
 
I hope you are having a magical summer filled with beautiful days like these!

Love,
Hayley, from Diary of a Singer-Songwriter

We can't wait to prepare a pitcher as darling as Hayley's for our next outdoor gathering! We're so happy that Hayley stopped by to share her simple and sweet recipe with us. Don't forget to stop by this stunning songbird's blog for more fun! 
 
xo,
Ruche 
 
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