Summer: 25 Yummy Things I Love About It

Julie Ryan Evans

WatermelonThere's something about summer ... foods are fresh and ripe, and everything just tastes a little better, seems a little more indulgent.

Here are some of my favorite summer treats.

  1. Watermelon
  2. Mango
  3. Strawberries
  4. PopsiclesPopsicles
  5. Ice cream
  6. Frozen treats from the ice cream man
  7. Tomatoes right from the vine
  8. Corn from roadside stands
  9. Lemonade
  10. Lemonade with vodka
  11. Super cold white wine
  12. Margaritas
  13. Any drink with an umbrella
  14. Hot dogs at baseball games
  15. Hamburgers on the grill
  16. Potato salad done well
  17. Clams baked on the beach (even though I don't eat them)Hamburger
  18. S'mores
  19. Suntan lotion on my children's skins
  20. Chlorine-soaked hair
  21. Saltwater taffy
  22. Saltwater kisses
  23. The breeze off the ocean
  24. Ice-cold water
  25. Steamy nights

What foods or other yummy things do you associate with summer?

Images via: stevendepolo/Flickr; BrittneyBush/Flickr; and Cheezemaster/Flickr

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