Sun-kissed cheeks. Chalk-laced hands. Overgrown grass. The greenest of greens and the bluest of blues. Grill-charred chicken. Watermelon wedges. Paper plates. Impromptu dinners. Sprinklers. Thunderstorms. Skinned knees. Fireflies. Mosquito bites. Aloe vera. Light-hearted living. Late night sunsets. Water-beaded glasses. Cocktails on the porch. Cheers with your neighbors. Summer, I love you.
We still have boxes to unpack and closets to organize and a growing list of misplaced things to find. But life feels lighter. Maybe it’s because we’re all moved in, or because the city trash bins just arrived (!), or because the internet is finally hooked up. But I think its because it’s summer. And summer feels easy.
This Melon Ball Cocktail made with Seven Daughter Wine is just that. It comes together quick, goes down easy, and has that fresh glow about it. The melon lends a soft subtle flavor when paired with the white wine and hopping water. The spiked melon balls at the end are nothing short of a treat. (If you have little ones at your feet, save unspiked melon balls for them. Your status will exponentially climb.)
They say it’s the simple things that are best in this life. I’d have to agree. You can find me on the porch sipping on a Melon Ball Cocktail in a camping chair with my neighbor, looking out to the greenest overgrown grass. We’ll cut it tomorrow. Because summer’s easy like that.
I’m so into wine cocktails lately and these melon balls look like just the breath of fresh air my favorite white wines need!
*Sigh*. Summer. This sounds lovely! So refreshing.
You rule, and so do all these relaxing summer vibes. Hap-hap-happy summer Melissa <3 (and congrats on getting in your new house!!)
Light-hearted living. Sounds just right.
What a lucky neighbor!
I’m the lucky one!
I LOVE this idea – it’s so pretty and will also keep the wine cold on hot days – genius! Happy unpacking 🙂
just lovely! summer in a glass.
You just described all of my favorite things and feelings about summer. What a season! Hope everything continues to come together in the house, I can’t wait to come see it next time I’m in town!
This looks delicious and like my kind of summer drink!
Her Heartland Soul
These are so fun! Nothing says summer like Melon and cocktails. Lovely words, too.
This looks delicious and perfect for summer!
See. This is why I like you so much. 🙂