Strawberry Iced Tea

Strawberry Iced Tea made by the pitcher with fresh strawberries, mint, lemons and Milo’s Famous Iced Tea is the perfect summer drink recipe!

A Strawberry Iced Tea recipe made by the pitcher with fresh strawberries, mint, lemons and is the perfect summer party drink! Easy spiked tea cocktail.

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Strawberry Iced Tea Recipe

With summer near, this Strawberry Iced Tea recipe made with juicy strawberries, fresh mint, lemons and Milo’s Famous Unsweet Tea is the perfect quick drink to enjoy with friends and family! I’m happy to be partnering again with Milo’s Tea to bring you another fabulous party drink recipe. If you missed my Autumn Spice Punch recipe from the fall, click here to find it.

Strawberry Iced Tea recipe. Made by the pitcher with fresh strawberries, mint, lemons and is the perfect summer party cocktail.

Low Calorie Drink

Summer holidays are a great time to impress your guests with a delicious cold party drink. This easy low calorie drink recipe is perfect for Memorial Day weekend and the 4th of July! Just add patriotic straws to your glass for some instant patriotic flair!

I made this delicious Strawberry Iced Tea with Milo’s Unsweet Tea, fresh strawberries, mint and Meyer lemons. It literally takes minutes to make and will look amazing on your summer holiday party table! Spike it up with vodka for a refreshing cocktail.

A Strawberry Iced Tea recipe made by the pitcher with fresh strawberries, mint, lemons and is the perfect summer party drink! Easy spiked tea cocktail.

 

All Natural Award Winning Iced Tea

Milo’s iced tea is so good! It’s an all natural award winning tea fresh brewed from real tea leaves. My kids are starting to ask for sweet tea, so I love the fact that Milo’s tea is sweetened with a clean ingredient list of pure cane sugar and no preservatives or added acids. It’s an ideal drink for the summer holidays!

A Strawberry Tea recipe made with Milos Famous Tea.

Milo’s famous sweet tea recipe is the same recipe that was brewed by Milo back in 1946! Being able to buy the gallon jugs makes this Strawberry Iced Tea recipe so easy to make. Using it saves you time not having to brew your own tea.

Strawberry Iced Tea made by the pitcher with fresh strawberries, mint, lemons and Milo’s Famous Iced Tea.

I really like buying this tea because, not only do they use all-natural ingredients, but Milo’s Tea Company is a family, women-owned business. Founded by Milo Carlton in 1946 as a restaurant in Birmingham, Alabama, his tea recipe became so popular that buy 1989 the family started selling it by the gallon. The company is now run by Milo Carlton’s granddaughter.

Easy Strawberry Iced Tea Summer Party Drink

Look at how gorgeous this Strawberry Tea looks served in a clear glass pitcher! I whipped up this summer party tray in minutes and you can too!

Strawberry Iced Tea recipe is an easy cocktail with fresh strawberries, mint, lemons and tea. LivingLocurto.com

Best of all, this drink is made by the pitcher which means no mixing individual drinks and more time for you to enjoy a Milo’s moment with friends and family.

Strawberry cocktail by the pitcher with strawberries, mint, lemons and tea.

 

Where to Find Milo’s Famous Tea

I get Milo’s tea at Walmart or Market Street in the refrigerated juice section. It’s also available in sweet or no calorie sweetened with sucralose. Click Here to find a store with Milo’s near you.

Strawberry Iced Tea recipe is an easy cocktail with Milos Unsweet Tea.

I hope you enjoy this easy drink recipe and have many Milo’s moments with family and friends this summer!

Strawberry Iced Tea

Strawberry Iced Tea made by the pitcher with fresh strawberries, mint, lemons and Milo’s Famous Iced Tea is the perfect summer drink recipe! Spike it with vodka for a refreshing cocktail.

  • 4 cups Milo’s Unsweet Iced Tea
  • 1 cup strawberries (pureed)
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1 cup vodka (Optional)
  • Ice
  1. Cut off strawberry stems and puree in a blender or food processor. You should get 1 cup of pureed strawberries from about 2 handfuls of large fresh strawberries.
  2. In a pitcher, add 3-5 fresh mint leaves and muddle them with a spoon.
  3. Pour tea, sugar, strawberry puree and the juice of one lemon into the pitcher.
  4. Add vodka if you want a spiked Strawberry tea. If not, fill the rest of the pitcher with tea.
  5. Stir well and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  6. Serve by muddling mint in a glass. Fill glass with ice and pour the tea. Garnish with a strawberry and mint leaf.

If you like your iced tea sweet, add more sugar or omit the sugar and use Milo’s Sweet Tea instead.

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No Bake Chocolate Mint Pie

Easy no bake chocolate mint pie with OREO cookie crust topped with whipped cream and cookies. Fun for St. Patrick’s day, a summer party or any time of the year!

Easy No Bake Chocolate Mint Pie

I have an addiction to mint desserts! I’ve been making this easy No Bake Chocolate Mint Pie for years and finally had a chance to share it here on my website for you! With a tasty OREO cookie crust topped with whipped cream and cookies, this no bake chilled dessert is perfect for summer parties.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s day with this Chocolate Mint Pie or my favorite Shamrock Shake! I’m not joking when I say it’s addicting. This chocolate mint pie is supposed to serve eight people, but in reality… I could eat the whole thing. So does that mean it really serves one? ha!

What I love about this recipe is that I can use my Young Living Peppermint Vitality Essential Oil. If you don’t have it, use mint extract. Either way, your Chocolate Mint Pie is going to taste amazing!

 

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Chocolate Mint Pie

Easy no bake chocolate mint pie with OREO cookie crust topped with whipped cream and cookies. Fun chilled dessert recipe for St. Patrick’s day, a summer party or any time of the year! 

  • 6 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk ((1 can))
  • 12 drops green food coloring
  • 1/2 tsp mint extract
  • 15 mint OREO cookies
  • 2 cups Cool Whip
  • 1 9 inch OREO crumb crust
  • 8 chocolate covered OREO cookies (optional)
  1. In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese until light and fluffy. Gradually add milk and mix until smooth.
  2. Mix in the green food coloring and mint extract.

  3. Crushed the OREO mint cookies, add to the mixture and stir.

  4. Fold in whipped cream and spoon into the OREO crust. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

  5. Top with whipped cream and extra cookies as a garnish.

  • You can also freeze this pie if you prefer to make ahead of time.
  • If you use Young Living essential oils, replace the mint extract with Vitality Peppermint Oil.


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Easy no bake chocolate mint pie with OREO cookie crust topped with whipped cream and cookies. Fun chilled dessert recipe for St. Patrick’s day, a summer party or any time of the year! 

 

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How to Make an Herb Fairy Garden

An Herb Fairy Garden is a fun container garden for your kitchen! This easy tutorial for how to make a mini fairy garden for your home is such a cute kids craft idea.

An Herb Fairy Garden is a fun container garden for your kitchen! Easy tutorial for how to make a mini fairy garden for your home. Cute kids craft ideas.

An Herb Fairy Garden is a fun edible garden for your kitchen!

Get your kids excited about planting flowers or growing their own fruits and veggies by welcoming the summer fairies with a Kitchen Herb Fairy Garden. We love all things fairy and this simple herb fairy garden was the perfect addition to my new kitchen.

Do you think about the soil you use for your flower pots or garden? Well, you should. I am partnering with Ecoscraps today and love their story!

Ecoscraps was created by people who saw a better way to make soil, better for our gardens and better for our planet. Ecoscraps collects food waste from grocery stores and composts the waste into natural and organic garden soils and plant foods. Since 2011, Ecoscraps has diverted more than 75 million pounds of food waste from the landfill. How cool is that?

Ecoscraps Organic Potting Soil. An Herb Fairy Garden is a fun container garden for your kitchen! Easy tutorial for how to make a mini fairy garden for your home. Cute kids craft ideas.

They believe bad food that is transformed into rich, organic soils and plant foods can do a lot of good for families and our environment.

I love using Ecoscraps and excited to share my Kitchen Herb Fairy Garden tutorial and a Target gift card giveaway today!

Tiny Chicken Coop. An Herb Fairy Garden is a fun container garden for your kitchen! Easy tutorial for how to make a mini fairy garden for your home. Cute kids craft ideas.

Making a Kitchen Herb Fairy Garden is a wonderful activity to do with your kids this summer!

You can make your fairy garden with flowers, but for ours we chose herbs that we can use in recipes. A fairy garden can be for the outdoors or indoors, in a fancy flower pot or a simple box. The ideas are endless!

 

How to Make a Kitchen Herb Fairy Garden

This tutorial for making a fairy garden for your kitchen is super easy and hopefully brings you some magical inspiration for a fun craft to do with your family or friends!

1. Decide on a Fairy Garden Theme

First of all, you want to decide on your fairy garden theme. Be sure to get the kids involved with this process. Shopping for fairy garden accessories is half of the fun!

Will it be a magical garden with a little house and swing set to welcome fairies each night? Or will you decide on a theme based on your favorite hobbies, toys, time period or animals?

I love chickens, so had to add a cute chicken coop to ours!

Tiny Chicken Coop. An Herb Fairy Garden is a fun container garden for your kitchen! Easy tutorial for how to make a mini fairy garden for your home.

Here are some fun fairy garden theme ideas to get you started:

  • Cats
  • Dogs
  • Farm
  • Carnival
  • Dinosaurs
  • Trolls
  • Gnomes
  • Horses
  • Camping
  • Playground
  • Log Cabin
  • Medieval Times

 

2. Choose Your Container

Since our herb fairy garden was for our kitchen, I chose a galvanized container that matched my kitchen decor. You can put a fairy garden in just about any kind of container, you don’t need to limit yourself to the usual terracotta flower pot.

 

3. Choose the Herbs

Think about what herbs you would use the most. I love adding fresh mint to my drinks, so mint was definitely on my list of herbs to buy. Because I make a lot of pasta dishes, oregano and basil were on my list as well. If you have a larger container, add some colorful flowering plants as well.

An Herb Fairy Garden is a fun container garden for your kitchen! Easy tutorial for how to make a mini fairy garden for your home.

 

4. Choose the Soil

When growing any kind of food, such as herbs, it’s best to use organic potting soil such as Ecoscraps, which can be found at Target.

Organic Potting Soil - An Herb Fairy Garden is a fun container garden for your kitchen! Easy tutorial for how to make a mini fairy garden for your home.

 

5. Design Your Fairy Garden

Now that you have your accessories, container, herbs and soil, you are ready to start designing your magical fairy garden!

If using a container with no drain like I did, protect it by lining the container with plastic. Then add some rocks to the bottom before adding the soil. This will help the water drain and not drown your plants if you over-water them.

Tips for making an Herb Fairy Garden. Easy container garden for your kitchen! Easy tutorial for how to make a mini fairy garden for your home.

Fill your container with potting soil and add your favorite plants and flowers making sure to think of the scene you want to create as you plant. Add various heights and take note to leave space for plant growth.

Before planting herbs, loosen the soil at the bottom so the roots are exposed to the soil.

Tips for making an Herb Fairy Garden. Easy container garden for your kitchen! Easy tutorial for how to make a mini fairy garden for your home.

Moss, pebbles and twinkling lights are great to have when creating a magical fairy garden.

Tips for making an Herb Fairy Garden. Easy container garden for your kitchen! Easy tutorial for how to make a mini fairy garden for your home.

Place near a window and enjoy!

Didn’t this turn out adorable? It was so easy and fun to make. We are looking forward to fairies coming to visit!

How to make a Herb Fairy Garden. Easy container garden for your kitchen! Easy tutorial for how to make a mini fairy garden for your home.

Giveaway

I hope you got some magical inspiration with this fun Kitchen Herb Fairy Garden. Enter to win a $50 Target Gift card so you can make your own Fairy Garden.

 

 

Be sure to get a few bags of Ecoscraps the next time you shop at Target! Watch this video to learn more about these organic soil.

 

An Herb Fairy Garden is a fun container garden for your kitchen! Easy tutorial for how to make a mini fairy garden for your home. Cute kids craft ideas.

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