When I was younger there was no better feeling then the last day of school. I hated saying bye to my friends, but I looked forward to a fun filled summer with my family. Our summers were filled with camping, water parks and lots and lots of ice tea. Now that I’m older I still love camping, water parks and lots and lots of peach ice tea.
My mom stayed home with my brother and I until I was in the 5th grade. I remember begging her to put me in the latchkey after care program at school even though she was a stay at home mom. [Dramatic much?] Then she took a job and we were able to go to latchkey.
I thought I would love it, but I didn’t. I begged her to let me walk home almost every day. I called her from the pay phone in the hall and asked if it was ok for me to trek the 2 miles home. [In the heat.] Sometimes she said yes and sometimes she said no. When she said yes, I sweated the whole way home. All I wanted was to get home fast to grab a drink and sit in the air conditioning.
The kids go to mother’s day out 3 days a week for a few hours and I try to do as much work as I can then. But sometimes it doesn’t all get done and I have to finish with them running around me. Or playing with their toys on the other end of the table you are using to shoot pictures. Avery decided to line up his Rescue Bots [affiliate link] on this particular afternoon. [Which we need to buy stock in because we own every.single.one.]
But you know what? I absolutely love that I am able to do what I do and stay at home with my kids. I love when they say “take our picture mommy!” when I’m shooting food. And I stop what I’m doing and focus my camera on them. They love it and so does momma!
To make this recipe simply combine a glass full of sun tea with 2-3 tablespoons of peach syrup.
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Jamie @ Love Bakes Good Cakes says
Peach tea was a favorite of mine when I was in high school! I could not get enough! It’s been years since I’ve had any – need to make this soon!
Thanks Jamie! I love peach tea as well. I love peach anything really. 🙂
Rachel @ Craft, Art & Mess says
My daugther loves the Lipton’s ice teas you buy, I will have to pin this to try as it would be a great alternative to the these and I know what’s in this version. Thanks for sharing on the Monday Funday Party, Rachel
I hope yall enjoy it! Its really easy and pretty tasty 🙂
[email protected] says
Great recipe, Kelley! And I LOVE the idea of mother’s day out for my kids….I always have at least one kid running circles around me or calling me to come play with them….makes blogging a lot trickier! I may have to reconsider!!
Lol! Yes! Mothers day out is a blessing! I get a bunch of work done.. or some days I just relax! Plus, the kids LOVE it! Its a win win 🙂
Yum! I love peach tea! Thanks for sharing at Savoring Saturdays!
Me too! My pleasure 🙂
[email protected] Food Mom on a Budget says
My son loves rescue bots! He has every single one I believe, although he’s starting to outgrow them. And, I love the sound of Peach Iced Tea! Thanks so much for linking up with us at Savoring Saturdays!
Avery is really into them right now.. everything is rescue bots! And they keep coming out with more.. ugh! lol. Thanks so much for stopping by Eva 🙂