There’s an image you may have in your mind of today’s teenagers. Endless headlines about smart phone use and social media paint a pretty bleak picture. Well, here’s another headline: This month, more than 16,000 teenagers in 550 high schools across the country selflessly gave of their own time to help others.
Summer is (almost) here! We hope the warmer weather brings you lots of pool parties, picnics, fireworks and time with friends and family. We also hope that with all these pool parties and picnics, you don’t spend all day prepping to entertain. Like a patio umbrella on a sunny day, we’ve got you covered.
It’s a sweet summertime dilemma: You’ve been tasked to make dessert for the next potluck barbecue, but you don’t want to bring the same-old. Why not try something new and refreshing that kids and adults will like? Cue the slushy. Slushies date back to the 1950s when a soda fountain broke down in a popular Kansas ice cream shop. The shop owner was forced to put his sodas in the freezer to stay cool, and the icy beverages became what we know now as slushies.