Homemade lemonade is easy to make and provides a refreshing summer drink.

What better refreshment to beat the summer heat than homemade lemonade? Follow these simple instructions for a refreshing pitcher of lemonade. First, juice 10-12 lemons until you collect 1.5 cups of lemon juice. Pour the juice into a pitcher with 1 cup sugar. Add 5.5 cups lukewarm water and stir until the sugar is completel dissolved. Place the pitcher in the refrigerator for several hours until the lemonade is cold. Pour into glasses with ice and garnish with a lemon slice or have your children host a lemonade stand with a HOMEMADE summer drink. Don't forget the cookies!