Are you looking for a party theme that is unique and memorable? Why not celebrate your birthday or event with an on-trend watermelon theme. You can use a mix of watermelon colours, shapes, flavours and images to make this event one to remember. Invitations Let your guests know about your … [Read more...]
How to Pick and Use Watermelons this Festive Season
Sometimes we choose to go for pre-cut quarters of watermelon, neatly cut and wrapped by our local fresh food retailers. This allows us to see the flesh of the watermelon giving us an insight to how flavourful it will be. Often people wonder 'How to Pick the Best Watermelon', if they are buying one … [Read more...]
Five Watermelon Themed Fun For Kids
We all know that watermelon can be used in a variety of sweet and savory recipes but in this article we will explore some fun watermelon themed craft, activities and visually appealing food for kids! Watermelon Inspired Activities For Kids Watermelon Carving Every child loves Halloween. If its … [Read more...]
32 Fun Facts About Watermelon
Watermelons, hence their name, are made up of 92% water A watermelon is one of the only foods to be classified as both a fruit and a vegetable Wild watermelons are native to South Africa The novelty of a cubed watermelon began in Japan where they would grow them in glass boxed to hold their … [Read more...]
GIFTS FOR WATERMELON LOVERS: A WATERMELON ORNAMENT!
I may have mentioned briefly in the past a peculiar-but-fun Christmas tradition involving a pickle hidden on a Christmas tree. And, yes, I know that’s not a pickle in the image on the right. (More on that juicy ornament later in this blog entry.) For those who aren’t familiar, the Christmas … [Read more...]
GIFTS FOR WATERMELON LOVERS: A WATERMELON UMBRELLA!
Depending upon where you live, any precipitation you might get this month will probably fall in the form of snowflakes, not rain drops. Oh, sure, some of you might get rain. Fans in Florida (shout out to the National Watermelon Promotion Board!) and other southern states probably won’t see much … [Read more...]
GIFTS FOR WATERMELON LOVERS: A WATERMELON DIP BOWL!
I love dip. Ranch dip, french onion dip, nacho cheese dip. If you give me a chip and something to dip it in, there’s a 99.9 percent chance that I’ll be dippin’ it. And, yes, I do observe the golden rule about not double dipping. Unless I’m at home, and then I double dip like there’s no … [Read more...]
GIFTS FOR WATERMELON LOVERS: A WATERMELON PENCIL SHARPENER!
Our fourth and final weekly gift for watermelon lovers is one that’s sure to bring back lots of memories for anyone born before 1980. It’s a watermelon pencil sharpener ($7.69 on Amazon)! I’ll give it away to one commenter chosen at random this month. I say it’ll bring back memories for anyone … [Read more...]
ONE MORE REASON WHY ASTRONAUTS HAVE THE COOLEST JOB IN THE WORLD
Watermelon is awesome — we all know that. I’ve written in the past about how the Japanese love watermelon so much that they give it away as gifts and display expensive square watermelons in their homes as decorations. They’re not the only ones who appreciate the gesture of a good watermelon. It’s … [Read more...]