Skinny Tip: Flavored Ice Cubes

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I’m known to guzzle water all day longgg. Drinking water just makes me feel so good and cleansed! And it’s sooo important for your brain / weight loss / clear skin / a healthy body overall!

It always amazes me when people tell me that they haven’t had any water all day. I chug water first thing in the morning and don’t stop all day! Nothing does a better job of waking me up and helping me to feel refreshed.

If you’re one of those people that doesn’t get their water fill, try this fun trick and I promiseee you’ll be more inclined to remember that water! These flavored ice cubes are super yummy and infuse water with different flavors and nutrients! You can pretty much do whatever you want here, but I’ve found that the most successful ice infusions are cubes made from a fruit base (lemon juice, orange juice, apple juice, watermelon, strawberries) with fun little accents embedded within (blueberries, mint leaves, orange rind).

There are two distinct ways of doing this, but I tend to favor blending fruit into little smoothie ice cubes! Gather your ingredients and follow the instructions below!

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Here’s my fave recipe:
Blend 1 cup strawberries with 1 oz orange juice and 1 tsp on mint. Pour into ice cube molds, let freeze. Drop in your water (or hell, your favorite vodka soda??) and enjoy!

Another option that I love? Straight lemon juice with blueberries floating inside! These look super pretty and taste even better!

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On the go? Try adding fruit to this fruit infusion water bottle!

What awesome combos have you tried?? Share with us below!

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Blog Feature: London, Like the City

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Name: London

Blog Name: London, Like the city

Nickname: Lond, Londy, Londo, Londonbridges

Why did you start blogging? I first started food blogging in college, but then realized I wanted a creative outlet to document and share all of my interests, fun projects and favorite things.

How did you come up with the name, ‘London, Like the City’?  I wanted a blog name that tied to my own name so it could grow with me as my focus and interests changed. I end up having to say “like the city” all the time when meeting new people or ordering coffee, so it stuck .

What has been the highlight of your blogging career so far? All of the creative friends and people I’ve met that I never would have came across without the blog world! I also got to attend some fun events this year, like the LuckyFABB Conference and Bloguettes workshop. And of course, getting to collaborate with cool brands I love is always exciting.

Where do you get your inspiration? Pinterest, long drives, the beach.

What is the mantra for your blog? “London, Like the City” is a San Diego-based healthy lifestyle diary that celebrates everything from food and DIY projects to stylized living and holistic health. It’s a creative place to document my interests, inspiration, and journey to finding balance & purpose as a twenty-something!


Fun 5 (Five Random ‘Unrelated to Blogging’ Questions):

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1. Guilty pleasure: chocolate & online shopping

2. Man Crush Monday: Jude Law all day

3. Summer Anthem: I’m still figuring it out….but I’ve got Katy Perry Birthday, MKTO Classic (that should actually be my guilty pleasure) and everything Haim & Sam Smith on repeat right now.

Screen Shot 2014-06-23 at 9.45.43 AM4. Favorite TV Show: I don’t have ti-vo anymore so I miss all of my shows! But New Girl, SNL, Workahollics, almost anything HGTV aaaand Orange is the New Black.

5. Fantasy Celeb BFF: Jennifer Lawrence, Mila Kunis, Shailene Woodley

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