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Summer Hydration

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I'm not really the best at making sure I stay hydrated but I do work extra hard at it during the hot summer months.  While I like to drink water, sometimes having something with some flavor in it makes my water intake feel more like a treat - which in turn helps me to drink more!

I thought I'd share my current favorite way to get my water in.

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I fill a pretty glass pitcher with water and add four Celestial Seasonings herbal tea bags - making sure I chose flavors that are caffeine free!  (That Watermelon Lime Zinger is currently my favorite.). I leave the whole pitcher in the refrigerator overnight and by the morning it results in water with yummy fruit flavors that aren't icky sweet (and full of carbs) or overpowering.  

What tips to you have for staying hydrated in the summer?

posted Jul 13 in Conversation by KarenG (14,550 points)

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