It is so refreshing because it is 92% water. This makes the watermelon a good thirst quencher, something definitely needed in the hot days of August and throughout the summer.
Some call it a fruit; others think it is a vegetable. In fact, it is the official vegetable of the state of Oklahoma.
Fun Watermelon Holiday Treats
|Watermelon Pizza. Source: Google Search|
Watermelon can be a tasty food as seen in recipes found doing a Google Search. Simply made with watermelon slices, other favorite fruits (like strawberries and blueberries) and yogurt, giving you a tasty dessert or a fun appetizer for a summertime picnic.
The watermelon is popular with crafters. Here are a few fun ones.
Watermelon Fabric Beverage Coasters
These cute beverage coasters are made with 2 different cotton fabrics so it is reversible. One side has watermelon wedges and slices on a black background and the other side has large black ants on a red and white checkered background. Perfect for your summer time decorating.
Beverage Coasters are an easy way to decorate your table for any holiday or home decor, plus being a practical item to protect your furniture. They are made with 100% cotton fabric and there is a layer of cotton batting for extra protection for your furniture. They are approximately 5" x 5" square.
These watermelon coasters and many other themes are available in Kathie's Etsy Shop she calls CutePurseNalities.
Watermelon Kitchen Decor
|Watermelon Potholder Crochet Pattern|
This is a pattern to crochet a potholder that looks like a watermelon for your kitchen.
This cheery, double-sided watermelon potholder is perfect for summer! The front is as shown in the photo and the backside is a solid green. This pattern is perfect for seasonal summer-time use and will impress family and friends at the next BBQ.
The pattern can be found in the Etsy Shop of The Driftless Designer, who is Reina of Minneapolis.
National Watermelon Day is an unofficial holiday with no known origin. It may have been begun by watermelon farmers, or by the National Watermelons Day. No matter who came up with the idea to celebrate the watermelon on August 3rd, it remains a refreshing summer snack that is naturally healthy.
National Watermelon Day
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