“Summer Entertaining: Recipes for Making Tacos, Mojitos and Memories,” Hybrid Mom Online

Summer Entertaining: Recipes for making tacos, mojitos, and memories Written By: Mary Beth Evans For more summers than I can count, I have thrown Saturday evening get-togethers with three of my closest girlfriends and our families. It still brings smile to my face to think of the kids bursting through the gates to reunite in the yard, the fun and games beginning the moment they arrived.One of the highlights of our backyard was an old avocado tree that had low-slung branches, excellent for climbing. We connected a zip-line between two trees and the kids would take turns going back and forth, sometimes in full superhero regalia. The costume trunk was always a hug addition to the activities. The kids would write little scripts and endlessly rehearse. They never ran out of things to do. As for the adults, it was a great opportunity to relax, enjoy some grown-up time, and spend time with our kids too. Years later, our kids are teenagers and the closest of friends. We all have such wonderful memories of those summer evenings together and reminisce about them to this day. At the center of every great gathering is great food. You could go with the typical summer fare of hot dogs and burgers, but I prefer to spice it up a bit. One of my favorites is a casual, south of the border theme...

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