12 Things You Never Knew You Could Do With A Watermelon

It’s incredible what a melon can do!

1. Let’s start strong: How about turning it into a keg?

DIY, fruity friend.

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2. Or sculpting it into a magnificent work of art.

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Sand art is so yesterday.

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3. Hosting a soiree? Surely some frozen watermelon pops will help keep your guests cool.


Easy peasy.

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4. Speaking of frozen watermelon, you could crush it into slush for the kid in you.

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5. But if you’d rather eat it, chop it up and use as a main salad ingredient.

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Like a Strawberry, Watermelon, and Basil Summer Salad.

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6. Ball it up, then carve it into a fruit basket.

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So crafty. So creative. So FRESH.

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7. Feel that *fizz* action with a watermelon-lime soda.

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Slurp it up!

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8. If you’re feeling ambitious, you could try wearing it as a bikini top.

So chic.

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9. Gift it as a reward for potty training the pets.

Minnie will never go #2 on the carpet again.

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10. Channel your inner culinary genius and make it into a chilled soup.

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Watermelon gazpacho, anyone?

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11. For dessert, toss it into some cupcakes.

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Sweet tooth, this one’s for you!

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12. And finally, let it help you practice for motherhood.

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Love that watermelon? Try the most refreshing drink of summer: Sauza® Sparkling Watermelon Margarita. Oooo la la!

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Sauza® is a registered trademark of Tequila Sauza, S.A. de C.V. and is used with permission.

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