12 TASTY RESOLUTIONS FOR ICE CREAM LOVERS
The new year is full of opportunities and the perfect time to pick up some new hobbies. To help you make this year even sweeter than the one before, we’ve created 12 tasty resolutions for ice cream lovers everywhere, one for every month! Dig in and see how many you can complete before the year ends.
1. JANUARY – DIG INTO A NEW FLAVOR
When reaching for a creamy and delicious snack, it can be easy to go for your favorite flavor. This year, step outside of your comfort zone and into a new carton of Hudsonville! With more than 50 flavors to choose from, challenge yourself to try a new flavor every week. Who knows, you might just find a NEW favorite… or TWO!
2. FEBRUARY – HOST A GALENTINE’S DAY SUNDAE PARTY
During February, melt hearts not ice cream with a Galentine’s Day get together. Moms, need a break? This is the perfect excuse to plan a playdate. Pick up some Double Chocolate Almond and Traverse City Cherry Fudge and pair them with your favorite Rom-Com while the kids play.
3. MARCH – GATHER FOR A FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
Lights, camera, ice cream. Make movie nights in March a memorable experience for the whole family with a few of these fun tips.
4. APRIL – HAVE A PINT PICNIC
We’re all looking forward to the sun peaking out from behind the clouds so we can head out of our homes and have some fun outdoors. In April, enjoy the nicer weather by taking your ice cream outside. Tip: Our pints are the perfect portable snack for a picnic in the park.
5. MAY – START A NEW BIRTHDAY TRADITION
If you love birthdays just as much as we do, treat yourself and your loved ones to some new traditions, like creating a special plate for your cake and ice cream.
6. JUNE – VISIT A SCOOP SHOP
June officially kicks off summer vacation, and no vacay would be complete without stopping for a scoop of ice cream at the end of a fun-filled day! This year, take an ice cream road trip and discover new flavors at scoop shops far and wide! From the shores of Lake Michigan all the way to the tip of the mitten, this scoop shop checklist will have you exploring and making memories all summer long.
7. JULY – CELEBRATE NATIONAL ICE CREAM MONTH
Pop the top on your favorite flavor and get out your spoons! July is our favorite month of the year, for obvious reasons… it’s National Ice Cream Month! Some of our favorite ways to celebrate include coming up with a signature sundae, turning a lemonade stand into an ice cream stand, trying new recipes and more!
8. AUGUST – STAY COOL & PLAN A POOL PARTY
What’s an easy way to stay cool during the dog days of summer? With your favorite Hudsonville Ice Cream flavor, of course! Invite friends and family over for a backyard barbecue or pool party, and watch the smiles spread across their faces as you scoop up some refreshing summer flavors, like Orange Pineapple and Toasted Coconut.
9. SEPTEMBER – “FALL” IN LOVE WITH SEASONAL FLAVORS
Spice up September with a few fall recipes featuring your favorite Hudsonville Ice Cream flavors! Find out how to make apple cider floats, pumpkin pie milkshakes and more.
10. OCTOBER – HAVE A PUMPKIN CARVING PARTY
Transform your freshly picked pumpkins into works of art when you host your very own pumpkin carving (or painting) party! From picking out the perfect design to scooping out the seeds and baking them in the oven, it’s no wonder why so many people look forward to this favorite fall tradition. Use our guide to throw the perfect pumpkin party this year—we’ve included a template you can print!
11. NOVEMBER – HOST A FRIENDSGIVING
Few things beat a table of delicious food surrounded by the people you love, which is why we love the holiday season so much. While we’re thankful for the time we’re able to spend with our families, Friendsgiving gives us a chance to connect with close friends during the most wonderful (and busiest) time of the year. So call up your squad, set the table and get ready to feast.
12. DECEMBER – GET CRAFTY & TRY A NEW HOLIDAY RECIPE
Some of the best holiday memories are made in the kitchen! Make the most wonderful time of year sweeter than ever with delicious holiday desserts featuring some of your favorite Hudsonville Ice Cream flavors. We promise your friends and family will fa-la-la-la-love them! Add a fun twist to your family’s holiday baking traditions by upcycling your empty cartons into these clever DIY crafts.