It's summer, which means iced coffee season. There's something almost nostalgic about that cold beverage on a hot summer day. It's a treat that I don't have to feel too guilty about, not making too much of a dent in my wallet or waistline. But this, like any other habit, adds up, and once again I'm spending too much money on my morning coffee. (Tell me I'm not alone in this!)

So today I thought we'd look at a few DIY iced coffee options. Whether it's cold brewing your own or mixing up a "just add water" concentrate, some of the best iced coffees don't have to come in a plastic cup with a straw. And then there's that oh-so-special sense of accomplishment that's not too shabby either.

1 Fresh Mint Iced Coffee   /   2 Iced Coffee Popsicles   /   3 Mint Mocha Shake   /   4 Iced Coffee Cubes   /   5 Vanilla Ice   /   6 Grady's Cold Brew   /   7 Dublin Iced Coffee

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