Yep, that wonderful time of year has arrived when the sunshine is prevalent, the water is warm, the sunglasses are on and the sand of the beach is covered with cute-colored toes. It’s summer!

I’ve been working on a playlist of summer songs–old and new–to add culture to the life of my children during our lovely days together. Here are a few I’ve found so far:

What are your favorite summer tunes? What will you be listening to as the weather gets warmer this year?

Winter, Please “Let It Go”

Could the creators of Frozen have timed the release of the film any better?

I don’t think so….

With half of the U.S. still frozen, and while Americans are anxiously awaiting the advent of Spring–along with the DVD release of Frozen (did you know you can already purchase the film through iTunes or advance purchase it through Amazon?), I thought I would supply you with some covers and renditions of the Oscar-winning song, “Let It Go.”

Last Sunday’s Oscar performance from Idina Menzel (or is it Adele Dazeem?):

Official Demi Lovato:

A little bit of tribal flavor and ice castles:

More ice castles with some Vivaldi for good measure:

And, just for fun–Jimmy Fallon, Idina Menzel, & The Roots along with some elementary school instrument accompaniment:

Which one is your favorite?