DIY Vanilla Simple Syrup

This summer will henceforth be known as the Time When We Had So Many Issues With The AC That We Stopped Counting.

Hm. Descriptive, yet rather long don't you think?

In the first week of unusual warmness in the house, iced coffee sounded really good and the best way to sweeten it is with simple syrup. Why I heated up the stove that week escapes my comprehension, but I determined it worthwhile.

What is your favorite way to stay cool in the summer?