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June 26th, 2014 at 7:47 pm

4th of July Desserts


Fourth of July fun is only a week away and chances are you’re thinking about what goodies to make for the occasion. Keep a BBQ simple with the standard staples like burgers, hot dogs and side salads, but make sure you WOW with the desserts! Red, white and blue, stars, sprinkles and more, there are tons of festive dessert recipes that are as lovely to look at as they are to eat. Check out these great 4th of July desserts…which one will you make this year?

Sparkler Cupcakes 


American Flag Strawberry Shortcake


Jell-O Firecrackers


Spangled Ice Cream Sandwich Pops


Stars and Fruit Bowl


Inside American Flag Cake


4th of July Trifle


Strawberry Firecracker Cake Balls 


Star Spangled Ice Cream Pie


Red, White and Blue Tie Dye Cake


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July 1st, 2013 at 11:46 am

Crafts to Celebrate the 4th of July

The 4th of July is a day to show our patriotism and love of country. It is a great time to teach your kids about the flag, patriotic songs and other traditions that go along with the day. It is also surrounded with the bright colors of red, white and blue. Here are some great crafts to help celebrate the 4th of July.

No Sew Flag Shirts – grab a white garanimals shirt and some ribbon and make this adorable flag shirt.

Fun 4th of July Printables

Patriotic Word Art

Flour Lawn Stars 

Red White and Blue Fan

Popsicle Stick Flags

Glitter Fireworks – Take some construction paper and draw out lines like in an exploded firework. Sprinkle colored glitter and let dry.

Construction Paper Firecrackers

Flag Handprint – Paint a hand to look like the flag like the one at the top of this post. Press firmly on a sheet of paper.

Tin Can Windsocks

Patriotic Coloring Pages

Freezer Stencil Shirts

Do a couple of these crafts this week to show your pride in being an American!

Kim Ross also writes at  A Little Bit of This and That ~ The Adventures of a Stay at Home Mom.


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