Whether you’re planning a picnic, hosting a BBQ or heading up to your cottage to celebrate our nation’s holiday, these are some sure-fire drinks, dishes & decorations that will add to your festivities.
Steve & I plan on cruisin’ over the west side of the mitten to visit his family & I think I’ll bring the ingredients to make this pretty patriotic dish.
I love recipes that look fancy, but are simple to make & this one wins the blue ribbon! You can whip this baby up in minutes & then enjoy all the ooohs & ahhhs from your friends & family when you set this trifle on the buffet line. Get more details by visiting Fancy Frugal Life.
Still gotta sifter sitting in your baking cupboard? Pull it out & let your kiddos tattoo your lawn with some stars for the 4th of July. Check out the step by step process at Pink and Green Mama.
Here’s a clever way to add a few fireworks to your summer sip… dip the rim in a package of Pop Rocks! Head on over to Pizzazzerie for more drink concoctions featuring these snap crackle & pop candies. (image via Food Network)
Give your front door a patriotic punch with this fun & fluffy tulle wreath. You wouldn’t believe how inexpensive & easy it is to make. Learn how to make your own at A Night Owl Blog.
Pizza for Independence Day? YES – and doesn’t it look delicious? This recipe is a great addition to the patriotic strawberry/blueberry desserts out there. Grab the recipe at Your Homebased Mom.
For a twist on the typical American flag, create this cute no-sew bunting to line your front porch or deck. Get step by step instructions at brown paper packages.
Snack on some sweet caramel corn peppered with red & blue M&M’s while you watch your hometown’s Independence parade. Grab this great recipe from I heart nap time.
And one more strawberry recipe which is super simple, but packs a great presentation! Visit Six in the Suburbs to see how you can make a batch.
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