Star Spangled Desserts

Star Spangled Dessert

I can't wait for the 4th of July.  Not only do we get to spend time at one of our favorite places, the Frio River, but I absolutely love celebrating this patriotic holiday with lots of red, white and blue crafts, desserts and parties!  I've teamed up with 110 other bloggers for a fun 4th of July inspired party, Three Cheers for the Red, White and Blue!  Not only will I be sharing my easy Star Spangled Desserts, but you can also check out over 100 other projects to get you in the patriotic … [Read more...]

4th of July Celebration Buckets

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We are getting ready to head to one of my favorite spots, the Frio River for the 4th of July and I wanted to make each of the kids something fun to celebrate.  These 4th of July Celebration Buckets are full of treats, activities and pop-its for hours of fun! I used my Cricut and white vinyl to personalize each bucket with the kids names and added some sparkly fireworks with red glitter vinyl. I used the 4th of July printables from Tweedle Dee Designs to make everything in the bucket a … [Read more...]

4th of July Round Up

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Are you ready to fire up the grill and celebrate independence with a patriotic party?    If not, we've got you covered...get ready to celebrate America with this 4th of July Round Up full of patriotic party ideas, festive food and creative crafts from some of our favorite bloggers!  You'll find tons of red, white and blue inspiration for a fun, fuss free 4th of July Celebration! 4th of July Party by Creative Juice Americana star wreath by Piggy Bank Parties Red, White, and Pie party … [Read more...]

Washi Tape Sparklers

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Are you hosting a 4th of July party this year?  Or attending a big firework show?  If you answered yes than look no further for the perfect 4th of July favor, Washi Tape Sparklers. One of my favorite things about the 4th of July are the sparklers!  I always make sure we have plenty of sparklers on hand for everyone to enjoy, I'll admit I still love waving them around too!  This year I decided to turn my ordinary sparklers into extraordinary sparklers with the addition of some festive … [Read more...]

Popsicle Stick Flag Craft

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Hello! We are tickled to be here with you sharing our Popsicle Stick Flag Craft and to introduce you to our blog. We are three sisters who make and create the things that we pin from Pinterest and then share our results with you! Some of the pins we make "Rock" and some of them are a "Flop". Our blog helps us to actually make and enjoy what we find on Pinterest, but it also helps us stay in touch with each other. We all live in different parts of the United States. We love that we can work … [Read more...]

Memorial Day Party – Feature Friday

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Can you believe it's already time to welcome summer?  This weekend families and friends will be gathered around the grill to celebrate Memorial Day and kickoff the start of the summer season!  Today's Feature Friday is a Memorial Day Party from Magnolia Creative Company. Emily designed this budget friendly patriotic party full of easy and inexpensive details to kick off the summer season.  But, details from this festive party can also be incorporated in your 4th of July, Labor Day … [Read more...]

Family BBQ Party Ideas

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Hosting a BBQ is a great way to gather family and friends during the warm summer months and catch up on each others' lives.  My grandmother was coming to Texas for a visit so we decided to have a family BBQ at my house. To make your family BBQ one to remember integrate some fun and special touches into your gathering. Start with the decorations. You don't have to wait for birthday parties to create a fun display for your food.  It was a bazillion degrees outside so I set up a table … [Read more...]

4th of July Triple Berry Pie

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Pie is a traditional American dessert and a classic 4th of July staple. I recently hosted a Red, White and Pie party for the 4th of July and made this tasty Triple Berry Pie in just a few minutes! Impress your guest with this fresh and tasty dessert...you won't believe how easy this is to make and it cost less than $10. You will need a pie crust (I used a frozen one), 1 1/2 pounds fresh berry mix and peach jam. I used homemade jam we made last year, but you could also use store … [Read more...]

Firecracker Cupcake Toppers

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Here is another simple idea to add a little pizzazz to your 4th of July celebration. These firecracker cupcakes were inspired by the beautiful cake from The TomKat Studio's 4th of July party.  I loved the sparklers on top of the cake and decided to make some for the cupcakes we'll be serving at our BBQ.You only need 5 things and 10 minutes to make these cupcake toppers.  I used red and blue striped straws, sparkler picks (left over from this project last year), cupcake wrappers from Amanda's … [Read more...]

4th of July Mini Pie Bunting

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While shopping for a party I found these These are incredibly easy to make, you just need a few supplies.  Gather some 4th of July patterned scrapbook paper, glitter, stamps, twine, glue, tape and craft sticks. Cut out your flag shapes. Stamp your stamp on an embossing pad and then sprinkle the glitter on the letter.  Shake off the excess glitter. Next attach your flags to the twine using a little bit of tape. Tie each end of the twine to the craft sticks. Stick your … [Read more...]