Memorial Day BBQ

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of the summer season, and with it comes the promise of carefree days, pool parties and BBQs. This year kick off the summer season with a Memorial Day BBQ. Outdoor entertaining is one of my favorite things because it doesn't have to be elaborate or costly.  All you need is simple and delicious food, great company and a festive atmosphere.  I am hanging out on the Tuesday Morning blog sharing everything you will need to throw your own festive Memorial Day … [Read more...]

Strawberry Watermelon Salad with Honey Lime Vinaigrette

The other day we packed a picnic and headed outdoors to enjoy the beautiful weather we've been having lately.  The perfect picnic has simple, delicious food and drinks that travel well.  This Strawberry Watermelon Salad with Honey Lime Vinaigrette is one of my favorite summer salads and absolutely perfect to take with you on a picnic or to a backyard BBQ. While it isn't quite summer yet, watermelons have started popping up at the grocery store.  My kids beg me to get one every time we are … [Read more...]

Cucumber and Onion Salad + Giveaway

It's that time of year again for backyard BBQs, pool parties, trips to the beach and dining al fresco. Outdoor entertaining is the best, it doesn't demand anything elaborate, just simple food and good company.  This Cucumber and Onion Salad will quickly become one of your go-to recipes this summer, it's light, refreshing and incredibly simple to make. As the weather turns warmer I can't think of anything better than moving the party outdoors. Which is why I am so excited to share my friend … [Read more...]

Simple Labor Day Party Ideas

Labor Day weekend is our final chance to savor the last bits of Summer fun! Summer's last hoorah, if you will. Today, I'm sharing easy ways to make the most of your relaxing Labor Day gathering with these simple Labor Day Party Ideas. Simple decor, and festive colors will help keep your party set up simple and stress free. I recently found a vintage ironing board, and gave it a quick, festive update. I added stars & stripes, and knew it would work perfectly as a food table. When … [Read more...]

You’re the BOMB Pop Treats

Summer just wouldn't be complete with out a trip down memory lane.  Who else remembers enjoying the iconic rocket shaped red, white and blue summer treats?  As kids we rarely enjoyed a treat from the ice cream truck, but when we did I loved getting a Bomb Pop.  So before the summer ends I thought it would be a great idea to celebrate with a special treat. With the help of our sponsor, Bomb Pop I created a festive "You're the BOMB Pop" summer treat as a fun way to celebrate these hot summer … [Read more...]

Watermelon Blueberry and Coconut Salad

Hi Giggles Galore Readers! It is Rachel from R & R Workshop and I'm back with a yummy Watermelon Blueberry and Coconut Salad recipe to share with you today. It's summer and that means Watermelon season is here. :) We buy a watermelon at least once a week and love eating it with our meals or as a snack. I wanted to find a yummy combination to change it up a bit and I had accidentally bought a ton of shredded coconut. I had this for breakfast one morning and loved it! I … [Read more...]

4th of July Chocolate Covered Pretzels

Are you planning a 4th of July party this year but are finding it hard to look past the endless amounts of burgers and hot dogs that will be served? Creative and delicious entertaining can be easy, and these 4th of July Chocolate Covered Pretzels are a simple dessert-turned-party favor that your guests will all love! These yummy chocolate covered pretzels are the perfect treat for your 4th of July party. With no baking needed and only two ingredients, it will only take you 10 minutes to … [Read more...]

Free 4th of July Subway Art Print

Hi there. Katie from Celebration Lane here, and I wanted to share another free printable with you! The 4th of July is coming up, and that means lots of backyard BBQ's, parties, parades, fireworks, and fun with friends and family. Since we recently moved into a new house and are mostly settled in, I am excited to host our very first 4th of July celebration with our dear friends! We have a great big backyard that overlooks a lake, so it should be really fun to light off the fireworks this year … [Read more...]

4th of July Flag Balloon Dart Game

  Hello!  I am excited to bring you a super fun 4th of July themed post with some of my favorite creative bloggers.  Welcome to The Red White and Blue Blog Hop where you will find 95 festive food, decor and craft ideas for an EXTRAORDINARY 4th of July Celebration! Every year we spend the 4th of July with friends at the Frio River and now that we all have kids I like to find fun and easy ways that they can celebrate.  In the past I've created 4th of July buckets filled with goodies … [Read more...]

Star Spangled Desserts

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...]