4th of July BBQ

Our city had their big 4th of July celebration this past weekend (weird I know, but they do it so they don't have to compete with everyone next weekend) and to celebrate we had a 4th of July BBQ with our family. I love 4th of July!  I love the fireworks, the red, white & blue, sparklers and BBQs, it's the perfect combination for a celebration!   I pulled out our party decorations from our 4th of July party last year and added a few new additions, like our 2x2 firecrackers, the 4th … [Read more...]

Firecrackers

I just got my 4th of July decorations down from the attic and I've been busy working on plans for our 4th of July party.I remember seeing these 2x2 wooden firecrackers around blogland last year, but I never got around to making them. Then I saw Nap Time Crafts post with hers and decided I would go dig through my wood stash to make my own.  I didn't take step-by-step pics, but these are super simple to make.  I used 2x2 scraps of wood I had left over.  I cut them 7", 6" and 4.5".  I painted them … [Read more...]