4th of July Sweepstakes

Are you ready for the 4th of July?  We have lots of plans and will be celebrating all weekend long with BBQs, Pool Parties and Fireworks.  If you haven't made plans yet, I've rounded up a few of my favorite ideas that are easy to execute and guaranteed to help you turn an ordinary celebration into an extraordinary one!  I've also teamed up with Tuesday Morning for a fun 4th of July Sweepstakes so you can treat yourself and celebrate the 4th, make sure you scroll down for all the details. If … [Read more...]

Patriotic Popcorn Bar for 4th of July

Boom! Pop! Pow! Wow your friends and family with a Patriotic Popcorn Bar for the 4th of July.  This simple serve-your-self popcorn bar is the perfect way to wind down the night and settle in with a treat for the spectacular fireworks show. I've teamed up with Oriental Trading to create this Boom! Pop! Pow! 4th of July Popcorn Party and I show just how simple it is to throw together a festive popcorn bar that is perfect for your holiday entertaining.  Whether you are hosting a backyard BBQ or … [Read more...]

4th of July Patriotic Mantel

Do you decorate for the 4th of July? I am loving all of the red, white and blue patriotic decor I've seen lately and couldn't resist creating a 4th of July Patriotic Mantel.  I don't normally switch out the decorations on my mantel except for Halloween and Christmas, but I am in love with this festive and patriotic mantel I created for Oriental Trading. I have am so thrilled to be partnering with such an amazing brand like Oriental Trading and I've been having lots of fun creating DIY … [Read more...]

Watermelon Flower Vase

Watermelon is a summer staple at our house, but did you know you can do more than just eat this sweet, juicy fruit?  That's right, I'm going to show you how you can use watermelon as a centerpiece for your backyard BBQs and patriotic parties.  This DIY Watermelon Flower Vase is a super easy project that will make a statement at all of your summer parties. I love creating things that can also serve multiple purposes and that is one of the reason why I love this watermelon flower vase. Not only … [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...]

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...]