Recipes, crafts and activities for Independence Day.

Thread felt stars through twine for an easy DIY star garland. Perfect for the Fourth of July decorations or all summer long!

Make a patriotic star banner out of felt, buttons and twine! This easy craft garland is the perfect decoration for summer. Next to wreaths, banners and garlands are my favorite crafts to make. They are quick, easy and inexpensive to make. They are also great for kids to[…]

A fourth of July dessert is made even more fun with white chocolate, cherries and sprinkles!

Chocolate covered cherries take on a patriotic twist! Maraschino cherries are skewered on toothpicks; dipped in white chocolate and decorated with sprinkles! I may be slightly obsessed with red white and blue foods! But they are just too much fun for summer holidays like the fourth of July[…]

Make homemade ice cream recipe in red, white, and blue for a fun and festive 4th of July dessert! No ice cream maker is needed for this easy 3 ingredient no churn ice cream recipe. It is no secret that I love homemade ice cream. And ever since[…]

wreath

Make a patriotic wreath in less than 30 minutes with supplies from the dollar store! Just use a pool noodle, Duck Tape, and patriotic decorations for a one of a kind wreath. After making my first pool noodle wreath last month, I’ve been brainstorming other ideas to make[…]

Celebrate summer with red white and blue food! These Fourth of July recipes include ideas for everything from desserts to savory snacks! Great for Labor Day and Memorial Day, too.   Nothing says summer like all things red, white, and blue! This 4th of July serve up a buffet[…]

Turn easy vanilla fudge into a star spangled sweet with one of our favorite easy 4th of July dessert recipes! Fudge is one of my favorite dessert recipes to make.  Probably because it doesn’t require any baking. My butter pecan fudge recipe is out of this world amazing! Fudge[…]

Make a Red White and Blue Shot for your Fourth of July party guests!  Cool to look at, sweet to the taste–this red, white, and blue shooters recipe is guaranteed to impress your guests this Fourth of July! Hello! Chelsey from Budget Girl again. Normally I like things easy.[…]

Shrimp boil

A shrimp boil is one of my favorite ways to feed a crowd. A simple spice pack is added to water. Then boil potatoes, sausage, corn and shrimp.  Serve with melted butter for dipping and the shrimp boil will become your favorite party food. For my daughter’s birthday[…]

Kids' Craft Drawing

Let your kids be the artist with this fun kids craft for 4th of July – a flag shirt made using fabric crayons, your kids’ creativity, and a little help from you to put it all together. It’s Jenn from A Jennuine Life and I’ll show you how[…]

Ice Cream

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Wet-Nap but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #showusyourmess  http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV Make your own ice cream sandwiches this summer for a fun family treat! Pair homemade or store bought ice cream with[…]