Have a Safe & Happy 4th of July!

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We hope everyone has a wonderful day celebrating the 4th of July! 

Thank you to those who have served and continue to serve, we don’t want to ever take our freedom for granted.  We are a blessed nation.

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”
— Thomas Jefferson

4th of July Desserts: 25 Recipes Ideas

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Kasey here, although my family made a new commitment to eat healthy earlier this year on holidays we make exceptions.  I don’t know about you, but I love to make create yummy desserts for my family.  Here are links to 25 4th of July desserts – you should be able to find something perfect for your family’s 4th of July holiday.  I for one am a fan of any dessert that includes strawberries of chocolate.  What about you?  What are your favorite 4th of July desserts? [Read more...]

FREE 4th of July ebook: Recipes, Crafts, Decorations and more!

Get a FREE 4th of July eBook full of patriotic crafts, including the Stars and Stripes Pillow (page 16), a Patriotic Star Pinwheel (page 23) and a Firecracker Craft for Kids (page 46). This brand new 4th of July eBook contains quick and easy craft projects that will make your Independence Day celebration festive and fun. Create your own decorations and then try our quick and easy recipes to complete the celebration. Click Here.

A Shortcut to the 4th of July Crafts and Recipes -

Show your American pride with this downloadable collection of recipes, craft projects, fun decorates and entertainment ideas for the 4th of July.

Includes:

  • Find the perfect July 4th recipes to complete your celebrations.
  • Patriotic Craft Projects to Decorate your Home
  • Ideas that include sewing, crochet, or paper no matter your skill level there are plenty of ideas to choose from.
  • 4th of July Craft Projects for Kids

I couldn’t resist, I had to take a peek.  Below are a couple of my favorites:)

Round Drinking Straw Ornaments – Super Cute Decorations
I love this idea, especially since it’s not messy!!  All you need are some straws, styrofoam and glue.  Grab a pair of scissors and you are ready to get started.

Patriotic Pretzel Sticks
I saw these pretzel sticks on teaching tiny tots and thought they looked so yummy and festive.  I’d love to make these with my kids.  Have any of you decorated pretzel rods before?   I haven’t looked for them before but wondered if I can find them in a regular grocery store or not?  You can find recipe above here. -Thanks teaching-tiny-tots.

Love this idea of “Picnic Helpers!”
Rachel Griffith of P.S. I Quilt this great craft project using empty aluminum cans.  She describes these picnic helpers as the perfect answer if you ……..
ever need to grab a fork, only to find that they are all inside a baggy and your fingers are covered in bbq sauce???
ever need a place to throw those empty hotdog bun bags until you reach a trash can???
well if you answered yes to any of those questions…this tutorial is SO for.

To find this step by step tutorial scroll down below the ebook here.   With her simple instructions and step by step photos this looks like a really easy fun project to do with my kids.


(image Designs by Donald Zolan)

Finally, my kids have asked  a lot of questions about the meaning of 4th of July.  I found a great website here that includes teaching resources, coloring pages, games, word search printables, and much more.