Blend into Margaritas ~ Icy-cool margaritas are the emblem of any fabulous fiesta. Refresh your next pitcher with crisp cubes of watermelon! The pretty-in-pink fruit sweetly tames the punchy flavor of face-scrunching lime. Deck your glass rims in sugar for a sweet-as-candy finish. Tip: Leftover watermelon? Use remaining round slices for cute and creative coasters!Ingredients:Watermelon … More Summer Fun Recipes for Watermelon
I always do the desserts for our Framily Festivities on the Fourth ~ jello cupcakes, vanilla almond cupcakes with cherry topping, red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese frosting and chocolate covered strawberries! It may be late in the evening but they are done … let the festivities begin!
Sangria in Rosé, Bourbon, and Blue1/3 c. super fine sugar2 c. fresh blueberries, divided1 c. pitted and halved fresh sweet dark cherries1 750 mL bottle fruity rosé2/3 c. freshly squeezed orange juice (from about 2 large oranges)1/2 c. bourbon2 T. Grand Marnier1 sprig fresh rosemary, about 5” long1 lemon, one half squeezed for its juice, … More Easy Fourth of July Recipes and Cocktails
Fourth of July fabric and lollie garland ~ If there’s one holiday that embraces homespun charm, it’s Independence Day. Over at Pink Polka Dot Creations, Rita combines two popular DIYs — fabric garland and paper lollies — for a timeless design she hangs over her treat table for the Fourth. Patriotic tin can luminaria ~ … More 8 DIY Red.White.Blue Decorations for Memorial Day and/or the Fourth of July
I’ve compiled some of my favorite finds and things I’ve ordered for our red.white.blue summer celebrations from Amazon. Click here to see + shop the whole list! Red.White Striped Star plate American Flag Pool Ring Floats Serving Bowl With Spreader Set 2 Star Throw Blanket US Map Pillow Cover Patriotic Party Invitations Pleated Bunting // … More Memorial Day, the 4th of July + Labor Day ~ Shop my favorite finds from Amazon for your red.white.blue celebrations
This Memorial and/or Independence Day try using red, white and blue in new, unexpected ways to create an American summer soiree. Consider these entertaining ideas to make your gathering both patriotic and practical. Ombre Party Linens ~ Give your plain white placemats and napkins a modern and patriotic update. Dip-dye using red- and blue-colored dye … More Whether it's a Red, White and Blue Pool Party, BBQ, or Picnic for Family.Friends or just a simple celebration for a few, there is an idea here for you from decorations, table settings, food and favors!
Picnic BuffetPut your pies on a pedestal for a dessert buffet on the porch ~ shown here, cake stands in vintage milk glass and clear glass. Blue-and-white transferware plates are the perfect backdrop for golden hand-crimped crusts. Build a festive centerpiece using tiered wire baskets. Fill with help-yourself treats like ripe fruit as well as … More July 4th Picnic Party ~ Recipes and Entertaining Ideas