Patriotic Kool Aid Cupcakes

Patriotic Kool-Aid Cupcakes

Patriotic Kool Aid Cupcakes My kids love helping me in the kitchen. They especially love this recipe because they love Kool Aid and cupcakes why not put the 2 together. These Patriotic Kool Aid Cupcakes came to our family recipes box a few years back after I saw a layered cupcake at a BBQ. Loved the… Read More »

12 DIY 4th of July Decorations

12 DIY 4th of July Decorations

12 DIY 4th of July Decorations The 4th of July is coming up fast and with comes summer fun, memories and get togethers.  Whether you are decorating for a patriotic party or just getting into the spirit of our nations celebration of freedom, these DIY 4th of July crafts will definitely show your pride.  From… Read More »

25 Patriotic Drink Recipes

25 Patriotic Drink Recipes

25 Patriotic Drink Recipes If you’re looking for some fun ways to please your guests this holiday season, look no further! Patriotic drinks are all the rage and look beautiful! There are so many twists you can put on a patriotic drink and these are some of the best recipes around. They’re creative, fun, and… Read More »

Red White & Blue Dipped Oreos

Red White & Blue Dipped Oreos

Red White & Blue Dipped Oreos These Red White & Blue Dipped Oreos are PERFECT for ANY BBQ but especially Memorial Day, July 4th and Labor Day! They are so easy to make and the kids love the colors and the adults will be impressed by your talent to make a very pretty dessert! INGREDIENTS 24… Read More »

Red, White & Blue Trifle


  Nothing screams 4th of July picnic like the Red, White and Blue themed décor and desserts.  We’ve all seen variations on this but one of my favorite low fat and delicious ways to achieve the color theme and flavorful treat is with a trifle.  By layering fresh strawberries, blueberries and a light and delicious… Read More »

22 July 4th Patriotic DIY and Crafts


      With July 4th right around the corner I wanted to share some easy and fun DIY decor projects and some great crafts you can do with the kids. Have a fun and crafty July 4th!   DIY: Patriotic Yarn Wreathe  4th of July Outfits for Kids | DIY Splatter Paint Tutorial for… Read More »

July 4th / Patriotic Recipe Roundup! 25 Recipes!


    With July 4th coming up I know many of you will be attending get togethers and such for the holiday. I always like to bring something patriotic to a Memorial Day / July 4th / Labor Day cook out and here are some great options! These are also great to get your kids… Read More »

DIY USA Letter Decor

  This is such an easy craft. It’s great for summer decor or any Patriotic or Americana theme as well! This kids can even help you it’s that easy! What you need: Letters, mine are Paper Mache from Hobby Lobby you can also use wood Red, White and Blue paint Sponge Brush All you do… Read More »

DIY: Patriotic Yarn Wreathe

  I got inspired by all the yarn wreathes I saw on Pinterest so I thought I would make my own for July 4th and the summer! This is a easy DIY just time consuming. What you need: Foam wreathe Yarn of your choice (for this exact one I use red, navy blue and an… Read More »

*Jello FireCrackers

    Here is another great recipe for July 4th (or Memorial and Labor Day!) This recipe is from Jello and even comes with an adults only version       WHAT YOU NEED 1-1/3 cups boiling water, divided 1 pkg. (3 oz.) JELL-O Berry Blue Flavor Gelatin 1 pkg. (3 oz.) JELL-O Cherry Flavor… Read More »