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Tips for Planning the Perfect 4th of July Party

This post brought to you by Chobani. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Frugal Navy Wife. Planning the perfect 4th of July party can prove to be stressful, can’t it? You have to invite people, make food, and create a fun atmosphere for everyone. I’m here to tell you that planning… Read More »

Mix & Match Target Patriotic Clothing

Well, Memorial Day has come and gone and next up is July 4th, Labor Day, and Veteran’s Day. All of which use patriotic colors. I love dressing my kids up for these events and really all summer long. I have this adorable romper I bought for my oldest daughter that my youngest is now wearing… Read More »

16 of the Best 4th of July Wreaths

I don’t know about you, but I like decorating for July 4th. Why? Well, it’s all patriotic decor which I can put up for Memorial Day and leave up until Labor Day. So it’s basically my summer decor. It may go by many names, patriotic, Americana but it’s all just summer. One thing I like… Read More »

DIY Decor Yarn Stars

July 4th is one of my favorite holidays to MAKE decorations for they stay up all summer and no one questions it because it’s just ‘Americana’. One items I recently fell in love with was these DIY Yarn Stars that make a great decor item! They are great on their own, attached to glasses, baskets,… Read More »

Jello FireCrackers

With Memorial Day, July 4th and Labor Day cook outs generally have a red white and blue theme. Everything from red, white, and blue drinks to one of my favorites red, white, and blue Oreos! Patriotic decor is one of my favorites and my kitchen decor revolves around it. I made a July 4th Yarn… Read More »

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 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 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 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 »