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Fourth of July

why don’t we – make an icebox cake

We are taking the rest of the week off for a vacation and to celebrate the Fourth of July. I love this mid-summer holiday. The mix of the heat and the patriotism creates the best kinds of fun (so many great 4th of July ideas). With the holiday and the heat, this weekend is the […]

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firecracker straws

We are always looking for ways to make Fourth of July firecrackers something even the littlest kids can enjoy. These firework straws are a great way to bring the sparkle and fun safely into the afternoon. They are bright, shiny, and a festive way to sip celebratory drinks. To make the firecracker straws, start by […]

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summer stargazing party details

We held our first party of summer last week – a night of stargazing. The party started in the evening, before the sun set. We grilled veggies and enjoyed a really great chocolate cake. When it was time to watch the stars, we laid out on our large canvas picnic cloth and looked up toward […]

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summer rocket crackers

The summer holidays are kicking off this weekend! What better way to welcome in a season of fireworks and barbecues than with a set of paper rocket crackers? The rockets can be made in minutes and will serve as festive favors from Memorial Day, through the 4th of July, and every barbecue in between. The […]

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