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How to Turn a Woven Basket into a Planter

May 22, 2024
Angled photo of hanging woven basket on garden fence filled with red, white, and blue flowers.

This easy upcycle project will show you how to turn a woven basket into a gorgeous summer planter filled with flowers in a red, white, and blue color scheme. This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Is there anything more “summertime” in the US than lemonade, apple pie a la mode, and red, white, and blue?  When I decided to turn this basket into a planter, I knew I…

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Watermelon Fruit Salad with Basil and Mozzarella

June 29, 2023
Flat lay photo of Watermelon Fruit Salad with Basil and Mozzarella in a serving bowl with a spoon. Fruit, basil, and patriotic towels sit around it.

This watermelon fruit salad is full of summertime goodness! It’s made with juicy watermelon, blueberries, cherries, fresh mozzarella, and basil. This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. There’s no denying that summer fruit is far more superior than any other season’s.  And we’re about to reach the height of summer fruit season.  There is going to be so much watermelon in our house! Watermelon is so good as it…

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10 Easy Patriotic Recipes for Memorial Day

May 24, 2022

Celebrate the unofficial start to summer with these 10 Easy Patriotic Recipes for Memorial Day!  They’re red, white, and blue and will add a festive and delicious touch to your summer holidays and barbecues! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Memorial Day is just around the corner and the 4th of July is approaching right behind that!  It’s time to start pulling out your favorite red, white, and…

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Candy Coated Pretzel Rod Sparklers

June 30, 2021

These Candy Coated Pretzel Rod Sparklers are an easy food craft that would be a fun and patriotic addition to your 4th of July celebration!  This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. It’s funny how sometimes the simplest of recipes or food crafts turns into the most complicated.  Take these pretzel rod sparklers.  They’re basically just pretzel rods dipped in chocolate and decorated with sprinkles.  Pretty simple.  Right?  Wrong! …

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Let’s Get Lit 4th of July Wine Glasses

June 22, 2021

Get the party started on the 4th of July with these fun and patriotic Let’s Get Lit 4th of July Wine Glasses made with the Cricut Joy! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. The pandemic really put a damper on things like family gatherings.  While I’m not the biggest fan of huge social events (introvert problems), I’ve really missed getting together with my parents and siblings.  I’ve especially…

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Berry Shortcake Sundaes with Strawberry Sauce

July 3, 2019

This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. These Berry Shortcake Sundaes are an easy, family-friendly ice cream treat made with shortcakes, berries, homemade whipped cream, and strawberry sauce! I was having lunch with my sister a few weeks ago and asked her, “Remember those shortcakes that mom and dad used to make with those dessert shells?”  She didn’t remember until I pulled a package of the dessert shells out…

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