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Tag Archives: Independence Day



crazy 4th of July lollipops

Here, I take the same concept as the crazy chocolate lollipops from my book, but I dress them up in red, white and blue for the 4th of July. The beauty of these candy pops is that you can be as messy and imperfect as you like. Oh, and that they take minutes to make. […]



red, white and blue peppermint patties for Tablespoon

Peppermint patties in red, white and blue for the 4th of July Can we please start thinking about the 4th of July? Because it will be here before you know it. These red, white and blue peppermint patty candies are fresh, minty, sweet, and addictive. And they are all stripey in red, white and blue. […]



Sprinkles Will Fly! A Cupcake Couture Blog Party… American Landmark Cupcake Toppers (Free) AND a big GIVEAWAY

UPDATE: Congratulations to Becky N.!! She won the giveaway. Thank you to all for participating! Because I had so much fun partying at my last Cupcake Couture Blog Party making polka dots, I’m going to another. This time, Sprinkles Will Fly, a Patriotic Cupcake event.  I and my fellow bloggers crafted festive cupcakes for the […]



patriotic polka dot milkshakes for Celebrations

And my last summer drink for the 4th of July that I made for Celebrations: Polka dot milkshakes in blue and red. Sorry, folks, no alcohol in these, but if you want to find a way to add some, I’m totally cool with that. Just one or two drops of food coloring turns vanilla milkshakes […]



Pop Rocks shooters for Celebrations

Well, one celebration specifically. The 4th of July of course. I’m not exactly known for mixology (except maybe in college, wink wink), so if I can make these layered drinks, trust me, anyone can. If I was better at it, I’d have done three layers: Red, white and blue. But I sort of cheated and […]