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Tag Archives: Independence Day



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 […]



POP! cookies for my Dad (or for the 4th of July?)

My poor Dad. His birthday falls on or around Father’s Day every year. And yeah, I’ll admit it. I collapse them into one gift giving occasion. But in my defense, my dad is really, really difficult to shop for. I can’t imagine if I had to come up with two great ideas at the same […]



easy 4th of July messy firework cookie pops

How do you feel about messes? Do mounds of shoes, balls of cat fur and piles of paper drive you mad? They drive me mad. But my husband, our kid, our baby, our three cats make messes. None of the above mind or notice said mess. I mind and notice said mess. I chase after […]