4th of July Fruit Flag Platter Recipe and Instructions

4th of July Fruit Flag Platter Recipe

Super easy household fresh fruit ingredients can transform into this Red White and Blue treat to create a festive appetizer or dessert tray for any holiday party. Take a peek at our instructions so you can simply make this 4th of July Fruit Flag Platter . I promise your kids or any guests will devour this […]

4th of July Gluten Free Dessert Chocolate Covered Pretzel Sparklers


Boom! It’s time for the 4th of July and all the BBQ’s that go with the holiday season. I love to celebrate with red, white, and blue festive desserts and treats when entertaining over the 4th of the July weekend. With a little boy with Celiac Disease, we’re always looking for creative and fun ways […]

4th of July Flag Cake Gluten Free

4th of July Flag Cake

Check out our simple design and instructions to make a 4th of July Flag Cake – Gluten free style too! My Mom made this every year on the 4th of July when I was a child and it’s a tradition I’m thrilled to pass on to Kenzie and Kyle. Especially since it’s a total cinch […]

Poolside on the 4th of July


Hope everyone had a marvelous 4th of July. We ate our hot dogs and chilled by the pool and it’s hard to believe summer is just about at it’s mid point. We had a super relaxed 2 days full of swimming, more swimming, and lots of fireworks & smoke bombs. Our next few weeks will […]

Fashion Friday: 4th of July Patriotic Fashions for Kids

4th of july kids fashion

Tis the season for Red, White, and Blue! School’s out and before we know it we’ll be gearing up for 4th of July parades, BBQ’s, fireworks and festivities. My kids sported a few of these super cute patriotic threads that I found at both Gymboree and Children’s Place. Kenzie and Kyle were dressed in all […]

The Smoke Bomb Hurdler

What a jump! Emerging from the smoke,  Kenzie clears her smoke bombs  with perfect hurdler form. Maybe the steeplechase will be her future sport? The kids thought these smoke bombs were the coolest driveway firework for sure. We never even made it to our sparklers!

Happy 4th of July

Kenzie is channeling her inner Patriot during our visit to Valley Forge Park to celebrate the festivities. She wanted me to be sure to tell everyone we met that she is a Daughter of the American Revolution and about her relative Hezekiah. Very cute. The kids had a blast and as usual the log cabins […]