Fourth of July Berry Cheesecake Trifle


We are serving up Fourth of July Berry Cheesecake Trifle in honor of the most patriotic holiday of the year. This light and fluffy dessert is sure to be the sweetest ending of a day filled with food, family, and fun! Today, we celebrate and remember all of those who have defended and given their lives… Read more »

Patriotic Mason Jar Vases by The Country Chic Cottage


Grab a few mason jars and make these fun patriotic mason jar vases this summer. Perfect for your home décor or display them for a Fourth of July party. You just need a few jars that have a side with no writing. I found mine at Old Time Pottery. Supplies needed for your patriotic mason… Read more »

American Spirit Oreo Cookie Balls


The Fourth of July is just around the corner and these American Spirit Oreo Cookie Balls are the perfect independence day dessert. These Oreo cookie balls are great for sharing and are guaranteed to be the standout star of any dessert cookout table! Ingredients: 1 (14 ounce) package chocolate sandwich cookies (such as Oreo®), crushed… Read more »

Red, White and Blue Serving Tray by The Scrap Shoppe


Serve up your July 4th guests in style with a custom DIY red, white, and blue serving tray! Or use it in your patriotic decor. It would look great sitting up on a mantel or resting on an ottoman. This tray is easier to create than you might think and only requires a handful of… Read more »

Microwave Peanut Brittle

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One of the most loved recipes has finally been perfected in the microwave with just a few easy to follow instructions! Same great taste in less than half the time and it’s still everyone’s favorite classic dessert. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups dry roasted peanuts 1 cup white sugar 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1 pinch… Read more »

Whale Beach Sign by Dreamingincolor

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Summer is here! There is nothing like the smell of salty air and sand between your toes. Still dreaming of the beach though. I am not sure if I will see one this year. One thing I know for sure is I will be surrounding myself with beachy things. Doing so keeps me inspired and… Read more »

Lemon Sour Cream Pie

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If you’re a fan of traditional pies then you’ll love this Lemon Sour Cream Pie! It is the perfect blend of sweet but tart with a hint of zest. This recipe quickly becomes a favorite at all gatherings and picnics for any occasion. Ingredients: 1 cup white sugar 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt… Read more »

Grilled Peaches and Cream

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Grilled Peaches and Cream are a deliciously light dessert that’s perfect during the warmer months. Before you finish barbequing dinner, add some peaches to the grill for a nice smokey but sweet dessert contrast. Peaches on the grill definitely give off the feeling that summer has officially started! Ingredients: 4 peaches, halved and pitted 2… Read more »

Pineapple Upside-Down Cupcake


Add delicious fruits to your desserts this season and bake Pineapple Upside-Down Cupcakes. These bite size cupcakes are a fan favorite by everyone that gets a taste! Ingredients: Cooking spray 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 24 maraschino cherries 1 (20 ounce) can crushed pineapple 1 (18.25 ounce) package pineapple cake mix… Read more »

Patriotic Succulent Terrarium by Dreamingincolor


Memorial Day is this weekend and people will be gathered with friends and families. Lots of BBQ and decorating happening. All to celebrate our soldiers that fought and died for our country.  All the more to do something in honor of this celebration. Last year I created buntings with material I found at Old Time… Read more »