red, white & blue cupcake for Fourth of July

So cute! Red, white, and blue cupcakes for the 4th of July! Easy dessert idea for July Fourth.

My friend mentioned the other day that she was going to her in laws’ house to do fireworks this weekend. I asked what the occasion was. She gave me a strange look and said “the 4th of July?” Oh, right! It’s the Fourth in less than a week! I kinda didn’t realize it was so soon. Even […]

red, white & blue no churn ice cream for Fourth of July

Red, white, and blue no churn cake ice cream! This is super easy to make, doesn't require an ice cream machine, and is perfect for the Fourth of July! Easy 4th of July dessert recipe.

Have you tried no churn ice cream yet? It’s easy homemade ice cream that only takes a few ingredients and doesn’t even require an ice cream machine. I’ve seen no churn recipes all over the place and I’ll admit, I was pretty darn skeptical – churning is kind of a vital part of making ice cream. […]

13 fun shirts to make for the Fourth of July

13 fun DIY tee shirts for the Fourth of July. 4th of July shirts you can make with the kids - these are cute!

My kids love t-shirts. The free ones they get from school activities? Love ’em. Dad’s old ones that I tried to throw away? Love ’em. Random tees that I have no idea where the heck they came from? They love those too. They have so many I think the tees must be multiplying in the […]

how to get better fireworks photos this Fourth of July

want better fireworks photos this year? find the best tips for taking photos with your phone, point and shoot, or dSLR camera.

Every year I plan to take amazing fireworks photos on the Fourth of July. And guess what? Every year I don’t. And then I’m disappointed because it’s going to be an entire year until I have the chance again. So this is going to be the year, and to get ready I’ve gathered up everything […]

fun and easy Fourth of July crafts for kids

fun and easy 4th of July kids crafts - great ideas for fun family activities on Independence Day!

With the Fourth of July coming up in a few weeks, I spent some time searching out fun and easy kids crafts to help celebrate. Each of these ideas use simple, every day supplies, and would be perfect for a lazy summer afternoon or for keeping the kids busy while you’re waiting for fireworks on the […]