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The Best Easy 4th of July Recipes to Make for a Crowd

The 4th of July is almost here and that means it’s time to plan the perfect 4th of July menu! Whether you are attending family gatherings or a neighborhood block party good food is always the best part of any Independence Day party!  I decided to put together all of my best fourth of July … Read more

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4th of July Printables : Free Printable Sign

Happy 4th of July!  This week is always such a fun one with communities celebrating with 5k’s and pancake breakfasts, carnivals and street fairs…all leading up to the main event…BBQ’s and fireworks on the big night.  I always feel such a sense of pride and gratitude for this country.  I feel like so often we … Read more

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Patriotic Art : Free Patriotic Wall Art Print

I LOVE the 4th of July!  In case you haven’t been able to tell by all of my red, white and blue posts, free patriotic 4th of July printables and red, white and blue decor articles, I can’t get enough of it.  I actually like to get the house all red, white and blue before … Read more

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4th of July Party Favors : Free Patriotic Party Printables

Get your red, white and blue on and get ready to celebrate Memorial Day, Flag Day, and the 4th of July with these cute patriotic 4th of July Party favors.  Show off your American spirit and throw a Fourth of July celebration that’ll go down in history, and cap off the festivities with these darling Let Freedom Ring … Read more

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15 Awesome 4th of July Party Ideas

The Fourth of July is almost here and we’ve got red, white and blue parties on the brain. If you are hosting a backyard BBQ at or heading to the beach for a picnic party, you’ll want to be ready with festive decorations and food. Well, look no further because here are 15 Awesome 4th of July Party Ideas to … Read more

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Free 4th of July Patriotic Party Printable

The 4th of July is just a few days away and I am getting excited!  All of my red, white and blue party dreams are going to come true.  These free printables are fun for 4th of July party favors, neighbor gifts, something fun to hand out at the fireworks…you name it. This year we’ll be … Read more

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Printable Patriotic Party Tags

Every good party needs a party favor, am I right? These fun printable patriotic party tags are perfect for all of your 4th of July parties…or any red white and blue party for that matter…think Memorial Day party, Flag Day party, Election night party, Veteran’s Day party…you name it…there are tons of uses for these … Read more

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Patriotic Party Decorating Ideas : Red, White and Blue Party

One of my favorite things about summer is getting the chance to put up the patriotic decor, and leave it up all summer long. Kicking things off with Memorial Day in May and rounding out the summer with Labor Day at the end, is a perfect excuse to change up the decor and let it … Read more

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Amazing DIY 4th of July Easy Party Backdrop Idea

Hooray for the Red, White and Blue!  Seriously though, isn’t it such a great color combination?!  It’s time to plan for some fun Patriotic parties, and there is nothing better than an inexpensive, easy and super cute party backdrop idea.  I made this DIY Patriotic party backdrop in about 30 minutes, using nothing but some … Read more

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DIY Glitter Star Cupcake Toppers with Toothpicks

Cupcake toppers are easy to make, are inexpensive, and add a personalized handmade touch to every gathering.  The best part is, they only take minutes to make and can turn any store bought cupcakes or even appetizers into something special.  While perusing the party store the other day for some Patriotic party ideas, I ran across some … Read more

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Summer Party Ideas : 5 Tips for Easy Summer Entertaining

This post brought to you by Chobani. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Pink Peppermint Design. Long warm nights and summer holidays are here and that means it’s time to entertain!  Successful parties don’t require long hours spent in the kitchen- just simple food, good company, and a pretty setting.  This weekend … Read more

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Patriotic Sugar Cookies

Remember that cute sprinkle mix that we made a few weeks ago?  Well, we’re going to put it to use today with some of the yummiest and cutest sugar cookies around to turn yourregular everyday sugar cookies into something special.   These are the perfect sugar cookies for all of your summer parties, especially the … Read more

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Easy Strawberry Shortcake Recipe : Perfect for Summer

Strawberries are in season and nothing says summer like a sweet strawberry shortcake.  It doesn’t get any easier than this strawberry shortcake recipe.  I am a fan of homemade whipped cream, so I did use that for this shortcake recipe, but if you are afraid of making cream from scratch or running short on time, … Read more

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13 Perfectly Patriotic Party Ideas : Red White and Blue Party Ideas

It’s time to start planning all of your upcoming patriotic parties.  Memorial Day , Flag Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, and this year we even get an extra patriotic party with Election night in November! If you’re shopping for the best 4th of July deals and sales, find them all here. Red, white and … Read more

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Best Dutch Apple Pie Recipe

I’m not typically a pie girl, but this recipe has been in my family for years, and it is my absolute favorite Dutch apple pie.  Something about the crumb topping makes it just irresistible!  With the 4th of July right around the corner…what is more American than Apple Pie, right?  Bring this to your BBQ … Read more

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As American as Apple Pie Free Patriotic Printables

I LOVE the 4th of July!  Fireworks, Red White and Blue, a warm summer night, great food and patriotism…how could I NOT love it?  Do you have a favorite Apple pie recipe?  You often hear the saying “as American as Apple pie,” and really, what is more American than apple pie?  It is the perfect … Read more

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Patriotic Party Ideas : Sprinkle Dipped Ice Cream Sandwiches

It’s that time again! I LOVE Memorial Day, Flag Day, the 4th of July…EVERYTHING patriotic! I am always looking for patriotic party ideas.  Red White and Blue is just such a stellar color combination, it just makes any party supplies and party food look fun.  Here’s a SUPER easy and budget friendly DIY treat that … Read more

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