Celebrating the 4th of July

by | Jul 5, 2016 | Cake Decorating, July 4th | 0 comments

.: 4th of July Handprint Flags :. 
I love art projects that double as keepsakes! 
This was such a fun and easy craft. I posted more here:

.: Star Spangled Berry Cake :. 
We celebrated with a simple BBQ at home. I made some salad, sweet potatoes, and sautéed veggies to go along with the steaks and hamburgers that Sean grilled. 
The girls baked a cake and decorated cupcakes! 
.: Flag Cupcakes :. 
.: Shooting Stars :. 
When I grabbed a box of these “Shooting Stars” at Trader Joe’s, I didn’t notice the caution… 
… the kids asked their Dad to open the box and make sure they were safe! Hahaha ♥
.: Happy Independence Day! :. 

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