Fun July 4th Dessert: Berry Flag Tart

The star of your patriotic menu will be this flag-shape dessert featuring bright red raspberries, tart blueberries, and dough cut in stripes and star shapes. Despite the masterpiece finish, it's actually quite simple to make.

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Easy 4th of July Decorations

Decorate your home in the spirit of Independence Day with our red, white, and blue 4th of July decorations. From flags to fireworks, these easy decorations cover every July 4th theme you can think of -- and they're cute to boot.

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Our Favorite July 4th Recipes

Take the guesswork out of creating a delicious spread of 4th of July food. Our July 4th entrees (hot dogs! ribs!), drinks (punch! sangria!), side dishes (fruit and pasta salads!), and desserts (mmm, pie) make organizing a patriotic potluck a breeze.

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Festive July 4th Desserts

Celebrate Independence Day with these festive 4th of July desserts! With star-shape scones and piecrusts, tempting tarts, colorful shakes, and fresh berries, these recipes for 4th of July desserts are sure to stand out at your patriotic celebration.

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Easy 4th of July Party Ideas

Gather your friends and use these patriotic decorating, entertaining, and recipe ideas for this year's 4th of July celebration. From festive star banners and refreshing watermelon coolers to raveworthy party favors and more, your 4th of July party is bound to be summer's biggest shindig.

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4th of July Cake Recipes

Headed to a 4th of July potluck? Cakes are a dreamy way to end the day (well, that and fireworks), and our collection of berry-topped cakes, lush chocolate cakes, swirled sprinkle cakes, and layered red velvet cakes are worth their own oohs and aahs.

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Coconut Cream Island Punch

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Make a Fun Christmas Wreath with Fish Bobbers

Make this clever Christmas wreath from fish bobbers for your favorite angler.

What You Need:

  • 12-inch wire wreath form
  • 100-light-string of white lights
  • Spool of silver craft wire (24 gauge)
  • Assorted bobbers (These are approximate numbers depending on how they are arranged):
  • 1/2 inch (24),
  • 3/4 inch (18), 1 inch (30), 1 1/4 inch (42),
  • 1 1/2 inch (6), 1 3/4 inch (6) and 2 inches (8).
  • Needle-nose pliers, side wire cutters
  • 3 yards of 3-inch-wide red-white-and-green striped ribbon

Note: These are approximate amounts depending on how they are arranged.

How to Make It:

  1. Wrap wreath form with the string of lights, leaving the plug free.
  2. Fold 6-inch pieces of craft wire and hook bobber at fold. Place largest bobbers first, second largest next and so on.
  3. Wire the pieces to the wreath form, twisting wires to snag bobber and adjusting and positioning lights between bobbers. Cut wires and tuck ends.
  4. Fill in with small bobbers and pull lights into place until wreath is full.
  5. Make a large bow and add to the top of the wreath. Add a hanger wire to the back of the wreath.

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