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

Make our DIY party cocktail -- that includes just a few tasty ingredients -- for an adults-only drink everyone can agree on. Cut-up star fruit provides a gorgeous base inside your drink pitcher.

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Dancing Snowflake Christmas Wreath

Feather your nest for the holidays with a snowy white boa wreath.

What You'll Need

  • White braid trim
  • Tape (optional)
  • Straight pins
  • Plastic foam wreath form
  • White feather boa
  • Hot-glue gun and glue sticks
  • White snowflake ornament to fit wreath center

How to Make It

1. Wrap a small piece of clear tape around the edge of the braid trim so it won't fray.

2. Pin one end of white braid onto the inside rim of the wreath form. Continue to wind the braid around the rim and pin in place until the inner circle is completely covered.

3. Apply another small piece of tape to the end to be trimmed off. Cut off the end, cutting through the braid and the tape. Pin into place on the wreath form.

4. Pin one edge of the feather boa onto the outside edge of the wreath form. Continue to wrap the boa around the wreath from, pinning in place every 2-3 inches until form is completely covered.

5. Hot-glue the snowflake in the center.


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