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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Set the stage for a spooktacular Halloween throughout your house with our eerie Halloween indoor decorating ideas. You can transform your home into a haunted house for the holiday with our creepy Halloween decorations, which range from bleak silhouette wall art to spiderweb candles. Stick with a stark black-and-white color scheme for your indoor Halloween decorations to give your home a spellbinding look; we have ideas for flower arrangements, table linens, and more! Get the kids involved with our kid-friendly Halloween decorations -- everyone will have a blast crafting our candy corn centerpieces, frightening lampshades, and spooky silhouettes. Don't have a lot of time to decorate? Try our ideas for last-minute Halloween decorations, including easy pennant banners, painted pumpkins, and felt table runners for Halloween. For eclectic and dramatic Halloween displays, take a look at our stylish Halloween decorations, from creepy cabinet displays to playful skeleton pillows. Arrange your table for Halloween with our spooky-chic Halloween party ideas, including place settings, drink charms, and centerpieces. Finally, add some fright to your Halloween table with our easy-to-make Halloween centerpieces.

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