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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Halloween Party Decorations for Your Holiday Get-Together

Halloween parties are a blast to host, especially when the decorations reflect a cohesive theme. Throw a Halloween party for kids or adults with these creative ideas for handmade Halloween party decorations that are fun to make.

Themed Halloween Party Ideas

Hosting a Halloween party is a fun way to celebrate the holiday, and you can make the festivities easier to plan by choosing a theme. Organizing a party around one cohesive concept guides every decision, from invitations to decorations, so first decide whether the event will spook (try re-creating a haunting graveyard) or surprise (surround your guests with a jovial carnival scene). Need help picking the perfect theme for your Halloween party? Take a look at these great ideas for kids and adults alike.

Decorate for the Party

When you host a themed party, the decorating comes easy -- basic Halloween decorations, a few household items, and a good imagination. Set the tone for the event with a handcrafted invitation to match the party theme. Next, pick a menu and games that complement the theme. Finally, use homemade decorations to transform your space. Running short on creativity for your invitations, games, favors, or decorations? Scare up some ideas with these easy homemade crafts.

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