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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4th of July/Memorial Day Decorating

Get creative with pretty 4th of July decorations and displays that spread holiday cheer both indoors and out. Save money and show off your individual style by crafting your own 4th of July decorations. We've gathered ideas for 4th of July wreaths, red-white-and-blue votive holders, vases; table runners, and even no-sew patriotic bunting made from fabric and ribbon. Plus, we're up on the latest trend with a festive paper lantern for your front entry. Each craft is sophisticated and fun and ensures that your 4th of July decorations are special and your home unique. Easy-to-follow instructions make each craft accessible, even to newbie crafters. Want home-decor inspiration for the holiday? Our 4th of July home ideas feature tours through real homes that use red pillows, colorful flower centerpieces, vintage flags, and homeowner collections to display their patriotic spirit. Also check out our easy red-white-and-blue 4th of July decorating ideas. This group helps you use fabric, home decor accents, flags, tin stars, and flea market finds to make your house a veritable 4th of July haven.

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