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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New Year's Crafts

Fun and simple ideas for New Year's craft projects await you here. Start by spicing up your New Year's table with our festive, easy craft projects that include fun place cards, wine charms, and napkin rings. Add a cool touch to wineglasses to make your New Year's toast unforgettable, or craft a pretty holder for your New Year's champagne from a silver cloth napkin, decorative buttons, and ribbon. Add glitz and glamour to your New Year's celebration with these easy crafts (we even tell you how to dress up festive party hats!). Try making a few of our favorite party craft projects for New Year's, from dressed-up serving trays and pop-open party favors to painted goblets and candleholders. If you need crafty ideas for New Year's hostess gifts, look no farther than our free wine wraps and labels for New Year's: Just download our free templates and you'll have a ready-to-go hostess gift in less than five minutes. Finally, wish family and friends a happy start to the New Year with our handmade New Year's cards.

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Fun-to-Make New Year's Cards and Invitations

Help your friends and family start the new year off right with these...

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