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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Thanksgiving Outdoor Decorations

Decorate your home exterior for Thanksgiving -- and autumn -- with our cornucopia of fresh and fun ideas for easy outdoor fall decorating. Since Thanksgiving and harvest occur in the same season, it only makes sense to bring the Thanksgiving decorating outdoors to your porch, garden, or steps. With the foliage changing colors, it's even easier to create a gorgeous autumn-inspired home exterior. Make your doors, windows, and fences rejoice in the thankful spirit of the season with our tips for a gorgeous outdoor fall display. Using vibrant pumpkins, apples, and cornhusks, create a natural fall wreath, or take a new approach to Thanksgiving decorating with one of our exciting designs for modern fall wreaths. Our cheery kumquat wreath, square autumn wreath, and pinecone wreath are three more gorgeous, unconventional options that pair the rustic with the elegant. Whichever you choose, these bountiful handmade wreaths will look great and last from the first signs of fall through Thanksgiving or Christmas.

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