10 Tasty Treats for 4th of July!

Make sure your guests grab some food and patriotic goods on their way to the parade.

1. Make red, white and blue popsicles fill popsicle molds with lemonade or sprite and
add raspberries, blueberries, and strawberries.

2. Strawberry, blueberry and banana kabobs line up beautifully to salute the grand old flag. The berries are the perfect colors for this no-fuss patriotic dessert idea from Party City.

3. Think of how pretty these Mason Jars Cakes would look on the table.
Get the recipe at Tom Kat Studio.

4. Make Patriotic Oreo Pops with melted chocolate and sprinkles. Makoodle.

5. Love this red, white and blue popcorn. It’s super easy to make and odds are,
you have everything in your pantry already. Find the recipe at Clair’s Creations.

6. The Cooking Photographer shows you how to make easy Berry Raspberry Icebox Cookies.

7. Make fruity red & blue ice cubes.

8. Make Pintsize Baker’s Triple-Stuffed Red, White & Blue Oreos.

9. Keep it healthy (& Vegan) with a Patriotic Smoothie made with
Strawberries, Blueberries and Pomegranate Juice. Earthyfeast.

10. My kids are crazy about tie-dye especially when it’s Taste & Tell’s homemade tie-dyed Fudge!

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Former Art Director for Home Magazine, Heather Leahy Zachariah, left her career in publishing after baby number number one. She now works from home as a freelance graphic designer and a chauffeur to her 3 busy kids. "Working on TipsFromTown has been a wonderful outlet for me. It renewed my love of publishing where I can design colorful, enticing pages online and allows me to share the things I love about being a mom." Heather grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, a place that still is near and dear to her. " After living in Brooklyn for 18 years and studying Graphic Design at Pratt Institute, she now lives in the Jersey burbs. "I love living so close to NYC, but in my heart, I'm an Ohio girl."