Summer is flying by in a hot flash. Literally, it's been so HOT. So let's cool down this Fourth of July with some effortless, cool and refreshing treats! Not only are these snacks easy on the eye, but also on your body. Try these super delicious and nutritious VEGAN red white and blue treats for the holiday! GOD BLESS THE BERRY BOWL (ACAI BERRY … [Read more...]

One of the top trending searches on Pinterest right now is "4th of July food," and we've taken it one step further with picking our five of our favorite pins for Fourth Of July - food, cocktails and fun. Your party will be a hit with these easy and fun themed goodies. Buzzed Strawberry Bites from Frosting & A Smile- rum soaked … [Read more...]

My sister in law introduced me to this fun Fourth of July activity for kids back in 2011.  You can see a fun video of our kids making them a couple of years ago here on YouTube. Cole asked for them again this week so we did them again - so easy!  You literally only need 4 ingredients: -Red Sprinkles -Blue Sprinkles -White Chocolate, melted … [Read more...]

My sister in law read about making this in a family magazine and brought out the makings today for the Fourth.  The kids had such a blast doing these, they were delish and so easy to do! You need: White chocolate chips, melted in a bowl (via microwave or stovetop) fresh strawberries with stems Blue sprinkles Double dip, put in the … [Read more...]

Happy 4th of July, readers!  I took this picture of my boys last year - hard to believe they've grown so much in a year. We're in the same spot enjoying the same beautiful sun, sand and fireworks again this year on Long Beach Island in New Jersey.  I hope you all have a wonderful day and happy birthday, America! … [Read more...]