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A Fun-Filled Round-Up of Ideas for the 4th!

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Hang on to your sparklers, because this week is the 4th of July!  I’ve rounded up some ideas to help you get your maximum amount of red, white and blue this week!

Patriotic Parfaits


Whip up some Patriotic Parfaits to help everyone keep their cool in the summer heat.

Festive Tablescapes


Whether you’re serving up your grilled fare indoors or out, I’ve got you covered with ideas for Three Patriotic Tablescapes.

Yankee Doodle Dandy Movie Night


This Yankee Doodle Dandy Movie Night is both delightfully vintage and fantastically patriotic!

Star-Spangled Shortcake

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Nothing says summer like Star-Spangled Shortcake!  This one is super simple to whip up.

Summer Cereal Station

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After a late night of taking in the fireworks show, you’ll want to have a Summer Cereal Station set up for an easy breakfast.

Here’s to a safe, festive, food-filled 4th of July!

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Halloween Cereal Station & Tea Towels

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I love the whimsical, silly side of Halloween. I pulled out all our decorations over the weekend and the house is feeling frightfully festive! Our Halloween Cereal Station is set up in the kitchen ready for quick breakfasts, after-school snacks and late-night treats.


This time I went with Pumpkin Spice Cheerios, Reese’s Puffs Bats, and Pumpkin Spice Frosted Mini Wheats. We aren’t scared of a little sugar!


The bowls are from the Target Dollar Spot and I adore them. The little words on the insides are the perfect extra touch.


Simply putting the cereal in jars makes it so much easier to grab and so much more fun at the same time.


I also swapped out my tea towel display for the season. I’m enjoying it but I would love to add a little more orange to the mix. Can you spot the Halloween flamingos?!


Do you like your Halloween decorations spooky or silly?

Flamingo Fun Cereal Station

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It's no secret I'm flamingo crazy.  When I spotted these bowls at Homegoods I knew I had to have them and they would make a darling addition to our cereal station.


My patient and kind husband went along on a mission for "pink cereal."  We found plenty!


Our jars are filled to the brim with pink cereal goodness.


These handy scoops make it easy to serve and I find my kids do much better with these than trying to dump cereal out from the boxes.


The bowls are both darling and made of melamine, so they are extra kid-friendly.


Our family goes through plenty of cereal, especially with a growing boy in the mix.  


Check out my other cereal stations for: 4th of JulyFallChristmas and Valentine's Day.