Firecracker Treats in Tube Containers

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As we head into the week of Independence Day, I am putting together our plans and I spotted these treat tubes, which I thought would make for a really fun treat for the kids when we head out to the parade this weekend.  I added a little something extra  to make them special (I saw […]

Faux Fireworks Patriotic Centerpiece

Faux Fireworks Patriotic Centerpiece at | Use FloraCraft foam balls and household items to create this red white and blue decor piece! #MakeItFunCrafts

Happy Memorial Day!  I hope you’re enjoying the holiday weekend, and if you know American soldiers who gave their lives, that you’re honoring their memory in a really special way today.  It’s a great day for Patriotic crafts, and I love that today’s project is perfect for both Memorial Day and the 4th of July in […]

Patriotic Twizzlers Twists Treats

Twizzlers Twists Treat Bags at | Part star-spangled craft, part sweet summer treat, and totally easy to add to your party! #sponsored #HersheySummerFun

Today’s hour-or-less sweet holiday treat and craft is sponsored by The Hershey Company.   Every year I wait for it: the official-unofficial-start-of-summer.  Memorial Day weekend!  We spend the holiday weekend getting ready for deck weather and celebrating our veterans with a parade and an annual barbecue.  It’s a low-key celebration with a dozen or so […]

Sparkling Pomegranate Christmas Cocktail

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Okay, this isn’t just a Christmas drink recipe, it’s delicious anytime.  And you could add any shapes that suit your occasion – whether it’s a birthday, 4th of July – whatever!  But the red star makes this crisp and fruity cocktail look so festive that it’s really perfect for your holiday entertaining – and it’s […]

Easy Ribbon and Bead Bracelets – Video Tutorial

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Good morning!  I’m trying something a little different today as part of the team, and I’ve got a fun, fast patriotic project craft-along video to share with you today!  You can learn how to make these ribbon and bead bracelets sponsored by The Ribbon Retreat.  I was sent a stash of fabulous ribbon to […]

Braided Hemp Button Bracelet

Braided Bead and Hemp Double-Wrap Button Bracelet at

So if you’ve been keeping up this week, this is the project I’ve been aiming for all week.  I had a little fail making up some polymer clay buttons (though I swear, it was the oven’s fault) and I shared the button tutorial once I switched ovens and got these star-themed buttons right.  I was making […]