Wednesday, July 01, 2009

4th of July-Some Ideas

The 4th of July is on Saturday. What a fabulous day for the 4th. I'm off work on Saturday, along with Angry Husband and the rest of the family. On Saturday morning, I'm doing the Surf City Run in Huntington Beach.

Everywhere I go online, I see that people are posting about things to do on the 4th, food to make, or desserts to take. I've found some great items online and wanted to share with my readers.

Cupcake Kabobs
Kristin from the Meringue Bake Shop has done it again. She posted a tutorial on how to make these awesome cupcake kabobs on the OC Register's Mom Blog today.

Star*Spangled Fun

Disney's Family Fun Magazine has a list of 4th of July crafts on their website.

Celebrate Independence Day with clever party invitations, easy-to-make crafts, and star-spangled decorations.

Look at their site to find out how to make this Musical Stars and Stripes Patriotic Wind Chime.

Spinach Salad with Strawberries

Are you serving the usual hamburgers and hot dogs for the 4th. Do you want some unique and different ideas to go along with all that protein? What about a spinach salad with strawberries and raspberry vinaigrette?

This salad was featured in the Kansas City Examiner. It looks delicious and simple to make. All of the ingredients are listed on their site.

Rosemary Peach Lemonade

Would you like a non-alcoholic drink that you could serve to anyone? Something different than the usual lemonade? I found this Rosemary Peach Lemonade on the Food Network's site.

I hope everyone has a great 4th this weekend. I have a big post coming up...500, yes 500 posts!!! My next post will be my 500th!!!!

The first photo picture is from Flickr.


  1. I am totally making those cupcake kabobs. How precious!

  2. OK, now I'm hungry! The cupcakes look delicious. I, unfortunatly, have to work all weekend, but at least it is time/half pay on Saturday. The boys are still to little to stay up and see fireworks.

  3. Yummy! Those kabobs look so yummy. I love strawberry salad too!

  4. I think I'll try making the cupcake kabobs. They look so yummy!

  5. you saved me! i needed something cute to make! i love the kabobs! i cannot wait to make them!

  6. Love all of the ideas! I would sure love some lemonade!

  7. What a great post! I love spinach/strawberry salad. Thanks for the ideas!

  8. Those kabobs look amazzing!!! Also, there is a huge thing down in belmont shores and by the pier! I am excited to be able to just walk down the street to a beer garden! ha ha


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