happy fourth of july, gang! all of my kiddos are in town so we’re headed to a parade later today, barbecue then fireworks. but after the festivities, we’re looking forward to dessert and refreshments at home along with sparklers. when time is of the essence i’m all about taking a shortcut. so i’m sharing an easy to make fourth of july dessert with y’all.
today’s ootd has already been seen on the blog here. this striped shirtdress came along with me on our Panama City Beach trip. but i knew from the get-go this lighter than air dress would be perfect for the fourth of july. just add red shoes or sandals for a completely red, white, and blue outfit that’s patriotic yet chic. the dress and sandals are old but i’ve linked similar dresses and sandals below.
i can never decide if hydrangeas or peonies are my favorite flower. it’s a toss-up. but flowers are a must for a perfect tablescape. add a flag to set the tone for the fourth of july.
each year i look forward to lighting the sparklers.
want an easy to make fourth of july dessert? simply purchase an angel food cake from your local bakery. pick up your favorite fruits. then build your own strawberry or blueberry shortcake. don’t forget the whipped cream. since i’m short on time the whipped cream comes in a can.
every holiday needs a special dessert. an easy to make fourth of july dessert includes fresh fruit and angel food cake.
patriotic paper goods set the mood for the fourth of july.
the fourth of july is not only a fun holiday with lots of summer activities built in but it’s a meaningful holiday to boot. america’s independence came at a great price.
strawberries, blueberries, angel food cake, and whipped cream. yes, please!
bottled beverages are the way to go whenever guests come over.
if we’re serving an easy to make fourth of july dessert then it’s time to get on the red, white, and blue!
don’t forget the watermelon which is plentiful and delicious this time of year!
another time saver and easy to make fourth of july dessert is serving premade brownie bites. my kiddos will gobble these down in no time flat.
wishing you and yours a very happy and safe fourth of july!
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Happy Independence Day! Enjoy your day!
we will thoroughly enjoy this holiday. thanks so much!
Hi Beth, it all looks beautiful, Happy 4th of July xoxo
thanks so much, julie! one of my favorite holidays.
You look very sad today, hope tomorrow is better for you.
oh? well, i’m actually quite happy since my family is in town. i’ll have to practice my smile.
All the items keep. going to Pinterest
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Those “Farm Fresh” berry containers. What are they made of?
i think it’s enamel. but it is food safe that i know.
Happy Fourth of July, Beth! Love following you on the blog. You are always chic 😍 yet so very real! Enjoy those sparklers!!!
thanks so much, monica for your sweet words. i do love those sparklers!
Happy 4th to you and your family!
back at ya, susan!
Happy Fourth of July to you! A great post and so visually lovely!
we’ve been working hard on our food photos so i’m happy to hear it’s paying off!
Wishing you and your family a happy, healthy and safe July 4th!!
thanks so much, mare!
Lovely…quick and easy! Happy 4th to you and yours…🇺🇸
i do love shortcuts now and again. happy fourth!
Happy 4th of July! We swam and ate and drank! What a marvelous day!
Everything looks beautiful and so easy! Happy July 4th Beth; I know it’s great having all your kids home for awhile❣️❣️❣️
Happy July 4th to you and your family, Beth! I am about to watch the Macy’s fireworks display on television.
You look very tired today Beth! Hope all is well!
Everything was so inspiring. Happy 4th
Wonderful dessert ideas! Can you please tell me what lipstick you are wearing? It’s so lovely on you!
The brownie bites look yummy ! Did you use tube white /red frosting to
swirl. Where did u buy the blue stars ?
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