Tips and Tricks Tuesday- 4th of July, 2013

Oh boy, just two more days and we'll be sitting under the open night sky watching some gorgeous fireworks.  We've seen some pretty amazing shows in the past, so we're eager to see what our new city has to offer.  Last year, a nearby fire cancelled all the firework shows in the surrounding areas. We love celebrating the 4th with a great show, but we understand and are so thankful for our firefighters who give us warnings and risk their lives to keep us safe.  My heart breaks for the firefighters and their families who just lost their lives in Arizona.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

* If you're new here, welcome to Lewisville!  Today is Tips and Tricks Tuesday! It's a good day to visit here.  I like finding simple solutions to everyday living and sharing some of my favorite tips with you all!  You can find most of these tips on my  Pinterest Tips and Tricks board, where I'd also love to have you follow along.  There's always facebook and twitter too.  If you want to pin these tips on your own board, just click {source} below each picture.  It will take you to the original source of the tip, and it's always best to pin from the original source.

Today, I'll be highlighting some great 4th of July projects, but this is just a small portion of all the great 4th projects going on around pinterest right now.  I have a lot more ideas pinned that you can check out HERE!  You'll find some great recipes, crafts, and decorating ideas there.  Happy pinning!

 I had double the traffic when it came to these easy rice krispy treats.  You can find out how to do them HERE.

Don't you just love food art!  There are some great ideas for some yummy looking patriotic food.  This is just making me hungry- strawberries, cream cheese, and blueberries.  What can go wrong!
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 Are you hosting a party?  Simple centerpiece ideas featuring the stars and stripes abound.  Take a look.  LOVE simple projects with a big impacts.
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 By the way, there are so many red, white, and blue printables.  I love when people share their amazing work with all of us non-creative types. 

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Then there are some great DIY projects you can do.  There are so many flag projects out there, but I LOVE the chevron stripes on this one.  So unique.
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 And there's some great crafts for the kids too.  Kids love to paint, no matter what their age is, and their own flag gives them a sense of USA pride.

So many great ideas to keep your 4th of July party patriotic and festive!    For more, visit my 4th of July Pinterest page. You'll be amazed at all the simple ideas out there!  Blessings.

Have a safe and blessed 4th of July.
God Bless America!
Lisa