S'mOreo [S'mores + Oreo]

Oreo S'more

We are eternally on the hunt for the best s'more combinations.  Don't get me wrong, the traditional combination of graham cracker, chocolate, and marshmallow is pretty perfect, but you can spend an entire summer finding fun ways to recreate this iconic combination.   

4th of July Ideas [Independence Day]

4th of July Wreath from Naptime Crafting
4th of July Drink Stirrer from Martha Stewart
Patriotic Paper Chain from A Pumpkin and a Princess

Now that we have celebrated Memorial Day it feels like Summer is in full swing, which means we can start thinking about the 4th of July!! 

Here are links to the over 200 ideas I have in my archives of great 4th of July ideas

 Start planning your barbecue with these 4th of July Party Ideas and don't forget the patriotic desserts!

If you haven't started already, now is the perfect time to start putting up your 4th of July decorations!

With the extra time that Summer brings, you can keep your little ones busy with these 4th of July crafts for kids.  There are a few for mom too! 

And Independence Day wouldn't be complete without stars, stripes, and flags

Father's Day Ideas

Tie Garland from Sandytoes and Popsicles
Bacon Mancakes from Betty Crocker
Father's Day Appetizers from Family Fun

5 Patriotic Pies [Flag Pies]

Stars and Stripes Pie from Woman's Day

There may be nothing more American than apple pie, but when it comes to the 4th of July, you need a patriotic dessert with a little more color...or at least some stars and stripes!  I also don't like apple pie, so that might be the real reason I love all of these fun 4th of July pies!  If you have some serious pie skills, you can try out this stars and stripes pie from Woman's Day.

Five 4th of July Ice Cream Desserts [Patriotic Treats]

Patriotic Ice Cream Sandwiches from Farm Girl Dabbles

There is no better treat for a hot 4th of July than some yummy ice cream and what better way to deliver it to your guests then in a fun patriotic ice cream sandwich.  Farm Girl Dabbles created these yummy ice cream sandwiches with red velvet shortbread cookie stars and cream cheese ice cream.  YUM!