Red, White and Blue No Bake Cheesecake Recipe

I love July 4th!  Not only because I love our country but also because of all the fun events, decor and food that incorporates our national colors of red, white and blue.  This red, white and blue no bake cheesecake recipe came about as I was racking my brain trying to decide what to make for Memorial Day {same colors and all}.  I didn’t end up making it for that BBQ but got to playing around with the recipe later the next week with July 4th firmly planted in my head as inspiration. 

The BEST EVER no  bake cheesecake recipe and it is even colored for July 4th. Yum!

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25 Red, White and Blue Recipes

For us, July 4th is just as much about the great food as it is all the red, white and blue decor.  We typically have a neighborhood get together and a few picnics too. To help me get inspired for what to make this year, I collected 25 red, white and blue recipes!

25 delicious Red, White and Blue recipes that are perfect for the 4th of July!

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Red, White and Blue Berry Cake

I love coordinating food colors to the holidays.  With Memorial Day and July 4th coming up, my head is swimming with ideas of red, white and blue foods.  I made this red, white and blue berry cake the other night as a trial run for our upcoming Memorial Day BBQ and it was so good.  Honestly, it might be the easiest cake to make on the planet too.  Delicious and easy is exactly what I want when throwing together a last minute BBQ for friends.

So easy to make and perfect for Memorial Day or July 4th.  This cake is full of fresh fruit and delicious whipped cream.

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Handmade Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is fast approaching which means, if you are like me, you may be panicking just a little about what to give your mom.  Sure, I could just buy my mom her favorite things: coke and twizzlers, but I think something with a little more thought behind it might be better.  Looking for inspiration, I searched and found these handmade Mother’s Day gift ideas that helped me choose something and might help you too!

Mothers Day Gift Collage

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Easter Ribbon Wreath

Our front door is usually the first place you catch a glimpse of an upcoming holiday or new season.  So far this year, I have been a little slow to get a new wreath up.  My goal for Easter was to get a new wreath up before April 1st and I just barely made that goal.  My Easter ribbon wreath was finished on March 31st and I put it out on the morning of the 1st. Score!

Easter Ribbon Wreath #crafts #Easter #wreaths

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Easter Crafts: Painted Paper Mache Eggs

Adding eggs around the house is a quick and easy way to bring a feeling of Easter into your home.  With about a million different ways to personalize eggs, decorating the eggs is always one of the Easter crafts I add to my to do list each year.  This year, I decided to make painted paper mache eggs in fun colors to match my kitchen. Painted Paper Mache Eggs #Eastercrafts #eggs #painting

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Pom Pom Napkin Rings

For Easter, we usually go visit my in-laws and have Easter brunch in the dining room of their retirement community.  Nobody cooks and there is no table to set.  While it is nice to have zero work to do, I do miss getting my house and table all dressed up for the holiday.  This year, we are actually going to have Easter at our house and I am super excited.  But, Mathlete has put a major spending freeze on house stuff so I can’t run out and buy a bunch of new table decorations.  So, I decided to make some instead and started with pom pom napkin rings.

Pom Pom Napkin Rings #crafts #30minutecrafts #yarncrafts

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Guinness Cupcakes with Irish Cream Frosting

So, I shared all about my first experiences with Irish coffee during a trip with Mathlete way back in 2003 and the resulting cupcake.  Today, I’m going to focus on something a little more near and dear to Mathlete’s heart: Guinness cupcakes with Irish Cream frosting…sort of like a car bomb in a cupcake.
Amazing Guinness Cupcakes with Irish Cream Frosting #desserts # recipes #boozybaking #StPatricksDay
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St. Patrick’s Day Food: Reuben Sliders

Remember me telling you all about how much Mathlete loves a Reuben sandwich and my solution was to make him Reuben Dip?  Well, someone wasn’t entirely happy with just having a dip made with the flavors of his favorite sandwich.  Of course, the easiest thing to do would be to just make him a Reuben…or even take him somewhere to buy one.  Instead, I decided to make Reuben sliders.
Reuben Sliders Vertical_wm with label

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St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

March brings the greenest holiday of the year.  On St. Patrick’s Day, you’ll get all kinds of green clothes, drinks and food.  To help you keep prepare, I’ve collected 17 St. Patrick’s Day recipes that are perfect for the Leprechaun’s holiday.  Of course, not all of them are green because I definitely advise against eating things like green meat ;0

Awesome collection of 17 St. Patrick's Day recipes to celebrate. #recipes #roundup #stpatricksday
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