If your usual Fourth of July traditions and plans are canceled this year, here is a round-up of our favorite ideas for a family celebration at home!
You can join Kids Table on Facebook today, Wednesday, July 1st at 11:00 am, for a fun Fourth of July virtual class, and learn to make Red, White and Blue Tarts with the kids. This class is offered on a "pay what you can" rate and donations to this local business can be made on their Paypal account here.
Ingredients you will need for this recipe are:
- 1 egg
- 6 T cold unsalted butter
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1/4 cup cream cheese (2 oz), softened
- 1 pint fresh strawberries
- 1 pint fresh blueberries
- Lemon zest (optional)
- 1/2 cup + 1 T whole wheat flour
- 1/2 cup + 1 T all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1 T cornstarch
- 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 T apricot preserves (optional)
- 2 T cold water
Tune in on their Facebook page at 11:00 AM (CST) for a Kids Table cooking class right in the comfort of your own kitchen!
Here are a few recipes we shared in previous newsletters for you too:
- Fourth of July Recipe: Layered Fruit Flag Salad
- Fourth of July Recipe: Star Spangled Watermelon
- Celebrate the 4th of July with Red, White & Blue Cupcakes
Looking for even more tasty recipes for a family party? Check out these ideas!
CRAFTS AND DECORATIONS
Make the decorating simple with a little help from WE Events this holiday weekend! Order your Fourth of July decorations from this local business and know that in addition to sprucing up your home for a celebration, you are also supporting a local non-profit. That is a Win-Win for sure! Right now they are offering a special $50 package that includes:
- Mini Balloon Garland
- Balloon Wand (these are so fun for the kids!)
- Delivery & Installation
Just email firstname.lastname@example.org by Thursday, July 2 for delivery on July 3rd or July 4th!
Here are some more fun crafts we have shared over the years with our readers:
- Fourth of July Craft: No-Spark Sparklers
- Fourth of July Noisemaker
- Fourth of July Pinwheels
- July 4th Centerpiece
- Fourth of July Craft: Rocket Poppers
- How to Make a 4th of July Crown
- DIY 4th of July Candle Holders
- 4th of July DIY T-Shirts