Tag Archives: 4th July

Flag Cake

July 4th approaches, and my friend Jen sends out the following email to the group of friends who are gathering by the river to watch the fireworks, “we’re doing burgers, and hotdogs, Kate’s bringing a flag cake …” Did I … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – s’mores bars to inspire happiness even in indoorsy types

I was a reluctant camper as a child. Bugs, rain, sleeping on the ground – not really my scene. On my return from my first guide camp I sat on the bathroom floor sobbing as ants marched out of my … Continue reading

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Red White and Blue Flag Cake for July 4th

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Cruisin’ NYC – Red White And Blue Pavlova in anticipation of July 4th

Jenn and Alan had bought the tickets on Groupon, and the time was non transferable, so in spite of the thunder and lightening that had lashed Manhattan all afternoon, we set off down to the docks to meet our ferry.

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The Wednesday Tipple – lemonade with thyme lemon syrup and patriotic ice cubes, and teenage oppression at the Liberty Bell

Jon and I arrived in Philadelphia on a sunny Saturday. We sat on the top deck of the tour bus digesting our cheesesteak sandwiches, and watched selected highlights of the city glide past in the sunshine.

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The Monday Treat – Homemade Crackerjacks and a night at the ball game

Last year my Mum and Dad were in town for 4th July celebrations and I was determined to show them some good ole American fun. To this end, tickets were purchased for a Staten Island Yankees home game, just a … Continue reading

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Red White and Blue Popsicles for 4th July

Nothing says summer quite like a popsicle, and these red white and blue ones scream 4th July.

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