Monday, July 6, 2009

4th of July

We had a busy weekend...mostly busy with the start of a HUGE project that I'll blog about later this week. H.U.G.E. !! We did, however, find some time to celebrate the Stars and Stripes!
Princess and Handsome made these adorable flag placemats and had so much fun doing it! I did the cutting and they did the gluing. After they dried, I sandwiched their flags in clear contact paper and, voila! Cute placemats!
They look great on the kitchen table with the cute and simple patriotic centerpiece. I filled my Ikea white pitcher with flags from the dollar section at Target.
I had a few spare flags, so after seeing this post from Shannon at Bless Our Nest, I decided to stick them in the flower pots on my front porch.
We had bbq hamburgers and corn on the cob for dinner on July 4th, followed up with a patriotic dessert. It had to be a quick and easy dessert because I was *busy* working on my H.U.G.E. project all day. I sliced up some angel food cake and topped it with sliced strawberries, blueberries, and Cool Whip. My children were confused about the Cool Whip--I guess I've never given it to them before! Once they figured out that it is sweet, they were happy with dessert.
Happy 4th of July!


Darlene said...

Awwww Princess and Handsome are so CUTE in their Patriotic outfits! LOVE the placemats they made and your dessert looks wonderful! That is funny that they have never had Cool Whip. Lexi begs to just eat it out of the tub! Now yours will want it on everything. Sounds like you had a great 4th!♥

Shannon said...

Two cute kiddos! I cannot wait to see your H.U.G.E. project!! :)

I loved your centerpiece with the flags and those cute placemats!

Our Complete Family said...

Oh my goodness the kiddos are adorable in their patriotic clothes! Love all of your 4th decs!
Glad you had good one!!!