Telling you upfront: this post is basically an excuse to look at red, white, and blue pictures. Yee-haw! America! Ya-hoo!
How do you celebrate the Fourth of July when the kids are still in school, the weather is rainy and cool, and you’re in the country which your country fought to gain independence? Hmm, we stuck with a week of watching classic American musicals, grilling out for dinner, and an easy food craft for dessert — it’s so simple, I’m not even going to write out a recipe.
You’ve probably seen this dessert around this season: the popular red, white, and blue strawberries made with white chocolate, blue sprinkles, and red, um, strawberries. So simple and easy for the kids to do.
I melted the chocolate and prepared the sprinkles.
And let the kids go for it.
Came out great, and with an extremely satisfying red, white, and blue pattern. And, fine, if you like you can steal this idea for a Union Jack or Jubilee party, but just remember that America did it first.
After an evening of no fireworks (this is TRAGIC) fell asleep listening to NPR podcasts (American accents, yay), and woke up to make dessert number two — flag cupcakes —