Fourth of July

Patriotic Fourth of July Dessert

June 12, 2014
healthy Patriotic Fourth of July Dessert, DagmarBleasdale.com

I’m a fan of fool-proof, easy recipes because I don’t have the time to make elaborate meals. I usually try to get around slaving in the kitchen for hours and like to whip up something fast that still makes a big impression. It has to be easy and healthy — and for Fourth of July […]

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Gymboree Makes Awesome Clothes for Awesome Kids

May 9, 2014

This little man loves the word “awesome.” Well, he wants to be awesome. The awesome kids are cool, apparently. L also loves the sun and the beach and couldn’t wait to wear short-sleeved T-shirts, so I just had to get this T-shirt from Gymboree and the shorts, which are both from Gymboree’s spring collection. Tomorrow […]

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Last-Minute Patriotic Snack Ideas for Fourth of July

July 4, 2012
patriotic snack ideas Fourth of July, DagmarBleasdale.com

I was looking for last-minute Fourth of July snack ideas you can still make to impress your family or guests, or something you can bring to an Independence Day party. You know me, I avoid food coloring whenever possible — here is why — and I focus on eating healthy food, so those are the […]

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Happy Fourth of July 2010!

July 4, 2010
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Last year, we went to Kensico Dam in Westchester, NY, for the Independence Day show with music and to see the fireworks for 4th of July. We had a great time — until the fireworks actually started. The noise of the fireworks ricocheting off the dam was so deafening that we actually had to leave […]

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