Tag: fourth of july

A Simple Red, White and Blue Menu for the 4th of July

For the Forth of July take it easy, enjoy the parades and fireworks with this simple menu

To quinch your thrist a Strawberry Tea from GoodHouseKeeping.com

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This idea from thechirpingmoms.com of simply adding Blue Corn Chips turns regular chips & salsa into a patriotic snack

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Start your meal off right with cleaneatingmag.com‘s Mega Berry Antioxidant Salad

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Add in some Eggplant, Tomato & Mozzarella Stacks from eatsimpleloveyoga.com

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Then bite into these Turkey Kielbasa Sausage Kabobs from enjoylifeitsdelicious.com

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Finish it up with an easy dessert from athriftymom.com  of Ice Cream Sandwiches with sprinkles

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Now relax and enjoy the Fireworks

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Drinks to Drink when your Not Drinking?

MADD Virgin Drinks and Walgreens think you might like some options. MADD Virgin Drinks are conceived and developed by Hill Street Marketing Inc. and offer a sophisticated and delicious alternatives for designated drivers and those who prefer not to drink.

MADD Virgin Drinks are sold exclusively at nearly 3,000 participating Walgreens stores across the United States. Walgreens and MADD Virgin Drinks will contribute 5% of retail sales in the U.S. and 10% of net sales in Canada to MADD and MADD Canada. These contributions will support MADD’s ongoing efforts to eliminate drunk driving and to continue offering support to the victims of this completely preventable crime.

MADD Virgin Drinks has a complete range of ready-to-serve Alcohol Free drinks.

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Although these drink alternatives contain no alcohol, MADD Virgin Drinks will only be sold to adults 21 and older, as to not send a mixed message to those under 21.

Be a loving and caring Host for the 4th of the July, MADD encourage’s party hosts to always offer alcohol-free beverages for non-drinking designated drivers and others who prefer not to drink alcohol.

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MADD and Uber team up for the Fourth of July

This post is from MADD.org.blog

MADD and Uber are launching a national partnership for the Fourth of July holiday, one of the deadliest drunk driving holidays.

This Fourth of July, MADD will receive $1 for each rider in any of Uber’s 70 U.S. cities who uses the UberMADD promo code, and MADD will also receive $10 for each new Uber user who signs up and uses the UberMADD promo code on the Fourth of July.

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MADD supports Uber, and other types of car services, as an alternative transportation option for adults who plan to drink alcohol.

Thank you Uber for helping to prevent needless deaths and injuries because of drunk driving.

Help us spread the word on social media about Uber’s support of MADD using #UberMADD!

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See more at MADD.org

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Bandana’s and the 4th of July

Decorating with the iconic red and blue bandana’s for the 4th of July gives an instant all American feel. Bandana’s also hold a special place in my heart as they remind me of my son.

Greeting guests with this easy to make bandana wreath from hatterandhareevents.blogspot.com will set the tone

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 A festive bandana bunting from agirlandagluegun.com

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A simple display of bandana napkin’s from Martha Stewart

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 This bandana covered candle holder from countryliving.com completes the bandana theme on the table

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Although this has nothing to do with a bandana, I love this mason jar with a modge podged flag and string from thriftyvintagekitchen.blogspot.com

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or you can try this tabelscape with a bandana table runner and utensil holder from All You

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A bandana lined basket from sweetsindeed.com/blog hugs freshly baked goods

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This retro look from www.totalbeauty.com, tugs at my heart strings

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A simply braided bandana bracelet from agirlandagluegun.com is something my daughter would love

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A visit to the Dollar Tree is all I need to get busy creating with these simple last minute decorations.

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