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Cherry Pie Filling

Cherry Pie Filling Recipe by Katie Crafts;

Recipe: Cherry Pie Filling

A few weeks ago, I stole a good amount of sour cherries from my Dad’s cherry tree. I put them to great use last weekend when I made homemade cherry pie filling for some cherry tarts! Next week, I will share the very easy no-bake recipe for those, but today it’s all about the filling! Continue reading Cherry Pie Filling

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Mexican-Style Corn on the Cob

Mexican-Style Corn on the Cob Recipe by Katie Crafts;

Recipe: Mexican-Style Corn on the Cob

A few weeks ago was the Italian Festival here in Philly. Street festivals of any kind usually mean grilled corn on the cob, Mexican style. It’s one of my favorite things to eat, so I decided to give making it at home a whirl, and it came out GREAT! You’ll definitely want to add this to your 4th of July menu! Continue reading Mexican-Style Corn on the Cob

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My Etsy Picks: Patriotic

My Etsy Picks: Patriotic by Katie Crafts;

My Etsy Picks: Patriotic

Next weekend is the Fourth of July! It’s one of my favorite days because we host an annual picnic on the banks of the river (7 years going strong!) and we sit, and eat, and drink, and hang out with friends until the fireworks go off over the Art Museum. It’s always an awesome day! These are some wonderful Etsy items that help bring out the patriotic side of me! Continue reading My Etsy Picks: Patriotic

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4th of July Nail Art!

4th of July Nail Art Designs by Katie Crafts;


4th of July Nail Art: Two Designs!

Happy Fourth of July! Today we are praying for no rain in the evening hours so we can have our annual picnic on the banks here in Philly as we watch the fireworks! In preparation for this Independence Day, we picked out our red, white and blue outfits and did our nails to match! Okay, so *I* did our nails, while Sister sat huffing and puffing. Either way, we have some really cute patriotic nails for the holiday!

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S’mores 5 Ways!

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The Ultimate 4th of July Dessert: S’mores in 5 Different Ways!

With 4th of July right around the corner, Katie, her Husband (which I will refer to only as Brother-in-Law) and myself started discussing what to make for a picnic. We had different ideas about salads, hamburgers vs. hotdogs, and even what to drink. There was one thing, however, we all could agree on! No 4th of July picnic would be complete without S’mores! How could something so simple to make, taste so good? We decided that we should try to make the S’mores a bit more fancy this year rather than just the normal way. We then came up with five different versions to try at the picnic, and these are the results! We each rated them from 1 to 5. Continue reading S’mores 5 Ways!