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Fun Fourth Of July Treats For Your Holiday Weekend

The Fourth of July is finally upon us. That means every neighborhood is throwing barbecues, shooting off fireworks and having good old fashioned family fun! What is more fun than a tasty patriotic treat? Get ready to spark up your holiday weekend with these explosive patriotic treats that are fun for the whole family!

 

American Flag Cake

Get ready for this delicious and festive American flag cake. A tasty mix of cake, strawberries, and blueberries are sure to sweeten up your holiday weekend!

 

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10 Patriotic Treats to Add Sparks to Your 4th of July

Independence Day is right around the corner, which means Fourth of July festivities across the country will be exploding with dazzling fireworks and roasting with wholesome barbecue. But if you’re looking to set your celebration apart as the best on the block, there’s no need to resort to buying the most expensive fireworks or having the most festive décor. You can look no further than serving some of these particularly patriotic treats to your party guests.

After all the hamburgers and hotdogs, anyone with even the slightest sweet tooth will come clamoring after these treats. Plus, they make the perfect poolside or firework-watching snacks.

Here are 10 of our favorite patriotic treats for the 4 of July (with linked recipes):

Layered Patriotic Punch

This punch is festive, refreshing and will pair perfectly with your 4th of...

Milestone Top 5 - February Edition

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Get ready for Milestone's first Top 5 blog post! For the past month, we have been reaching out to all of our social media followers asking them to weigh in on a very important matter: What is everyone's favorite spot in Lexington to celebrate Valentine's Day? We asked, you answered, and now we're giving you the Milestone community's favorites!

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6 Ways to Use Cranberry Leftovers

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Around the Thanksgiving holiday, people post tons of recipes all over the place about how to use up that leftover turkey you have or stuffing or rolls. But what about the cranberries? They're delicious and, in our opinion, very underrated! Here are a few unique ideas on how to use up those extra cranberries!

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Say Goodbye to Summer with a Bang

We all know summer is sadly coming to an end, but we still have one big celebration weekend to enjoy before saying goodbye. If you're attending a blowout Labor Day party this coming weekend, here are 10 great recipe ideas that are surely to make you the star of the show. Watermelon Stars 1. Watermelon Stars If you have a star-shaped cookie cutter, then there's no reason you can't make this delicious appetizer. All you'll need is watermelon, blueberries, and cheese! Even the kids could help with this one.

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Thank a Veteran Today

To all brave men and women who have served in our military and to their families who supported the cause of freedom – we sincerely thank you for your sacrifice.

Veteran's Day

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Happy July 4th!

We want to wish everyone a safe and happy Fourth of July!July 4th 2014

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4 Ways to Spoil Yourself at Home this Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is a time where you can show your spouse, significant others, and family how much you love and appreciate them. But how often do you get to show yourself the love? Here are 4 ways you can spoil yourself at home this Valentine's Day. 4 Ways to Spoil Yourself at Home this Valentine's Day

Get Comfortable

Sometimes the best way to relax is to put on your comfiest pjs, light a fire in the fireplace, and snuggle up on the couch with a good book or your favorite movie. Turn your phone off, power off your laptop or tablet, and just enjoy some peace and quiet.     ...

Storing Your Christmas Decorations

The holidays are over, the buzz is dying down. It’s time to get organized and ready for the upcoming year. Now comes the daunting task of taking down your holiday decorations. While it may not be the most enjoyable thing to do, it is a necessary evil (you don’t want to be “that house” on your street that still has your Christmas lights up in March, do you?). Here are some tips for packing and storing holiday decorations that will make this yearly event less of a chore and more of a streamlined, simple affair.

Choose the Proper Containers

Depending on whether you’re storing your items in a closet, attic, or garage, you need to make sure you have the proper storage containers. Attics and garages have a wide variety of temperature fluctuations, so you want to make sure that your containers hold up to the changes in seasons. Consider using plastic totes which can withstand changes in moisture...