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Festive Fourth of July Snacks & Sips

Happy Fourth of July weekend!!! YAY! I adore this holiday. The beach, the food, the drinks, the friends, the love. It’s all enough to make my heart explode.

A few of our best friends from the midwest are flying into town today, so I’m prepping for our party plans! The holiday weekend always inspires me to share some festive snack + sip ideas. Here are three super simple ideas you’ll love…

FESTIVE SKEWERS | blueberries, raspberries, marshmallows, wood skewers

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Alternate between berries + marshmallows on skewers, and serve on a festive plate!

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BERRY MOJITOS | blueberries, raspberries, mint, brown sugar, rum + soda water

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Muddle a handful of raspberries, blueberries, mint leaves + 1/2 tbs brown sugar | Add 1.5 ounces rum OR vodka + ice | Shake well | Pour over ice | Top with soda water

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PROUD PRETZELS | pretzel sticks | white chocolate chips | blue + red sprinkles

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Melt 1.5 c white chocolate chips | Drizzle chocolate over pretzels using a spoon | Sprinkle blue + red sprinkles over top | Allow 15 minutes to cool in refrigerator

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Fourth-of-July-Fashion

Bowls: Target | Blue Plates: Similar Here + Here | Flag Plates + Napkins: Target | Shorts: American Apparel | Tank: You & Lu | Sunglasses: Forever 21

Photos by Annie Shak