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Fireworks at the Washington Monument

Growing up in the DC area, the Washington Monument being illuminated with fireworks in the night sky has become an iconic symbol for the 4th of July. As you may already know, I love creating theme platters for my events like I did here and here.  I thought a miniature… Read more

Patriotic Mason Jar Lanterns

You can create these festive patriotic mason jar lanterns to illuminate your Memorial Day or 4th of July cookout. I love the look of glowing accents at BBQs. It adds a fun party atmosphere to any gathering. You can also use these jars as flower vases to accent your table.… Read more