red, White and blue were the order of the day - in clothing, decorating and culinary pursuits. The kids went mad (okay, and the adults weren't far behind) with temporary tattoos, blue sparkly hair spray, flags and hats.
My Aunt and Uncle are great entertainers. They hardly need an occasion to justify getting together with friends or family, but when there's a theme to hang an event on, out comes the appropriate bunting, and then some!
|My cake pops - freckles and red/white/blue. |
They started dropping off the sticks - I blamed the humidity
|My cousin Nick's fabulous salmon and Camembert|
spring rolls w/raspberry sauce
|Hot dogs for the kids|
|Red, white and blue jellies and ice cream|
Made me realise anew, as some parts of our country battled with fire and floods, that we have a lot to be thankful for...