Snack Like a Southerner: Red, White and Blue Chex Mix

Red, White and Blue Chex Mix
(tablespoon)

Ingredients
3tbsp butter
1tbsp Worcestershire sauce
3/4tsp salt
1/4tsp garlic powder
1/4tsp onion powder
4 1/2 cups Chex
2 cups pretzels
2 cups mini marshmallows
1 cup red and blue chocolate candy
1 pound white almond bark

Step One:
"In large microwavable bowl, microwave butter uncovered on High about 30 seconds or until melted."

Step Two:
"Stir in seasonings. Gradually stir in cereal and pretzels until coated."

Step Three:
"Microwave uncovered on High 4 to 5 minutes, thoroughly stirring every 2 minutes. Spread on paper towels to cool, about 15 minutes."

Step Four:
"Stir in mini marshmallows and chocolate candies, and toss to combine."

Step Five:
"Divide the prepared Chex Mix™ into three even portions, and spread each portion in an even layer on a foil-lined plate or baking tray."

Step Six:
"Heat the almond bark in the microwave or in a double boiler until melted. Divide the almond bark into three equal servings. Color one serving with red gel food coloring. Color the second serving with blue gel food coloring. Then leave the third serving plain (white)."

Step Seven:
"Drizzle each portion of Chex Mix™ with one color of chocolate. Then let cool for at least 15 minutes, or until the chocolate returns to room temperature."

Step Eight:
"When it's ready, toss together the three colors of Chex Mix™ until combined, and serve."

DIY: 4th of July!

Here are some awesome and patriotic 4th of July DIY ideas:

Clothes Pin Wreath
(pinterest.com)

Red, White and Blue Mason Jar Bandana Jars
(asoftplace)

Bandana No Sew Pillow
(atthepicketfence)

Fireworks Popcorn or Party Bags
(cfabbridesigns)

Bandana Bracelets
(scatteredthoughtsofcraftymoms)

Mason Jar American Flag
(itstartedwithpaint)

Have an awesome and happy 4th of July!

Snack Like A Southerner: Fourth of July Foods!

Open Face Fruit Flag Sandwiches
(tasteandtellblog)
Ingredients:
-Bread
-Cream cheese
-Strawberry jelly
-Blueberries

Patriotic Pretzels 
(cupcakes&cashmere)
Ingredients:
-Pretzel rods
-Dipping chocolate
-Assorted patriotic sprinkles

Firecracker Mini Cakes
(sheknows)
Ingredients:
-White cake mix
-Red and blue food coloring
-Eggs
-Oil
-Sour cream
-Pop Rocks
-White frosting
-Black licorice

Fourth of July Meringue Cookies
(shugarysweet)
Ingredients:
-Egg whites

-Vinegar
-Corn starch
-Sugar
-Red Jello mix
-Blue Jello mix
-Lemon extract

More ideas here, here, here, here and here

Have a Happy 4th of July!