The 4th of July is almost upon is! This year is just flying by, but I kind of don’t mind! I LOVE summer and any chance to hang out with friends and family is a great one! With all of this party-going and entertaining happening, I’ve been whipping up all kinds of goodness to take hither and yon… and these Patriotic Muddy Buddys have been a hit every where I’ve taken them!

Patriotic Muddy Buddys

Ingredients

1 cup Milk Chocolate Chips
4 cups Rice Chex Cereal
1 1/4 cups Powdered Sugar
M&M’s peanuts in red, white, and blue
Whoppers Candy

Patriotic Muddy Buddys

Directions

Put your 4 cups of cereal in a large bowl

Use a microwave safe bowl and add your 1 cup of chocolate

Melt your chocolate on high for 30 seconds stir then repeat for another 30 seconds until melted

Begin to drizzle your chocolate over your cereal by using a large spoon lightly mix as you add chocolate

Make sure to coat your chocolate evenly

In large ziplock bag add your powder sugar

Begin to add your chocolate coated cereal in plastic bag with powdered sugar.

Seal your bag and shake to cover the creal with the powder sugar
Let sit for 1-2 minutes

Now spread your cereal out on a wax paper lined baking sheet to dry 1 hour

Replace your cereal in large bowl and begin to add your Whoppers, M&Ms in red, white, and Blue

Have fun and be creative

Patriotic Muddy Buddys

Don’t these Patriotic Muddy Buddys look like fun? And believe me, they are TASTY! Occasionally, I’ll add some salted peanuts to the mix too! Just depends on my mood when I’m mixing everything up. With or with out, these Patriotic Muddy buddys are a sure fire hit!

Whats your go to 4th of July snack recipe?

Summer time and the hair care is easy! Well easy-er anyways! I love that I can just give my hair a wash, towel dry it and head out the door if I want. These days I’m also adding a little something extra to add some depth and texture to my hair! This DIY Essential Oil Texture Spray is easy to use, smells fabulous and adds some volume and texture with just a spritz or two!

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Essential Oil Texture Spray Ingredients:

1 Cup Water

1/3 Cup Witch Hazel

2 TBS Sea Salt

6-10 Drops Lemon Essential Oil

4-6 Drops of Cedarwood Essential Oil

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DIY Essential Oil Texture Spray Directions:

In a small sauce pan heat water and salt. Once salt is fully dissolved pour in to spray bottle and add the witch hazel.

Add essential oils.

Spray on wet or dry hair and scrunch to create texture.

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Why these essential oils?

Lemon – supports healthy hair and will bring on the shine, plus its a refreshing scent that can help boost your mood and energy.

Cedarwood – helps reduce dry or flaky scalp, can help improve hair growth over time and it stimulates the scalp and increases circulation.

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Can we just talk about how awesome and beachy that hair looks?? Like seriously! This DIY Essential Oil Texture Spray is FANTASTIC and the Lemon Essential Oil adds a lovely and refreshing scent that just makes it smell divine! So not only do you get fabulous looking hair with this texture spray, its also good for your hair! Winning!

There’s few things I love more than a pretty wreath for the front door! Unless said wreath takes less than 10 minutes to make, then its pretty much my favorite thing ever! This Easy Patriotic Wreath is perfect for the 4th of July, whips up super quick and is a fun way to add a little fun to the front door!

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When I say this wreath is easy, I mean EASY! All you need is a roll of this red, white and blue burlap ribbon, a big patriotic bow, a wreath form and a couple of straight pins.

Easy Patriotic Wreath perfect for the 4th of July! - BusyBeingJennifer.com

To make your own Easy Patriotic Wreath, wrap the burlap ribbon around the wreath form and secure with a couple straight pins. Then add your big bow, using a few more of the straight pins to hold it in place! And Voila! You’ve just whipped up the easiest patriotic door wreath ever!!

Easy Patriotic Wreath perfect for the 4th of July! - BusyBeingJennifer.com

With just a few items and 10 minutes you can whip up your own Easy Patriotic Wreath! I love having this fun and patriotic wreath on my front door now, its the perfect, slightly rustic touch for summer. And I can’t wait for the 4th and a chance to hang out with my friends and family as we celebrate!

 

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Red White and Blue Quilted Pillow

 

 

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