The founding fathers may not have celebrated Independence Day with BBQ and sugar cookies, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t enjoy a fantastic feast with your family! Red, white and blue screams our country’s independence. Star spangled cookies, red velvet cupcakes, and chocolate pretzels dipped in patriotic sprinkles from Ashley’s are a perfect way to honor Independence Day in delicious style with friends and family. Relaxation is key to any successful holiday so this Fourth of  July, let Ashley’s take care of your dessert desires.

For outdoor entertaining, it is important to keep it simple and fun for everyone. Cookouts are a fantastic way to enjoy one another’s company and share a tasty meal from start to finish. Pick up some hamburgers, hot dogs, and fresh corn on the cob from your favorite vendor to grill out with your loved ones. The smells and sounds of an electrified evening is incomplete without fireworks, patriotism, and American flag themed desserts from Ashley’s Pastry Shop.

One of my favorite parts of Independence Day is the family recipes crafted which commemorate tradition and those loved ones who can no longer celebrate with us. Along with honoring our country’s independence, Fourth of July is a perfect time to memorialize those who have contributed to our country’s success in a limitless variety of ways. It takes all kinds of people to make our diverse country such a great place to live, so take time to thank those who nurture such American ideals.

Lastly, do not forget to pick up the very best hotdog and hamburger buns from Ashley’s Pastries to complete a perfect, laid back celebration on the Fourth of July!

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