Get Creative this 4th of July

This 4th of July, do something creative that brings you joy. Being creative doesn't mean you have to paint the Mona Lisa. Just do something that makes your heart sing. No matter how simple, activating your brain is known to be like therapy. Think about it, you could actually turn something like making dessert into FREE therapy. 💜

 

Artful Cocktails
This blue cocktail is my own special concoction. It's pretty so, of course, I like it. 

Combine in a shaker a one-shot of tequila, juice from two lines and ice. Shake. Pour into a martini glass. Lastly, pour about 1/2 a shot of blue curacao. Need something red? Garnish with raspberries or pomegranate arils. Sip.

Star-spangled Berry Bliss 
Feed your friends' and family's soul with a lovely treat!


Ingredients:

  • Puff pastry, one box of two sheets
  • 2 cups of blueberries
  • 2 cups of strawberries
  • 1/4 cup of sugar
  • 1 tsp corn starch
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • Tiny mason jars or ramekins

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

These are so cute and people just adore them. Begin by taking one sheet of puff pastry and place on a cutting board. Cut out circles to line the bottom of the mason jars or ramekin. Use the jar mouth. Place the pastry circles in the jar. Slice the strawberries thinly, then combine them with blueberries in a medium-size bowl. Combine the berries with the cornstarch, flour and sugar and toss lightly. place about 1/2 cup in the jar. Take the remaining sheet of puff pastry and cut out stars with a cookie cutter or a paring knife. Please on top of the berry mixture. Place jars on cookie sheet. Bake in the oven at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until puff pastry is swollen and lightly brown on edges.

Watercolor printable
Share an appreciation or give as a hostess gift!

Download the notecard.
Express some appreciation with this watercolor note card. Download the image and print. A fun tip is to use photo paper. You can also use matte card stock
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