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7 Ways to Celebrate National Ice Cream Month

I love funny holidays… but an entire month dedicated to ice cream? That’s my kind of celebration! Since July is National Ice Cream Month, I’ve been on the lookout for new ice cream recipes to try out. Here are 7 that I want in my mouth ASAP!

7 Ways to Celebrate National Ice Cream Month

Mini Ice Cream Waffle Sandwiches

7 Ways to Celebrate National Ice Cream Month

Toasted Marshmallow Coconut Milk Ice Cream 

7 Ways to Celebrate National Ice Cream Month

Striped Ice Cream Cake

7 Ways to Celebrate National Ice Cream Month

Homemade Raw Vegan Ice Cream Bars

7 Ways to Celebrate National Ice Cream Month

Caramelized Banana Peanut Butter Ice Cream (with Almond Flour Waffle Cones!)

7 Ways to Celebrate National Ice Cream Month

Ice Cream Buffet

7 Ways to Celebrate National Ice Cream Month

Berry Cheesecake Ice Cream

Ice Cream Cone Buddies

by Alix Sorrell

Did you know July 14th is National Ice Cream Day? In fact, the entire month of July is National Ice Cream Month! There’s no better way to get excited about eating ice cream than with these silly printable wrappers. These ice cream buddies are great for parties or for your kid’s cone. Even the ice cream is excited! (PS – More ice cream party ideas!)

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Bubble Relay Race

We hosted a “Welcome Summer”party a few weeks ago as part of a Quaker Chewy campaign. I already shared a post about the Color Fight and today I’m sharing photos from our bubble relay race. We split all the kids into teams and had them race across the grass doing the crab walk. The twist is I set up 4 bubble machines to create a giant tunnel of bubbles to race through. After the races in turned into the kids just chasing bubbles around (the little ones got a little distracted-ha!) Don’t miss my Sister Design Mom’s post & My Sister in Law Say Yes’ post too!

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This post is sponsored by Quaker Chewy. Quaker Chewy helps give kids the energy they need to play. That’s why Quaker and NERF are teaming up to fuel backyard fun, helping families get out and get active together, right in their own backyard. When you buy three specially-marked boxes of Quaker Chewy, you can enter the codes online at http://fuelfun.quakeroats.com to get a free Nerf sports item.

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Photos by Paul Ferney for Oh Happy Day

Party Popsicles

Now that summer’s  here, I want to bust out my popsicle mold and try a bunch of new recipes. Here are a few that are on my list, but if you know a great one – please share!! (PS – My favorite Mix and Match popsicle recipe!)

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A. Citrus Popsicles | B. Rainbow Whole Fruit Ice Pops | C. Smoothie Pops | D. Mango & Salted Coconut Pops | E. Striped Ice Pops | F. Honeydew Mint Ice Pops

Jumbo Popsicle Garland

by Kathleen Ballos

I love it when decorations are affordable, super quick, and make big impact and this popsicle garland definitely fits the bill. In case you don’t recognize them, the popsicles are made of chopped up pool noodles! They come in so many different colors that you can make your garland popsicles whatever “flavors” you like – and how about making real popsicles to match your color scheme? And don’t forget to make a giant popsicle piñata!

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