Hello and happy weekend, friends!

I hope you are enjoying a wonderful few days and maybe making it an extra-long holiday weekend. We are taking the kids on a little adventure today! Dominic goes in for another round of treatment on Monday, so we are making the most of our weekend :)

Wishing you a fantastic weekend and 4th of July holiday! Be safe!

On Brown Eyed Baker This Week

34 Festive and Fun 4th of July Dessert Recipes – If you are looking for easy Fourth of July desserts to serve up at your family or friend’s picnic this year, these treats are all huge crowd-pleasers! Everything from the all-American classic red, white, and blue desserts to refreshing frozen desserts, no-bake classics, and the best bars for simple serving and eating. There’s something for everyone!

Collage of red, white, and blue desserts with text overlay: "34 Fun and Festive 4th of July Desserts".

Fluffy and Crisp Buttermilk Waffles – These buttermilk waffles are easy to make and come out fluffy and crisp each and every time. A must-have recipe for those extra-special mornings!

Two square waffles stacked with whipped cream and strawberries on top, with syrup being drizzled.

Friday Things #480 – Braces off, summer fun, a Dominic update, morning routines, pizza tips, a big birthday, and more…

Little girl in a colorful dress and pink sunglasses sitting on a yellow slide.

1. Classic Burger Sauce

2. Refrigerator Bread and Butter Pickles

3. My Favorite White Bread Recipe

4. Easy Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

5. Firecracker Cake (From Scratch)

This Time in Years Past…

These were the recipes that hit the site during this same week in previous years…

2021: Black and White Cookies and How to Make Homemade Iced Coffee

2020: Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits

2017: Blueberry Crumb Bars and Coconut Cake with Coconut Meringue Buttercream Frosting

2016: Cherry Coke Float Cupcakes and S’mores Bars

2015: Red, White & Blue Layered Finger Jello

2013: Chocolate Italian Cream Soda and Strawberry Pimm’s Cup Cocktail

2011: Zucchini Squares

2010: Scotcheroos

What I Bookmarked This Week

Herb & Garlic Chicken Marylands – Such a simple preparation and looks amazing!

My kids would love these taco pizza rolls :)

I think our summer needs a blackberry cheesecake, yes?

Is it too early for apple desserts? I hope not because this caramel apple eclair cake looks divine!

Adding these Korean beef tacos to our next weekly menu.

Have a delicious weekend!