Summer Fun!

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Nothing says summer better than popsicles.  These cupcake toppers are actually Mike and Ike candies with toothpicks pushed in them.  Super easy and pretty darn cute too.  For a full tutorial on how to make these, click here.

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Tropical drink cupcake toppers made from Whoppers malted milk balls.  Just slice off the top, then add a little licorice rope and sprinkles with a toothpick dipped in melted white chocolate - you've got yourself a mini coconut drink - perfect for a luau party!

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Candy flip flops made from Pez and flower sprinkles.  Cuteness miniaturized. Tasty too.  Simply attach flower sprinkles to the top end of the candy Pez using a toothpick dipped in melted white chocolate or candy coating. 

 

Add a little paper umbrella and you have the sweetest little cupcake for summer!

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These cupcakes are topped with edible blue glitter flakes, neon fish confetti and flamingo lollipops.  Super cute & easy to make!  Check out my step-by-step tutorial on MyCandyCrafts.com.

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Meringue Cookie Beach umbrellas!  Color a store bought mini meringue cookie with edible markers and push in a lollipop stick.  Cut off a little piece of a sour belt candy for a towel and use a gumball for a beach ball and you're ready for the beach!

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This Tiki marshmallow pop was made from a toasted coconut marshmallow, flower sprinkles and fruit roll ups. Cut a strip of a green fruit roll up and using kicthen shears cut fringe for the skirt.  Attach to marshmallow using melted white chocolate or candy melts.  Attach flower sprinkles with a toothpick dipped in melted white chocolate to the top of the skirt.

Then cut out little leaf shapes from a variety of colored fruit rollup and attach to the top of the marshmallow with melted white chocolate.   Add a cute little face with edible markers and you have an adorable addition to your luau!

These graham crackers are the perfect no-bake summer treat.  Add a little blue and white icing for waves and using a toothpick, write your own message in the "sand"

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Super yummy snack for the kids!  Fill a plastic cup full of goldfish crackers and top with a peanut butter cookie.  Lightly spread peanut butter on top of the cookie and dust with brown sugar.  Top with a Lifesaver (I used a red edible marker), a beach ball candy and starfish.  A licorice handle completes the beachy snack! Easy enough for the kids to make too!

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Rice krispie treat pineapples are the only ones I can eat because I am allergic to pineapple.  No worries, these are cuter than the real fruit anyway :)

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School's out! AND we have actually had a couple of sunny days in Seattle!

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I made these cute "invitations" out of sunglasses from Dollar Tree. Using a glue stick, I attached my invitation onto the lenses.

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Super easy, super summery cupcakes.  Just add a paper parasol & a gumball!

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Cool cookies from Dollar Tree!

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Looks refreshing, right?

Hooray for summertime!