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Food and Decorating idea for 4th of July

Happy 4th of July!  Linda wanted to share some fun food and decorating ideas we've employed here at the Grand Victorian.  The above picture shows some easy, yet colorful patriotic attention grabbers.  Linda's "Independence Day Waffle" is very popular.  Simply place a waffle on a plate, add fresh sliced strawberries, blueberries and some fresh homemade whipped cream - VOILA!  A second idea is a simple themed fruit dish with fresh sliced strawberries, plump blueberries, sliced bananas topped with fresh whipped cream and a spoonful of crunchy granola.  As for the table, get creative with the partriotic theme using flags and small silver streamers with colored stars attached.  Careful, not too busy - the food should be the center of attention.  This time of year, most decorations are easily found at your local Grocery, Target, or Walmart.  For a final touch, add a small candle to the waffle center and carefully deliver the themed masterpiece to the anxiously waiting gue…