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A belated Happy Canada Day to my friends north of the border and Happy Independence Day to my fellow Americans!

We took a little vacation at the end of the week to host some friends to our beautiful sunny shores.  It was an amazing and very busy time.  There isn’t much better than spending time with people you love who live so far away.

Are you hosting family or friends this holiday?

I love it when friends put in a request for one of their favorite foods.  It’s so fun to cook for people who want to enjoy my cooking. Today’s features include 12 delicious recipes to make for your family or your next get-together.  Check out these simple summer recipes shared with us at last week’s edition of Project Inspire{d}!   And be prepared to fill up your Pinterest board with fun new recipes.

Wow 'em with these 12 Simple Summer Recipes shared at Project Inspire{d} on AnExtraordinaryDay.net


Friends and Family will be WOWed with these 12 Simple Summer Recipes 


Grilled Peaches with Mascarpone by The Domestic Life Stylist

Dairy Free Strawberry Banana Ice Cream by Art from My Table

Rainbow Veggie Kabobs by Life, Love and Thyme

Citrus Banana Cream Homemade Popsicles by On Sutton Place

Stuffed Mozzarella Caprese by An Italian in My Kitchen

Lavender Simple Syrup by Garden Therapy

Fruity Pink Lemonade by Flour on My Face

Chicken Sausage Grilled Summer Salad by Cupcakes and Kale Chips

Frosted Lime Spritzer by April Golightly

S’mores Ice Cream by The Real Thing with the Coake Family

Peach Pie by Lemon for Lulu

Cheddar Bacon Ranch Potato Salad by Cupcakes and Kale Chips


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Mary Beth from Cupcakes and Crinoline ~ Malia from Yesterday on Tuesday
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  1. Good morning Diane. I’m thrilled to be sharing two posts with you today….a home tour and a delicious recipe. 🙂

    • I’m on my way to check them out now. 🙂 Can’t wait to see. Thanks so much for joining in the fun here, Stacey! Hope you had a fabulous weekend and an extraordinary beginning to the week.

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