Thursday, July 3, 2008


It's time to pack up and head to the park for the 4th of July festivities. All you need are a few treats, drinks, friends and family. We wanted to give you our list of things every girl needs to bring........ lip-stick/gloss, Cornflake Candy Surprise (or your favorite snack), drinks(we of course stop at Sonic for our Coke and Diet Coke but, don't forget water and juice for the kids), glow sticks, pop-rocks, sparklers & snaps are always a favorite. But this year don't forget a great patriotic book and a few flashlights. As the sun is setting take the time to read to the kids, and lets face it, kids of all ages love a good book. Now everyone knows the essentials; bring a pack of hand wipes and throw in a kitchen towel, for all the spills and messes that are bound to happen. Don't forget the dollar store bowl for your treats, just put a little saran-wrap over the top and off you go. One more thing, we are so over plastic grocery sacks, you can toss one in the bottom of your basket for garbage but do not use it to carry all your stuff---No No No!!!! If you don't want to carry a basket use a cute straw bag, beach bag something other then a plastic bag. Doing a couple extra things can make your fireworks Over The Tipsy Top!!!!!!!

Marla's mom always made Cornflake Candy Surprise when she was growing up and it's a favorite! It's perfect for a day at the park, zoo, in the car, Lake Powell just about anywhere and it's quick and easy to make.......


6 Cups Cornflakes, 3/4 Cup Light corn syrup, 3/4 Cup Peanut Butter, 3/4 Cup Brown sugar, 1 Cup Coconut. Use a large pan melt the corn syrup and sugar-bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add the peanut butter & stir in the corn flakes and coconut. Store in an air tight container, you can also add nuts, chocolate chips or raisins (My family likes it as is though). P.S. if you need a double batch just make it twice, for some reason anytime I try to double it, it just doesn't turn out as well.

Enjoy your 4th of July Firework Frenzy!!! Love, The Tipsy Girls


Hendry Happenings said...

I will be making this yummy treat today and thinking of Judy the whole time!

Deanna said...

That sounds like just what I've been craving!!!
Happy 4th

tammy said...

That sounds yUmMy! Thanks for sharing. And cute ideas. We watch fireworks from our front porch, but this makes me want to go somewhere so I can pack a fun bag!

Michael said...

Girls, the blog is looking really snazzy. It put me into a frenzy today thinking about the cornflake surprise!!