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​​Celebrate the 4th of July with all-American Mason jar style!

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14 Ideas for the 4th of July

Besides using Mason jars for patriotic centerpieces and beverages, you can transform them into lanterns, single-serve desserts, utensil holders, condiment dispensers, and more. Check out these 14 Mason jar ideas for the 4th of July:

Dressings and Condiments:

1. Condiment Dispenser (reCAP Adapta Pump + Mason jar)

Easily serve and store DIY condiments! Get an Adapta Pump here.

2.Small Batch Marinades (reCAP POUR + Mason jar)

Get the recipes and instructions.

3.Salad Dressings (reCAP regular mouth POUR + Mason jar)

There are tons of salad dressing recipes out there, but this Garlic Whiz-Bang is our favorite.

Drinks:

4.Berry Bellini (Mason jars + POUR or FLIP)

Watch our video to learn how to shake up your own Bellinis!

5.Lemonade Whiskey (Mason jars + POUR or FLIP)

A super simple summertime favorite. Get the recipe.

6.Sparkling Arnold Palmer

Checkout this recipe by the Mighty Mrs.

7. Frozen Strawberry Daiquiris (FLIPs, straws, and Mason jars)

Get the recipe.

Sweets:

8. DIY Whipped Cream

View our video to learn how! All you need is a few ingredients.

9. No Bake Lemon Cheesecake (Jelly Jars. Recipe: Love, Create, Celebrate)

10.  Blackberry Crisp in a Jar (Jelly Jars. Recipe: This Gal Cooks)

11. Peanut butter Pie Cups (Jelly Jars. Recipe: Bake At Midnite)

Crafts and Activities:

12. Star Spangled Lanterns (Source: Addictedto DIY)

Light up the night with these adorable lanterns.

13. Painted Utensil Holder (Source: It All Started With Paint)

14. Catch Some Fireflies

Need an activity for the little ones? Inspire learning and adventure with our reCAP Kid’s EXPLORE Bug Catcher.

Garlic Whiz-Bang Dressing featuring the reCAP POUR

Garlic Whiz-Bang Dressingfeaturing the reCAP POURLooking to jazz up your spinach salads? Check out this recipe by our friend, Jeff McCullor, of Erie Ale Works. With a full flavor and a nice, peppery snap, this dressing works well on salads and pita sandwiches.Ingredients:1 cup vegetable or canola oil1 cup ketchup1/2 cup apple cider vinegar4 tablespoons brown sugar2 tablespoons [...]

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DIY Mason Jar Kid's Activities

As the school year winds down, now is the perfect time to start planning fun and educational activities for kids. Here are some great Mason jar-themed crafts and DIY projects:1. DIY Mason Jar Fairy Lights from diyjoy.comWith just a few supplies, kids can easily create this glow-in-the-dark enchanting fairy lantern. Plus, they are super entertaining for [...]

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Mother’s Day Gardening Gift in a Mason Jar

Here’s a project that combines three of my favorite things: gardening, my mom, and Mason jars! This simple, homemade gift for mom is sure to make her smile. All you need is a few items and a Mason jar.Items:Small baggie of potting soilWomen’s gardening glovesSeeds of her favorite herbs or flowersTags for labellingreCAP POUR wide mouth Mason jar [...]

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Mason Jar Treats for Canine Companions

Homemade Dog Treats: Perfect for the reCAP FLIP!Making your own homemade dog treats can be a fun activity for you and a tasty reward for your dog! With ingredients like peanut butter and bacon, these dog biscuit recipes are sure to have tails wagging. What’s nice about making treats yourself is that you can select organic, healthy ingredients. (No [...]

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​Eco-friendly Lunchtime Solutions: Reusable Sandwich Wraps, Bamboo Utensils, and more!

Make lunchtime healthier and more eco-friendly with Bee's Wrap, Koffie Straw, U Konserve, To-Go Ware, and reCAP Mason Jars. This Earth Day, reCAP has teamed up with other companies who have a passion for the planet and want to make lunchtime more eco-friendly. Whether you pack your lunch every day or go out to eat with coworkers, here are some [...]

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From tadpoles to pizza parties, #whatwillyourecap?

1. Cold brew coffee protein drink by Daniel Cook2. Green Smoothie by thebarefootceliac3. Sauerkraut by Fran Haapanen4.  Wild Garlic Kimchi by Annette at 2tech5. Rainy day Kids EXPLORE session by the Van Riper Family6. DIY Cleaning Solution by Seacoastmama7. Pizza party by Ruth Merriam8. Tadpole adventures by Annette at 2techWhat are our reCAP fans up to this spring? Everything from catching [...]

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Lucky Slime in a Mason jar

Two recipes for Lucky Slime, just in time for St. Patrick's Day! With just a few simple ingredients you probably have around the home, you can easily whip up a batch of emerald slime. When you're done, simply store your creation in a Mason jar capped with a reCAP FLIP Mason jar lid to keep it [...]

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Convenient Coffee Storage with reCAP Mason Jars

How to use reCAP Mason jar lids for all your coffee needs!Whether you buy freshly ground coffee from your favorite cafe (Out of the Grey, anyone?!) or you just grab whatever is on sale at the grocery store, I think we can all agree that coffee makes the world go ‘round. Mason jars capped with reCAP Mason jar [...]

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50 Ways to Use reCAP

I’m always impressed by our fans' inventiveness and willingness to experiment with different Mason jar creations. With the help of our fans, we’ve compiled a list of your favorite ways to use reCAP. From healthful living suggestions to ideas just make life EASIER, this fantastic list of ideas will inspire both the Mason jar super [...]

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