It's possible to cover and decorate 3D cakes and character cakes with fondant, whipped cream, royal icing, and many other types of frosting, but it's easiest to decorate the cakes with simple homemade or store-bought buttercream frosting.
If you prepare well, the odds are slim that you'll need a backup, but you should have one ready just in case, whether it's a stack of plain cakes that you can ice quickly or a store-bought cake that you can serve if it's needed.
For a simple savory snack that’s sure to be a hit at any 4th of July bash, just set out a bowl of blue corn tortilla chips alongside a dish of colorful tomato salsa (store-bought or homemade) and a dish of sour cream.
Whether homemade or store-bought, you can clad your pet inexpensively in some silly human attire for a good laugh and a chance at a costume prize, hopefully something that awards you and your good-natured animal friend.
With a little pre-planning and armed with your list of best produce to buy organic, you should be able to make an easy decision between which store-bought and organic foods to purchase for your family.