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  • Fireworks safety
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    Fireworks Safety
    When it comes to how to have a backyard Fourth of July celebration, most people would agree that it isn't complete without a few fireworks. However, even backyard fireworks can be downright dangerous, causing serious burns, eye injuries and even ...
    Rebecca Desfosse
  • fourth of july food
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    Five Unique Recipes for 4th of July. Sure to be the Star of the Party
    Everyone looks forward to burgers, barbecue, and hot dogs on Independence Day, but you can really make a splash at your family's potluck by making one of these 5 unique recipes for Fourth of July. Get your taste buds ready! Fourth of July Firecr...
    Kelly Sundstrom
  • Entertainment and Activities
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    "The Star-Spangled Banner" Lyrics
    "The Star-Spangled Banner" LyricsThe lyrics to "The Star-Spangled Banner" are particularly poignant and meaningful during this time of national mourning and pride. Be sure you and your kids know the words to this anthem that has brought courage a...
  • Fourth of July crafts
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    3 Quick and Easy Fourth of July Crafts
    Even though it may feel like summer just started, the Fourth of July is already right around the corner. Whether you're planning a cookout for the whole neighborhood or just a fun day in the yard with the kids, these three quick and easy Fourth o...
    Colleen Hughes
  • Berry recipes
    Activities With Food
    The Best Berry Recipes for Summer
    Berry season has arrived and there's nothing sweeter than freshly picked berries. I have a wonderful childhood memory of annual raspberry picking on Cape Cod. Fresh fruit is easy to use in berry recipes because they pack serious flavor. Here is a...
    Courtney Key
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    Fourth of July Decorations
    Ever since I was a little girl my family drove from upstate NY to Cape Cod to enjoy the Fourth of July. To this day, everyone stays at my Nana's home that's only 1/4 mile from the beach. My most vivid memories include making Fourth of July decora...
    Courtney Key
  • Backyard games
    Outdoor Games
    Fun Backyard Games for the Summer
    Looking for some great backyard party games for the summer? Here are our favorites! Get the full details on these games (and where to by them) from our slideshow! ...
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    10 Fourth of July Activities That Are Fun for the Whole Family
    Do you dream of an old-fashioned celebration with a parade, block party, and other Fourth of July activities? It's easy and fun to get everyone into the spirit of the holiday—and it can be inexpensive, too. Add in a little history lesson while ...
    Jennifer Caffelle
  • Made in the USA, blue Weber charcoal grill
    Managing Your Home
    Made in the USA: Best Homegrown Household Products for Your Family
    American-made products seem harder than ever to find these days. But several tried-and-true items that are actually household names are still made in the good ol' U.S. of A. Stock your home with these all-American products for your kitchen, dinin...
    Erin Dower
  • School and Learning
    U.S. Flag Quiz
    How much do you know about the Stars and Stripes? ...
    Ann-Marie Imbornoni
  • Supporting Our Troops, troops in uniform holding giant US flag
    Memorial Day
    10 Simple Ways to Support Our Troops
    If you're looking to honor our troops on Memorial Day, Labor Day, or any day, check out this list of easy but meaningful gestures. From donating cell phones and calling cards to making crafts and quilts, there are many ways to thank U.S. soldiers...
    Erin Dower
  • PatrioticUncleSamCraft
    Patriotic Activities
    Patriotic Craft Activities for Kids
    Kids can celebrate Presidents' Day, the Fourth of July, and other civic holidays in style with our great patriotic decorations. They'll learn about America, its history, and the holidays, while creating colorful crafts. ...
  • Patriotic Activities Printables
    Color the American Flag
    Print off this American flag to color. ...
  • Fourth of July Printables
    Printable: Original American Flag
    Print, color, and cut out this original American flag to celebrate the Fourth of July. ...
  • Smores,Marshmallows
    Outdoor Activities
    Top 10 Camping Foods and Recipes
    Keep your campers happy with kid-friendly, familiar meals while you're roughing it. These foods are easy to travel with and can be cooked right over the campfire or on a portable camping stove. Remember to pack all your camping essentials, and st...
    Erin Dower
  • Fourth of July Printables
    Fourth of July Word Search
    Celebrate America's independence with this printable Fourth of July word search. ...
  • Fourth of July Printables
    Fourth of July Maze
    Celebrate America's independence with this printable Fourth of July maze. ...
  • Entertainment and Activities
    Patriotic Activities
    Patriotic Service
    Patriotic Service Impress your family and friends by serving refreshments on this serving tray with a flag motif. You might want to make one of these for a hostess gift for that upcoming Fourth-of-July barbecue. Holiday Hints You could customiz...