July 4th/Memorial Day

It's time for a star-spangled 4th of July celebration! Show your pride for America with our creative ideas for every aspect of the holiday, from 4th of July recipes and picnic ideas to patriotic crafts for kids, such as star-studded red-white-and-blue banners and other crafts that will transform your home into a holiday haven. Fireworks are the holiday standard, and we've gathered activities for a neighborhood fireworks viewing party. In addition, delightful 4th of July picnic foods mean that you'll be well fed for the city's big fireworks display. Before the holiday, get your home ready with creative 4th of July decorations, including table covers and fabric buntings. July 4th crafts, including fun foam cups for frosty outdoor drinks and flag-theme craft ideas, offer patriotic ways to add to the celebration. On the holiday itself, keep kids entertained with our 4th of July neighborhood parade ideas, complete with ways to deck out your bikes in patriotic style and tips for turning your block into party central. Heading to a 4th of July potluck? We've got that covered, too. This holiday is all about celebrating with family and friends!

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Celebrate Memorial Day with these patriotic flower arrangements.
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Celebrate the long weekend with these fun Memorial Day ideas. We're sharing ways you can pay your respects, enjoy quality family time, and make meaningful memories. These Memorial Day activities are fun, inexpensive, and perfect for the whole family.
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We've rounded up our best Memorial Day side dish recipes for your outdoor grill-out. We like the idea of spending more time outside instead of in the kitchen, so these quick or grilled recipes are perfect for your Memorial Day menu.
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We've rounded up our best Memorial Day dessert ideas that are perfect for an outdoor grill-out. Make a batch of patriotic cupcakes, or go with a fun summer theme. No matter which recipe you pick, guests will be raving about your cupcakes until next year!
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Make your Independence Day party one to remember with these fun Fourth of July hacks. Looking for last-minute entertaining ideas? We've got easy ideas for patriotic decor, food, and crafts. Plus, get our best tips for displaying the red, white, and blue.
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Kick off your Independence Day celebrations with this yummy patriotic display!
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Put a little sizzle in your 4th of July drinks. With red, white, and blue drinks and July Fourth vodka drinks, there's an Independence Day cocktail for every party in the USA. By Andrea Crowley
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These simple and patriotic party snacks stand independent of any meal. For your firework-filled family gathering or a backyard cookout with friends, these easy snacks will bring a creative red, white, and blue twist.
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Get your patriotic party on with these red, white, and blue drinks for the 4th of July. Our festive recipes—including summer sangria, nonalcoholic sippers, and ice cream shakes—will help you celebrate the July 4th holiday. Just pick a Fourth of July drink recipe and get sippin'!
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From parades and picnics to other fun outdoor activities, we share our favorite ways to kick back, relax, and spend time with family and friends on Memorial Day.
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Hanging American flag bunting on the front porch is the perfect way to celebrate Independence Day. We'll show you how to decorate your house with swags and bunting to show your support for America.
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Skewered berries and flag cakes aren't the only ways to add red, white, and blue flair to your next function. Dress up your table with these stunning patriotic dishes that dazzle the taste buds and the eyes! These scrumptious appetizer, salad, and dessert ideas keep your creativity flowing and your guests coming back for seconds.