7 Ways to Party Like a Founding Father on July 4th

July 4th, undoubtedly, is the epoch of American holidays. One everyone can participate in. Though the Declaration of Independence was originally signed on July 2, 1776, even Founding Father and second President John Adams knew the day should be a giant celebration, writing to his wife after the signing, “The Second Day of July 1776, … Read more

Kenny Chesney, Meghan Trainor and 5 Seconds of Summer to Headline Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular

Kenny Chesney, along with Meghan Trainor and 5 Seconds of Summer, will headline the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular on NBC this Independence Day. The 2-hour NBC live broadcast begins at 8 p.m. E.T. and will be emceed by NBC’s “Today” co-hosts Willie Geist and Tamron Hall. Along with the musical guests, the show … Read more

10 Hottest Founding Fathers

In 1973, author and historian Richard Morris identified seven Founding Fathers as key figures in America’s fight for independence. Morris listed John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington, and though I agree with his findings, for this list I’ve also added John Hancock, Paul Revere, and Sam … Read more

7 July 4th Recipes That Will Have You Singin’ “God Bless America”

Your Fourth of July gathering just can’t happen without these foods.  So, fire up that grill, spark up those fireworks and give these recipes a go. They may not be exactly like your grandma’s but they are just as good. 1. Brown Sugar Fruit Dip Ingredients: 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 (8-oz.) package cream cheese, softened 1 … Read more

4 Easy Fourth of July Dessert Recipes

Fourth of July, it’s the ultimate summer holiday! It’s the day Americans gather together to celebrate the birthday of our nation. There will be lots of barbecues, swimming, fireworks and of course, food! We don’t know about you, but one of our favorite food groups is dessert! That’s why we rounded up four simple, (because … Read more

DOs and DON’Ts: Fourth of July Fashion

There is so much to celebrate about the Fourth of July! The independence of our nation, the long weekend, great weather, fireworks and of course, your outfit! Here are the DOs and DON’Ts: Fourth of July Fashion DO: Wear a flirty dress! A dress will keep you cool and comfortable while looking great. DON’T: Forget … Read more

9 Patriotic Manicures For the Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is by far the most loved summer holiday! Families and friends gather to celebrate the birth of the USA with food, fun and fireworks. And everyone knows, you have to show your patriotism by wearing red, white and blue from the top of your head down to your toes. Just don’t … Read more

Playlist: Perfectly Patriotic July 4th

America, America, land that I love, music that I listen to…After donning your American flag t-shirt and stocking up on appropriately American food there’s nothing more important than your playlist for the big day. If you aren’t listening to a playlist that is overly patriotic you definitely need to re-evaluate your playlist. Here’s your perfectly … Read more