How To Make a Red, White and Blue Layered Cocktail Perfect for the 4th of July

The 4th of July has always been one of my favorite holidays. There’s something about everyone gathering together to celebrate America that you can’t help but love.  This 4th of July, get festive with this layered red, white and blue cocktail! It’s easy, delicious and 100% Instagram worthy.  Ingredients:  Ice cubes  Drinking glasses  Cranberry juice  … Read more

Taylor Swift Didn’t Have Her Annual 4th of July Party and the Internet is Confused and Upset

Yesterday, while celebrating this great nation’s independence I took a break from my festivities several times to check Taylor Swift’s Instagram. This is not something I normally do because Instagram knows to put those photos into my feed. I follow Taylor– that’s how Instagram works. But, yesterday, there were no Taylor photos in my feed. … Read more

Drink Like a President on July 4th

If you love this great nation of ours, you love celebrating its birthday on the July 4th of every year. If you’re one of the lucky ones, you get to celebrate for an extended period of time on a boat or a body of water. And what better way to celebrate than to honor those … Read more

12 Oddly Named Fireworks That Could Also Be Country Albums or Reality TV Shows

Fireworks are great and all, but have you ever paid attention to the names of those glorious nighttime flares? Pretty incredible and slightly odd. 12 Oddly Named Fireworks That Could Also Be Country Albums or Reality TV Shows: Fireworks that could also be country music albums: 1. Call Me Wayne A blockbuster debut from a … Read more

17 Years Worth of American Flag T-Shirts From Old Navy in All Their Glory

When I think of the 4th of July, I usually think of the John Adams‘ letter to his wife Abigail, “The Second Day of July 1776, will be the most memorable Epocha, in the History of America.I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated, by succeeding Generations, as the great anniversary Festival. It … Read more

8 Patriotic Movies That’ll Make You Love America (Streaming Right Now)

If you’re allergic to the sun or don’t like loud noises, maybe it’s best that you spend your long 4th of July weekend inside catching up on a patriotic movie or eight. 8 Patriotic Movies That’ll Make You Love America: 1. “The Patriot” // AmazonIt’s even kind of based on a true story– or four, … Read more

How Your Favorite Country Music Stars Celebrated America’s 240th Birthday

The Fourth of July may be the most unifying day in all the land and this year was no different– especially for your favorite country music stars. How Your Favorite Country Music Stars Celebrated America’s 240th Birthday: Little Big Town may have had the most American days ever– baseball at Fenway Park in Boston. And … Read more

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

6 Perfect Cocktails for the 4th of July

Celebrate your independence with some refreshing and delicious cocktails this 4th of July. Whether you are a beer fan or tequila lover, we’ve got a list of drinks that will keep you cool. 1. Sam Adams Summer “Ale-Fresca” Popsicle Ingredients: Juice from 3 small to medium sized lemons (make sure they smell aromatic), about 1/3 … 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

9 Ways To Keep Your Dog Calm On The Fourth Of July

Independence Day weekend is a time of family, celebration, and excitement for humans. But for your furry friend, it can sound like the world is ending. From dogs that bark all night, to those that have panic attacks at the sound of fireworks, it’s easy to see how stressful our celebrations are for your pet. … Read more