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Paint the town red, white, and blue with some good, old-fashioned patriotic fun. We have you covered for Independence Day, whether it’s brushing up on 4th of July history (where did the tradition of 4th of July fireworks come from, anyway?), getting some fun 4th of July ideas for a party, or even sharing hilarious 4th of July memes. Happy birthday, USA!

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Clever 4th of July Party Ideas to Make This Year’s Backyard Bash the Best

Find quick and simple ideas for decorations, drinks, and treats for a fun 4th of July celebration. To keep the party going, find more July 4th desserts at TasteofHome.com.

These Scary Stats Will Convince You to Think Twice Before Buying Fourth of July Sparklers

Sparklers may make for Instagram-worthy photo ops, but are they worth the risk?

This Will Be the Most Expensive Day to Travel in All of 2017

Hint: You're going to want to stay home for Independence Day this year.

13 Flag-Shaped Recipes You’ll Want to Serve This Fourth of July

Celebrate American pride on the Fourth of July with these patriotic cookies, cakes, salads, pies, and more recipes decked out...

9 Refreshing, Patriotic Drinks For Every Taste This Independence Day

Looking to cool off or have a celebratory cocktail? Whatever type of Fourth of July celebration you're having, there's a...

8 Quick Grilled Chicken Recipes From Six Sisters’ Stuff

The bloggers at Six Sisters' Stuff know how to make a quick and tasty chicken dinner with just a few...

8 Spectacular Watermelon Carving Ideas

Decorate your next party with an edible summer centerpiece that anyone can make, using these ideas from watermelon.org. It all...

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