Sure, they roll around at the same time every year, but somehow it’s still easy to be caught off-guard. Never again! Whether you’re planning ahead or at the very last minute, these handy holiday guides will help you make the most of your celebrations all year long.

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15 Ways to Make a Boring Hot Dog Delicious

Move over, ketchup and mustard—we've got the fun new toppings to take your hot dog from normal to amazing.

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...

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Top 9 History-Buff Movies Featuring the 4th of July

If you’re wondering what to do after the fireworks, why not settle down to watch a Fourth of July flick?...

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.

How to Take Impressive Fireworks Photos on Your Phone

While we don't encourage holding your phone up during the entire show, we do hope your photos are as dazzling...

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...

10 Best Food Festival Recipes From Around America

What better way to celebrate the Fourth of July than by whipping up recipes from some of America’s best food...

Fast Finishing Touches for Food

It's all in the food presentation: These simple finishing touches can transform basic dishes into something special.

8 Spectacular Watermelon Carving Ideas

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

10 Amazing Burger Recipes

Mouthwatering burger recipes you'll want to make again and again.

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Sweet ‘n’ Tangy Chicken Wings Recipe

Ketchup and brown sugar are just two of the ingredients that make these wings a sweet BBQ treat.

Beer-Battered Potato Wedges Recipe

These tasty potato wedges are so good, no one will believe they're homemade.

Guacamole Appetizer Squares Recipe

This southwest-inspired appetizer is an easy crowd-pleaser.

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10 Reasons to Love Our Country

Best Green Speed Demon “Life is short. Race hard. Live green.” Leilani Münter’s motto sets her apart from the race-car

Franks and Beans Recipe

When you're looking for comfort food, nothing hits the spot like beans and hot dogs cooked in smoky barbecue sauce.

Apple Glazed Pork Chops Recipe

This recipe was featured at the Bayfield Apple Festival.

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Sweet Tea Brined Fried Chicken

For moist and flavorful fried chicken, try some special treatment.

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10 Commandments of Great Party Giving

For some of us, the mere thought of entertaining just our nearest and dearest strikes terror in our hearts. For