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June 23, 2016

How to Have A Perfect 4th of July Party at Your Home

As the 4th of July holiday rapidly approaches, follow these tips to host a perfect party at your home – without the stress and pressure.
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June 22, 2016

Fireworks Safety Is For Everyone: Protecting Your Home This July 4th

Having a safe, relaxing holiday on the 4th of July requires a bit of fire safety knowledge regarding fireworks. Here's how to stay safe this 4th of July.
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June 29, 2015

Red, White & BBQ Entertainment Guide

Three Cheers for Summertime!

It’s summertime, and the living is easy. Farewell, sweaters and heavy jackets! Bon voyage, wool socks! See you next winter, puffy winter coat! It’s time for short sleeves, short pants, flip-flops, and plenty of summertime fun.

Summer Fun

What are your plans for this summer? Perhaps you’re heading to the coast for a day of kite flying, surfing, sandcastle building, and delicious seafood. Or maybe you’re packing up your camping gear and roughing it for a few days in the great outdoors with friends and family.

You’re probably going to ooh and ah at the fireworks on Independence Day, and perhaps you’ll even help the kids hone their [...]

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June 15, 2015

DIY Patriotic Burlap Flag

I’m not sure about you, but the Fourth of July is all about sparklers, fireworks, picnics, cookouts, flags, Betsy Ross, birth of our country… and burlap.

Yep. Burlap. Nothing says, “Happy Birthday, America” like burlap, especially when it’s a burlap flag with red and blue and stars and stripes.

Here’s an easy Fourth of July project you can make in an afternoon. Step 1: Cut.

You want to cut out a rectangle of burlap that measures approximately 36″ x 24″. You can hem it (or simply iron the edges flat), and secure with iron-on tape.  If so, you will need to allow for a two inch seam allowance. Iron flat and trim off excess burlap. You [...]

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July 13, 2012 Shares Red, White & BBQ Entertainment Guide

Continuing our excitement for the summer season, we've also put together a Red, White & BBQ entertainment guide to help get your backyard barbecues started! It's our goal that this kit be used as a resource for all your summer entertaining needs. You'll find several recipes to help feed guests, cocktail and wine pairing tips based on what's grilling and party theme ideas to take your event to the next level! Click on the image to download.
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July 11, 2012

The Red, White & BBQ Tour Continues

If you haven't heard, is embracing summer in a BIG WAY this year with our red, white and barbecue series. We have a fun Instagram contest throughout the month for a chance to win an ULTIMATE GRILLING PACKAGE valued at $1,500! We've also shared some tips for pairing summer wines with barbeque, party theme ideas such as a hot dog grilling party and so much more. And that's just the beginning! We will also host a Twitter chat with's Courtney Dial on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 8pm EST.
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July 10, 2012

Red, White & BBQ Continues: Host a Hot Dog Grilling Party!

Hi readers! I’m visiting from and so excited to share summer celebration and grilling party ideas for the red, white and bbq series! One of my favorite ways to enjoy a summer evening at home is hosting friends for a hot dog grilling party. Here are a few simple and inexpensive techniques for wow-ing your friends with a hot dog bar…
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July 3, 2012

Make Your 4th of July Even Sweeter

In honor of Fourth of July, these four festive treats will make everyone’s Fourth of July even sweeter.
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