Creative Fourth of July Party Ideas

Throw a star-spangled outdoor party with fuss-free recipes and festive décor.

Festive Ideas

How To: Make Firecrackers

A simple homemade craft that's exploding with fun.

13 Festive Finds for Your 4th of July Barbecue

From red, white, and blue paper straws to old-fashioned hot dog trays, these party goods will turn your backyard barbecue into a full-blown Independence Day celebration.

How To: Make Pom-Poms

Three cheers for an easy Fourth of July craft.

Fourth of July Quotes

Celebrate the festive holiday with a round-up of meaningful and patriotic sentiments.

11 Fourth of July Decorations You Can Make Yourself

Get creative this Independence Day with these fun and unique crafts. 

The Food

Fourth of July Picnic Menu

Whether in the park or on the front lawn this Fourth of July, keep the whole family happy with a simple and delicious picnic menu.

15 Fourth of July Recipes for the Grill

Elevate your Independence Day barbecue with these crowd-pleasing appetizers, sides, and mains.

The Ultimate Fourth of July Menu

Use this lineup of crowd-pleasing favorites to plan your Independence Day bash.