Independence Day

15-Minute Entertaining Ideas

As the holidays approach, fast, foolproof, and surprising party planning ideas. 

15 Recipes for Fourth of July

Celebrate our country’s heritage with classic dishes that will take you right back to Mom’s kitchen table.

15 Fourth of July Recipes for the Grill

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

These Firecracker Cakes Are the Ultimate 4th of July Dessert

Wow your party guests with these festive (and delicious!) vanilla and strawberry cakes.

11 Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables at Their Prime

Try these 15 recipes for red, white, and blue sweets and sips to round out your holiday meal.

Creative Fourth of July Party Ideas

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

How to Create the Ultimate Birthday Banner

Five simple steps to creating party garland with serious pop.

How To: Make DIY Confetti

Two simple steps for creating bright and festive filler for party balloons.

1 Proper Way to Fold an American Flag

When your flag isn’t on display, fold it into a traditional triangle shape and store in a safe place to show your respect. Here’s how to do it.

These Patriotic Mason Jars Are the Perfect Summer Craft

For a simple, festive DIY, paint a few old mason jars red, white, and blue. Then fill the jars with your favorite summer flowers and use them as a fun, themed centerpiece.