5 Great 4th of July Ideas...

1. Dress the Part

Here are some fun stuff to wear in patriotic colors. This is great for those on a budget because each piece costs only $50 or less.

2. Cook Something Totally Yum

Here is a link to a deviled eggs recipe that you and your family will surely love. You can even make the process of making them a tradition!

3. Get Crafty

If you are having lunch with your family outdoors, making these sand candles will be the perfect DIY project. The results are absolutely gorgeous.

4. Start a Tradition

According to this post by the wonderful Gretchen Rubin, traditions make for one healthy family. Think about something that your whole family can do or take part in this weekend, aside from the fireworks and food.

5. Remind Yourself Why You Love America

The writers of College Candy gave us reasons why they love the US of A. How about you? What do you love most about being an American?

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