4th of july

  1. How-Tos

    Fruit-filled watermelon shark bowl... it's easier than you think

    Kids and adults alike will love this friendly shark carved from a watermelon and filled with a fresh fruit salad.
  2. Crafts

    DIY patriotic decorative streamers

    Since the Fourth of July is approaching and celebration is in the air, it's a good time to think of some fun decorations to go with...
  3. Cooking & Entertaining

    Flag-shaped soft pretzels for Fourth of July

    Are you like me and love the soft pretzel stores in the malls? Well, no need to go out to buy them. You can whip up a batch in less...
  4. Family Fun

    Homemade sparkler shields protect little fingers

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    While sparklers are exciting, their heat can make them dangerous for children. Help kids decorate their own patriotic sparkler...
  5. Crafts

    Celebrate July 4th with this Declaration of Independence bunting

    Declare your independence from boring holiday decorations. This year, make this bunting that features words from the Declaration of...
  6. Crafts

    DIY jewelry: Patriotic earrings for July Fourth

    Celebrate the Fourth of July in style with these easy-to-make patriotic earrings. Using basic jewelry tools and a few supplies, you...
  7. Food & Recipes

    VIDEO: 4th of July-inspired cake pops

    Add some flair to your cake pops by decorating them with red, white and blue.
  8. Drink Recipes

    Pop Rocks Jell-O shots are the most fun 4th of July cocktail ever

    You remember Pop Rocks — I know you do. Those delicious little candies that would pop, crackle and crunch as soon as they hit your...
  9. Crafts

    DIY craft idea: Festive fabric pinwheels for July Fourth

    I love seeing pinwheels in July Fourth decor. Paper pinwheels don't last very long, but these fabric ones will stay looking great...
  10. Dessert Recipes

    VIDEO: Red, white and blue 4th of July cake

    With the 4th of July right around the corner, SheKnows has come up with a way to brighten you home and decorate your kitchen with...
  11. Dessert Recipes

    Naturally colored red, white and blue flag fudge

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    Bring some vanilla fudge shaped like little U.S. flags to your next 4th of July party or BBQ. The fudge recipe is simple, and it...
  12. Food & Recipes

    What are seasoned chefs cooking this Fourth of July?

    In need of some inspiration for your Fourth of July menu? Look no further — we asked seven of our favorite chefs what they'll be...
  13. Food & Recipes

    Grilling tips for your Fourth of July BBQ

    Fire up that grill like a pro this Independence Day with these five grilling tips from some of our favorite chefs.
  14. Celebrity Gossip

    Joey Chestnut wins Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Competition

    For the 7th consecutive year, Joey ("Jaws") Chestnut wins the famous Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Competition and breaks his own record...
  15. Party Foods & Recipes

    Fourth of July drinks for your holiday BBQ

    Add pizzazz to your Fourth of July BBQ with these star-spangled drink ideas. Great for children or adults, these drinks are sure to...
  16. Birthdays & Celebrations

    The best July 4th parades around the country

    Get into the American spirit with the top parades around the country. From big time to small town, one of these locations is sure to...
  17. Birthdays & Celebrations

    Patriotic Fourth of July nail designs

    Show off your American spirit with a beautiful patriotic mani. Sure to cause fireworks, these manis are perfect in red, white and...
  18. Birthdays & Celebrations

    7 Fun Fourth of July activities for kids

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    Turn Fourth of July into family fun with these seven fun activities for the kids of the house. Guaranteed fun, your kids will be...
  19. Healthy Recipes

    Vegan 4th of July menu

    To help you plan your fireworks-worthy vegan feast, we've got a tasty collection of vegan 4th of July recipes, ranging from...
  20. Outdoor Living

    Grilled Garden Kebabs

    As a side dish for your Memorial Day BBQ, garden vegetable kebabs are a perfect choice to throw on the grill with your...