9 Ways To Keep Your Dog Calm On The Fourth Of July

Independence Day weekend is a time of family, celebration, and excitement for humans. But for your furry friend, it can sound like the world is ending. From dogs that bark all night, to those that have panic attacks at the sound of fireworks, it’s easy to see how stressful our celebrations are for your pet. … Read more

10 Hottest Founding Fathers

In 1973, author and historian Richard Morris identified seven Founding Fathers as key figures in America’s fight for independence. Morris listed John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington, and though I agree with his findings, for this list I’ve also added John Hancock, Paul Revere, and Sam … Read more

6 Rules for Displaying the American Flag This 4th of July

Since the tragedy of 9/11, a resurgence of patriotism has abounded in our great country. In fact, in 2015, the United States of America will buy close to 100 million flags. Now, that’s a lot of Stars and Stripes. I love driving through neighborhoods and seeing Old Glory flapping in the breeze. So, what are … Read more

10 Country Songs That Will Make You Proud to Be An American

It’s likely that you listen to patriotic music celebrating the greatness of America year-round, but there’s obviously no better time to really get your American pride listening ears on than on Independence Day! Crank up the stereo, wave your American flag and be proud of this great country of ours! 10 Country Songs That Will Make … Read more

7 July 4th Recipes That Will Have You Singin’ “God Bless America”

Your Fourth of July gathering just can’t happen without these foods.  So, fire up that grill, spark up those fireworks and give these recipes a go. They may not be exactly like your grandma’s but they are just as good. 1. Brown Sugar Fruit Dip Ingredients: 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 (8-oz.) package cream cheese, softened 1 … Read more

9 Patriotic Manicures For the Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is by far the most loved summer holiday! Families and friends gather to celebrate the birth of the USA with food, fun and fireworks. And everyone knows, you have to show your patriotism by wearing red, white and blue from the top of your head down to your toes. Just don’t … Read more

Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!   We hope you’re able to enjoy this day with your friends and family and celebrate the best thing about America– our freedom! Still looking for some tunes for the day? Check out this Patriotic Playlist! Is it raining where you are? Watch a patriotic movie or gather the gals and paint up … Read more