The 4th of July is right around the corner. It's time to grab the family, hit the beach, and enjoy one of these delicious cakes. We've pulled our top 4 favorite July 4th cakes so you can pick your favorite or make more than one!
Ah, Independence Day... the crown jewel of summer extravaganzas. Because, really - on what other holiday are you encouraged to eat, drink, and bask in the sun whilst reflecting on all that's great about the U.S. of A?
We decided to spend the 4th of July in Boston this year. Although I've been once before, I didn't know much about Boston other than my dislike for the Red Sox (growing up as a Yankees fan). At the end of our trip, we left with a newfound appreciation for a great American city.
While democracy continues to fight the good fight for space and place in our lives in important parts of the world -- not yet free to vote, dream and to create on their own -- for most of the world the issues we face today are different.
Fireworks were present on the first celebration of Independence Day, making them a historic and iconic tribute to America's inception -- a loud, beautiful, diverse assortment of lights in the sky that aptly unites the crowds of people celebrating below them.
Fireworks, BBQs, and parades... all just some of the ways we love to celebrate America! From President's Day to Veteran's Day, here's a list of patriotic apparel to get you looking and feeling all-American when honoring and celebrating this great country!
It seems incredible that early Americans celebrated the 4th of July (a celebration of independence) even though slavery was tolerated in some states until the Civil War. Millions of Americans openly supported slavery while millions more quietly used it to their advantage.