Have a Fun 4th of July

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Did the 4th of July sneak up on you like it did me? I don't have time to head into town to go grocery shopping, so I scoured EverydayFamily for some fun foods that I can make with things I already have in my pantry, and in my search, I also found some tips for making Independence Day memorable, safe, and fun. I think you're going to like these ideas. 

4th of July Eats

What's the 4th without a good meal on the grill? Try these copycat In-N-Out burgers and these kebabs. We made the kebabs last year—they were amazing.

Pair your burgers and kebabs with an amazing side like this pasta salad or popcorn sprouts or this Waldorf salad.

Kelly Pugliano gives simple instructions on how to make cupcakes that look like snow cones. They're so cute, you must check them out. And look how festive these dessert kebabs are.

4th of July Fun

Keep the whole family entertained on this fun day. We've got an entire 4th of July section to help you plan for this day. Here are just a few articles that are full of fun ideas:

What do you think? Is your mouth watering? Do these ideas sound like something your family will have fun with?

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Happy 4th!

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Have a Fun 4th of July

Melanie Denney lives in the smallest of towns, with her two little darlings. She has a Bachelor's degree and happily works as a full-time mother and a freelance writer, specializing in sociology and recreation leadership. ... More

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