Happy Fourth of July! What will you do today to celebrate America the beautiful?
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Celebrities love to let loose at the beach and relax over the Fourth of July weekend, and we want to test your knowledge about how they partied during years past. Good luck and have a safe, happy holiday!
After two years of decreased travel over this weekend, AAA predicts travel will be up 17.1 percent July 4, with approximately 34.9 million Americans venturing 50 miles or more away from home over the holiday.
Are you one of them? Of the travelers, 90 percent are going by car, four percent via plane, and the remaining six percent using other methods like train, bus, or boat. After picking the mode that suits your upcoming travel the best, share where you're visiting in the comments below and have a happy holiday regardless!
It's trivia time! Your lil one may know her 50 state capitals, but does she know how many cities actually have the word liberty in their name? As we enter the July 4 holiday weekend and you travel to your local fireworks extravaganza, whip out a few fun facts that will challenge your child!Take the Quiz
The following post was written by Olympic athlete and mom Kerri Walsh, two-time gold medalist in beach volleyball.
July 4th weekend means fun in the sun and barbecues galore. It's pretty much impossible to resist burgers and hot dogs fresh off the grill or an ice cold soda just out of the cooler, so I've put together a few easy-to-remember and satisfying tips that always help me stay healthy over the holiday.
For more easy to put to practice tips, keep on reading.
The Fourth is a fine time to celebrate our country's independence with friends and fams. Why not attend the festivities looking fashionably patriotic? I'm not talking about a baggy tee with the American flag plastered on the front — it might work for my dad, but not me. I'm thinking more along the lines of this rad Free People straw fedora or a sparkly tank. Cute, right? Keep clicking to see more fabulous Fourth-worthy finds!
What are your plans for the Fourth of July? I'm heading to Tahoe for some sun, yummy BBQ, and water-skiing. It's going to be a hot one, so I need you to help me put together a cute outfit that will withstand the natural elements. I really don't want to spend over $50 — are you up to the challenge?
I'll start you off with these Wet Seal Acid Wash Shorts ($13, originally $22) because they're dirt cheap and will look amazing against my glowing tan.
Let's go Fab Finding. Be sure to come back and tell me your Fab Finds are up, or just tag your Fab Finds with 4th of July Water Skiing. Now, you can build outfits by creating a list of clothing items. We have everything you need to build outfits, and you can use your Fab Find bookmarks, too. This is an even better way to put together an entire outfit when completing your Fab Finding missions. Learn what a Fab Find is and how to make one. And here is a more detailed explanation of bookmarks from geeksugar.
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Barbecues are a great way to chill out with your friends, but they can be a disaster for your waistline. Be proactive and bring side dishes and desserts you know are healthy and diet-friendly. This way you can spread the health while ensuring you have something to eat. Here are some ideas.
Although there is a serious ban on fireworks in northern California this year due to all the fires, I know folks all over the country will be creating personal, home grown pyrotechnic displays. I would like to remind you to play it safe. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has cooked up a few tips for you and here are highlights: