The 4th of July is all about having a day off work, BBQs and fireworks, right? Well, sure...but why do we do these things on the 4th? Of course you've learned the story of our fight for independence during the Revolutionary War, but how much do you really remember? If you are planning on spending your 4th of July kicking back with your family and friends, it makes sense to at least brush up on your knowledge about what you're actually celebrating, right?
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I love entertaining at my house, but it can be expensive to feed my clan! That doesn't stop me from having a great summertime BBQ; I just find creative ways to keep the costs low.
With Independence Day just around the corner, here are some tips on throwing a backyard bash without breaking the bank:
1. If someone asks to bring something, LET THEM (sodas, side salad, dessert or their signature dish)!
2. Buy in bulk and buy at the right places. First get organized and make a list of exactly what yo... [More]