Better Homes and Gardens Magazine Features Grilling Recipes and 4th of July Crafts, Decorations and Party Ideas

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Everyone loves the 4th of July and all the festivities surrounding it

With 4th of July on the horizon, Better Homes and Gardens® magazine and have come up with 4th of July desserts and grilling recipes and unique 4th of July crafts and decoration ideas. There is also information on 4th of July traditions, such as the histories of the U.S. flag, the national anthem and the Declaration of Independence.

"Everyone loves the 4th of July and all the festivities surrounding it," said Debra Steilen, Senior Holidays Editor, "We've loaded our site with everything to make the holiday even more fun and enjoyable. There are recipes for the cook, easy-to-make crafts for kids and adults, and even patriotic songs for the 4th of July party."

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Grilling recipes for the cookout, including meat, appetizers and side dishes. You'll find recipes for burgers, grilled fish, grilled veggie platters and lots of others that will be useful for the entire summer.

4th of July recipes, including menus for 4th of July barbeque parties and picnics. You'll find an all-American backyard entertaining menu with detailed do-ahead recipes for appetizers, main courses, side dishes and desserts.

Festive 4th of July desserts, including red, white and blue sweets. You'll find many creative and unique desserts, enough recipes to make a complete 4th of July dessert buffet.

4th of July crafts for kids and adults, including decorative painting and needlework. You'll find six easy-to-make fun flags for hanging in the house and around the yard.

Decorating ideas for the house and table, including patriotic pillows and quilts. You'll find red, white and blue color schemes for just about everything for the home.


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