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July 4th

Get out the red, white and blue for your July 4 celebrations. Find easy decorating ideas for patriotic parties as well as recipes for potlucks, picnics and more.

Favorite July 4th Ideas

Get out your red, white and blue for these patriotic...
Download paper lantern patterns for festive red, white and...
Our readers' photos celebrate parades, fireworks,...

Great Summer Recipes

More Summer Recipes and Decorating Ideas

Super easy and full of flavor, our quick tomato sauce recipes make for the...
Looking for a great homemade potato salad recipe? Try our ideas for...
Wondering how to cook steak? We’ll tell you how to choose a good steak,...
Find ideas for strawberry shortcake recipes and shortcake recipes with...
This lunchtime classic rewards the cook who likes to play in the kitchen....
Download our free printable collection of summer cookout recipes.
Finally, finally, this late-blooming summer has opened up and given us a...
On The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Race Across Iowa (RAGBRAI),...
Skewer meat, fruit, vegetables, fish and other foods for easy meals-on-a-...
Inspired by classic soda-shop treats, we wrapped these nine new summer...
Our recipes include desserts inspired by old-fashioned soda fountain...
See how to make tomato salsa, corn salsa, black bean salsa and more easy...

Decorate Your Desktop

Download free desktop wallpaper images from our collection...
Enjoy the beauty of the Midwest on your computer with some...
Let Midwest gardens bloom on your desktop with free...

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