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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

How do you create a gloriously melty mass of awesome stuffed hamburger? We...
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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-...

Decorate Your Desktop

Enjoy the beauty of Midwest beaches and lakes on your...
Download free lighthouse wallpaper images from our...
Enjoy the beauty of the Midwest on your computer with some...

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