fourth of July

Red, White & Blue Recipe Roundup – 10 Festive Recipes for the 4th of July

As I was thinking of some great recipes to share with you, my mind starting wandering and I was thinking – what do I do every 4th of July?  I grill!   So, I went to the store, and bought all sorts of things; corn, chicken, steak, fruit, vegetables, tortillas… you name it!  

Happy Fourth of July!

Happy Independence Day! If you’re looking for activity/event ideas, don’t miss Colorado’s July 4th Celebrations. You’ll also love these 10 red, white and blue recipes to make your holiday extra festive including grilled corn, BBQ chicken macaroni salad, blueberry, strawberry and jicama salsa and more. You have to love a nation that celebrates its independence every July 4, not with a parade of guns, tanks, and soldiers who file by the White House in a show of strength and muscle, but with family picnics where kids throw Frisbees, the potato salad gets iffy, and the flies die from happiness.  You may think you have overeaten, but it is patriotism.  ~Erma Bombeck  Mile High Mamas wishes you the happiest, safest and most enjoyable Independence Day ever!

The biggest, baddest Fourth of July round-up in Colorado!

Fourth of July events in Colorado Arvada’s “Celebration of the Spirit of America” July 4: Festivities begin at 3 p.m. with a classic-car show, live music, a military display, children’s activities, booths and games, refreshments and more followed by a fireworks display at 9 p.m. Lutz/Stenger Sports Complex, 10664 W. 58th Ave., 720-898-7400, Aurora’s “4th of July Spectacular” July 4: The ninth annual celebration includes performances by U.S. Army Ivy Bands from Fort Carson with the High Altitude Rock Band performing at 6 p.m. followed by the Concert Band at 8 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. Food and beverage booths included. Lawn on the west side of the Aurora Municipal Center, 15151 Alameda Parkway, Recommended ...

Wave your flags, it’s the fourth of July

The 4th of July reminds us adults that we’re in free country! Kids, not so much . . . Look at the flag – get small ones if you can. Colors? Stars? All have meaning, did you know? The stripes = 13 = the number of original colonies The stars = 50 = the number of states in our country The colors = red, white, blue = Red: valor; White: innocence; Blue = Justice *If you want, say together the Pledge of Allegiance: I pledge allegiance to the flag, of the United States of America, and to the republic, for which it stands, one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. Think of all the activities for stripes and stars in red, white and blue! Many websites will tell you step by step instructions. I’m a big fan of providing materials and letting your kids cre...