The fourth of July is days away and our freedom is definitely a reason to celebrate! Independence Day presents a great opportunity to have some extra fun. With summer underway, it’s often one of those holidays that sneaks up fast and is gone before it arrives. Don’t miss out this year. Here are a few ideas to get you started…
1. Sparkler Signatures
Sign the sky with your name using sparklers. The smell alone will instantly bring you back to childhood. It’s physically impossible to hold a sparkler with a straight face. In fact, you might want to pick up an extra box or two for future days when Adultitis is reeking havoc on your household. If you’re up for being even more creative, check out these photos (here and here) for some inspiration to take sparklering (yes, it’s a word) to a whole new level. Sparkle on, friends!
2. Spaghetti and Meatballs
This is what my sisters and I would yell (at the top of our lungs, mind you) during the city fireworks as kids when we would see fireworks that looked like, well… spaghetti and meatballs. You’ve heard of cloud watching? It’s the same concept, except using the fireworks. Have fun calling out what you see above you… Rain! Cousin It! Frisbees! Elbow pasta! Sometimes we’d just yell out the colors all together. Honestly, any kid will attest, it’s just fun to yell in unison. Give it a try! Continue Reading →