The July 4th Fave Five

In honor of Independence Day, we’ve selected five links that celebrate and salute our heroes – from a poignant essay from Lee Woodruff, to patriotic recipes and more – click away and enjoy the read.
Support Our Troops!.jpeg1. Red, White and Blue by Lee Woodruff – A bittersweet reflection from Lee Woodruff about the injured service men and women who should never be forgotten.
2. Three Easy Party Ideas for the Fourth of July – The gals at Partybluprints are back with some fabulous recipes, decorations and flowers just in time for July 4th.
3. Support our Troops with Just One Click – There’s still time to help the USO support our US service men and women overseas! Every time you click on the Taste of Home flag cake recipe, Taste of Home will donate 10 cents to the USO up to $100,000! Every dime raised allows a service member to call home free for 2 minutes. So what are you waiting for? Click now and support our troops!
4. What’s Great about America at Traveling Mom – Recently, the folks at Traveling Mom held a Twitter Party to share their favorite 140 characters about the U.S. Check out these great TMOM tweets and see if you agree! And make sure you join #TMOM on Mondays at 9pm ET/PT for some informative and fun Traveling Mom Twitter events.
5. The Best July 4th Movies – If you want to bring your patriotic spirit indoors, then check out CNN’s fave five list of the best military movies of all time. My personal fave: “Born on the Fourth of July.”
Have a wonderful July 4th holiday everyone!!!