Holidays are a big deal in the United States—we love our Halloweens and our Christmases and Easters. But one of the biggest holidays? The one celebrating our own country's independence: The 4th of July! Not only do we get to celebrate with deliciously patriotic food and drink, but there are always fireworks involved, and it doesn't get much better than that. Happily, our favorite pinners have the spirit and pinning great things that are getting us pumped up for this beautiful day. Click through for everything from decor inspiration to cool new makeup ideas (no boring USA looks here, my friend) to the best ways to celebrate our beautiful country through spirited edibles.
Alison Baitz is a freelance fashion and culture writer. When she's not busy chatting about online shopping or rooting out cool new designers, she's interviewing up-and-coming musicians or sampling food for articles and calling it research. She's proud to be a part of the DC-based food zine The Runcible Spoon. Yes, she is on Twitter: @itsmealison.