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Celebrate 1776 with Peach-Raspberry Pie, Bikini Beer, Cornhole and Other July 4th Essentials

To do July Fourth right you’ll need more than a patriotic attitude. For starters, you’ll need pie, fireworks and a flaxen-haired dog.


Slap your right hand over your heart, use your left to flip patties on the grill and look up at the fireworks exploding in front of a starry sky. Okay, so maybe that’s not how your 4th of July will go down, but with the big day on a Saturday, and all of Friday to prepare, there’s no excuse for a subpar day of Americana. Get the right flavors, knowledge, gear and games to make for a day of good family fun in the sun and celebrate your Independence in style.

Our Picks: Patagonia Men’s Baggies Shorts 5″ – Glass Blue ($49), Converse Chuck Taylor Hi-Top – Distressed Flag ($80), Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation ($9), Sunpocket II Crystal Ocean ($76), Snow Peak Pack & Carry Fireplace ($190), Areaware Star Spangled Spatula ($60), Three Babes Bakeshop Peach Raspberry Pie ($40), Battenkill Creamery Vanilla Ice Cream ($12), Fair Ends Khaki Solid Summer Twill Call Cap ($48), Evil Twin Brewing Bikini Beer, Nathan’s Famous Natural Casing Beef Franks ($15), Smooth Sailing Pocket Tee – Daiquiri ($60), Golden Retriever (Varies), NYNE Floatable Bluetooth Speaker ($130), Woolwich Freedom Throw Blanket ($145), Distressed Adirondack Chair ($200), GoSports CornHole Set ($125), Louisville Slugger Bat ($30), The Great America’s Celebration ($110)

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