Don't be a Neighbor Hater, But . . . .

Although we would never suggest “hating” your neighbor, there are times when it is hard to love the people on the other side of the fence. Loud parties, unsightly lawns, keeping unusual hours and company, letting dogs poop in your grass without cleaning it up,...

Grande Finale Fireworks

A “grande finale” can be thought of as an over-the-top ending to entertainment, a punctuation mark to a great performance, and a “ratchet it up” to “wind I down” display of awesomeness.  Most people associate grand finales with Broadway style shows, marching band...

Gift Dad with DIY Father's Day Fireworks Show

Father’s Day is coming up this very next weekend – wait, what?! You forgot?  This tribute to dads takes place every year on the 3rd Sunday in June and is a day to let your pops know is he is tops. Celebrate dad all day long; let him sleep in as long as desired, fuel...

Get Fired Up for the Fourth of July – 5 Must-Have Fireworks

The Fourth of July is a day filled with plenty traditions. For my family it almost rivals Halloween or Christmas in the amount of decorations and holiday bling. We hang a flag, head to the neighborhood parade and then take a refreshing swim at the creek. Of course,...

Early Fireworks in America

Fireworks on the Fourth of July have a long and rich history. Even prior to the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown, our young nation paid tribute to the unfolding realization of being “a land of the free and the home of the brave” with celebratory fireworks. Even...