A long winter, rising gas prices, political mud-slinging or whatever gets you in a funk, fireworks can brighten your mood. If you’re ready for things to start looking up (and who isn’t), no better way than to buy some fireworks and watch bursts of fiery color light up the night sky! Fireworks are popular all over the world over and have been for centuries. Fireworks are used for all types of special occasions, ranging from festivals and holidays to coronations, births, weddings and more. One of the most common uses for fireworks is just the good old-fashioned ‘backyard blowout,’ where you decide what types of fireworks you want to display for family and friends. There are many categories of fireworks that are available on the consumer market — which type of firework is your all-time favorite?