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4th of July Recipes Burgers, Cocktails and more

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Happy 4th of July weekend! It sure is nice to have a long three day weekend to relax and enjoy. If you are just taking it easy this long weekend, like we are here in Southern California, there will be barbecues all weekend long, not just today for the official holiday.

So we at Busy Bee Blogger wanted to get a few go to recipes together for your fourth of July (and beyond) BBQ including our most popular ever, the watermelon feta side dish.

Watermelon and Feta side dish
Cocktails for the 4th of July
Stars and Stripes Sangria Recipe
Stuffed Burgers and Cajun Chicken Burgers
Whiskey Cocktails For Summer

 

These recipes can work well at any barbecue you have planned for this long holiday weekend, and all through out the summer.  Have a fun and safe holiday!

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Where To See Fireworks This 4th Of July In San Diego County

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Attention, the 4th of July is THIS FRIDAY!  If you do not have plans as of yet to view the fireworks from somewhere in San Diego county, you might want to start planning now.  From Oceanside to San Diego, there will be festivities celebrating America.  Legoland even has fireworks over looking the Carlsbad Flower Fields.  Not too shabby if you ask me.

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1970s Pinup Queen Farrah Fawcett Anniversary

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1970s pinup queen, and not so dumb blond actress, Farrah Fawcett died five years ago this morning. Farrah, who was best known for her part on Charlie’s Angels, passed away due to cancer.

Since I like a good pinup queen, I love the story behind this famous print. She was one smart cookie -

To promote her instant celebrity in Charlie’s Angels, a Cleveland poster company arranged to shoot Fawcett in a bikini at her house in 1976. As Rubenstein explained, “She wasn’t comfortable so exposed, so she pulled this red one-piece from her closet. The company hated the pic, but Farrah had final approval (and retained photo rights). Smart girl: The poster sold over 12 million copies and is still for sale today.” [InStyle]

Still selling copies after 12 million have already been sold!  And she owned the rights up to the end.  Not so dumb, now was she?

 

 

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Song Of The Day: Louis Armstrong “A Kiss To Build A Dream On”

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There is nothing this Southern California pinup likes more, than a good night of sleep.

Today’s song is Louis Armstrong, A Kiss To Build A Dream On.

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SoCal Earthquake WeeeEEEeee

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Last night was rollin’ here in Southern California. We had a few good little earthquakes, and then we had a big one about 5.1 in La Habra (that’s South of Los Angeles)

Don’t worry, we’re OK, but that was rolling for a while and we were a little worried for a second. Twitter and Facebook kind of blew up with all of us talking about it, making sure each other were ok.

Did you all feel it last night? Do you have friends here?

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