Market Roundup

The Most Festive Red, White, and Blue Foods You Can Buy for the 4th of July — America’s Birthday

If you're planning on hosting a patriotic party this 4th of July and want to make sure whatever's on the menu is super festive, you have two options: You can make a flag cake from scratch, or you can seek out some holiday-appropriate ready-to-eat snacks. Or you can do both! Either way, we've got you covered.

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The 7 Best Refrigerator Snacks from Aldi — Fridge Fix-Up

You know the drill: You get home from work, head straight to the fridge, and spend several minutes staring blankly into it, wondering what you can shove into your face to hold you over until dinner is ready.

This little routine is exactly why it's important to have your fridge stocked. And if you've ever been exposed to the wonders of Aldi, you know that their snack selection is not only amazing, but their prices are also mega-cheap.

We've rounded up our favorite Aldi snacks, which you should keep in your fridge and gorge on whenever hunger strikes.

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10 Festive 4th of July Decorations for $10 or Less — America’s Birthday

It's America's birthday! And if anyone deserves a party full of festive decorations, it's our country! (She has had quite a year.) Go all out this 4th of July with these patriotic decorations. They're all $10, which means you can contribute to the economy without causing a financial crisis in your home.

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8 Charcoal Grills, from $20 and Up — The Grill Guide

If you grew up with a charcoal grill in your backyard, you are probably profoundly loyal to that type of cooking. Why cook over a propane-fueled flame when you can get the enviable char of cooking over charcoal?

Whether you've never bought a grill before or you just need to replace an old, rusty one, here are our picks for some of the best charcoal grills on the market — ranging from just $20 and topping out at $849.

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Our Favorite Snacks from Amazon’s Wickedly Prime — Shopping

In what we can only assume is Amazon's attempt to take over the world, the online giant launched its own brand of snack foods and drinks in December. The adorably named Wickedly Prime line even features the cheeky arrow smiley we all know and love — this time with a little satisfied tongue.

The items are exclusively available to Prime members (seriously, if you're not a Prime member yet, get on it!) and, wait for it, they're really good! There aren't a ton of items available right now, but reps say more items will be added in the coming months.

Join now: Amazon Prime

We recently got a giant basket of treats, which we then ate promptly. Here are our thoughts on our five favorite items.

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10 Things to Register for at Macy’s — The Happy Ever After Kitchen

Macy's didn't launch the first wedding registry program (that honor goes to Marshall Field's, a department store in Chicago, which was later acquired by Macy's), but the historic chain has certainly become a classic go-to when it comes time for couples to build their wish lists.

And for good reason, too: Macy's carries the big-name brands you'd expect, plus a few exclusive brands and products. And the department store has all the Martha Stewart gear (love her or hate her, the woman knows how to design some good-looking, totally functional kitchen stuff!).

Here are some things you should consider adding to your Macy's registry.

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