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Today: Pies, cats, and surfing lessons for the Fourth of July.
Nothing tops off a long day of surfing lessons like cheese fries and beer at Rippers in the Rockaways—especially when the aforementioned activity feels more like taking a spin through the washing machine than acquiring a new skill. — Amanda
I spotted (and smelled!!) peaches at the market for the first time this summer, and made them into a Fourth of July pie using Erin's excellent crust recipe and a handful of blueberries. And then got to eat it cold for breakfast. — Caroline
This is what you're rewarded with after waiting out the rain all day on the Fourth of July. — Kenzi
How did you celebrate the holiday weekend? Tell us in the comments!