american flag Happy birthday to the U S of A! Independence Day is just a few days away – how will you celebrate? There are plenty of Philadelphia family activities leading up to the 4th and free fireworks shows across the border in Niagara Falls, Canada.

Whatever you do, be sure to stay safe and join us July 2 for a #TMOM Monday Twitter party to talk about the Fourth.

Wondering what the heck is a Twitter party and how TMOM Monday works? We can help.

WHEN: July 2 9-10 pm EDT (8-9 pm CT; 7-8 pm MT; 6-7 pm PT)

WHO: Panelists @TravelingMoms @KimOrlando @CindyRichards @DebMomOf3 @RamblingStump

WHAT: Twitter party – Independence Day

HOW TO JOIN: Follow the hashtag #TMOM

PRIZES: RSVP below and join the party on July 2 to be entered to win a $25 Amazon gift card!

As always, we have several ways to enter. To be eligible, you must:

1. RSVP by leaving your Twitter handle in the comment section below. (If you aren’t on Twitter, it’s easy—and free—to sign up. Go to www.twitter.com to see how.)

2. Have at least one tweet on the party from 9-10 pm EDT on July 2.

For more entries:

3. Help us spread the word about #TMOM Monday by tweeting:

Let’s celebrate the USA and talk 4th of July on the #TMOM Twitter party 9 pm EDT 7/2. RSVP: http://bit.ly/PWZIUD

Then leave the link to the tweet here. (To get a link to your tweet, simply click on the time and date stamp below your tweet. It will take you to the page and give you the link. Clip and paste the link below in the comments section.) Remember, you only get credit for this entry if you leave the link to your tweet in the comment section below. You may tweet as often as you like and get a new entry for each tweet but remember: There is a fine line between being promotional and spamming your followers.

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