4 Reasons to Get a .US Domain on the 4th

Jul 4, 2013

...and 4 Fun Recipes for the 4th!

Happy 4th of July! As Americans take this time to celebrate their freedom, the red, white, and blue come out in full force. Stand out at your 4th of July bash or barbecue with one of these awesome recipes. Stand out online with a .US domain!

4 Reasons to get a .US Domain

1. It shows your US pride. If you have a business centered around an American theme, with products made in America, or that is just USA proud - this domain extension is the perfect fit!

2. .US domains easily stands for the word us. If you want to create a family website, a wedding site, or a site promoting your business with your customers this domain is perfect.

3. Find the domain name you want! .US still has many awesome domain names open that other domain extensions might not have - use this to your advantage to help make a memorable domain name that your customers will easily find.

4. You can use a domain hack to great an awesome website. Some websites that have utilized this include and Get creative and find ways to make your domain name stand out.

Now for some recipes for you to try out or bring to a party for today!


Bacon Potato Salad with Ranch

6 russet potatoes, peeled and cubed
4 eggs
4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
1/4 cup chopped dill pickles
1/4 cup chopped green onion
1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
1/3 cup fat-free ranch dressing
2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
1 tablespoon mustard

Directions: Boil potatoes and eggs. Add everything together stir and combine. Mix and whisk everything together and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.

A portobello burger cut in half

Portobello Mushroom Burgers

2 portbello mushroom caps
4 slices turkey bacon
3 teaspoons horseradish sauce
2 leaves lettuce
2 slices tomato
2 hamburger buns

Directions: Bake mushrooms with turkey bacon around them at 450 degrees F for 10 to 15 minutes. Place mushrooms on bun and top with horseradish and lettuce.

A cake decorated in the likeness of the American flag

Red, White, and Blue Strawberry Shortcake

1 package yellow cake mix
8 oz container whipped cream
2 pints strawberries
1 pint blueberries

Directions: Cook cake mix with directions on box. Let cake cool. Top with whipped cream. Make a fun flag decoration like the one in the picture with the strawberries and blueberries!

A berry smoothie in a glass

Berry Blast Smoothie

1 cup blackberries
5 large strawberries, hulled and halved
1 large banana
1/3 cup orange juice
2 cups crushed ice
1 teaspoon white sugar

Directions: Combine in blender and blend on high for 30 seconds to 1 minute. Pour and garnish!

We hope you have a wonderful 4th of July and enjoy some of the recipes! Take 4% off your order with our 4th of July 4 day special. Enter the code FIREWORKS. One per account, offer expires 7/7/13 23:59 PDT.

Also, take advantage of our .US domain sale. .US domains are on sale for only $5.99 until 10/15/14 23:59 UTC.

This post is written by Dara, who hopes you all have an awesome 4th!