Break Time: Great ways to enjoy the Fourth of July

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Looking for some great things to do on the Fourth? Here are our suggestions:

First, you should check out the traditional-- and not so traditional-- eating contests that are going down to celebrate the holiday. In Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, they're hosting a cupcake eating contest. Winners get tickets to local amusement parks, losers get to enjoy lots of cupcakes too.

Next, after all those treats you may want a strong drink. We recommend you check out Guy Fieri cocktail recipe for a Fourth of July themed beverage. The drink mixes schnapps, cranberry juice, jalapeno pepper, tequila, blue curacao and more. Watch the video above to find out just how to make it. 

Finally, if you want to save some money this holiday weekend, Business Insider has the scoop on how to enjoy the Fourth without breaking the bank. Click the video to find out more. 

Happy Fourth of July!