It's the same thing every year: Fourth of July rolls around, and we're stuck grilling hamburgers for 50 neighbors and fourth cousins twice removed we haven't seen since, oh, last Fourth of July. This year, it's time for a change. We're taking a page out of Taylor Swift's and Mariah Carey’s playbook and celebrating Independence Day with these eight extra (i.e., as over the top as it gets) celeb-approved tips.

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Model Your Outfit After Miley Cyrus Circa 2015

The more sparkle, the better. 

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Or Mimic Joe Jonas’s Snazzy Duds

He's a party animal. 

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Rent an Enormous Inflatable Water Slide like Taylor Swift

In the Swift household, it's go big or go home. 

Thank you for an exquisite 4th of July David ⚓️🎶😘 @davidgeffen

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Or Celebrate on a Yacht Off the Coast of Capri Like Mariah Carey

What's with the nylons, Mimi? 

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Make a Music Video of You Hosting a Party at Your Mansion Like Selena Gomez

Be sure to jump in the pool with all your clothes on at the end. 

While You’re In There, Film a Saucy Video with an American Flag Like Alessandra Ambrosio

Bonus points if you add a cowboy hat.

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Splurge on Star-Spangled Onesies and a Private Fireworks Show

Everyone’s doing it.

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And Finally, Make Your Grand Entrance on an Eagle À La Zach Braff

Everyone knows avian transportation is the way of the future.

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