Memorial Day-Weekend Gathering

Summer bbq ideas

Hope you’re getting ready for a long weekend and the official begining of summer!  If you or your friends are hosting a cookout, here are some fun ideas to get you started. If you are the host you’ll need some cute styling ideas, right?!  Above, are some easy and inexpensive suggestions using wrapped vases, colorful […]

Summer Style

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I love this time of year when parties on the patio are the order of the day!  Here are a few fresh ideas from Good Housekeeping, to help you keep your cool. Don’t have enought lawn furniture to accomidate everyone?  Bring some of your indoor furniture, out!  Small side chairs & tables can be easily […]

End Of Summer Picnic

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I tell you, this has been “the-summer-that-never-ends” for me. We STILL have a week to go before school starts!! So I’m in the mood for an easy-going backyard picnic to finish the summer off stress-free. The traditional Labor Day colors of red, white, and blue work perfectly for this casual picnic party with bandanas, checks, […]

The Dog Days Of Summer

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There’s still time to sqeeze in a few more summer parties. Here are a few ideas to inspire you: Build a “room” with bamboo poles, large potted planters, and light gauzy fabric. Don’t forget to string some lights around for ambiance. (my home ideas) Hang lots of old lanterns from trees, and use antique tubs, […]

Margarita Monday!

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I’m finally getting my summer vacay and we are Beach Bound Baby! Since this blog is all about a party, I thought I would invite you to our Margarita Monday Party. Today is the day we take our frozen margarita bucket out on the beach and chill out in the sun. It’s a great way […]

Frozen Smoothie Pops

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 Create this frozen summer treat for your next outdoor party, or afternoon snack. The recipe is simple and even healthy! You can use decorative baking tins for the mold, or paper cups. See recipe and instructions here.

Keeping Food & Drinks Cool In The Summer Heat

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Keeping food and drinks cold during a summer picnic can give you one more opportunity to be stylish. That’s right. Try some of these ideas for chillin’ and you’ll be the coolest cat on the block! Start with a trip to Lowes or Home Depot and get yourself a galvanized planter box(or plastic). Fill it […]