Monday, July 4, 2016

4th of July Party Ideas & Tips

Getting ready for a get-together for the 4th can be daunting, but relax and enjoy, there are some really simple things you can do to make entertaining easy.  Remember it doesn't have to be fancy, just easy and fun.

1.  Pull together a simple beverage station on the island and let everyone help themselves.  Add a bucket of sodas to the patio so children can grab what they want too.

2.  Add a few flowers to your patio to make it feel more inviting.

3.  Turn on the water fall and get the pool ready.  The kids will love splashing in the cool water.

4. If  the weather is too warm to be outside, then this Do Ahead Dinner for 12 Under $18.00 could be perfect.  Ham, Baked Beans, Macaroni Salad & Melons, what could be more American.

5.  Fake a clean house - 5 minute cleanups.  Straighten up, dust the main surfaces and wipe down the bathroom.

Now relax, enjoy your company and be part of the party.  Enjoy this wonderful country's birthday and thank God we live in America.

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  1. Happy 4th of July to you Marty! Enjoy your celebration! Great tips! ;) I'm officially partied out as our Canada Day celebration was last Friday. Now, it's time to relax. ;)

  2. Great tips!! I'm delighted to say I have NO party to go to today - we've been out every night this week but one!!

  3. Happy 4th! Good simple tips. That is an interesting pool in the back yard. I googled the name but can't find out anything about it. Would love to know more about it, like where you would find one. Thanks!

  4. You're always ready and waiting with your organizational skills when it comes to any holiday!

  5. Great ideas Marty. Happy 4th to you too.

  6. Wonderful tips, Marty! I like the idea of a drink station. We usually have coolers spread out all over the patio with beverages guests bring. Time to get organized!


  7. Great ideas, Marty. Hope you and your family enjoy a Happy 4th of July.

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  10. Wow this post was really inspiring. We had an open house yesterday and setup the place as a 4th of July party thanks to this post. Check it out here RPM Campanas