Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Red, White & Q

Here are some highlights from our 4th of July party.  
We kept the decorations simple - all homemade.  
Paper plates, coffee filters, cupcake liners, yarn and straws.  
Add the adorable printables from Paper & Pigtails = super cute decor!!

If you don't know, it's HOT in Florida!!  
We had all the eats inside - here are some of our goodies.

Our theme was Red, White & Q...
so we, of course, had lots of bar-b-q sauces.  
My Uncle made the chicken and provided all the bar-b-q sauces
*I must say, my Uncle sells these sauces throughout Florida 
and they are DELISH!

My Dad made ribs and we also grilled hot dogs.  
We also had other yummy food.  Baked beans, potato salad, tortellini, corn.
And no party is complete without desserts.  
Here are just a few of the sweets we had.

A few treats to keep the kids entertained - my paper plate bowls filled with candy, 4th of July coloring pages, water balloons and balloon carry games.
July 2011

After everyone was stuffed, we sent them home with goodies.  Rocket Pops filled with toys and gum, bracelets (thanks to the tutorial from Jac o' lyn Murphy) and hand sanitizer.  

Everyone had a fun time 
(and may have gained a few pounds) - haha!


Jodee said...

It looks like another fun party at your house! Love, love, love the party favors. They turned out sooo cute!

Kim said...

I love all your creative ideas! Where did you find the push-up pop molds and the USA marshmallows? I look forward to your daily posts. :)

Melissa C said...

Adorable party! Love the sweets. :)

Kelli @ RTSM said...

That looks like such a fun and festive party! I love the watermelon on a stick:)

JC's Loft said...

I love those rockets...super creative!


Lexie Loo & Dylan Too said...

Yet another great party!!!

Paula said...

Everything looks so festive and the food looks delicious. Those sauces look good!

Kim @ Party Frosting! said...

awesome!!! I love the USA marshmallows!!!

hugs! Kim @ Party Frosting!

FrouFrouBritches said...

Ohhh mah gawd! You are so stinkin' smart! I totally love the paper plate bowls! So precious! Everything looks amazing, as always.

Tiffany@fizzyparty said...

Love the goodies for the guests to take home. I too like adding that extra little touch. Your display was colourful and so cute.

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