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June 28, 2017
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Preparing for the 4th of July!

The 4th of July is less than a week away!  July 4th is the perfect occasion to come together with friends and family, grill out, watch fireworks, and celebrate our great country!  Whether you are planning to host your own backyard BBQ or you are attending one, we are sure everyone will benefit from these recipes, drink ideas, games,  and much more!

 From the food to the decor and entertainment, hosting a BBQ this 4th will be a breeze with these ideas!

Food Recipes: 

BBQ Chicken and Cheddar Burgers

 Grilled White House Pizza 

Cayenne Grilled Eggplant with Fresh Tomato Salad 

Grilled Potato Salad with Blue Cheese Vinaigrette 

Savory Watermelon and Blue Cheese Salad 

Award Winning Patriotic Parfaits 

 Drink Recipes:

Here is an entire gallery of red, white, and blue cocktails to enjoy this 4th!

Decor Ideas: 

Decor can be easy! Take this Patriotic lollipop basket for example:

Here are several other easy fuss-free decor ideas:

 Easy Patriotic Luminaries. 

Plastic Cup Twirlers 

Mason Jar Flag Holders 

Games and Entertainment: 

It is always fun to have some type of game to keep your guests entertained.  Normal BBQ games are things like cornhole, darts, frisbee, football, etc, but if you are feeling a little more adventurous, here is a full list of fun and different game ideas for your 4th of July BBQ.

Here are our favorites:

Giant Scrabble 

Lawn Twister 

 Kerplunk

 Flamingo Ring Toss 

We hope everyone has a fun and safe 4th of July!  Our main office and Model Homes will be closed that day!