Memorial Day weekend is upon us and most people are marking the beginning of summer with pool parties, cookouts, and other family festivities. If you’re still at a loss for what to make for your cookout or how to decorate for the weekend, here’s a collection of my favorite recipes and crafts from around the web. Hope you enjoy!
Food & Parties
My favorite go-to recipes have always come from Kraft. I would definitely recommend kraftrecipes.com when you’re on the hunt for quick, easy, budget friendly recipes.
For your party, these striped straws from Etsy are adorable!
Or these from Koyal Wholesale! They are red, white and blue striped!
And, I love using a watermelon as a punch bowl – a great idea from Martha Stewart.
Here are 10 great party food and drink ideas from Party City! I love this idea for serving fries in single serving portions.
Need a place to hold utensils and napkins at your Memorial Day bbq? Here’s a great idea from The DIY Dish. Love it!
Last but not least, these printables from Redfly Creations are lovely!!
Any of these ideas could also work for your 4th of July parties!
I love these two crafts from Simply Kierste! They are both super simple but are super cute!
Love this wreath from Naptime Crafts! It’s time consuming, but the payoff is worth it!
Here’s another wreath from All You magazine that’s made from scrapbooking paper. It was intended for the 4th of July, but it can work for either holiday.
What are your favorite patriotic crafts or party ideas? I’d love to see pictures!
Have a great weekend and take some time to thank a veteran!