Memorial Day Food & Drinks

Memorial Day Food & Drinks

Memorial Day: Remembrance, Fireworks, The red, The white, The blue, and above all else… Cookouts.

When it comes to memorial day cookouts, people think the obvious. Classic hamburgers, hot-dogs, drinks and cake.. Amiright? But, that doesn’t have to be the case! You can always do soooo many other food and drinks and I’m here to show ya!

First of all… The Main Course.

Redeye rubbed burgers with Worcestershire-glazed onions

redeye rubbed burgers with worcestershire glazed onions

Taco Salad Flag

Flag Taco Salad - Step 5

Grilled Chicken Fajita Kebabs

Firecracker Hot Dogs

Firecracker Hot Dogs set

Pastry filled with Smokehouse BBQ

A fun 4th of July BBQ dinner that's quick and easy to make. Tutorial at HungryHappenings.com

Next is your… Sides.

Italian Pasta

Pasta Salad (4 of 4)

Loaded Tater Tot Skewer

Loaded Tater Tot Skewers

KFC Coleslaw

KFC Coleslaw is a five minute side dish you'll enjoy all summer long with your favorite chicken and more! Tastes exactly like the original!

Baked Beans

Best Baked Beans for BBQ, picnics and gatherings

Summer Panzanella

My favorite time… Dessert!

Dipped Ice Cream Cones (I made this one ↘︎)

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Build your own s’mores

Summer Fun! What a fun way to serve summer's must-have dessert--S'mores!

Summer Fruit Salad

Blueberries, apples, and strawberries make up this light and fresh summer fruit salsa. It is perfect side dish or dessert recipe for Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Labor Day cookouts with it’s beautiful red, white, and blue colors and served with crisp, sweet, cinnamon chips shaped like stars.

Firecracker Cake

Show your patriotism with this Firecracker Cake! The red, white, and blue runs inside and out!! Great for Memorial Day, the 4th of July or any occasion you want to share a little American pride!

Red, white, blue strawberries

Cake Pop Patriotic Flag

And finally… The Drinks

Fresh Squeezed Lemonade

Patriotic Sangria

red, white and blue sangria | Patriotic Cocktails | 4th of July Drinks | American Flag inspired cocktails | Red, White and Blue Drinks | Memorial Day Drinks | www.madewithhappy.com

Just for kids drink

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Blueberry Lime Frozen Margarita

Blueberry Lime Frozen Margaritas - #drinks, #summer #blueberries #Lime #vegan #glutenFree #kosher #margaritas

Ocean Water Punch

Ocean Water Punch


 

That’s all the food I have for today! If you decide to make these then comment below! ♥︎ Also, if you decide to drink, be safe!

As always thanks for stopping by.. Happy Memorial Day!

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Memorial Day Party Ideas

Memorial Day Party Ideas

Hi friend-os! 🇺🇸

Obviously this weekend is Memorial Day weekend, and for me, anytime the fiancé and I are entertaining guests, I love to do A L L the DIYs. From drinks to flowers… This Memorial Day, bring on the red, white, & blue with these do it yourself-ers to make your party the best!

(Food will come later 😉)


 

First off, these ADORABLE drink stirrers! Lauren Conrad, is my absolute fav blogger… (I’ve told y’all that, a lot) She did stirrers and also those cute ice cubes! Both would be perfect to keep your drinks cool and cold!


 

You for sure need a table decoration that stands out, and this is so cute! (Not the best picture) But, so easy and cute! Get vases, fill them up with water and blue food dye, add white and red flowers, (with some greenery) and some flags if you will, but not necessary and done!


 

Such an easy idea for storing your utensils! There’s sooo many idea’s but how easy is this? And cute? Use old containers like oatmeal, breadcrumbs anything along that nature and glue scrapbook paper or free printable papers to the outside and write on chalkboard stickers or write directly on it!


 

If decorating your lawn is something you wanna do but you wanna save money, this DIY is seriously soooo simple and budget friendly. Literally all you do is outline stars with a piece of cardboard, lay it on the grass and spray with construction marking spray paint!

Image result for fourth of july lawn decorations


 

A good banner is always a must for any party.. This one seems time consuming, but reusable for years, and for well under $15! Tie cut-up fabric around some string and hang anywhere!

Patriotic Banner


 

Bunting is something that is like, overused every year… But I understand why because its super cute and classy. This one is simple to do! Determine length based on wear you want to use it, get some fabric, and use yarn to hang!


 

Back to table scape… This would be so easy to recreate! Use cute mason jars for drinks or cheap flutes with straws (or cute DIY stirrers) Buy plates and napkins and tie twine to tie a name tag!IMG_0737


 

Setting up the food is a pretty main decor space for any party! You wanna set the food up in a way that makes it look organized but still cute. This is a simple, way to setup the food but keeping it looking organized with all the decorations BEHIND the table. Use paper fans behind the table and a blue tablecloth along with a red and white designed table cloth and done– Under $10!!!

When it’s Memorial Day, and you’re throwing a party… You have to have a favor for your guests. The best way to celebrate is with POP-ITS, sparklers, bubbles, and party poppers. Along with those you could also patriotic candy! Put them in a cute bucket and hand it out to guests! So fun!


 

The last and final thing is the Memorial Day remembrance table. This is a beautiful way to remember the ones who have passed. Learn more here.

POW MIA Missing Man Table Setting by coconutheadsurvivalguide.com

(This printable is free to print! ↑ )


 

Annnnd that is all! I hope I covered everything. And I want you all to enjoy these decor ideas and have a fabulous weekend surrounded by all the ones here today and remembering those who aren’t.

Happy Memorial Day!

XOXO