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Friday, July 3rd, 2009

Planning Your Perfect Fourth of July Bash Sales and Recipes!

Celebrate America’s birthday in style with a roaring outdoor get-together, delicious July 4th recipes and a 4th of July sale!

It doesn’t matter if you’re an expert at party prepping or just starting to host – the following guide has recipes, activities, decorating ideas, and even features some great Fourth of July furniture deals. So bring out the red, white, and blue – and don’t forget to fire up the grill!


For a classic Fourth of July look, you can always pick up paper American flags from party or dollar stores and stick them in planters, on the porch, or line them along a walkway.

Pick out red, white and blue LED lights and string them around a stair rail or from trees. Novelty napkins in the shape of the flag or stars will look great on your patio table, and you can even hang streamers from the roof or on bushes.

If you’re interested in modernizing the traditional American barbeque, choose cups or plates in one of the patriotic colours and accent them with silverware instead of generic plastic ware.

When serving drinks, you can garnish them with tiny American flags connected to toothpicks, and you can choose to string colourless lights (maybe in the shape of stars) around your backyard. No matter what your style is, sparklers are always a fun addition! Just be sure to monitor any children using the sparklers and always have water on hand in case of an accident.

July 4th Activities
Of course, when you think of the Fourth of July, you think of fireworks! Make sure to check if fireworks are legal in your area. If you’re good to go, read up on the following safety tips:

Don’t allow your children to play with or ignite any fireworks – they should only be watching this activity!

Only responsible adults should be handling the fireworks.

Be sure to read and follow the instructions & warnings that come with the fireworks.

Make sure everyone has cleared away from the spot you will be lighting the fireworks.

Do not aim the fireworks at any flammable materials (dry grass/leaves, clothing, etc).

Do not try to relight a firework that didn’t function properly.

A bucket of water should always be around just in case of a malfunction.

Before it gets dark enough for fireworks, you’ll need some activities to keep your guests entertained. Opt for the classic, all-American games like tug of war, sack races, or water balloon fights if you want to stick to tradition.

A few updated activities for you to try are bringing a karaoke machine outside and loading it with the standard American hits (like “Born In The USA” by Bruce Springsteen or “American Girl” by Tom Petty), or bringing a movie projector outdoors and screening classic American films (“Gone With The Wind”, “Casablanca”).

You can also get a bonfire started and ask any musicians to bring their instruments with them for an impromptu fireside performance.

July 4th Recipes

It’s all about the barbeque for great Fourth of July cuisine. Stick to tried and true favourites, like salad, potatoes, and ribs, and then get into the festivities with red, white and blue drinks & dessert! Brought to you from, here are some delicious recipes you can prepare for your all-American bash:

July 4th RecipesAppetizers

Chicken Wings with Red Hot Honey Glaze and Blue Cheese-Celery Dipping Sauce

Veggie Crudites with Light Dip

Grilled Potato and Green Onion Salad

Freedom Fries July 4th RecipeSides

Quick Thousand Island Slaw

Baked Meyer Lemon Fries

Skillet-Fried Corn and Tomatoes

Pork RibsMain Course

Kansas City Style Pork Ribs

Salt and Pepper Shrimp

The Ultimate Barbecued Chicken

4th of July RecipeDessert

Flag Cake recipe

4th of July trifle recipe

Alton’s Apple Pie recipe

4th of July Cocktail DrinkDrinks

Fourth of July Cocktail

Fresh-Squeezed Lemonade

Watermelon Cooler

4th of July Sale Furniture

One of the great things about holidays? The 4th of July Sale prices of course! If you’ve been looking for new furniture but you’re on a budget, now’s the time to start looking!

Platform Bed and NightstandBedroom sets are an economical choice because they’re cheaper than buying all of the pieces separately. Try the Lifestyle Solutions Amalfi Platform Bed and Nightstand 2 Piece Bedroom Set for a modern style room,

2 Piece Bedroom Setand the Laurier Furniture Expression Low Profile Metal Slats Bed 2 Piece Bedroom Set for a more classic, casual bedroom.

Solid Wood Platform Bed Solid Wood Platform Bed with FREE Mattress

Round Wall MirrorDecorate your traditional style bedroom with the antique inspired Round Wall Mirror 50% off,

Double Dresserand complete your look with the Standard Milan Double Dresser – it will look best in contemporary bedrooms.

Cheap Sofa SetFor your living room, again, it’s best to buy in sets to save money. The Finer By Design Palm Fabric 4 Piece Sofa Set 65% off comes with three seating options and a cocktail ottoman, so you won’t have to go out and buy separate pieces.

Microfiber OttomanIf all you’ve been looking for in your living room is somewhere to rest your feet, try the contemporary Homelegance Tufton Peat Microfiber Ottoman.

American Drew Coffee TableGet a great deal and complete a traditional living room with the American Drew Bob Mackie Oval Glass Top Coffee Table – Price Reduced 30%,

Kathy Ireland Coffee Tableor even the Standard Distressed Cherry Oxford Cocktail Table.

Black Pedestal Dining TableA casually designed dining room needs a basic dining set, like the Black Pedestal Dining Table Set crafted by Home Styles Furniture.

Mac Motion Swivel Recliner Mac Motion Swivel Recliner it is an extra $100 off usally these sell discount at $699.00!

Weber Spirit GrillWhats summer without a Weber Grill at almost 20% off. It always makes sense to buy in sets to save money!

4th of July SaleI hear that Cymax Stores is having a HUGE 4th of July sale use the coupon code JULY4TH,  your the first to know!

Happy 4th of July Sale Shopping!

Happy Fourth of July!

Nicolette Interior Design Diva

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