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Showing posts with label 4th of July Fireworks Picnic. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 4th of July Fireworks Picnic. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

FIREWORKS PICNIC

We serve our 4th of July meal at about 2:00 in the afternoon, so by fireworks time, we need want a little snack. 

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I fill a basket with plates, grapes, and a few flowers (okay, honestly, the flowers go in the basket only if I’m posting pictures to my blog).  (Red and white melamine plates:  Le Cadeaux)

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I cover a tray of cheese and crackers with one of my willow cloches,

flag tray

and grab a bottle of wine.

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Yes, I know these are martini stems, but can you see those pretty stars and swirls on them?  It is much more important to use a stem that fits the occasion than one that fits the beverage you are having, right?

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I purchased the napkins and matching square tablecloth at an estate sale several years ago.

Bargain Hunting with LaurieJust a little bit of light, so we don’t slosh the wine all over the place when we’re trying to pour it into those martini stems.

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Patriotic napkins, tied at the corners, cover pillows from the sofa. 

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Bring on the fireworks show.  We’re ready!

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Wishing everyone a great weekend, and wishing my American friends a safe and happy 4th of July.  laurie

I am linking to Let’s Dish Wednesday at Cuisine Kathleen, Centerpiece Wednesday at The Style Sisters, and Tablescape Thursday at Between Naps on the Porch.