These summer party decorating themes will prepare you for daylight saving time. Test your knowledge of summer party decorating themes by taking this quiz.
When the sun goes down, night-blooming jasmine releases its fragrance.
Your guests will love to sample your ribs and kabobs. Both are finger foods and easy to eat while standing and mingling with friends.
Puppies should be current on their shots before coming out to play.
Brightly colored terrycloth towels can be used instead of tablecloths. Polka dots and bold stripes can create a beach ambience.
Not just your guests, but puppies also need to hydrate, especially in the summer. Keep several bowls filled with cool water available for the puppies.
It's a dirty job, but someone will have to clean up after the puppies. Have some gloves on hand for puppy detail.
Disposable cameras found at parties are usually for picture taking during the party and then left for the host. Guests are encouraged to be the photographers at the party.
A creative way to decorate for a Polynesian-themed party is with grass skirts. Raffia and grass skirts have different names but are the same thing.
Christmas music is a must for this summer party.
Frying a turkey must be done outdoors. Make sure to follow the safety precautions for turkey frying.
A slow cooker is also known as a Crock-Pot, and is used to slowly cook foods such as baked beans.
Red or blue kerchief fabric has a Western look.
It's your party, so you choose the theme. Even if you don't have a pool or ocean, you can decorate your party place as if you did. Use plenty of shells and sand to accent your party tables.
Send the treasures home, with guests, as party favors. The host can supply the gifts or ask guests to fill the chest with gag gifts for the other guests.
Breaking the piñata is a great game for adults and children.
Mariachi music originated in Mexico and is often played at south-of-the-border restaurants.
Field of Dreams is a classic baseball film.
Hot dogs and peanuts are traditional baseball stadium snacks.
At an authentic Hawaiian luau, a whole pig is roasted in an underground pit.
Fresh fruit salad may test the best when prepared several hours before serving. Preparing ahead gives the fruit flavors time to incorporate.