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Celebrate 4th of July at Home

Celebrate 4th of July at Home

It’s hard to believe that the 4th of July is already around the corner! Although we’re not hosting as much as past years, we wanted to share with you creative ways to enjoy the holiday while safe at home with close family this year. We’re sharing our 5 favorite outdoor activities that the whole family can be a part of, along with a themed, celebratory menu. Get a head start on your holiday plans with our 4th of July recommendations below!

5 Outdoor Activities To-Do This 4th of July

Jenga

1. DIY Giant Jenga

Did someone say build your own Jenga blocks?! This fun yard game will have the whole family joining in. There are a million ways to personalize your blocks by adding stains and colored paints to create your own personal design!

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2. Backyard Camping

It’s time to pop open your tent and grab the S’ mores – we’re going camping in the backyard! Check out Country Living’s 25 tips for the best backyard camping experience. There’s not a better place than the comfort of your backyard to watch the fireworks glow this 4th!

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3. DIY Confetti Poppers

These red, white, and blue confetti poppers are the perfect craft for a quick and simple alternative to fireworks! You will only need balloons, paper tubes, tape, glitter, and confetti – it’s really that easy!

Pinatas

4. Water Balloon Pinatas

A creative twist on water balloon fun! This is the perfect solution for a hot and summery 4th of July celebration when you really just need to cool off. Tie up some water balloons and let the kids have at it!

Flowers

5. Patriotic Paper Flowers

Calling all craft lovers! These patriotic pinwheel flowers are to die for! Live Laugh Rowe walks you through each step to create your must-have celebration centerpiece. Plus, they are environmentally friendly and recyclable! Talk about a win-win!

Our Tasty 4th of July Menu!

One of the most important parts of the 4th of July is obviously the food and we got you covered. We pulled together a flavorful menu created by some of our favorite Instagram foodies. The whole family won’t be able to resist this!

Cocktail

The Blue Pantsuit by @frame2table

A delightfully blue cocktail to enjoy at any point in your day! (We’re not judging!) This berry-blue cocktail is guaranteed to quench your thirst! It’s super easy and wonderfully festive!

Appetizer

Red, White, & Blue Cheeseboard by @fashionablehostess

Who doesn’t love a beautiful and delicious charcuterie board?! With endless options to add to your board, @fashionablehostess provides a beautiful example for what we should be snacking on! This is the perfect way to add your own taste and style to your 4th of July celebration!

Main Entree

Grilled Portobello Burger by @alyssa_therecipecritic

Our favorite savory item that should be on everyone’s menu this 4th of July. It’s not summer unless you’ve eaten something grilled. Trust us, this item will be the star of your summer.

Side Salad

Spinach Berry Salad by @iheartnaptime

A mouth-watering, fresh berry salad that will complete any meal. Best part? It’s healthy and incredibly easy to pull together in a matter of minutes!

Dessert

Mini Cheesecakes by @livewellbakeoften

The most important part of the menu is always dessert, right?! These creamy cheesecake bites are small enough to not feel guilty over the holiday.


Wishing you a healthy and fun 4th of July at home!

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