Friends, Food, and Fireworks

Happy Independence Day from Milk Glass to You!

It's the Fourth of July, so grab your friends, some food, and a cold beverage! Need some ideas for your backyard BBQ? We've got some great ones, including recipes, decor, and entertainment.

 

To start off, below are some great looking (and tasting) party snacks that everyone will love.

{Via} This patriotic fruit flag is one of the easiest snacks to make and its a healthier option than most.

{Via} This patriotic fruit flag is one of the easiest snacks to make and its a healthier option than most.

{Via} These awesome beverages can be made using sangria for the adults or juice for the kiddos!

{Via} These awesome beverages can be made using sangria for the adults or juice for the kiddos!

{Via} These Pop Rock cakelettes are sure to be all the rage at the dessert table.

{Via} These Pop Rock cakelettes are sure to be all the rage at the dessert table.

The next thing you'll need to do is to decorate for this special occasion. Check out these simple, yet tasteful ideas for your big bash!

{Via} You can set this project up at a craft table for the kids to make!

{Via} You can set this project up at a craft table for the kids to make!

{Via} If your party is outdoors, this is the perfect way to incorporate that patriotic spirit into your decor.

{Via} If your party is outdoors, this is the perfect way to incorporate that patriotic spirit into your decor.

{Via} A more elegant look for your Fourth of July festivities are floral arrangements. These are not only patriotic in the color scheme but also in the sense that they resemble fireworks themselves!

{Via} A more elegant look for your Fourth of July festivities are floral arrangements. These are not only patriotic in the color scheme but also in the sense that they resemble fireworks themselves!

Lastly, you're going to want some fun at your party for adults and children alike. The name of the game is...

{Via} Who doesn't love a good old fashioned three-legged race?

{Via} Who doesn't love a good old fashioned three-legged race?

{Via} Another fun and creative way to get your guests involved!

{Via} Another fun and creative way to get your guests involved!

{Via} You could set up a dress up area for the kids (or adults) to dress up like patriotic figures of our country's past. Tip: Participants could even put on a small play for the other guests to enjoy!

{Via} You could set up a dress up area for the kids (or adults) to dress up like patriotic figures of our country's past. Tip: Participants could even put on a small play for the other guests to enjoy!

As you can see, there are so many fun and creative ways to create a celebration for this special holiday. We hope you and your guests enjoy all the day's festivities and don't forget to remember what this day in history is all about!