Thursday, July 14 2016
Get more out of the second half of the summer with these backyard barbecue hacks.
Can you believe the summer is halfway done? Don’t miss your chance to make the most out of the remaining sunny weeks! Use these hacks to throw your best backyard barbecue yet.
Know your solo cups.
Part of the beauty of backyard barbecues is that you can use disposable plastic ware (goodbye, dishes!). But did you know that the lines on a Solo cup mean something? The line closest to the bottom measures out 1 ounce, the amount of alcohol added to cocktails. The next line marks the 5-ounce mark, or the measure for a glass of wine. The third line from the bottom hits 12 ounces, or the usual pour for a beer.
Protect your guests.
Set out a pretty pail stocked with sunscreen and bug spray so your guests can easily get what they need to fend off pests and harmful rays.
Or, if you’re looking for a more ambience-creating bug defense, create citronella candle jars. Simply float rosemary, lemon, and a floating candle in a mason jar filled with citronella oil!
Create menu art.
Get a big piece of plywood and sand off the edges to avoid splinters. Then paint it with a couple of coats of chalkboard paint. Grab your kids and your chalk and create a beautiful menu so your guests can know what’s for dinner and enjoy your creative flair.
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