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14 Outdoor Party Helpers

Outdoor Party Helpers

Flash Freeze - Place beverages in a bucket; add a layer of ice, a layer of salt; repeat until you almost reach the top. Fill the bucket with cold water just below the ice line. Enjoy frosty beverages in about 10 minutes!

wooden fork over boiling pot stops overflow. that is pretty interesting

A page full of "did you knows". Such as, if you place a wooden spoon over a pot of boiling water, it won't boil over. Peppers with 3 bumps are sweet and good for eating, peppers with 4 bumps are firm and good for cooking.

This actually works quite well…

This actually works quite well…

Put your phone in a glass to make the music loud enough to fill the room. This Totally Works ! * an empty glass!

Use Frozen Sponges for Cheap Lunchbox Ice Packs | 34 Creative Kitchen Hacks That Every Cook Should Know

Make your own lunchbox icepacks from dollar store sponges soaked in water and put in ziplock bag. When they thaw, the sponge absorbs the water. I completely forgot about this handy trick! After lunch take squeeze the sponge and wash up hands and face!

Some of you saw my celebratory Instagram / Facebook post, where I indulged in a martini after discovering that I lost two pounds. With that, I decided I would share my quick and easy, no frills, favorite martini recipe! And it only takes two ingredients! Grab your cocktail shaker, cause we are making Lemontinis! Here’s …

Two Ingredient Lemontini

Two Ingredient Lemontini - via Inspired by Charm Used about Dailey's sweet & sour mix and Absolute Citrus vodka. If you want a stronger 'tini, cut back on the sweet and sour mix. If you want a sweeter 'tini, and more sweet & sour mix.

A new idea for a beverage container full of  what?

How to make a Watermelon Tap

DIY Watermelon Keg: what a CRAZY AWESOME idea! It's filled with rum-spiked watermelon juice, and you install the tap to allow your guests to serve themselves straight from the melon.

champagne wagon

Great Idea: Red Wagon ~ Cooler/Ice ~ ADORABLE for a cute summer bbq picnic wedding!

bloody mary bar for wedding reception or next day brunch.

Now THIS is a bloody mary bar! Great brunch/party idea -- a Bloody Mary bar! Serve a variety of hot sauces, horseradish, olives, celery, etc.

Country picnic

table settings in mason jars …drinking glass, napkin, and utensils all in one. table settings in mason jars …drinking glass, napkin, and utensils all in one.

DIY Birthday Decorations made from Cupcake Wrappers! In the tutorial she does a wreath on a foam ring but I think you could just use a cardboard cut out instead and follow all her other instructions and you could do any shape like this 5, :)

number made with cupcake liners - party decor! - and all kinds of great princess tiana baking party ideas. Create your own cookie mix station.

Infused Tea and Lemonade bar! Cute, cute idea!

Infused Tea and Lemonade, perfect mocktail version for Cocktail Hour. Try infusing tea with fresh slices of peach or mango, lemonade with strawberries and raspberries, or even seltzer water with mint or lavender.

Skinny Girl Products By Bethany Frankle...yes, I have to try these real soon!!!

Bethenny Frankel's (Skinnygirl) Family Expands To Include Wine... And Vodka!

all of the skinny girl cocktails from my genius obsession bethenny frankel.pina colada to cucumber vodka and wines.

Frozen flowers in the ice cubes

Champagne and rose ice cubes. cute idea with the roses in the ice cubes - for use in any drink.