Last Minute 4th of July Party Ideas

by Grace Davin

Ooh Bey can you see! Planning a last minute 4th of July party at your place? We know how it goes, Pretty Birds. No need to stress, we have some simple home decor tips and ideas for indoor or outdoor summer festivities. Not feeling patriotic this year? It can still be a good time to connect with family and friends!

Celebrate the 4th of July in Style

You know the drill – it’s stars, stripes, and everything red, white, and blue. But, first things first! Start your day with celery juice to help boost your energy for patriotic festivities. Follow some of these simple steps for radiant skin so you are photo ready. Then, decide what your 4th of July style will be! 


4th of July Party Decorations

-Spoil yourself with some sensory satisfying products for your home
-String up lights around your living room or through the backyard
-Keep your American flag out for maximum patriotic sentiment


4th of July Party Activities and Games

-Pick up sparklers for photo and family-friendly fun
-Leave out an instant camera so your guests can take home a memento
-Print off some 4th of July bingo boards to keep weird relatives at bay
+Pro tip: Don’t forget to keep sunscreen and bug spray on hand for your guests


4th of July Party Drinks

-Add frozen blueberries and raspberries into your gin and tonic
-Get crafty with this recipe for festive fruit jello shots
-Hollow out a watermelon and fill it with fruit punch for kids and non-drinkers


4th of July Party Recipes

-Make parmesan and poppy seed lollipops for an appetizer as guests arrive
-Use this delicious burrito bowl recipe for people to assemble themselves
-You can’t go wrong with easy and pleasing summer pasta salads


4th of July Party Desserts

-Make your own healthy popsicles with fresh fruit, honey, and yogurt
-Pick up some organic fruit and vegetables, which will provide a rainbow of colors to your table
-Throw together mason jar parfaits to keep in the fridge until you’re ready for sweet treats


Real talk: If you’re feeling sluggish the next day, read these detox tips and heal with the help of healthy liver foods. This lemon, ginger, turmeric detox drink will surely get you back to feeling great. Have a wonderful and safe 4th of July, Pretty Birds.

Let us know what your favorite party tips and tricks are in the comments below!

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