Red, White, and Blue

Celebrate Independence with these Patriotic Tips

Blue Hawaiian

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If you’re going for an all American theme, but still want a touch of Hawaiian flair, make your decorations stand out with Red White and Blue Pineapples, complete with sparklers to add to the festivities.

Sparkle and Shine

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Patriotic lighting always brings to mind big bold fireworks. Why not go all white to have plenty of shine and add sparkle into it with sparklers for your guests. Often seen as wedding exit photos, sparklers can be used beyond the traditional exit as well. Think spotlight dance, or a if you’re doing a wedding, a signature way to make an announcement.

Soaring Heights

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Consider hiring stilt walkers in patriotic garb to entertain at your Red, White, and Blue event. Go high end for fully decked out and talented performers.

Season’s Best

It’s blueberry season across most of the country so why not take advantage of the Red, White, and Blue theme and make blueberry margaritas.
Ingredients

2 1/2 cups frozen blueberries
1 cup ice cubes
1/2 cup silver tequila
3 Tablespoons super fine sugar
2 Tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 Tablespoon Cointreau or triple sec
lime juice and course sugar to rim the glasses

Instructions

Place all ingredients into the blender.

Start with the lowest setting gradually increasing until mixture is smooth and completely combined.

Rub lime juice around the rim of two margarita glasses.

Dip glasses into superfine sugar spread out on a small plate.

Divide margarita between each glass and serve with a straw and lime slice.

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