Saturday, July 6, 2013, white + blue 4th of JULY DECOR....!

We haven't been rocking too many large parties over here at Casa Holiday Huff these days....Our Lu Lu is older and not quite the party girl she used to be and quite frankly the cleanup after just got a bit tired....however this 4th of July we had really good friends come into town and we wanted to host a small gathering to welcome them off the road and celebrate the 4th.  We quickly threw together a small guest list, assigned a few side dishes to share and then I whipped up some red, white + blue decor to get guests in the holiday mood.

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I used old bandanas to line trays, etc.

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I printed these little napkin rings to give the flatware a festive pick up!

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the menu gave our guests a rundown of the dinner to come....always on the menu? my husband's grilled turkey burgers!

I always love a signature cocktail.  I tweaked the recipe a bit for this spicy layered margarita and it was a HIT!

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I used the same napkin ring graphic and busted out my hot glue gun to do these little cocktail skewers.....i love a pom-pom!

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Nick gets a sip!

After we ate we took advantage of a very rare clear evening and hiked up to the top of Mt. Davidson to watch all the different neighborhoods light off (um, illegal) fireworks and of course the big SF fireworks - it was a beautiful night and a perfect end to a great day....hope you all had a wonderful 4th!

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