Here are ten musts to celebrate the long weekend in style with Skinnygirl® Cocktails!
TEN MEMORIAL DAY Weekend MUST-HAVES
From patriotic pool parties to rooftop soirees, get into the (almost) summer spirit by throwing al fresco affairs to remember. Here are ten musts to celebrate the long weekend in style with Skinnygirl® Cocktails!
Tip No. 1
Celebrate under the stars – and stripes! Fete the flag with a red, white and blue color scheme and add miniature flags to cocktails and snacks. For starry nights, wrap twinkling lights around trees and use glow-in-the-dark stars as placeholders. And the right music is a must: get your girls in the groove with classic rock or bluegrass jams.
Tip No. 2 Healthy Slaw
Want to turn sides into the main event? Dress up individual jars with down-home decorations like ribbons, lace and handwritten labels, and spoon in salads like this Healthy Slaw. Contributed by Skinnygirl® Cocktails Insider Lauren Kelly of laurenkellynutrition.com.
Tip No. 3 Skinnygirl® Moscato Sangria
Line up glasses on brightly colored trays, and fill pretty pitchers with a fruity punch like this Skinnygirl™ Moscato Sangria. Contributed by Skinnygirl® Cocktails Insider Lauren Kelly of laurenkellynutrition.com.
Tip No. 4 Skinny Veggie Sliders
Get saucy at your soiree! Set up a condiment bar with all the fixings in martini and shot glasses, and kick off cookout season with more than the traditional hot dogs and burgers with these healthy Skinny Veggie Sliders:
Tip No. 5
Fill hanging pails with seashells, hydrangeas, wildflowers, daisies and roses for a beachy feel. Or stock with ice and Skinnygirl® Skinnyminis™ cocktails because #LadiesLoveMargaritas!
Tip No. 6 Moc-a-mole
Cover paper cones in Americana patterns like bandana and gingham, and fill with red, white and blue snacks. Our pick: colorful corn chips so you can dip into our delish Moc-A-Mole:
Tip No. 7 Watermelon Salad
Set the summery mood with our refreshing Watermelon Feta Arugula Salad, which pairs perfectly with our citrus and delicious Skinnygirl® Sweet 'n Tart Grapefruit Margarita!
Tip No. 8 Star - Spangled Skinnygirl®
Sweet and sassy Skinnygirl™ White Cherry Vodka will fit right in at any patriotic party, especially with this memorable martini:
Tip No. 9
Sparklers make adorable placeholders or add them to empty Skinnygirl® Cocktails bottles for a flashy centerpiece. And for a slightly sparkling delight, invite Skinnygirl™ Moscato!
Tip No. 10 Strawberry Moscato Cupcakes
End on a sweet note with these girly Strawberry Moscato cupcakes — lightened up with Greek yogurt! -- contributed by Skinnygirl® Cocktails Insider Kelly Hunt of eat-yourself-skinny.com.
For more outdoor entertaining ideas, check out our Summer Sips & Tips story!