Category Archives: 4th of July Party

A Feast for the 4th

The Shindigz Party Recipe Food Bloggers have been busy this week preparing for National Ice Cream Month, National Hot Dog Month and summertime grilling! We also welcome our 3rd weekly recipe author, Candace Schuler.  She joins Mark Carboni, (Cookin’with Carbo) and Heather Jurczyk. Each has their own unique background and you can read more about […]

How to Create Your Own 4th of July Celebration

The 4th is about more than fireworks and no matter where you go across the country there is always something to celebrate. Whether it is the local parades put on in small towns, to the famous concerts, competitive eating competitions, or celebrations of the local cuisine there are festivals out there for everyone this July. […]

Impress Your Party Guests with Cheese Steak Sliders and Family Potato Salad

This week on the Shindigz Party Recipe site,  Heather and Carbo share two summer time treats that you can serve year round! Heather shared her recipe for these Cheese Steak Sliders and you can add Carbo’s Family Potato Salad to your menu too!

Host a 4th of July Party- Seven Firecracker Ideas for the Neighborhood

Hosting the 4th of July with Friends When you begin planning this year’s 4th of July block party, start by doing some research—look at pictures from last year, chat with your friends, try to figure out just what you could do better this time. You could even see if your neighbors want to team up […]

Create Fireworks with an Uptown Manor Theme

While we’re all awaiting the next season of events from Downton, why not host a Masterpiece of a manor party yourself? With the right background materials and props you can set the stage for an entertaining wedding, formal dance or charity event this summer. To start, let’s agree that for castle-like buildings our Flagstone pattern […]

Shindigz Honors Military Service with 20% Discount

With this weekend being the unofficial but customary start of summer, there will be an increase in attention to our service men and women starting with Memorial Day followed by D-Day and Flag Day in June and Independence Day observances on July 4th.  These holidays along with a full summer season of parades and festivals will be filled with times to […]

How to Organize an Amazing Holiday Party

Elegant or Casual? Everyone, at one point or another in their life, strives to host an amazing party.  Those parties often fall on or around holidays.  Once you’ve decided which holiday you want to create and amazing party for, you can decide whether you want it to be fun and casual or a bit more […]

4 Cocktails Guaranteed to Produce Fireworks

We’re sharing four cocktails to consider serving during your 4th of July events. They are all tasty, so to help you in deciding which to make — but mostly just for fun — we’ve also developed a “firecracker” rating system. Each concoction will be graded on each of the following characteristics, up to a possible […]

4 Killer Appetizer Recipes for 4th of July Celebrations

What do we want for 4th of July nibbling? We want appetizers that are seasonal in ingredients and/or method of preparation, achievable without stove top or oven, and lookin’ fab on patriotic party tableware. It’s a tall order, but we’ve succeeded in identifying four killer concoctions we’re unabashedly calling Chill, Fill, Grill and Dill! Chill: […]

Nine Amazing, 2012 Fourth of July Festivals

Looking for a memorable Fourth of July experience?  Shindigz compiled a list of nine amazing, 2012 Fourth of July festivals.  “We looked for the events that stand out from the rest.  They might include a large fireworks display, a unique patriotic parade, or a special event that creates special family memories,” says Jacquie Downey, Director […]