Summertime Bonfire Party

bonfire Collage

What this weekend symbolizes to me, is freedom. Freedom to party your ass off… because you have an extra day to recover *wink*. Memorial Day Weekend is the kick-off to SUMMER! What do you need to pull off the best 3 day bender? Booze. Food. And a bonfire (oh, and s’mores!) Enjoy these ideas (slash must-haves).

In-Ground Fire Pit

Don’t have one? Build one.

in ground firepit

Outdoor Blankets

It can get chilly after the sun goes down.

outdoor blankets

Homemade Bug Repellent Candle

We don’t need to be messing around with mosquitoes (especial here in the Mid West near lakes – ugh terrible!)

homemade bug repelant candle

Wheelbarrow Beer Cooler

Creative way to use what you have around the yard!

wheelbarrow beer cooler

Campfire Cones

Want to put in more ingredients than just chocolate? Here is a fantastic way to eat less messy.

Campfire cones

Pie Iron Recipes

With 23 varieties there’s something for everyone!

cheeseburger pie

Campfire Foil Dinners

There are 21 total to check out!

tex mex white bean chicken foil dinner

Raspberry Rhubarb Collins Party Punch

Try all 17 recipes!

raspberry rhubarb collins punch

Stay Inspired!

nicole longendyke

10 Refreshing Summer Beers

summer beer

Summer is here! You’ve waited all year (patiently…) and you deserve a break with crisp and refreshing beers! Here are 10 great ones to try (or have again…) this summer!

1 – Shock Top Belgian White

shocktop belgian white

2 – Sam Adams Summer Ale

sam adams summer ale

3 – 21st Amendment High or Hell Watermelon

21st amendment Hell-or-High-Watermelon

4 – Leinie’s Shandy’s Collection

In this group we have the Summer, Cranberry Ginger, Harvest Patch, and Grapefruit Shandy’s

leinie's shandy

5 – Flying Dog’s Dead Rise Old Bay Summer Ale

flying dog's dead rise summer ale

6 – Dogfish Head’s Festina Peche

dogfish heads festina peche

7 – Left Hand Good Juju

left hand good juju

8 – Harpoon Summer Beer

harpoons summer beer

9 – Fox Barrel Pacific Pear Cider

fox barrel pacific pear cider

10 – Woodchuck Private Reserve Ginger Cider

woodchuck private reserve ginger cider

Stay Inspired!

nicole longendyke