Memorial Day Entertaining Essentials

By Caylin Harris
19 May 2016

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Photo by Erin McGinn / Copy by Caylin Harris

The arrival of Memorial Day weekend kicks off the unofficial start of summer and entertaining. Backyard barbecues become de rigeur, the oven goes unused, Summer Fridays kick-in and an iced coffee (or a tasty margarita) is the beverage of choice. The best time of year for impromptu summer dinner parties and cookouts. And there’s no need to stress, tis the season for simple green salads and grilled fare.

Here are a few essentials to make entertaining simple and memorable. We’ve rounded up everything from grill tools to relaxed tabletop suggestions to make every gathering feel fresh and effortless. Make dinners even easier with paper goods from Shop Sweet Lulu. Don’t sacrifice style in the name of less dishes, they offer fun options for everything from plastic food trays and take out style containers to berry baskets and patterned paper plates.

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  1. Allie wrote:

    I love the idea of using newspaper as a holder for french fries, or any snack for that matter! I might just have to try that out for my own Memorial Day party <3

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