Host an Outdoor Seafood Party

Warm days and lazy weekends call for hosting outdoor parties!  Today’s post gives an outline and menu for an outdoor seafood party….complete with dessert!  Drawing inspiration from a 1956 New England Cookbook (see source at end of post) this party will sure to be a hit whether you live on the east coast or the midwest!

Lets start with the menu – all recipes/ideas follow menu outline:

Seafood bake or Boil

Parker House Rolls         Mustard Pickles

Marble Cake

Watermelon Refresher

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A Vintage Valentine’s Day Party

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I love planning themed parties!  And whether its just for a few family members or a large group, vintage party ideas are always a hit!  So when it comes to Valentine’s Day, a holiday normally for two, why not shake things up and have a party for many!

Below are a few excerpts from a 1959 Better Homes and Garden’s Holiday Cook Book on hosting the perfect Valentine’s Day Dessert Party!

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Once you have planned the menu and decorated the table, why not send out some cute invitations using these FREE downloadable imaged from THIS WEBSITE.

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Happy Planning! 

 

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