Summer Solstice Party Menu

I celebrated my birthday with a Summer Solstice Party. With lots of prep work and zero cooking except for grilling, this  easy summer menu feeds 20 people easily and keeps you enjoying the party, not slaving in the kitchen, while looking like WAY more effort than it is.

If guests ask what they can bring, suggest beer, vodka, a prepared salad or a desert. For dessert, my sister brought these Lemon Bars which were a huge hit. I couldn’t eat them so I made my standard Peach Cobbler, which I’ll post separately soon. Another friend brought some wonderful prepared salads from Whole Foods which added a nice touch to the menu.

If grilling isn’t an option, the meat and fish can be prepared in a hot heavy skillet on the stove.



Grilled Tilapia Tacos  | Party Guacamole and Chips | Chicken Apple Sausages


Lavender Infusion Cocktails |  Ginger Infusion Cocktails |  Cucumber water | Light Beer | Iced Tea |

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Girl Party Sweets, Drinks, and Eats

I consider myself to be pretty feminine. I play dress up. I watch Pretty Woman whenever it’s on. I have a Pinterest account. And even though I’m also a blunt outdoor girl who likes shootin’ and campin’ and cussin’ and such, I do also love a good girl party.

Frozen Yogurt Strawberries From

Frozen Yogurt Strawberries From

Hare are some of my favorite girly -party sweet treat recipes from around the interwebs. Many of these are taken directly from my Pinterest boards. All recipes and photos retain their original copyrights. Click on the images to be taken to the recipe.

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