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Backyard Party

Some of the best memories of summer are made surrounded by friends and family in the comforts of your own backyard. Whether you’re looking to host a small gathering or a big summer bash, you’ll find some great ideas and items to make your party one that people talk about for many summers to come.

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Tips for a Great Backyard Party

Tidy Up Your yard doesn’t need to look like it’s straight from a garden magazine, but doing a quick sweep, raking and lawn cutting can go a long way to make your yard look trim and well-kept.

Set the Mood Consider stringing up some soft lights, adding a few stylish lanterns or lighting candles on the table as the bright day transitions to sunset.

Include Guest Activities If children are coming, have some sidewalk chalk or bubbles at the ready. For adults, playing cards after dinner or a game of Prosecco Pong are sure to be a hit.

Keep Beverages Fully Stocked Nothing ends a party faster than running out of beverages. Purchase a little extra of your favorites, so any leftovers won’t go to waste.

Don’t Forget the Little Things Sunscreen and bug spray can be a life saver, but little touches like fresh flowers, a s’more platter, or wine charms add a little festivity to your event.

Blackberry Mojito

Get into your summer vibe by learning how to make a delicious Blackberry Mojito.

Smoked Salmon

Ingredients

1 lb salmon fillet

1 lemon, sliced

Tom Douglas Rub with Love Salmon Rub

Cedar grill plank

Directions

Preheat grill for medium heat, about 350°F.

When grill is hot, place water-soaked cedar grill plank on your grill.

Rinse salmon over cool water, pat dry, and season the salmon to your liking with the Rub with Love salmon mix. Then add slices of lemon on top.

Place the salmon on your cedar grill plank and then cover the grill.

Grill the salmon for about 12-15 minutes. You can tell it’s done when it’s uniformly pink in the center.

Remove salmon and cedar plank from grill and enjoy!

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Our Favorite Party Product

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Minor Medical Care

Did your afternoon of grilling or cooking result in a minor burn? Skip the trip to urgent care and let our pharmacists take care of you.

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