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Plan a Pool Party

Make your pool party the hottest ticket of the summer.





Party Ideas

  • Send invitations stamped with a seaside theme: mermaids, shells, dolphins, pirates, etc.
  • Decorate your desserts with mini paper umbrellas.
  • Fill plastic beach buckets with fun party favors like goldfish crackers, paper fans, and digging toys.
  • Decorate inexpensive flip-flops and straw hats with small shells.
  • Hot glue fake flowers on bathing caps.
  • Float a couple dozen rubber duckies in the pool.


    Pool Party Pointers

    • As the temperature soars, keep all prepared food properly chilled. Large disposable aluminum baking pans make great ice beds for bowls and platters.
    • Stock extra towels, goggles, sunblock, insect repellant, ponytail bands, beach balls, foam noodles, squirt toys, etc.
    • Supply plastic bags to tote wet things home.
    • Glassware is a big poolside no-no; use unbreakable cups instead.


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