10 Summer Backyard Party Recipe Ideas + MONDAY FUNDAY Link Party

It’s time for another party, and this week I got to choose the fun features from last week’s link party.
Summer to us means a lot of backyard barbecuing and fun!
Last week, I shared 5 FAB watermelon treats to get the summer partying started.
5 Fab Watermelon Dessert Treats
And to celebrate the end-of-the-school-year with my niece and my daughter, I baked up some brownie cupcakes packaged in a cute can for a yummy surprise.
surprise cupcakes in a can graduation gift idea for kids
And for today’s features, I picked recipe ideas, both savory and sweet, that are perfect for summer backyard parties!
Hey everyone, welcome to Monday Funday!
We’re so glad you have joined us at our link party!


The Monday Funday Link Party is an 8 Blog Party where you can share your creativity… diy projects, crafts, and recipes! You can link up once and your projects will be seen on all 8 blogs.
What a great way to grow your blog and share your craftiness!


This week’s features were chosen by Pauline from Club Chica Circle.
Pauline Molinari Monday Funday


I don’t know about you, but I am so ready for summer!
This week, I chose 10 fabulous backyard party recipe ideas that are sure to make your summer plans a little sweeter…
and yummier!

10 Summer Backyard Party Recipe Ideas #MondayFundayParty

On the savory side:

Red, White & Blue Watermelon Salad from Five Heart Home, Lemon Arugula Pasta Salad from Melanie Makes featured on This Silly Girl’s Life, Chicken Caprese Salad from The Seasoned Mom, Fajita Lime Grilled Chicken from I Thee Cook, Fresh Summer Corn Dip from Five Heart Home featured on Uncommon Designs

And on the sweet side:

Strawberry Shortcake Ice Cream Sandwiches from Pint Sized Baker, Cheeseburger Cupcakes from Sweet Bella Roos, Jell-O Popsicles from Poofy Cheeks, Pretzel Rod Sparklers from A Dose of Paige, Brown Sugar Strawberry Shortcake from Your Homebased Mom

And for one more favorite pick from last week’s party, and something I am definitely going to have to try with my tween, check out this fun tutorial on how to make strawberry ice cream in a bag from Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom.

Ice-cream-in-a-bag DIY

Now, let’s get this party started!



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Pauline Molinari

I'm the crafty maven, and I'm on a mission to spread craftiness. With a fine arts degree, over 15 years experience in children's publishing, and a savvy, stylish, sassy tween daughter, I come armed with perspective and passion to inspire tween girls and their mothers to be crafty together. 


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