4th of July Party Planning by Million Ways to Mother


Fourth of July plans can become expensive, especially when you want to involve kids, friends and family. Whether you’re at the beach or home, consider throwing a patriotic picnic to celebrate the holiday.

  • Picnic Time Newbury Basket
  • The Newbury is a suitcase-style picnic basket with service for four; including plates, glasses and flatware.
  • Price: $71.99 after $3 cashback
  • It costs $74.99 at Bed, Bath & Beyond but you can receive four percent cashback, making the price effectively $71.99. Shipping is free and you can save even more if you have a special (frequently available) Bed, Bath & Beyond 20 percent off coupon!

Picnic Time Blanket Tote

  • The folding, two-sided blanket is the perfect addition to any picnic.
  • The underside is water-resistant to protect the blanket from getting dampened or soiled.
  • The Blanket Tote unfolds easily and refolds into a convenient carry tote featuring a closing flap complete with a zippered pocket, and an adjustable shoulder strap.
  • Price: $21.71 after $2.15 cashback
  • It costs $23.86 at Hayneedle but you can receive 9 percent cashback, making the price effectively $21.71. Shipping charges may apply.

Pelican Elite Soft Cooler

  • High density closed-cell foam insulation for extreme ice retention.
  • It’s 55 percent lighter than premium hard coolers, making it perfect for picnics and while you’re on-the-go.
  • It’s a great investment, as you can never go wrong with a long-lasting cooler! It also comes with a three-year warrantee.
  • Price: $247 on Amazon
  • There are cheaper cooler models in the Pelican range available at Target and Walmart.

FABRIQ Bluetooth speaker

  • No outdoor picnic is complete without music! Show your American pride with a themed Bluetooth, Alexa-enabled speaker.
  • Price: $49.99 at Target
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