4th of July Entertaining Essentials

As you have been able to tell lately at Fabulessly Frugal, I have been making sure all of you are READY for the big Independence Day celebrations. I have shared a few of my favorite desserts, dishes, and tips thus far this week! But, today, I want to share a few of the best deals I found on Amazon in terms of Entertaining Essentials!

These simple items will make entertaining at your BBQ or 4th of July party a huge success!

In my house, we always love to host a big 4th of July BBQ. We invite over all the cousins, aunts, uncles, grandparents, and neighbors just so we can all celebrate together. I have noticed that the vibe of the party definitely changes when there are decorations! Well, since you all know how I am, I don’t want to spend a fortune  on decorations that I will use one day of the year, and I am sure you don’t either! SO, I have put together a little list highlighting a few of my favorite 4th of July decorations that are always a hit and always affordable.

Entertain your guests this 4th of July with a patriotic flair!


HEADS UP: Prices change daily on Amazon so the prices will fluctuate! 

Creative Converting American Flag Food Picks $5.99
Flag toothpicks

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These are cute for cupcake toppers,  in cheese chunks, or cut up veggies and you have an instant festive dish! They are priced at about $.10 each and come with 50 in the bag! That is a heck of a deal! I love to put these in each individual slice of my favorite Jell-O cake!  You can do just about anything with these cute little flags!

patriotic serving tray

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The little things make all the difference! Everytime I have had this cute plastic serving tray, I have gotten SO many compliments. I don’t only use it for the 4th! It is a great tray to have around the house for any event. Everybody loves the American flag!! Prices fluctuate but, you can usually find this tray for under $7. If it’s not, wait around and get it when you can!

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If you are looking for a fun way to entertain kids while you are out celebrating, these are the answer! My kids LOVE these! With this deal, you will end up with 8 free lights and only be paying LESS than $.20 each. You can set them up as decorations OR just let the kids go at them! They come with a little rubber strap so they can easily be put on their fingers and they can just let their imagination run wild!

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These are so fun! At my house we love to just use card tables or picnic tables, throw a tablecloth on, and call it good! But, adding one of these cute centerpieces could make ALL the difference. And this is something that would store nicely and you can use it year after year!

Patriotic hat
Since the centerpiece above might not be everyone’s cup of tea, I decided to feature another one! Come on, things don’t get more patriotic than this! This cute little hat (well, maybe it’s not so little!) centerpiece would look amazing on any 4th of July table! You get automatic free shipping and honestly, this is a great deal!

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If you want to be the cool mom, you need this package! All your kid’s friends will die over this little trinkets! For $9.99 you get 156 different pieces! It honestly is not a party without some party favors and this is an awesome way to do it, without breaking the bank! You are paying LESS than a penny for each item. Now that is worth it!

patriotic inflatable cooler

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This is awesome! This patriotic cooler can hold up to 50 different beverages and KEEP them all cool while doing it! You can set this on a table, your lawn, I’ve even seen people put it in their pool! This is a fun way to keep everyone hydrated!

Fireworks glasses

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Watch the fireworks with your guests using these refraction glasses and it will add a more dramatic effect! They come in a pack of 20 and will make fireworks EVEN MORE enjoyable. You’ll be able to see different colors that you’ve never even seen before. I honestly doubted that these glasses would do anyhing, but they honestly made our firework celebration last year!

Now these are just a few of the awesome deals that I found on Amazon! Check out which ones caught your eye or even look for more that are specific to the party style you are going for! Just make sure to find the perfect deals because honestly, there is no sense in wasting a bunch of money on decorations you will pull out once a year!

These are a few of my favorites! Comment below and let us know which deals you are dying to try!


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