The 4th of July is right around the corner, but no need to sweat it if you’ve procrastinated on party planning. Our Haute Hostess is here to help! Olia of LoveOlia.com has a few Pinnacle Vodka cocktails, small bites, and décor ideas that will ignite fireworks this Independence Day. The best part? They are seriously simple to do yourself!
“When you’re throwing a party, you want to make sure you have some special accents to make it extra fun for your guests,” she says.
Check out her creative creations above, then take note of the recipes below.
Peachy Keen Cocktail
- 1 part Pinnacle Peach Vodka
- 2 parts lemon lime soda
- Optional: star shaped ice cubes
Instructions: Mix ingredients and serve over ice. Garnish with a peach slice and cherry.
- 1 part Pinnacle Raspberry Vodka
- 2 parts Ginger Ale
- Orange slice
Instructions: Stir ingredients and serve over ice. Garnish with an orange slice.
Strawberry Cheesecake Bites
- 1 lb fresh strawberries
- 8 oz cream cheese, softened
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
Instructions: Mix together cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract. Scoop out strawberries, then using a pastry bag, fill them with mixture. Garnish with a blueberry.
Watermelon Balsamic Basil Bites
- Balsamic vinegar
Instructions: Cut watermelon into 1-inch cubes, scoop out, and fill with balsamic vinegar. Place on basil leaf for garnish.
Tie everything together with a festive flower arrangement. Stick to red, white, and blue booms, she says, but pick some that are a little unique and of different shapes. Use lots of little vases or jars instead of creating one big arrangement.