July 4: Year two, things learned, plan in place.

Friends. In a few short days, we will be embarking on the July 4th that will be perfect. After last year’s lessons learned, we are modifying our plans, and making a lot of lists. Are you ready for this?

To bring:

For entertainment…

paper (for M.A.S.H., keeping rummy scores, etc.)
cards (playing and/or pinochle)
crossword puzzles (both from the paper and in books)
books
ipod
ipod boombox
frisbee
football
camera

For the day…

sun screen
bathing suits
hat
first aid kit
chairs
towel (1 per person)
blanket
toilet paper roll
hand sanitizer
sun umbrella
comb
detangler for hair
goggles for the water
hairs ties (for braiding, etc.)
bobby pins
plastic baggy (for covering valuables/phones)

For the night…

bug spray
lantern
Flash light
head lamps
layers
change of clothes
wood

For cooking…

skewers
cooking utensils for grill
grill
lighter fluid
lighter
charcoal
paper towels
plates
utensils
cups
soap
cooking water
trash bag for garbage
folding table for laying food out
cooler for drinks and food
ice for cooler
thermos (coffee)

For eating…

breakfast
lunch (sandwiches, wraps)
snacks
veggies for kabobs
burgers
condiments
pasta salad
water
beer

Anything I am missing? I am sure I will think of a few things, but let me know what YOU bring the beach to make it an excellent day.

Last year’s event…

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About sorellaaglio

I am 26. I love nature. I love trying new things, and I love children. I love cooking, baking, and sometimes even cleaning. I am an organized mess, and yet manage to eat three meals a day and get eight hours of sleep a night. If you stop by, I'll feed you and make you a mixed CD. Oh, and I am a fan of you.
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One Response to July 4: Year two, things learned, plan in place.

  1. Jeff Hayford says:

    Shovel
    Strainer (to get charcoal out of sand, and sand out of pit)
    Gloves (to handle coals / wood)
    Catch Phrase FTW
    Sun Glasses
    Water to put out fire

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