It’s time to think Red, White & Blue, let’s see what SHOP ‘n SAVE has for you! Each aisle holds a great way to celebrate one of the summer’s biggest holidays with specialty foods, and decor in Red, White in Blue to make the perfect party! paper products and rock bottom prices! Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue,SHOP ‘n SAVE has meats, chips, snacks and appetizers to make your 4th of July ‘sparkly’ for you! SHOP ‘n SAVE lets you shop and earn those valuable Pump PERKS which gets you fueled up for less! Less money on fuel purchases and more traveling around during a holiday, a perfect time to shop and save. Firecracker Hot specials will help you fill up that cart for less and sparkle with a smile when you see the savings you reap on your receipt! While I am busy celebrating the 4th of July I am also celebrating my savings~boom, boom!My family is busy planning for this holiday and I thought I might share with you the great finds that I have begun purchasing ahead of the holiday to make our patriotic holiday perfect!
TABLES, TREATS, TOTAL MENUS
During my most recent shopping trip I actually put together a table, dressed it up with Red, White and Blue sass and then found all the patriotic party snacks. Shopping was easy and the savings were in the cart! I found great table dressings(disposable) and floral displays that will dress picnic tables up. If you are not having a party and you are off and going to a party, these centerpieces are great.
When it is holiday time, I generally think about the most popular colors and then plan a menu around that. If I am visiting someone for a party I also make certain that I follow the color theme of the holiday it just keeps it that much more festive, so when I enter SHOP ‘n SAVE I think of it as my palette and my cart as the drawing paper which I am loading up with great colors of the season to make an artistic creation! You don’t have to make things elaborate or hard to create the Red, White and Blue theme that sensationalizes this holiday, it’s actually real simple to do!
PRODUCE: There are a few hues of Red and Blue in the Sunny Field’s Produce department: red peppers, red onions, red leaf lettuce, red-ripe watermelon, red grapes, blueberries, strawberries and red potatoes! My favorite combos come from the Red Strawberries and the Blue berries because dessert creations possibilities are endless and these are the fruits of summer! Check out my Pinterest Board with unending ideas for Strawberries and Blueberries, Red Potatoes and Red Peppers and let the festivities begin!
**Pittsburgh Frugal Mom Melon Picking Tip** if you are picking a watermelon, you want it ripe and ready, here are a few things to look for and do to have our taste buds light up:
1) Make sure the shape is even(perfectly round, oval, etc)
2) Choose a melon that seems Heavy (‘water’ melon)
3) Make sure the belly of the melon has a whitish, yellowish belly
4) Thump It, with a knock, if it sounds ‘hollow’ you gotta good one!
5) Make sure your melon does not have knicks or blemishes on it.
When you have a lot of people or even a few over the cost can get out of control quickly but the Essential Everyday products at SHOP ‘n SAVE offer prices that won’t sparkle you pocketbook! Remember the Essential Everyday line for everything from paper products to condiments and everything in between! I just saw this in the store and we grabbed a few bottles because Hot Dogs and Ketchup are a must and the price was perfect!
Grilling up savings with the Butcher Shop is easy, and red meats are in abundance at your local store. Steaks, burgers, and hot dogs are all waiting for you to pick them up and attend your party! If you are not grilling and you want simple snacks, I found these in the aisles and deli and you have to do nothing more than open a bag and it is instant party! I have to share these last 2 snacking items with you because they make it possible to literally do nothing more than purchase and place out and you have an instant patriotic party!
Get those PERKS cards out, shop Essential Everydays and tote something with you that is Red, White or Blue, SHOP ‘n SAVE has a store full of supplies for you! Happy 4th of July! ~pfm