Summer breezes, ice-cold cocktails, BBQ grilling, and a back yard full of friends to share the evening with means the only thing missing is the Calypso music and waves crashing along the beach. Turning your back yard into a Caribbean beach is easier than you think, so read on for our beach theme decoration ideas and recipes.
Beach theme parties are enjoyable any time of the year. In the winter, they help warm cold nights, and in the summer they naturally relax. Here are a few decorating ideas for your beach themed party that use what you probably already have and incorporate budget buys for what you don't. Read More
We've got a little bit of light and a little bit of dark with the combination of these two punches. The ginger beer in the Dark and Stormy punch gives it a light taste, but dark color. And in our Mango Rum Punch, the fruit provides a heartier flavor and bright yellow color. Read More
Jam Boats are lettuce leaves filled with juicy grilled chicken and veggies, marinated in Caribbean flavor. Keep the fuss and prep to a minimum with this summer recipe that takes a kebob favorite and turns it into a handy appetizer. Read More
Jerk chicken is a Caribbean favorite of ours. Perfect to serve to guests at your BBQ or summer party, it's also a great recipe for a beach or luau theme party any time of the year. The deep spice of the chicken and sweet crunch of the veggies will have everyone drooling for more. Read More
A simple dessert to serve at your BBQ or summer party, this recipe combines the flavor and soft texture of a grilled banana with the sweet crunch of brown sugar. We love s'mores as much as the next person, but this dessert is just as easy to make, and guests will love the unexpected treat! Read More
Fresh fruit abounds during the summer months. This availability means you can prepare an assortment of fresh, fruity desserts at a pretty low cost. Here, we've got two super easy frozen recipes that can be prepared in advance so work is minimum but the end result is a big hit. Read More