So, with life not yet back to normal, but in need of a break from this awful reality we are living in, the party is back on for August. I'll admit, it hasn't received as much attention as I give the kids' parties. But then again, how much party prep can you do for this theme? Isn't the point not to do too much party prep?
I have my menu: Mac and Cheese, Hot Dogs, Pork Rines, Cheese Puffs, Bologna and Cheese Sandwiches, Spaghettios, Easy Cheese and Ritz Crackers and Beef Jerky. For the desserts, of course nothing less than a Hostess treats cake.
For the adult beverages, my husband insists that he get some sort of beer that people will actually drink. I was pushing for Milwaukee's Best or Pabst Blue Ribbon (or as we call it in Wisconsin, PBR). No go... Of course for the ladies, I can think of nothing better than a fine box of Franzia and some Wapatoolie. (If you've never heard of Wapatoolie - it seems to be a Midwest college party drink, (although some call it Trash Can Punch) here is some information to enlighten you.) For those who prefer the non-alcoholic beverages, Mountain Dew and a fine Kool-Aid seems appropriate.
But what can my guests drink these fine beverages in? I happened to stumble across the perfect solution when I was in our local chocolatier (no less) looking for treats for Ethan's carnival candy table. There these were - Redneck Wine Glasses!!!
Okay, so the $13.95 price tag was just a little steep for me. Upon further inspection, it was apparent I could make these fine treasures myself. For my supplies, I needed glass candlesticks from the dollar store, Mason jars and some epoxy glue. So for less than $2.00 a wine glass, here is what I made!
Actually, I think they are kind of cute. If you have any fun ideas for this fun, adult party, I'd love to hear them! Happy party planning!