BBQ Time


Like I told you guys a few days ago, we hosted a BBQ this weekend. I worked my ass off to prepare everything (making salads, choosing the right meats, prepping the BBQ and the garden, ...) and in the end it paid off: the garden looked wonderful and the food was great! I had never cooked on a BBQ before so I was pretty stoked that nothing burned (badly) or remained undercooked. Turns out, BBQing is one of my (many) hidden talents. Who'da thunk it?

I dressed to fit the hostess/BBQ theme in one of my vintage dresses that sort of resembles an apron and a picnic blanket, in the best way possible.

dress: Vintage - sunglasses: Ebay - espadrilles: New Look - belt: Primark


Dressing the part makes ANY event a 100% more fun for me. And now for the food! Potato salad (potatoes, cherry tomatoes, chives, boiled eggs, spring onions, mayo, lemon juice and seasoning), pasta salad (fusili, cherry tomatoes, bell peppers, canned tuna, red onion, olives and a dressing of mustard, lemon juice, honey, olive oil and white wine vinegar), various meats (beef, mixed skewers, chicken merguez, lamb and more) and some delicious, runny, roasted camembert to dip bread in

For decoration, I used colorful paper tablecloths and placemats and these cute little lanterns I bought for 5€ a string at Action, some supercheap megastore. I bought 6 and draped them all over our backyard. At night they light up, during the day they just look cheerful.

 Hope I inspired you!

18 comments

  1. lang leve de action :D. mooi kleedje!

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  2. Love these photos! The dress is fab, lights are adorable and the food looks so damn good!

    Jade

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  3. I love the way you decorated the garden with the hanging lights. The outfit is perfect for a BBQ and even a picnic.

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  4. Mmmm the food looks delicious! Nice and healthy too. :) You looked lovely and hope you had a great time!! x

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  5. Those pastasalads look delicious!
    Love the way your outfit matches the BBQ-theme :-)


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  6. WOAH! It looks so fun!! I love the little lanterns!! And you look amazing, as usual :)
    http://www.closet-fashionista.com/

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  7. cute cute! love the pics and your dress! I just got some white paper lanterns I think I need to dye now!



    <3
    Meghan @ The Flight of Fancy

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  8. Lang leve 'den action'. De pastasalade ziet er ook jummies uit.

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  9. Zo mooooi! Ik wil ook zo'n BBQs! Maar meestal zijn er teveel mannen aanwezig, ik ben al gestopt met teveel moeite te doen want die appreciƫren dat toch niet :D

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  10. how cute! I love how the buttons emulate the garden lights!

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  11. Ja waarom apprecieren ze dat eigenlijk nooit? Rotventen! :D

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  12. ooh die slaatjes ga ik onthouden, klinkt yummie! Je ziet eruit als de perfecte gastvrouw! En die lichtjes <333

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  13. Oe pretty! Action, here I come. Zaterdag organiseren wij ook een bbq en als die er al half as pretty uitziet ben ik tevreden :-D

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  14. such a pretty dress! and i love the bows on your shoes too, great outfit!

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  15. CUTE CUTE CUTE CUTE!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This whole day looks like it was so much fun and you looked great in the outfit.

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