Affordable Ways to Prepare for Independence Day

July 03, 2018

Whether spending time at an Independence Day parade, backyard barbecue or quality time with family, Dollar General has all the necessary items to have an affordable and festive holiday.

Fire up the grill with 57 Sauce Glazed Kabobs for a unique and delicious recipe using only a few ingredients. Consider a buffet set up that can allow guests to pick and choose sides they like. Organize the buffet in order of plates, sides, main dish, condiments, silverware and drinks. This may also be a great setup for potluck celebrations. Easy sides like coleslaw and potato salad are classic additions for the cookout.

Make it patriotic by mixing and matching red, white and blue tableware with disposable table covers, plates, napkins and cups that can help make decorating, serving and clean up easy. Paint jars with simple designs like red and white stripes using acrylic paint for an easy and creative DIY décor. Once dried, use the jars as utensil and straw holders. Place citronella candles on tables and around the area to help ward off bugs. For added convenience, consider setting up a bug spray and sunscreen station for guests.

Summer can be a great time to refresh your grill tools, especially when preparing for a big barbecue. From grill brushes to chrome tongs, find affordable, yet quality grill tools online or at your local Dollar General. Don’t forget to restock the charcoal! A big bag of charcoal may last all season and provide value.

Transform any indoor or outdoor space with fun, affordable Independence Day and summer décor. This red tissue paper tassel garland and royal blue tissue paper ball can be hung from walls, ceilings and porches for a festive and patriotic look.

No matter the holiday activity, customers can take advantage of the everyday low prices and summer savings by shopping online or in-store at your local Dollar General. Have a safe and Happy Fourth of July!

About Dollar General Corporation

Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day.® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operated 18,566 stores in 47 states as of July 29, 2022. In addition to high-quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg's, General Mills, and PepsiCo. Learn more about Dollar General at 

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