Forget about throwing a standard barbeque to celebrate Monday’s holiday. Instead, throw a green party. In Simply Green Parties: Simple and resourceful ideas for throwing the perfect celebration, event, or get-together (Collins; Hardcover; 144 pages; $19.95) by Danny Seo, there are plenty of tips on throwing a summer wrap-up fête.
Seo, an environmental lifestyle expert on stylish, eco-friendly living, details 50 sophisticated but simple projects relating to 6 party themes: Dinner Under the Stars, Baby Shower, Housewarming, Birthday Party, Winter Warm-Up, and Summer Sizzler. All of the projects include easy-to-understand instructions, and there are plenty of full-color photographs to help you to envision your must-attend party. To order this entertainment guide, go to www.amazon.com.