Want to make things a little more simple for your guests? Try mixing up cocktails in advance and storing them in Mason or canning jars. They can easily be tossed into a cooler or tub with ice to keep cold and there's no muss or fuss and worry of measuring specialty drinks when you're busy with other party maintenance. It's a great way to make multiple styles of drinks without having to have a table spread a mile long. Plus, you can easily change the colors of your lids with paper, fabric or even chalkboard paint to write on each container or signal which drinks might be boozy and which ones aren't!
• Get the recipe pictured above for Mason Jar Margaritas at Stetted and more on the party scene from Six in the Suburbs.Related: Cuppow: The Lid That Turns a Canning Jar Into a Travel Mug (Images: Six in the Suburbs & Stetted)