Watermelon and Ginger Lemon Coolers

A trio of cocktail choices: Watermelon, ginger-lemon, and mango-lime coolers for parched participants. Drinks, by Cafiero Lussier, cafierolussier.com. Pitchers, from Crate & Barrel, crateandbarrel.com.

Brilliant idea: To bring the beach style indoors, have your servers dress island-style. Orchid leis, sarongs, and Hawaiian shirts set a tropical theme.

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