7 Tips for Throwing a Great Outdoor Party

We are right in the middle of the sizzling summer season, so it’s the perfect time to throw an outdoor party.  Successful outdoor entertaining doesn’t have to be elaborate, but that doesn’t mean you can’t dazzle guests with an elegant event they will be sure to enjoy. 1. Make sure your guests are comfortable enough to stay awhile. Adirondack chairs, wooden benches and wrought iron furniture can create a stylish look for your outdoor dining area, but they can sometimes leave guests shifting in their seats.  Provide plenty of cushioning with plush, comfy, colorful pillows. 2. Ensure guests stay cool and fresh. Don’t let the heat of summer put a damper on your event.  Excessively high temperatures and humidity can really suck the life out of a party. Create shade with large […]

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Don’t Sweat the Outdoor Party with These Fabulous Tips!

For the perfect summer party, the great outdoors can be tamed. All you need is a cold drink, close friends, and a few insider tips to keep the sweat off your brow. Kick off your shoes. That sensational outdoor party you’re dreaming about just got more sensational. Have a folder Make a file specifically for your party. Everything involved – the guest lists, the invoices, the ideas – gets tossed inside. Keeping it together and organized keeps your stress level low. Have a time-line The hors d’oeuvres are served at 7 pm? Great. Plan the time line out. Know when the events of your sensational summer party fall into place, including everything from when the casserole gets taken out of the oven to when it’s time to start the coffee. […]

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