Your guide to outdoor entertaining

Make your next outdoor party a breeze with inventive menus, fun decorating ideas, and easy tips

16 ideas for a no-fuss summer party

For your next backyard bash, impress your guests with these deceptively easy ideas for food, drink, and festiveness

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The shortcut DIY soda bar
Photo by Jeffery Cross

The shortcut DIY soda bar

Add a splash of these garden-inspired simple syrups to sparkling water for a riff on the Italian soda (or use them in our summer party cocktails).


Lemon-Thyme Simple Syrup 

Celery Simple Syrup 

Basil Simple Syrup

Raspberry Simple Syrup


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