Your guide to outdoor entertaining

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

Outdoor entertaining tips

Put these easy tips to use for your best backyard bash ever

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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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20 tips for your best outdoor party

In the West, we can hike in January, picnic in March, and even celebrate Thanksgiving––at least partly––outdoors. Here are our ideas for year-round entertaining outside

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Perfect backyard vacation

How to make your yard a fun, comfy hangout all day (and into the night)!

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Make an outdoor entertaining kit

Your outdoor party kit

Put everything you need in a plastic container, and you're always ready to take the party outside

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Backyard TV: How to carry drinks outside

Make a no-spill drink tray

See how to make a spill-proof tray for outdoor parties

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