It’s summertime and we are ready to host our friends and family for some backyard get-togethers! We have rounded up some of our favorite simple tips for summer entertaining (and some yummy recipes too!).
These ideas will help you throw a fun backyard party that’s simple to organize and will give you plenty of time to actually enjoy your guests. We can’t wait to get started and spend this summer connecting with the people who are important to us.
Simple but oh so clever! We’re going to try this one for sure!
A make-ahead menu means you can spend more time with your guests.
What a great idea. This would hold so much food! Maybe get a second one to use for beverages.
This little trick makes it so much easier to cut and serve!
Use the best of the fresh summer produce for this yummy recipe.
Okay, we’re definitely loving any suggestions for keeping those mosquitoes away.
ADD GOOD NUTRITION TO YOUR OUTDOOR ADVENTURES BY MAKING HERBY WHITE DIP WITH CRUNCHY VEGGIES From Liz’s Healthy Table
Portable, single servings are the way to go!
Put together a simple caprese salad on a stick – once again, portable, single servings to make it easy.
This is a fun way to turn plain cutlery into something special.
Add sunscreen, flip flops, extra hats and wraps for when it gets cold and create a helpful basket for your guests to help themselves to.
Keep the kids busy and having fun with a nature scavenger hunt.
This pinata serves not only as party decor, but a fun party game too.
For an adult party, you can turn a watermelon into a keg.
This is SUCH a timesaver!
Another easy way to serve food in individual portions that guests can take to wherever they want!
They had us at s’mores!
This is a great way to keep the cutlery, glasses, and other dinner necessities organized and easy to access.
Now, this is clever! Turn a colander into an ice bucket and no more digging your hands into that ice-cold water.
We NEVER know how much to make for a party so this guide is something we will refer to often.
Here are a bunch of tips you will want to check out to make not only backyard entertaining, but just day-to-day summer living much easier.
Another great idea for those cupcake liners – you could even use the washable silicone type!
How cute is this? This would add a bit of summery flair to your party.
What a fun idea and party theme!