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Our Four Tips for Outdoor Entertaining this Summer

The arrival of warmer weather has us planning our outdoor entertaining. Summertime is a great time to entertain outdoors. Throwing an outdoor party that's fun, festive, and filled with food, drink, and conversation is always a good idea, especially if you have the outdoor space. These four tips are all designed to help make your life easier to kick back and enjoy the summer with your family and friends.   Decor Pick a theme for your party. Is it a picnic, memorable holiday, birthday, etc.? Use colorful disposable plates and silverware. Lay craft paper or throw-away table cloth across a table for a casually finished look―and easy cleanup. Fresh flowers are a must but don't think you have to spend a lot or go fancy. Floating peonies and gardenias make a pretty centerpiece. Circle your party area with citronella candles or incense sticks to light when the sun starts to set. Paper lanterns draped from tree limbs are charmingly festive for evening parties. You can also use string li