16 Tips for an Effortless Outdoor Party
Here’s how to create a backyard oasis where the revelers are satiated and no one gets eaten alive.
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Entertain the Kids
So the grown-ups can kick back with the sangría, have some diversions for the kids: plenty of blowing bubbles, perhaps a sprinkler or a Slip ’n Slide, and beach balls. You can also buy a few inexpensive disposable cameras and let kids serve as official event photographers.