Your Guide to Hosting a Summer Party
This summer, throw a party without breaking a sweat. Here’s you go-to guide to hosting a summer soiree.
Organization is the most important step to planning a party. Make a checklist, decide where to host the party, and set a date. Refer to this party planning checklist from Real Simple. http://www.realsimple.com/holidays-entertaining/entertaining/party-planning-checklist
Pick a Theme.
The next step is to decide on a theme. Summer themes include tropical paradise, barbeque bash, or a fun fiesta. Choose a theme that appeal to your guests. Once you decided on your theme, you can pick out decorations and plan a menu.
Notify the Neighbors.
You can send printed invitations, create an event on Facebook, or make a few phone calls. If you send printed invitations, make sure the design fits the theme. This will inform guests of what to wear to your party.
Plan a Summer Menu.
When deciding on a menu, pick seasonal produce. Your guests will enjoy fresh watermelon and berries, tomatoes and artichokes. Add fish to your entrees for a lighter main course. Make a summertime drink that will keep guests cool and refreshed. Consider using this drink recipe:
Once everything is planned, it’s important to relax before the party begins. Your guests will have more fun, and so will you!