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When summer comes around, the thing that most people want to do is spend time outside with friends and family. It is the perfect season to have a party and host those that you enjoy spending time with them most.
Should you be new to throwing garden parties or want to improve your hosting abilities, then here is how to throw the perfect garden party.
Make a delicious beverage
Although you will likely think of food when it comes to satisfying and fulfilling your guests, you will also need to offer your guests a drink.
It is a great idea to make a delicious and refreshing beverage, especially if it is a hot and sunny day.
You could make a homemade hawaiian punch recipe to cater to guests who want a delicious yet refreshing beverage. Making something fruity and fun will ensure to satisfy all guests.
Although you will want to take full advantage of the weather, it is also important to have enough shade in the garden so that you and your guests will not need to stay in the hot sun all day.
It will be a good idea to add an umbrella or a shelter so that you can create some shade. It will also allow you to get the right amount of sunlight for your body, which is ideal so that you do not overheat or feel too cold when you are in the garden with your guests.
Make your guests feel comfortable
As well as ensuring that your guests are at a good temperature when they are spending time in your garden, it will also be a good idea to ensure that they are comfortable. Whether this means offering a table and chairs or soft beanbags to relax on, it is a good idea to ensure that everyone has a place to rest.
Throwing the perfect garden party is all about making sure that your guests are as comfortable as they are having fun.
Offer open seating
Speaking of having places to sit, it is a great idea to make your seating plan as open as possible. If you have the chairs in an awkward position, it might hinder how well guests can interact and socialize with one another.
Open seating will allow guests to interact freely and make room for more fun and conversation.
More food is good
You will never want your guests to go hungry. Hence, it is a good idea to make as much food as you think. Or, even slightly more. The more food you have, the more guests can enjoy and indulge. It will ensure that everyone leaves the party feeling full and satisfied.
Likewise, always ensure that you have plenty of drinks available. Whether that means having a spot for them to create their own or having a stockpile of cold soft drinks, it will ensure that your guests will never feel dehydrated or ready to leave. The more food and drink, the merrier and more fun your garden party will be.