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8 Outdoor Party Tips & Tricks

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Summer is just around the corner… which means that outdoor parties are too! I don’t know about you but while it’s fun to plan a party, it also brings on a little anxiety. Did you get enough food? Should you have decorated better? And the one you ask yourself over and over: Did you forget anything? Not to fear though, I’ve brought you 8 awesome tips and tricks to throw a party everyone will enjoy!

1. The first thing that comes to mind when I hear “outdoor party” is sun. This sunscreen station is a genius idea to keep everyone’s skin safe and happy. (Catch My Party)

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2. Let your guests capture great memories with this DIY photo booth (A Beautiful Mess)

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3. What’s an outdoor party without S’mores?  (By Stephanie Lynn)

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4. And if you add a S’mores bar, don’t forget a sticky fingers station complete with paper towels and hand wipes! (The Kitchn)

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5. Pinatas, everyone loves ’em. Get creative and make your own! (Think Make Share)

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6. Spray paint your holiday lights (Landeelu) and then use ping pong balls for simple yet pretty lighting. (The Surznick Common Room)

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7. Spray a little vodka on your food table to keep all the nasty bugs away! (Your Crafty Family)

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8. You know the nightmare of not having enough food for everyone at your party? Well you can kiss that goodbye with the help of this food chart! (Chickabug)

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This post is part of a blog hop with a few of my mom blogger friends from the Mom Blog Social Media Share group on Facebook. Here are their post titles and sites, if you’d like to “hop around”:

Tassels and Tunics: A Time Saving Summer Fashion Guide for Moms // Living That Mom Life

Baby’s First Summer; How to Make A Family-Friendly Bucket List // So(Lace) in a Small Town

3 Summer Staycation Ideas // Diary of a New Mommy

 

 

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  • GREAT tips! I never heard about the vodka. Loving everything about this post and can’t wait to use the ideas soon!

  • Love it i might use some of these ideas soon. I also wanted to ask what do use to edit your pictures

    • Let me know how it goes, I’m personally excited about the pinata 😊 Shoot me an email I’d be happy to help you!

  • Nita Ulloa-Pedroni

    Such great ideas! I love the sticky finger station, might have to use that for the family reunion, along with sunscreen!

    • I think we’ll need multiples! Please let me know what I can help with

  • Such good ideas! I can never really plan an outside party. Scottish weather is far to volatile!! Great post thought!
    Lx
    http://workingmumy.blogspot.com
    #momsterslink

    • Scotland is on my list of places to visit! Thanks for stopping by xo <3

  • Rachel@socialworkcommunity

    Great tips! Will be using the vodka trick for sure! Also LOVE the infogram on how much to prepare…I always struggle with that.

  • mtogiai

    I love the Vodka and lights ideas! My daughter was just asking if I could put up lights for her birthday next week. It is such a simple and inexpensive thing to do to light up her world! Great tips!

    • I actually had them lit in my room for a bit pre-kids…I loved it so much and she will too for her party! Happy early birthday <3

  • I’ve never heard of the vodka on the table idea! I also love the food/drink chart – very helpful 🙂

  • Can I come to your house for a party? Love all these ideas and thanks for the heads up about the vodka keeping pests away. Happy summer! Thanks so much for linking up with #momsterslink which will return this Thurs June 30! Hope to see you there!