Outdoor Entertaining Ideas & Summer Party Planning

13 Party-Ready Outdoor Spaces

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Pool parties are a great way to cool off on a hot day, but ensuring that everyone enjoys themselves without overdoing it can require a bit of planning ahead. Guests may forget to bring pool necessities like a towel, sunscreen, goggles and ear plugs, so it's best to have several on hand along with plenty of iced beverages so partygoers don't become dehydrated from too much fun in the sun. Image courtesy of Oxford Garden

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