Start moving your parties outside this season. As the days become longer and temperatures warm, it becomes easier -- and more fun -- to host parties in your lawn. Easier does not necessarily mean simple, though. Entertaining your friends' al fresco comes with its fair share of challenges.
The good news is that that with a little preparation, an outdoor party can be extremely low-maintenance. Getting everyone together outdoors brings fresh air. Expectations are lower, the natural elegance of your lawn does most of the decorating work, and when things get messy, a hose handles the cleanup. Are you set to make the most of the summer season and moving your party into the fresh air? Here are five entertaining outdoor tips that will help you get started.