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How to Stock a Party-Ready Bar

Check out our list of successful bar essentials, ranging from tools for creating amazing cocktails to recommendations on outstanding spirits, mixers, and garnishes. » See Photos
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The Tailgater's Guide to Fall The Tailgater's Guide to Fall

Whether you're a tailgate party rookie or a seasoned pro, our guide gets you ready for the ultimate game-day experience. » See More

Burgers, corn cobs, and kabobs on a bbq grill Fire Up the Grill

We’re offering up the newest and coolest grilling ideas, tips on maintenance, and even a few smokin’ recipes. » See Photos

50 Entertaining Decks 50 Entertaining Decks

Not sure how to turn your deck into a party-perfect spot? Find your outdoor inspiration here. » See More

A statue decorating a garden Liven Up Your Outdoor Space

See how these real-life homeowners made their outdoor spaces livable rooms―ideal for entertaining and relaxing. » See Photos

screened-in porch Outdoor Entertaining 101

Browse our featured outdoor rooms for ideas on decorating patios, decks, and more. » See Photos

preparation How to Prep a Flawless Cocktail Party

Take a break from the simple beer-and-wine gatherings and throw a fun cocktail party. Follow these simple tips to ensure your get-together is a hit. » See Photos

Tips for Entertaining Outdoors Outdoor Entertaining Details

Southern Living Assistant Home Editor Todd Childs divulges the details that make an outdoor event great. » Watch It [video]

outdoor entertaining ideas Outstanding Outdoor Entertaining

Southern Living Assistant Home Editor Todd Childs shares his ideas for creating entertaining outdoor spaces. » Watch It [video]

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