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Have You Started to Entertain Outdoors Yet?

Growing up in California, I've become quite spoiled by the gorgeous weather. As soon as the sun comes out, I take my parties to the patio. I hosted my first outdoor soiree of the season two weeks ago, and it couldn't have been a more fabulous Spring seafood barbecue! I know that the temperature in your neck of the woods may be too chilly for alfresco entertaining, but I'm wondering, have you set up your outdoor dining area yet?

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muse2323 muse2323 6 years
No, but the weather keeps teasing me--warm for a few days, then a cold rainy snap. Grr.
Liss1 Liss1 6 years
We grilled with family at our house a few weeks ago but it got so cold we had to go inside. I am hoping it is nice this weekend because i would love to grill :)
kea718 kea718 6 years
I live in Miami.... this is the time of year we STOP entertaining outdoors.. lol. Between the humidity, 90degree PLUS temp, the completely unreliable rain storms and the blood-thirsy mosquitoes that are EVERYWHERE, it's brutal outdoors. (I still wouldn't live anywhere else)
PinkUnicorn PinkUnicorn 6 years
Well, since it was blizzard-like snow today and a whopping high of 32 degrees, I'm going to go with no. Also, I hate where I live!
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 6 years
No, not yet. I'm still working on our landscape design. Once that's done (and the plants established), I will host an outdoor soiree.
insanitypepper insanitypepper 6 years
It's already been over 90 degrees here the past few days. We may cook outside, but any entertaining we do will definitely be inside.
AmberHoney AmberHoney 6 years
If it ain't raining we're entertaining!
chiefdishwasher chiefdishwasher 6 years
Fuzzles...if I start thinking BBQ pork products now.....I won't have any drool left by dinner time!
Dana18 Dana18 6 years
No, sadly I do not have an out door space. But I am going to a Potluck BBQ this weekend that will be in a back yard. Thank God for friends.
PiNkY-PiNk PiNkY-PiNk 6 years
yup, the first time this year was for easter, the day we had an earthquake in socal! Lol
SFCA SFCA 6 years
Yes, we've been bbqing at Golden Gate Park and Stinson Beach. Love the weather!!!
reggaecupcake reggaecupcake 6 years
i live in an apartment as well, i have a small grill on my balcony! its the best! party outside anytime! i have even been known to fall asleep out there!
fuzzles fuzzles 6 years
Chief, You forgot the BACON and other assorted pork products! :@)
partysugar partysugar 6 years
Soniabonya, I live in a studio apartment and think its totally possible to entertain outside! You can do it at a park like you mentioned or better yet, go to a friend or family member that has a beautiful yard and ask them if you can host a party there. Chances are they will always say yes. The gorgeous backyard pictured above is my Aunt Aileen's house.
Soniabonya Soniabonya 6 years
how about the option of living in an apartment and can't entertain outside? i suppose one could entertain at a park/beach/etc with a bbq... i would love to entertain outside at my own place. i just need a yard.
chiefdishwasher chiefdishwasher 6 years
Nothing like friends, family and a grill!
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