The summer is a great time to entertain, especially for people who don’t want to clean the house! You can invite people over and spend all your time outside. (You will need to make provision for a bathroom, though. It’s impolite to ask guests to use the gas station down the street.)
You don’t really need a reason for summer entertaining, but opportunities abound: graduation, Father’s Day, wedding and baby showers, and the Fourth of July.
Here are some basics to keep in mind when planning summer entertainments:
Summer entertaining should be simple. Why create a complicated menu when simply grilled meat or fish and vegetables followed by chilled watermelon or ice cream is a meal fit for royalty?