From tailgates and bonfires to front porch chats the season is here for getting cozy and staying awhile! Make it special when you gather the people who live in your house or invite a few friends and extended family to join you for an afternoon, an evening or even a weekend. Life is better together no matter how simple the gathering.
As the host, enjoy the time together. Try not to do it all and snag a few tips and tricks from hosting in this upcoming blog series talking in more detail about these five fun ideas to enjoy hosting fall gatherings of any size!
Create an inviting space
Whether you are gathering around the tailgate, fire pit or on the front porch add a few simple touches that say – “ I’m glad YOU are here!” A few ideas to get you started on that welcoming touch.
Add seasonal decor
Use seasonal elements that set the mood without losing your sanity. Rain, wind and unexpected heat can ruin your seasonal decor and leave you feeling defeated. Choose a few key elements that will work well for your style of gatherings.
Make room for play
A few outdoor activities at the ready will help you be free to mingle and enjoy yourself! Think fun, simple and appealing to all ages.
Plus, serve food worth playing with! Think caramel apple dipping bar and of course….
Serve food worth playing with
Have trays, bowls or fun vintage containers at the ready. No s’mores hosted from a bag and a box in your lap Think s’mores bar, apple dipping bar and cocoa bars. This is going to be oh so sweet!
Keeping it cozy
As the evening chills, have layers of coziness at the ready so the night can linger on. Make this easy to access, so your guests can help themselves while you snuggle in with your people!