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Outdoor Entertaining: 3 Reasons to Host Gatherings Outside

by JoAnn Asselin 11/23/2022

Hosting a get-together or event is an often rewarding experience. You get to spend time with your loved ones, show off the nuances of your home and enjoy the atmosphere of having everyone around. But what if there was a way to enhance that atmosphere while minimizing cleanup?

Here are a few ways entertaining outdoors can improve your gathering experience.

More Space to Spread Out

Your home may be full of illustrious space and great entertaining areas. However, it’s nice to spread out, enjoy company and keep the festivities comfortable. Entertaining outdoors is a great way to do that.

With more space to roam, your guests will enjoy each other’s company without strange internal acoustics or the fear of them bumping into a prized piece of indoor décor. They’ll also be able to maintain their own comfort levels and personal space distances that make them feel at ease around the other guests.

More Space to Vent

There’s a good chance you’re cooking or entertaining with some sort of scent-producing snacks. Depending on the snacks that you put out, you may end up with a cornucopia of smells that may not mix well together. Likewise, you could also host a gathering that would benefit from being able to be outdoors and get a little fresh air and movement, especially if a round of extreme board games break out. Either way, entertaining outdoors is an excellent way to maintain freshness during your event and keep the clean air flowing.

Less to Clean

Possibly the greatest thing about hosting any type of get-together outdoors is the cleanup. While you may still need to clean up after your guests have gone home, there are fewer surfaces and touch points to worry about. Whether you’re worried about sticky fingers or grimy counters, entertaining outdoors can reduce the amount of surfaces your guests come into contact with, which means fewer surfaces for you to tend to after the fact.

Hosting get-togethers doesn’t have to be a tedious and arduous task after the fact. It can be enjoyable and personal while also giving you and your guests enough space to enjoy the party.

About the Author

JoAnn Asselin

There are many qualities and skills that go into being an excellent real estate professional - integrity, in-depth community and market knowledge, marketing savvy, effective negotiation skills and a high-quality professional network, all of which are hallmarks of how I work.

That said, in my experience as a real estate professional, I've also found that providing the very best service is essentially about putting my clients first. This means keeping myself accessible, being a good listener as well as a good communicator, and responding quickly to your needs.

This "client first" philosophy has always been my approach and it requires me to continually improve my skills and ways of doing business. In addition, I've found that the latest technologies are enabling me to do everything I've always done, only much more quickly and efficiently. They've also helped me to extend the range of services I provide to my clients.