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Summer is just around the corner, along with all the great things that come with it — weekend trips to the beach, summer Fridays, and day drinking on rooftops. It can be tempting to go out all the time, but why not invite friends over once in awhile? Summer is a magical time when windows can be thrown open, shared patio space is up for grabs, and even your front stoop can function as a local haunt with the right attitude and benevolent neighbors.
Here are five easy ideas for having fun, imaginative get-togethers all summer long — and some goodies that will help you be the hostess with the mostest.