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That family picnic seemed like a great idea until my kids got grass stains on their pants. What do I do?

Question: That family picnic seemed like a great idea until my kids got grass stains on their pants. What do I do?

Answer: Hot summer weather boosts the appeal of eating a meal outside in the fresh air, but there are drawbacks to dining on the lawn. 343 more words

Atco Blue Flame Kitchen

Atlanta Eats: Our Favorite Patio Spots and a review of Southbound

One of my favorite things about Spring and Fall is taking my meals al fresco. Atlanta has many great spaces who offer patio dinning. I recommend you add these to your Atlanta Eats bucket list. 466 more words

All Things Southern

The Blood Orange Aperol Spritz

Many of the evenings I recently spent in Italy began like this:

A hot evening, a crowded patio, an Italian sunset, and several Aperol Spritzes. During  245 more words


5 Ideas for Throwing an Al Fresco Dinner Party

Summer is fleeting us. And it’s about this time every summer that I start to freak out a little. Fall is just around the corner, yet it feels like summer just got here, and it becomes painfully clear there are tons of things I still want to do before it turns cold.  170 more words


Al Fresco Lunch In NYC At Terra Tribeca.

On our walk through Tribeca, you know the place popular for the Tribeca Film Festival, we stumbled on Terra Tribeca. We were drawn in by the red umbrellas and wooden chairs that decorated the outdoor seating. 222 more words

Rosemary and Seasalt Focaccia

The bake

This focaccia is from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s book, River Cottage Everyday, an enormous hardback full of things like healthy lunchbox ideas and inventive things to do with vegetables, with sections labelled things like “Thrifty Meat”, which appeals to me as a student. 873 more words


Dinner Party Conversation: What would your WWE Smackdown name be?

Unlike my more refined writer friend A., I occasionally watch really weird stuff on TV. She has a bumper sticker that enjoins us all to “READ.” She doesn’t own a TV, and there’s a framed admonition to “Read Instead” on her living room wall. 820 more words