Tips For Hosting The Perfect Summer BBQ at The Ridge At Mountain Lion

Summer is here, and there's no better way to celebrate than with a BBQ at The Ridge at Mountain Lion! Nestled in beautiful Loveland, CO, our community offers the perfect backdrop for a fun and memorable BBQ with friends and family. Here are some tips to make your summer BBQ the best one yet.

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Use Our Amenities

One of the perks of living at The Ridge at Mountain Lion is our fantastic amenities. Take advantage of the outdoor grilling stations and picnic areas. These communal spaces are perfect for cooking up a feast and enjoying the lovely Colorado weather. Remember to reserve your spot in advance if required.

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Keep it Comfortable

Comfort is crucial for a great BBQ. Set up plenty of seating areas with chairs, benches, and blankets. Create shaded spots using umbrellas or canopies to keep everyone cool. Have sunscreen and bug spray available for your guests, and consider setting up fans or misting systems if it's a particularly hot day.

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Entertainment for All

A BBQ is not just about food; it's also about having fun. Plan some activities to keep your guests entertained. Lawn games like cornhole, frisbee, and bocce ball are great for all ages. Set up a playlist with summer tunes, and if you have musically inclined friends, a guitar or ukulele can add to the ambiance.

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The Perfect Menu

A great BBQ menu includes a variety of grilled meats, vegetables, and side dishes. Burgers, hot dogs, and ribs are classics but don’t forget about grilled veggies and skewers for a healthy twist. Offer a range of beverages, including water, soda, and perhaps a signature cocktail. Desserts like watermelon slices, popsicles, or s'mores are a sweet way to end the meal.

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Clean-Up Made Easy

After the fun, it’s time to clean up. Have trash and recycling bins clearly marked and easily accessible. Recruit a few friends to help with tidying up, and consider using disposable or biodegradable plates and utensils to make the process quicker.

Hosting a summer BBQ at The Ridge at Mountain Lion in Loveland, CO, is a fantastic way to enjoy the season with friends and family. With a little planning and these helpful tips, you can create an unforgettable event that everyone will talk about all summer long. So fire up the grill, gather your loved ones, and make the most of the beautiful summer days in our wonderful community!

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