For almost-effortless hosting and some seriously satisfied sweet tooths, throw together a build-your-own s’mores bar. A galvanized steel outdoor plant stand and a few large mason jars filled with graham crackers, chocolate bars, and marshmallows make for a pretty perfect s’more setup.
A great tip for keeping flies at bay, cut a lemon in half and add cloves to it. Set out in bowls about 30 min before food will be going on the table. The smell with leave your party pest free (at least the little kinds).