DIY Series: Bring your outdoor entertainment A-game


DIY Series: Bring your outdoor entertainment A-game

Spend quality time with family and friends by bringing your outdoor entertainment A-game, with a little help from Westfield Geelong. There will be no competition for the title of hostess with the mostess (or host with the most) with our foolproof guide. So read on and get that shopping list ready!

It’s all about snacks

Whether you’re standing around the barbie or having a picnic, snacks are essential. Keep it simple with the classic chip and dip or if you want to take your snacking game to the next level, experiment with delicious insta-worthy platters featuring a moreish assortment of antipasti, cheese and fruit. Pick up everthing you need from Coles and Dr Nuts and Sweets. Need to spruce up your servingware? Check out Country Road, Bed Bath N' Table or Matchbox for a stunning selection of wooden boards, ceramics and cheese knives.

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Make a meal of it

Cut your prep-time by leaving the cooking to us. Pick up your favourite takeaway like dumplings from Hi Sushi & Dumplings, burgers and chips from Schnitz, pizza from The Groove Train or donuts from Ferguson Plarre Bakehouse. Need some inspiration? Browse all of our takeaway options here.

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Get busy in the kitchen

If you prefer to DIY it, why not have a barbeque? Get fresh buns, snags, patties and toppings or step it up with Mitch Orr's succulent Grilled Lamb Chops and Juicy Peach Salad. Finally, top it off with these scrumptious and equally delicious Passionfruit Vanilla Ice-Block Bars. Pick up all the ingredients you needs from Coles and Bakers Delight.

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Don’t forget the drinks

Stock up on your favourite beer, wine and spirits from Liquorland. If a cocktail is more your thing, try this refreshing Lychee Orange Blush Cocktail recipe.

For the non-drinkers and the kids, grab mineral waters and soft drinks or make your own mocktails and serve them in large jugs or drink dispenses from Matchbox, Big W or Target.

Image source: Aussie Lychees by Megann Evans

For more recipe inspiration, click here >

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