Spring Entertaining on the Patio

This post is sponsored by Trisha Yearwood Home Collection exclusively at Tractor Supply Co.

HI, friends!  It’s that time of year where we are getting ready for a busy summer outdoors, which means lots of entertaining and spending time outside.  All of that is great with me, as I love being outdoors.  Georgia gets really hot, but I have been so excited to get our patio set up for entertaining this year.  Since Mark and I both have our families nearby, there will be lots of celebrating out on that patio this year, I have no doubt. We’ve already used it twice and it’s been so nice and comfortable with all the seating we have.

Today, I’m going to share with you some entertaining ideas and some new products that I recently got for our outdoor spaces.  Having an area designated for entertaining outdoors is so important this time of year and having pieces that we can use to make things prettier and functional is also a win-win.

Spring Entertaining on the Patio

The patio got a good cleaning and with pollen season, it’s important to clean everything well before it gets too hot.  I even cover up all my patio furniture with a big tarp to keep it as clean as possible during rainy days and especially until after the pollen stops falling.

Spring Entertaining on the Patio


Keeping a patio clean all the time is no easy task, but covering my furniture definitely helps.   When the sun is out and we are ready to have folks over, the patio will be where we will spend so much time this year.  I’m excited to share it with you today!  I had all of this furniture on my old patio and it’s so nice that it fits perfectly here at our new house as well.

We did some Easter entertaining on this patio and it was such a perfect spot to gather family.

Spring Entertaining on the Patio

Mark and Holly were relaxing before Mark’s family came over and it was such a beautiful day.  I’ll share with you how I set things up and made it all pretty!

Spring Entertaining on the Patio

Adding some fresh hot pink geraniums was a good way to kick off spring.  I’ve planted some of these in my planters and hopefully they will add color all summer long.  I have a few more planters to fill with flowers too.

Spring Entertaining on the Patio

Let me show you a few new things I got from the Trisha Yearwood Home Collection carried exclusively by Tractor Supply!  You know I’m a fan of Trisha, a fellow Georgia gal and have shared a few of her recipes here on my blog.  These pieces are so colorful and also useful for entertaining outdoors and I think you’re going to love them!   Did you know Trisha has home decor accessories out?  I didn’t either, until now!

Spring Entertaining on the Patio

With a farmhouse feel, the aqua shades on these pices are perfect for perking up the patio space and this color happens to be part of my decor scheme out here, so it was a really good fit for our patio.

Spring Entertaining on the Patio

This pretty metal teal pedestal server can be used for so many things, like serving cupcakes or a cake.  It’s elevated which makes it so cute to use for a party or get-together and let your imagination take over as to what you can use it for.

Spring Entertaining on the Patio

I loved this pretty blue container which looks like an old milk crate and thought it would be perfect for holding some speciality sodas. It’s called a planter and would be pretty with plants, but I loved this idea too.  Add a little ice to ice things down and it’s a pretty way to serve cold drinks.

Spring Entertaining on the Patio

These sodas are my fave which Mark introduced me to, Sioux City Birch Beer!  Have you had them before? They are so tasty!  I just love how pretty this display looks on my blue potting bench, which also comes in handy as an outdoor server.  We had ham and fixings at our Easter gathering and I just piled it all on the potting bench for an al fresco buffet.

Spring Entertaining on the Patio

On the coffee table with the large sectional sofa, I have this pretty all weather wicker tray and these pieces made a gorgeous centerpiece for our party.

Spring Entertaining on the Patio

I love this cute planter with the saying, I Was Made for Sunny Days, such a happy and cheery way to add a plant to your summer decor.  Just add a blooming flower and you’re all set for a summer soiree!

Spring Entertaining on the Patio

This adorable little birdy is a colorful piece with metal wings and a distressed look. He makes a great little accent on the tray.  Easter candy was piled in an ironstone bowl and the kids loved it!

Spring Entertaining on the Patio

It was such a fun day of celebrating Easter with the family and these pieces made it all that much prettier.  You can see Holly back there, waiting for company to come over.  She loves it when all her people are around!

Spring Entertaining on the Patio

Adding an outdoor rug to your seating area is the best way to cozy up a space and this one is so pretty with all the colors I’m using out here. If you’re looking to add some color to your outdoor or indoor spaces with accessories, take a look at Trisha’s home collection. I thought these pieces were so fun and colorful!

Spring Entertaining on the Patio

We will no doubt enjoy this space all summer long and can’t wait for more family and friend gatherings on the patio.  We have plans to really spruce that area up below in the future, but for now, we’ll enjoy lounging on the sofa and enjoying this spot away from the heat of summer.

Spring Entertaining on the Patio

Entertaining and summer go hand in hand and making spaces pretty is always at the top of my list on enjoying our spaces even more.  Hope you got some ideas on making your outdoor spaces pretty and practical as well!  Happy Spring to you!  Summer is just around the corner, so make the most of those outdoor spaces and get them ready for entertaining.

And here’s some great news for one of my readers! I’ve got a $50 giftcard to give away to one of you, so I’m so excited to share the love on this one. $50 goes a long way in the Trisha Yearwood Home Collection.

All you have to do is leave a comment below, telling me which items of Trisha’s new collection you’d love to have in your home!  One winner will receive a $50 giftcard to spend on whatever you’d like to bring home. I think you’ll love these accessories as much as I do!

Just fill out the Rafflecopter widget below with your email and name and check that you are leaving a comment, then leave your comment here on this post! 

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- Rhoda


  1. Love the little blue container! So cute how you used it for drinks. It’d be sweet with some little potted plants set in it… or silverware and napkins. Lots of uses.

  2. I like all of the pieces that you have and the color is perfect for me as well. I did not know that Trisha had a collection at Tractor Supply. I will definitely go check it out.

  3. I love the teal pedestal stand. It could be used for so many things. All of the items are very pretty.

  4. Definitely the pedestal server – wonder if I could attach some galvanized pieces together and mimic this look? Maybe I need to look in my brother’s stash of bits and pieces.

  5. Angie Jones says

    I love everything you have done on your patio! It is lovely! I really like the teal pedestal cake holder from the Trisha Yearwood collection!

  6. phyllis henry says

    There are many things I would love to own. I am especially drawn to the teal birds like the one you have and another without metal wings. Lovely and cheerful!

  7. I love the blue planter! I had no idea Tractor Supply had stuff like this! Will Definitely be checking them out! 🤗

  8. Rhonda Tillman says

    Ummm, hard to choose just one, love the planter. Had no idea Trisha had this collection, will be checking out our local Tractor Supply soon! Thanks for letting us know : )

  9. Love the ‘sunny day”planter

  10. “I was made for sunny days” pot is my favorite. I’m in the Atlanta area too and it seems all it has done is rain, rain, rain.

  11. It’ s so hard to choose but I think I ll go with the adorable planter…or the bird…or the crate….see….it s all so cute! I will for sure be headed to Tractor Supply to check out her collection! Thanks for sharing!

  12. Your outdoor decor looks so pretty. I was not aware of the Trisha collection. I see some really nice galvanized tubs that would be cute on the porch to decorate with. Thanks! Julie

  13. Michele Bevans says

    Love the pretty planter

  14. Oh, my, there’s no way I can pick just one….but I do love the little pedestal stand. Thanks for the chance to win!

  15. I think I would chose the drink carrier but would have Diet Coke in it! such a great way to keep them cold…

  16. I was made for sunny days!

  17. Your patio is beautiful! A perfect spot to relax outside. I really like the planter that says “I was made for sunny days.” That is neat your hubby likes the Sioux City sodas because I live in Sioux City.

  18. I love all the pieces!!!

  19. Honey Bee XOXO planters

  20. manda shank says

    I like the planters.

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