> What Your Outdoor Cooler Says about Your Party
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What Your Outdoor Cooler Says about Your Party
Setting aside the fact that just <em>having</em> an outdoor cooler says plenty about your party (such as, <em>this person means business</em>), you should know that the kind you have is going to give your guests a clue as to what they can expect as the festivities wear on.</br></br><a title="Patio Coolers" href="http://www.atgstores.com/outdoor/patio-accessories/outdoor-coolers/" target="_blank">Patio coolers</a> come in all shapes and sizes, and “the bigger the better” is a good rule of thumb. But, it also depends on what kind of mood you’re trying to convey. Is it going to be a quiet evening among friends, or a rip-roaring, five-alarm rager that will intensify your relationship with local law enforcement?</br></br><strong>The Ice Bucket</strong></br></br>Apparently, you weren’t ready to have a party. That’s okay. Throw some ice in a bucket and live to party another day.</br></br><em>Party Level: </em>Impromptu Barbecue</br></br><strong>The Standard Cooler</strong></br></br>A staple at small barbecues and patio picnics, this is your everyday go-to cooler. It’s the cooler you take on camping trips and serves as a handy drink table between you, your friends and your favorite pair of <a title="Adirondack Chairs" href="http://www.atgstores.com/outdoor/patio-furniture/outdoor-seating/adirondack-chairs/" target="_blank">Adirondack chairs</a>.</br></br><em>Party Level:</em> Friendly Get-Together</br></br><strong>The Outdoor Cooler</strong></br></br>When people see this at your party they’re gonna know, instantly, that they’re at the right place. Proper outdoor patio coolers hold a lot of whatever’s on the drinks list and many are insulated so your ice lasts all night long – even if the beverages don’t.</br></br><em>Party Level:</em> Proper Shindig</br></br><strong>The Trash Can</strong></br></br>A homemade twist on patio coolers, a trash can loaded with libations is definitely fair game. The thing is, they lend a certain air of recklessness and audacity to the festivities by broadcasting your willingness to party outside the box.</br></br><em>Party Level:</em> Potential Ruckus</br></br><strong>The Hog Trough</strong></br></br>Well, now <em>this</em> is a statement. No one fills up a trough with ice and drinks with a plan to shut down the show when the sun sets. This cooler choice is nonverbal acknowledgment that you’re not fully in control of what happens next.</br></br><em>Party Level:</em> Viral YouTube Opportunity</br></br>No matter what kind of party you’re throwing, <a title="Make a Super Savings Play" href="http://www.atgstores.com/promotions/default.aspx?promo=1" target="_blank">for the Big Game</a> or any other occasion, be sure to keep the ice fresh, the patio coolers stocked and the music at a volume that won’t raise your neighbor’s hackles.