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Daily Archives: July 12, 2023

Granola Bar Catering

Last night the Granola Bar catered for my picnic night. I invited a few guests for a beachside picnic with delicious food and decor by Dabney Lee. The Granola Bar put together a fabulous menu of The Bar Caesar Salad, Butter Poached Lobster Salad, Blackened Salmon Wraps, Corn off the Cob, and The Granola Bar Dessert Platter. It was perfection

The Granola Bar is committed to giving you an outstanding catering experience for events of all sizes — from picnic nights, and personal and professional luncheons, to graduation parties, and baby and bridal showers!

They offer pick-up, delivery, and on-site catering. Leave all planning to their expert team for your next party or corporate meeting, The Granola Bar spaces are also available to rent for private parties and events! 

The Granola Bar Rye offers space rentals for events up to 65 people and The Granola Bar Darien can accommodate groups as large as 40.

For more information regarding catering, private events or the TGB food truck, email

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7 Reasons To Love Pool Parties

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Most of us have been to pool parties, but why do we love them so much? Well, you’re about to find out. It turns out that pool parties combine various elements that appeal to our basic human needs. And this is what partly explains their popularity. 

They’re A Social Activity

First, pool parties are a social activity. They make it easy to bring everyone together around something they all like, without leaving anyone feeling left out. Having the pool there creates a focal point for the occasion and provides people with something to do when they stop talking and munching on hors d’oeuvres. It makes the occasion more accessible to everyone, helping them to feel more welcome.

They’re A Creative Outlet

Pool parties are also an excellent opportunity for people to be more creative. That’s because swimming pool construction is a blank canvas. Ultimately, it’s up to you what you do with the space. 

For example, pool parties can be an excellent way to play the music you love on full blast. You can also create decorations or games for guests to play while in the pool. Big, communal swimming pools are excellent if you enjoy having guests over regularly. 

They’re Low Impact

Another cool aspect of pool parties is that they are low-impact, unlike rugby or American football. As such, people can still get plenty of exercise without injuring themselves. Spending an afternoon in the pool can reduce stress significantly and boost the immune system, helping it fight off disease. It’s also good exercise and an opportunity to burn calories. 

They’re Great For Kids

Kids love pool parties, too. They’re fun for running, splashing, and jumping when properly supervised. Having parents there to watch the fun helps, too. Everyone gets what they want from the activity. 

They Improve Mood

Swimming pools also bring a host of additional health benefits, including improving your mood and mental health. When there’s a swimming pool close by, it’s hard to have a bad time. Something about being close to water makes you want to let go of your troubles and just enjoy yourself for a while. Whether it’s splashing around or having fun while watching other people play sports, there’s something for everyone when it comes to pools and having fun. 

They Let You Enjoy The Good Weather

There’s also the fact that swimming pools make it easy for you and your family to enjoy the good weather. When the sun comes out, you can take the cover off the pool and dive in to cool down.