Unique Tips for Entertaining on Halloween

The end of October doesn’t just mark the scariest day of the year. It also marks one of the biggest nights for parties, especially fun costume festivities that take place in bars, night clubs, and, best of all, right in the comfort of the home.  Although we won’t see as many costumes as a huge […]

How to Throw a Red Carpet Party for the Emmy Awards

September is a wonderful time of the year for parties, especially in the garden. The weather is beautiful, the air smells like crisp apples, and we can show off our grilling skills while watching football. Although we never need an excuse to throw a lovely soiree, pool party, or a major backyard bash, if we […]

How to Celebrate Labor Day

Summer is almost over. The hot, muggy weather might say otherwise but the calendar doesn’t lie. September is just around the corner and, for many, it comes with our first taste of autumn weather. The days will still be warm but the nights will be getting cooler, we may notice some change in the color […]

Use the Backyard to Beat the Summer Heat

It’s hot outside. The pool beckons but that’s only if we manage to extricate ourselves from the cool oasis of an air-conditioned home. However, once we dive into the refreshing waters, we are reminded once again why it was worth it to venture back outside. The summer is hot but we can still stay cool […]

Colorful Decor for a Bright and Beautiful Garden

Summer is a season for the outdoors and enjoying warm, beautiful weather. We can go camping, take road trips to national parks, visit theme parks, and golf every day of the week but few places are better for experiencing the beauty of summer than our own backyards. Walk into the garden and we don’t have to […]

How to Celebrate Summer in the Backyard

Summer is when we spend a lot more time outdoors, when we take advantage of the pool, and when we relish the green beauty of the garden. During summer, we celebrate the beautiful warm weather in a number of ways, some of which can take place right in our own backyards. We all have our […]

Gift Ideas for a Fun Father’s Day

In a few weeks, we celebrate Father’s Day. This holiday can be marked in any number of ways and basically comes down to how Dad would like to spend it. We could take him out to dinner at his favorite restaurant, treat him to a morning of fishing followed by a lunch with the family, […]

How to See More Hummingbirds with Garden Decor

It’s June and it’s a wonderful time of year to enjoy the outdoors. We take advantage of the warm, summer weather by spending more time in local parks, going camping, and doing other, fun outdoor activities. Although we often take vacations at this time of year, we don’t really need to travel very far to […]

Fun Ideas for New Garden Decor

May is that beautiful transition between spring and summer that also happens to be the perfect occasion to buy new decor for the backyard. However, garden decor doesn’t have to take the same old shape and form as last year. We all have our favorite gnome statues, sculptures, and decorations for the garden, but we […]