Summer is the best season for entertaining because you have the option of having an outdoor or indoor soiree! You should always be prepared for any unexpected guests who may want to stop by for a dip at the pool. Mark Addison shares some great tips on being prepared for Summer time entertaining.
A party is only as good as the weakest song on its playlist, or so the saying goes. Make sure your fiesta makes the cut with these sultry Latin hits.
Drift away with this perfect, Luau playlist! You and your guests can party all night long with these tropical tunes!
Once the coolness of spring melts away it's time for summer parties! If you're tired of the same old barbeques and picnics you can plan a party that your friends and neighbors will remember as the best they've attended in years. Even on the hottest day there is a sense of energy and fun that we've carried over from our carefree childhoods and you can capitalize on that. With the proper planning, a fun theme and some creativity with the menu you'll enjoy the party just as much as your guests.
Dads like to be pampered too! And while they may not show it, cooking him his favorite meal or baking him some tasty and sweet cupcakes will make his day. Make this Father's Day one to remember.
For a short and inexpesnive summer getaway, host a luau in your own home! Set the scene for a tropical getaway with the right decor and food, while your guests sip on a tasty pina colada. Aloha!
Ice cream is the perfect summer treat! This summer host the best party by throwing an old fashioned ice cream social! Grab your best friends, favorite ice creams and plenty of toppings and your set for a sweet party!
This cute and easy foam craft for kids is super-useful, too. Get them into the habit of labeling their bags when they travel and it will save them countless headaches in the future!
Button, button, who's got the button? Recreate Holly Quinn's button napkin ring for your next party!
This fun craft is perfect for the kids to make, and the adults to enjoy! Use our instructions to make some adorable, personalized koozies that you can keep for yourself or share with your guests!
Summer crafts and decor allow us to let our imaginations run free-nothing is really off limits and the more unusual, the better! Flowers, so much a part of our summers, are nature's most beautiful decoration and bringing them into our homes seems to light up any room. When you're entertaining you don't have to borrow vases to have arrangements in any room of your house-be creative and use everyday items to display the blooms! Your guests will be delighted with these ideas that bring a whole new concept to indoor flowers.
Coryanne Ettienne gives great tips for creating a summertime oasis on the beach or by the pool!
Your kids will be fashion superstars with these DIY shades--a great craft idea for early summer!
Create a watermelon themed picnic for your party guests with these yummy recipes and creative crafts!