Don't let summer pass by without enjoying at least one fabulous meal outdoors! Unfold that blanket and lay out a feast that's bound to become a family tradition. We've brought you the best tips - from a packable menu to picking the perfect spot - to help you make the most of the unofficial last day of summer.
‘ Tis the season for planning special get-togethers
Every year, it’s the same thing: Rush home (early) from work, put the final touches on the scary costumes, then experience your own moment of terror—what to do for dinner?
Your family and friends are gathered round the dining room table, dressed in their festive holiday garb, waiting with anticipation for the big feast ahead of them. You’ve got everything necessary for the perfect meal, right?
Honoring ancient times when the Jewish people managed to keep their temple’s menorah burning for eight days with just one day’s worth of precious oil, today’s Hanukkah celebrations often include gift exchanges and lots of good food.
The economy is perking up little by little, but when it comes to office parties, the two operative words are still decidedly “scaled back.” In fact, many companies have decided not to host any holiday party at all.
Who will you be with on New Year’s Eve? Whether it’s a small group of friends, the annual family “Watch the Ball Drop” dinner or a fancy late-night cruise with your spouse, the warmth and camaraderie are high at this momentous end-of-year event.
Remember that construction paper card covered with metallic hearts you got in fourth grade? Or your brother slaving over a from-scratch cake for your 12th birthday? Nothing says love like a gift you make with your own hands.
From homemade simple syrup to crushed fresh mint leaves, the ingredients matter as much as the presentation. This guide will make you an expert in both.
Imagine hosting an event … and actually enjoying yourself, too! These five tips show you how to do it, from time-saving food prep to the after-party cleanup.
Moms love to get whatever their kids make, but these gifts have a big wow factor and are super easy to create — even for the preschool set.
Memorial Day marks the official start of summer and is a day to honor our fallen heroes. Gather friends and family for patriotic-themed barbecue to celebrate the lives of those who have given so much, so bravely.
These thoughtful, handmade gifts are a perfect way to make Dad feel as special as Mom. (If only for one day!)