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Beat The Heat With These Shade Structures

Summer will be here before you know it and we will all be miserable with our first sunburns of the season. But despite the sting of that first sunburn, isn’t it fun to spend hours at a time outside again? I’m eager to feel the sun on my skin! Since my family spends so much … Read more

Stunning Swimming Pool Designs

If there’s anything that can ease the heat and humidity of summer, it’s epic swimming pools. Though they used to be unaffordable or unattainable (due to a lack of backyard space) swimming pools now come in a variety of shapes and sizes, so there’s something for everyone. Steal one of these stunning swimming pool designs … Read more

Bust the Summer Blues with 6 Backyard Games

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“I’m Bored” gets used way too much in my house. I decided to do something about it! These games are easy to set up and so much fun to play. Gigantic Ball Toss Use a tarp (you can find them at Home Depot) and cut out holes. Each whole is worth a different amount of … Read more

10 Tips for the Perfect Pool Party

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Summer is the perfect time to throw a pool party all of your friends and family members will remember forever. Here are 15 tips to making your pool party the best ever. Prepare to be amazed! 1. Consider Lighting This may not seem incredibly important, after all, it is summer and the days are longer. … Read more

15 Outdoor Drink Display Ideas

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The best parts of summer are the outdoor parties, and the best part of outdoor parties is the chilled drinks. Nothing’s more refreshing than drinking a bottle of soda in your backyard with all your friends. I’ve gathered together some of my favorite ideas for displaying drinks at parties–some are super fancy and some are … Read more