Recipes for Your Outdoor Summer Gathering

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Fire up your grills and gather all of your loved ones because it’s time to get cooking in that outdoor kitchen! The only thing you’re missing now is the food. There’s almost no limit to what food and drinks you can prepare in the backyard these days. Still, you want to keep things reasonably simple so you can spend time … Read More

Put that Outdoor Kitchen to Good Use This Summer

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You’ve brought the outside in, now it’s time to bring the inside out with your outdoor kitchen. With holidays like Memorial Day, Fathers Day, and the Fourth of July, the time for backyard parties is upon us. Keep reading for some summertime inspiration.   Outdoor Kitchen Must-Haves Grill? Check. Roasting spit? Check. Mini-fridge? Check. Today’s outdoor kitchens go beyond these … Read More

How to Plan a Wedding in Your Home

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You’ve invested well and you live in a beautiful home where family and friends feel welcome. You’ve lovingly decorated each square foot to your own unique taste. Now, you’ve received exciting news that your child or grandchild is engaged! Why not make it personal and memorable by hosting in your own house? Read on for some ideas for how to … Read More

Be the House Every Trick-or-Treater Looks Forward To

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If you love Halloween, you probably want to give your neighborhood kids an experience as fun and exciting as you remember. Whether you have your own trick-or-treater or your kids have outgrown it, you can still enjoy this childhood tradition. Hopefully, you live in a place where you know your neighbors and everyone feels safe and happy together. Here’s how … Read More

Six Ways to Make Friends With Your Neighbors (and Why)

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While social media makes it easier to connect with someone, doing so in real life is a different thing. You may have grown accustomed to socializing with likes, shares, and private messages online. However, having an actual connection in your own neighborhood is often more beneficial and fulfilling. A study by Nextdoor.com shows that sixty-one percent of Americans are curious … Read More

How to Throw a Fantastic Housewarming Party

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You’ve moved into your new home — congratulations! You probably want to celebrate with family, friends, and possibly the new neighbors. But with everything else that’s been on your mind, you may not have had time to think about a party. Once you catch your breath, start planning. It’s not too late, even if it’s been several months since you … Read More

8 Must-Have Family Games For Your Basement Media Room

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What’s a better way to foster family camaraderie than playing games together? A game room can become the heart of your home, where you create memories that you and your kids will cherish for life. Whether the kids play on their own, or multiple generations gather, you’ll find plenty of ways to have fun. Of course, you will probably think … Read More