4 Secrets to a Stand-Out Summer Pie

You know the basics, but these little insider tricks will take your pie to the next level.

3 Cold Brew Coffees You Need This Summer

If last year was the summer of rose wine, this year, it’s cold brew season. The cafe on your corner probably has it on tap, bartenders are mixing up cocktails made with the stuff, and cold brew and tonic water "spritzers" have become the latest coffee geek craze. Even Starbucks recently took the hipster trend mainstream. We surveyed the field to find the best new options in the cold brew universe; here are three buzz-worthy innovations.

6 Ice Cream Sandwiches That Are Anything But Vanilla

These desserts—loaded with everything from bananas and lime juice to molasses and peanut butter—put boring vanilla and chocolate wafer combos to shame.

1 Seriously Awesome Summer Party

It’s meant for an over-21 crowd, of course. But if kids come along, set them up in their own space with assorted root beers, so they can rate and debate.

The One Type of Summer Party That Makes Everyone Happy

Combining classic barbecue fare and old-school activities, this low-key gathering is ideal for a mixed crowd where guests don't know one another. Suitable for ages 3 to 93.

6 Steps to Organizing the Best Movie Night Ever

With a canvas drop cloth as your screen, an outdoor theater is easier to create than you might think. Have some fun with your "concession stand." No shushing allowed!

10 Homemade Popsicle Recipes

Freeze! Now back away from that box of same-old pops. These surprising DIYs prove that it’s easy—and cool—to be different.

7 Eye-Catching Outdoor Lanterns

Get a beautiful glow—no juice cleanse required! Just display one of these lanterns and let the flickering light add ambience to your space (and your face).

8 Gorgeous Garden Stools

Use one of these multi-purpose stools as a stylish seat, a sweet display for blooms, or a perch for a platter of hors d’oeuvres.

8 Festive Decorations for a 4th of July Bash

Get your home ready for Independence Day with patriotic party supplies bursting with red, white, and blue.