Throw an Easy, Outdoor Cocktail Party

Create an al fresco lounge right in your own backyard.

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.

9 Creative Marshmallow Recipes

Everyone loves s'mores, but these tasty marshmallow recipes offer inventive, gooey alternatives to the traditional fireside treat.

Beyond the Burger: Rethinking the Backyard Barbecue

Three make-ahead menus offer flavorful, surprising variations on grilling classics.

10 Best Slow-Cooker Soups and Stews

Warm up with these easy recipes for comforting, no-fuss meals.

7 Steps to Building a Better Fire

Oh the weather outside is frightful... here's how to build a fire that'll be so delightful.

6 Winter Smoothies to Brighten Up Breakfast

Think it's impossible to eat seasonally in January? Think again. We've rounded up a roster of simple, delicious smoothies, packed with cold-weather ingredients, that will inspire you to think outside the berry box.

How to Build an Epic Snowman

Do you want to... build a snowman? Here's how to do it like a pro.

7 Ingenious Hacks to Make Hot Chocolate Even Better

Yes, it's possible. Check out these clever tricks.