Gardening

3 Fun Backyard Games Your Kids Will Absolutely Love

These outdoor water games will keep your kids entertained (and cool!) on the hottest days of summer. 

5 Genius Items to Create the Perfect Summer Picnic

These outdoor entertaining essentials will take any picnic up a few notches—whether you’re at the park or on the beach.

How to Create the Ultimate Campfire in Your Own Backyard

Cue the camp nostalgia—here's everything you need to host a camp out, right at home. 

4 Brilliant Ways to Use Aloe Beyond Treating Sunburn

This spiky plant can do more than just soothe your crispy skin.

4 Bold Beach Umbrellas to Keep You in the Shade All Summer Long

Stay cool and out of the sun with these colorful coverings.

18 Products That Changed Our Lives

As magazine editors, lots of products—from makeup and hair tools, to cleaning supplies and organizational products, to gardening gadgets and even toilet paper (yes, toilet paper!)—make their way across our desks. Some fall flat, others generate temporary buzz, and a select few become staples in our lives. And when we realized that some of these products have become items we simply cannot live without, we knew it was time to share the wealth with our loyal readers. Here, we present you with our editors’ all-time favorite items.