8 Essentials for the Perfect Summer Picnic

Since it's summer we know that you're enjoying fun in the sun by getting outside whenever possible. And whether you're hitting up a summer concert in the park or a late afternoon hike, be sure to wind down the day with nice picnic. Grab a basket and enjoy an alfresco outdoor meal under the summer sky. Pack the cooler, get your favorite blanket and celebrate summer outdoors with these 8 creative Read more ...

Show Your Disney Side and Throw a Disney Themed Party

Bring the magic of Disney to your home this summer with a Disney themed party. If your summer plans don’t include a trip to the Magic Kingdom, no worries. We have budget friendly ideas for food, games and decor to throw an at-home Disney themed party for kids of all ages. Decorate Like Disney Decorate your table using a red, black and white color theme to mimic Mickey and Minnie Mouse. Use Read more ...

9 Creative & Memorable DIY Wedding Favors

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Summer time calls for outdoor weddings, bridal showers and adorable wedding favors that complete that special day. Create the perfect DIY wedding favors ahead of time at your bridal shower to thank people for attending your summer soiree. Even better, these wedding favors are both cute and within your budget! Personalized Biscotti Buy a container of biscotti, dip in melted chocolate Read more ...

8 Fun 4th of July Recipes

Fourth of July is just a couple days away and we have eight red, white and blue recipes to help you plan your festivities. From breakfast pancakes to mouth watering BBQ and festive desserts, we have all the fun 4th of July recipes you'll need to plan a menu that will dazzle your guests. Red, White & Blue Pancakes Start your 4th of July with these red, white and blue pancakes. The Read more ...

Fun & Festive 4th of July Crafts for Kids

Keep kids entertained and in a patriotic mood with these budget friendly 4th of July crafts. We have patriotic themed projects your kids can easily make that can be shared at your upcoming Independence Day gathering. Let their imagination go as they make these projects their own. Start by gathering any red, white and blue craft supplies you have at the house. Recycle paper towel and toilet Read more ...

6 Sizzling Outdoor Summer Party Ideas

Now that it's summer, it's time to enjoy the outdoors and celebrate with a summer soiree or two. Here are six sizzling outdoor summer party ideas for kids, teens and adults that are sure to create lasting memories. Kids Summer Party Ideas 1. Glow in the Dark Party - these parties are all the rage with kids this summer. A trip to the Dollar General will set you up with all the glow in Read more ...

17 Creative Uses for Mason Jars

Mason jars make everything look cuter.  Stick a cute straw in them and the lemonade tastes a little sweeter. They are taking over shelves in our craft stores. Here are 20 creative ways to use mason jars throughout your home. 1. Organize Your Kitchen Gather various sizes of mason jars. Fill with sugar, flour, dried pasta and grains. Label them. Chalkboard labels make it easy to update. 2. Read more ...

Food Tips for Backyard Entertaining on a Budget

Take the party outside this Memorial Day weekend. We have simple tricks to backyard entertaining on a budget. Summer is approaching and we're going outside to enjoy the fun with friends and family. Backyard entertaining is all about life’s simple pleasures: spending summer evenings conversing with friends, eating delicious meals and relaxing in the warmth. Start off your backyard entertaining Read more ...