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 ...

Get the Most Out of the Summer Solstice

This Saturday, June 21, is the longest day of the year, also known as the Summer Solstice. It’s a day that is rich in tradition, meaning and sunshine. It’s been celebrated for hundreds of years in countries around the world. We think the best way to honor the solstice is to get outdoors, so here are a few ways to make the most of your extra sunlight. Get out picking: Long ago, it was 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 ...

4 Things to Know About the FIFA World Cup

You might have noticed an abundance of soccer jerseys and painted faces around town. Maybe even seen best friends become bitter rivals. Don't be alarmed--it's just the FIFA World Cup. Here are a few things you need to know to get up to speed on the World Cup. 1. The World Cup Is Soccer's Biggest Stage Every four years, national soccer (or futbol) teams gather in a centralized location Read more ...

6 Genius & Budget-Friendly Graduation Party Ideas

It’s the age of all things DIY, so some of us may be feeling the extra pressure to make our grad parties shine this year. Fortunately, there are plenty of genius ideas that are easy to execute and sure to impress. Here are some budget-friendly food and décor to up the ante on your grad’s special day. Floating Photo Collage: Hole-punch the top of photos and tie them to balloon strings for Read more ...

DIY Frozen Birthday Party Ideas

Cool off this summer with a Disney-inspired party for your kids. These recipes and DIY Frozen birthday party ideas feature cool treats and designs that won't overwhelm. Frozen Decor: Set the tone with the Frozen soundtrack playing in the background Think snowflakes, bling and sparkle Cut out our free printable to use for name cards, water bottles and cupcake toppers. Frame our "I Read more ...

5 Guilt-Free Cinco de Mayo Cocktails Under 250 Calories

We've found a way to don a sombrero and indulge in all the wonderful Cinco de Mayo cocktails without the guilt of overindulgence in calories! It’s true. With a bit of measuring and the willingness to step outside of that calorie-loaded margarita routine, you are on your way to celebrating Cinco de Mayo in style with these under 250-calorie cocktails. Let’s get started by heating things up Read more ...

The Non-Fan’s Guide to March Madness

What you Need to Know About B-ball, Bracketology and The Big Dance It’s the middle of March, which signals to basketball fans everywhere, it’s time for some Madness. March Madness, to be exact. March 16 (this Sunday) signals the beginning of March Madness, the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Championship. For fans of the tournament, it can mean office pools, laboring over brackets Read more ...