3 Homemade Fried Chicken Recipe Hacks

Not sure if your stomach is aware, but today is National Fried Chicken Day! With summer picnics on the calendar, it’s the perfect time to whip out the checkered tablecloths, pull out the potato salad, and serve it all up with fried chicken that you've made right in your own kitchen. Rather than spend money on fast food chicken, we've found three delicious fried chicken recipe hacks that taste Read more ...

The Best Things to Buy in July 2014

Whether you’re spending your day in an air-conditioned movie theater or barbecuing with family, there’s no shortage of fun to be had in July. Fortunately, for savvy shoppers, deals are also in abundance. Here’s how you can save on July’s best buys. Movies: Summer movie programs are in full effect and that means children’s movies cost as little as $1 per person. Check out Cinemark’s Read more ...

4 Must-Have 4th of July Looks

It's Independence Day and a lot of focus is on poolside parties, backyard barbecues and fireworks. But you can add your own spark to this holiday with these four must-have 4th of July looks. Ready-to-go Rompers Rompers are the perfect outfit for 4th of July fashion because they create style with just one piece. The weather is getting warmer, so show off your legs with this fun look, especially Read more ...

5 Freedom Cocktails for the 4th of July

We've decided that there is no better way to enjoy the 4th of July than celebrating our independence surrounded by friends, family and a delicious cocktail. Get into that patriotic spirit with these five freedom cocktails to help you raise a glass and give a toast to America the beautiful! White wine lovers tend to enjoy the fresh citrus and fruit flavors often found in summer wines. Made with Read more ...

11 Detox Waters for a Slimmer Summer

Toss the soda and start sipping the stuff that makes you slim and healthy! Detox waters are all the rage and for good reason. They’re a delicious, refreshing alternative to high-sugar sodas. Easy to make and easy to enjoy. Did you know that drinking just one soda per day is the equivalent of eating 35 pounds of sugar in a year? That ends up equaling more than 15 pounds of body fat added--all Read more ...

Summer Survival Guide for Mom

Summer is officially here and you have a few months before the next school year begins. If you’re like most moms, the next several weeks will likely include entertaining your children (and their friends), possibly entertaining your neighbors, and in the midst of that, finding a few moments for yourself. So what’s a busy mom to do when she’s staring at two full months of fun and entertainment, 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 ...