Entertaining & Hosting

Whether you’re hosting a huge bash or a casual dinner party, you want to get it right—and you will, thanks to our entertaining and hosting ideas. But be warned, friends and family may never want to leave.

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10 Products That Keep Bugs Away from Your Outdoor Eats

Whether you're looking for mosquito repellent or wasp traps, we found the best way to keep your outdoor gathering bug-free.

Your American Summer: The Ultimate Party Guide

It’s the season everyone loves to celebrate—summer!


How to Host the Best Summer Grilling Get-Together

Gather up the crew—it’s time to grill!


How to Host a Backyard Bash That’ll Be the Talk of the Neighborhood

Need backyard party ideas for your casual shindig? We'll show you how to host your friends and neighbors with stress-free...


How to Plan a Summer Block Party Your Whole Town Will Be Jealous Of

Throwing the biggest bash of the summer is so much easier than you thought, thanks to these block party ideas...

How to Host an Outdoor Movie Night in Your Backyard

Here's how to turn your outdoor space into the personalized movie theater of your dreams.


The Worst Mistakes to Make While Grilling at a Tailgate

Avoid these grilling mistakes to keep the good times rolling at your next tailgate party.

11 Insanely Smart Ideas for Your Backyard Party

From the food you serve to the songs you play, we're sharing the best ideas for making sure your backyard...


11 Ways to Get Your Porch Party-Ready

Add curb appeal with these fun and festive porch decor ideas. Here are 11 tips for getting your porch party-ready...


10 Easy Ideas for a Beer Garden Picnic

Ready to embrace one of summer's greatest traditions? Grab some friends, food, and of course beer and head to your...


9 Things You Need for a Perfect Backyard Barbecue

Put the finishing touch on your party with quick apps, the right music and a signature sauce.

9 Secrets for Keeping Cold Food Fresh All Day Long

Keeping your potluck salads, sides and fresh vegetables cold during a picnic can be tricky. Here's how to keep even...