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Kick Off Summer by Preparing for Back-to-School: #2 Clean Out & Organize

Have you ever prepared for back to school after a long summer, dug a backpack out from under a bed, only to find a 2 month old sandwich rotting on the bottom of the backpack? Do you spend the week or two before school starts trying to determine what clothes still fit, what shoes still […]

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Kick Off Summer by Preparing for Back-to-School: #1 Create a Master Notebook

BTS prep includes so much information, so many lists. Keep everything together in a master notebook. Create a tab for each of your kids & a general tab with budget, shopping lists, calendar & more.

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Kick Off Summer by Preparing for Back-to-School: Introduction

When I was a kid, my mom always encouraged me to get my homework done on Friday so I wouldn’t have it hanging over my head all weekend. “Put it behind you & you can relax, enjoy the weekend!” she always said. I wasn’t always good about following that advice but over the years, as […]

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Festive Fourth of July Desserts

BH&G offers a tasty selection of summer desserts that are perfect for your July 4th party or any summer celebration. Summer Desserts

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Fun and Festive 4th of July Recipes

Not sure what to serve guests on the 4th? Looking for some new dishes to delight your friends & family? Here are some great recipes from Good Housekeeping to perk up your holiday menu! Summer Recipes  

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Fourth of July Picnic Ideas

Time for a picnic! No need to fuss. A local park is a great place for your family outing. These recipes from BH&G give you fresh ideas for your picnic menu this Independence Day or any time this summer. Picnic Time  

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Fourth of July Party Decorations

Deck your home with patriotic spirit with these simple & colorful decorations from Good Housekeeping. Red, White & Fun

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Fun 4th of July Crafts for Kids

Your kids want to be a part of party planning and decorating. These ideas from BH&G give you and your kids ideas for decorations and more this 4th of July. Independence Day Crafts

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Fun Fourth of July Games for Kids

Time to go old school this year. These fun games and activities for kids are perfect for 4th of July or any family gathering. Psst! They’re not just for kids! The grown-ups can play too. Aren’t we all kids in the summer? ¬†From BH&G Summer Games

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14 Patriotic, Star-Spangled Ways to Use Mason Jars

Late last year, a friend gave me a box of Mason jars. I remember looking at them & wondering what in the world I was going to use them for. I knew there were many crafts that use Mason jars but I was stumped right then. I did find ways to use them to make […]

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