Summer’s Last Blast: The Labor Day Weekend

The home stretch for warm weather is on its way. So we want to help you give summer a send off to remember with a back yard barbecue. Invite your friends, family, the neighbors – whoever you want to share the day with. But before  you get set to grill, take a look around your […]


The Right Furniture for Your Backyard

If you just haven’t had a chance yet to dress up your back or buy new patio furniture for your deck, it’s not too late! After all, as the saying goes, “It’s not over until it’s over.” And summer is definitely not over yet. There is still plenty of time to whip your patio or […]


Take the Party Outside

 If a home bar can spice up your family room, living room or games room, an outdoor home bar can do the same for your backyard, patio or deck area. Outdoor home bars, like their indoor counterparts, can boost your entertaining style and enhance the time you spend with family and friends. Even if you […]


Kid-Friendly Backyard

Forget Summer Camp. Instead, Create the Ultimate Playzone for Kids in Your Backyard! Turn off the TV, get the kids off the couch and take them outside this summer! There’s no reason to sign up for expensive summer camp when you can easily transform the backyard or patio into the ultimate camp retreat kids can […]


Staycation 101

Turn Your “Staycation” Into a Five-Star Getaway Never mind Europe. You can still have the time of your life by turning your backyard or patio into the ultimate retreat in which to entertain with friends, chill out with family, get a tan and have a wicked good time. Hammock Surf Forget catching a wave. You […]


Bird Watching Urban Style

If you like the idea of bird watching but you’re reluctant to hike a trail through a forest with binoculars dangling around your neck, why not travel only as far as your backyard? A popular backyard design trend is to create an environment that attracts birds by doing a number of bird-friendly things including planting […]


Glamping Getaways for Summer

Camping in Style Roughing it is a thing of the past when you and the kids check into a new breed of wilderness camps from Bermuda to Hawaii. Pitching a tent? Someone’s already done it for you. And instead of having to squeeze into a one-man cocoon that is always either too hot or not […]


Convenient Gardening Tools

The snow shovel has been put away, the garden furniture has been uncovered and it’s time to get the backyard or garden ready to host summertime BBQs, gatherings with family and friends or just the ideal place to relax. Here, we highlight Sun Joe’s essential outdoor tools, which are perfect for everyone from the garden […]


Baby Light My Fire

Bring Your Outdoor Space to Life with a Glowing Fire Pit Even in the hottest of summer months, there can still be a chill in the evening air. But don’t reach for that sweater just yet. Instead, consider investing in an fire pit that will not only add a warm, sexy glow to your outdoor […]


Grills Gone Wild!

Brand Profile: Weber In 1952, founder George Stephen designed the Weber kettle with a lid that allows outdoor cooks to grill in all kinds of weather. Based in Palatine, Ill., family-owned Weber-Stephen Products Co. has grown to become quite possibly the most well-known manufacturer of barbecue grills, grilling accessories and other outdoor room products. Whether you’re […]