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Making Merry

How to Create the Most Epic Backyard Tailgate

Don't count on a Hail Mary to bring together your backyard tailgate. Here's the game plan for a safe gathering that still includes your favorite bites and booze.

Easy Camping Menu for Your Weekend Getaway

Whether you're driving to a campsite or pitching a tent off the beaten path, with a little forethought you can create a simple and delicious weekend camping menu.

Small-Batch Holiday Punches Keep the Spirit Alive and the Spirits Flowing

For smaller holiday gatherings, homemade artisanal punch mixes, combined with excellent spirits, are both doable and very drinkable.

7 Tips for Hosting a Safe and Festive Firepit Party

Entertaining alfresco has never been cooler since it's far safer than sharing indoor space during the pandemic. These cozy, safety-first tips will make your next gathering even cooler.

Seasonal Flavors

Delicious Fall Cocktails To Sip Through the Season

When autumn rolls around with changing leaves and chillier temps, you'll love sipping on these fall-inspired cocktails.

6 Ways to Make a Small Birthday Celebration Feel Special When You're Social Distancing

Birthdays are still worth celebrating even if you have to scale back the festivities to keep everyone safe. Here are 6 ideas for creating memorable birthdays for the special kids and adults in your social circle — until we can blow out the candles and host large-scale gatherings again.

How to Create a Fun-Filled Family Backyard Movie Night

Make family movie night a night to remember. Set up a DIY projector screen, serve some kid favorites, and cozy up for a movie under the stars.

How to Plan the Perfect Socially Distanced Picnic

Outdoor dining is a safe alternative right now, but there's a right way and a wrong way to picnic while social distancing. We'll explain.

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