Canning is the best way to store those large bushels of summer fruit that you’ve grown all year long. Make some tasty jams and jellies, then have something delicious to enjoy all year, or to give as a very special homemade gift.
Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer, so why not go out with a bang this Labor Day with a cookout to remember? Read on for three tasty and delicious burger recipes that put a new twist on that last summertime cookout of the season.
As fall approaches, it can be a little tough to make the transition from breezy summer styles to clothes geared for cooler weather.
Spring cleaning paves the way for summer organizing, and it pays to utilize summertime sales to get the best deals when you want to organize your home.
A backyard hideout is a childhood wonder. If you always dreamed of your own tree house as a child, consider fulfilling that wish by building one for your own kids.
Beat the heat this summer while still enjoying fresh, flavorful dishes. Here are three meals you can whip up on any hot summer night, without ever turning on the stove.
Get advice about turning a summer job into the start of your career with tips from two career counselor experts.
If you’re looking for a place on the beach to kick back and relax that is tucked away from heavy crowds, you’ll probably want to consider a more sparsely-traveled destination. Here’s a look at five charming beach locations that will keep you away from busy, tourist-filled hot spots.
One of the keys to academic success is an organized (and quiet!) at-home study space. Create a homework hotspot in your home, whether it’s located in a designated room or tucked into a smaller nook with these tips.
Plan ahead for a quick and healthy morning meal from your own kitchen.
Nearly every student entering his or her last year in school will face senioritis. Here are a few tips and tricks to help keep yourself motivated and on track.
A day at the beach should include a bag full of essentials to keep you comfortable and protected in the sun. Here are five must-haves not to forget when planning a day at the beach.
Kids of all ages love the lazy days of summer. Schedules are relaxed and fun is the main focus. These five tips can make falling back into school routines at the end of the summer break can be a lot easier.
Break out of your picnic rut with these surprisingly grillable foods.
You don’t have to travel far to cool off this summer. Here are five fantastic summer destinations for a cool summer vacation with the whole family.
You can still have a fantastic Summer vacation — on a budget — with these five tips.
Taking a break from summer fun to have kids help out with some things around the house is a win-win for any family. Chores are shared and kids learn the value in having responsibilities and the rewards in doing things for others. Here are five ways kids can lend a hand around the house this summer.
Add another to the list of fun activities to take in during the Fourth of July with these Chicago events
If the nearest July 4th fireworks display isn’t so near, there are other ways to have a safe and sparkly holiday. Read on for some of these creative ways to light up your 4th of July when a fireworks display isn’t an option.
What are your plans for the Fourth of July? If you’re looking for a place to watch fireworks in the Chicago area, then keep this list in mind.