backyard

  1. Family Activities

    Celebrate the end of summer with your kids

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    School might have already started in your neck of the woods, but that doesn't mean that you can't enjoy some of the warm summer...
  2. Outdoor Decor

    20 Crazy ways to light up your backyard

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    Find the perfect light fixture for your outdoor landscape. Featuring 10 DIY projects and 10 products you can purchase, you're bound...
  3. Décor & Style

    Prep your yard and patio for summer

    Getting your backyard and patio into tip-top shape for the summer can feel overwhelming. But with these 12 simple tasks, you can get...
  4. Décor & Style

    Prep your yard for summer

    The backyard can serve as a restful abode of relaxation during the warm summer months, or it can look more like a wasteland of burnt...
  5. Crafts

    Bug hunt crafts for kids: DIY bug net

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    Backyard bug hunting has never been more fun! Take advantage of those plentiful summer pests and entertain the kids with a backyard...
  6. Crafts

    Bug hunt crafts for kids: Homemade bug jar

    If your kids are headed off on a bug hunt, be sure they have a safe place to keep whatever bugs they find. Help them whip together...
  7. Crafts

    Bug hunt crafts for kids: Paper tube binoculars

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    Send the kids to the backyard for a fun summer bug hunt, and help them spot those creepy crawlies with a pair of homemade binoculars!
  8. Entertaining

    5 No-equipment-needed backyard games

    Summer is just around the corner and it’s time for outdoor fun! No need to run to the store and shell out big bucks for outdoor...
  9. Outdoor & Gardening

    Cool backyard DIY projects from around the web

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    Want to turn your backyard into the perfect summer oasis? These backyard DIY projects are simple, won't break the bank and will keep...
  10. Holiday and seasonal decor

    Chris and Peyton Lambton’s tricks for backyard wedding decor

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    SheKnows chatted with Chris and Peyton Lambton of HGTV’s Going Yard to get their tips and tricks for hosting a wedding in your own...
  11. Travel

    How to camp in your own backyard

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    There are many reasons to camp in the comfort of your own backyard. But before you head outside, make sure you have everything you...
  12. Live Green

    Beehives are the new backyard chickens

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    Having a backyard chicken coop is so 2010! Bees are the new hot trend in eco-living at home and for good reason -- the bee...
  13. Family Activities

    5 Tech-free things to do in your backyard

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    Craving some tech-free family time? Head into the backyard for these five fun tech-free things to do.
  14. Family Activities

    8 Backyard games to keep kids entertained

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    This season, your backyard may be an alternative to theme parks and mega-resorts, or as the place to decompress after one of these...
  15. Outdoor Decor

    Small backyard fun, toddler style

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    The backyard is often the place where kids have some of their earliest outdoor memories, playing on a jungle gym or running through...
  16. Outdoor Decor

    Backyard makeover, city style

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    If you live in the city and have a deck instead of a backyard, there's no reason you can't make it a family-friendly outdoor space...
  17. Outdoor Decor

    8 Outdoor and gardening accessories for spring

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    Garden gnomes and mosaic stepping stools are go-to outdoor and gardening accessories for many spring-loving gardeners, but if...
  18. Gardening

    4 Gardening apps for your green thumb

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    Though gardening and technology may not seem to mesh, there are a growing number of smartphone apps to help you with your green...
  19. Outdoor Decor

    Creating an outdoor oasis on the cheap

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    We all should have a haven in the outdoors -- it is soothing to the soul! It can be done with little money, little space, and just a...
  20. Gardening

    4 Simple gardening solutions

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    Not all of us were born with a green thumb -- and even if you were, growing a vibrant, gorgeous garden can be tricky. A lot of...