Product Review: Wolf Appliances

When searching for a new appliance, what are two of the most important things to look for? Reliability and convenience.

We all lead busy lives, and life only gets busier. But we still need to pencil in time to eat, and nothing refuels your family quite like a delicious, home-cooked meal. So when it’s time to cook, you need an appliance that will deliver tasty results — and on time.

This month we’re featuring four products by our friends at Wolf that will keep you and your family going, and never slow you down.

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Refresh Your Kitchen Before School Starts

Time flies when you’re having fun, which is why summer feels shorter and shorter. Before you know it, school will be back in session — but this year, take back your Zen with these helpful tips to keep you organized. Soon, you’ll be spending less time packing lunches and more time sipping that morning cup of joe before you conquer your day.

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Throw the Perfect End-Of-Summer Backyard Bash

Aside from the year-end holiday parties, August is the perfect month to leave your mark on everyone’s social calendar. But how do you plan the best end-of-summer bash?

First thing’s first: You need to come up with a great theme. Luau? Fiesta? A good, old-fashioned BBQ? Been there, done that. It’s time to up your theme game.

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How To Throw An Unforgettable Fourth of July Backyard Bash

There’s nothing quite like the Fourth of July. Between fireworks lighting up the night sky and the unmistakable scent of burgers on the grill, it has all the things that make midsummer the best time of the year. Just because it’s in the middle of the week this year doesn’t mean your party can’t be the best of the best. Today, we’re sharing a few small ways you can take your Independence Day bash from “just alright,” to the celebration everyone will be talking about for the rest of the summer.

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How To Plan A Beach Trip With The Kids

If a day at the beach with your children seems like more of a punishment than a nice, relaxing time, we get it. While you may see the beach as a place to unwind with a good book and get a tan while also maybe taking a little nap, your children see an adventure waiting to happen. Luckily, there are some ways to indulge both of these things. Don’t cancel your Jersey Shore plans just yet, because we have some tips for taming your tots — from toddlers to tweens!

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5 Sweet & Savory Grilled Fruit Recipes

With June almost behind us, it’s time to fully embrace summer. By this point, it officially looks like our sweaters and boots won’t be making an appearance for at least a few months, and we’re finding every excuse we can to be outside. What better way to end the day than making a delicious dinner outside in the sunshine? We’ve talked about burgers, hot dogs, and steak, but what else can go on the grill? We thought you’d never ask. Have you ever considered grilling FRUIT? Don’t knock it ’til you try it.

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How to Host a Great Memorial Day Party

In a lot of ways, Memorial Day unofficially ushers in the summer season. By this point, the cold days are long gone and the days are long. A three-day-weekend with is always more then welcomed, and though it’s not as big as the Fourth of July, Memorial Day is a great time to spend an afternoon and evening with friends and loved ones. Whether you’re hosting your first shindig or you’re a seasoned party expert, here are some tips to make your Memorial Day unforgettable. Continue reading

Three Recipes You Can Make At Home With Ingredients You Already Have

We all have those days: after hours at work, the last thing we want to do is slave over a hot stove when we get home. Spring evenings call for quick, healthy meals followed by long walks, a glass of wine on the porch, or preferably both! Fresh, healthy ingredients are tough to keep around the house because their preservative-free nature doesn’t let them stick around very long. Luckily, there are creative ways to use those kitchen staples to concoct the perfect spring dinner for your family without wasting precious springtime daylight wandering aimlessly through the grocery store. Continue reading