Nothing says “summer” quite like standing over your grill, cooking up seasonal eats for your family and friends. After a long, hot summer day, you simply can’t beat an evening outside, watching the sun go down as you flip burgers, grill up kebabs, or try out an intriguing new recipe you found online. For longtime grilling enthusiasts, the experience can end up being nothing short of rejuvenating. It’s a chance to recover from a taxing
Summer is the best season for home and yard improvement projects. With perfect weather and long daylight hours, it’s easier to find time for the projects that you’ve putting off all year. There are lots of ways you can improve the aesthetic of your lawn or patio–from replacing the furniture to planting new flowers–but if you’re looking for a truly unique change, consider giving your yard or patio a rustic aesthetic, centered around your fire
When you think about lighting your fire pit in the summer, you probably think about evening get-togethers with family and friends. However, you don’t have to limit your fireside fun to the evening hours. If you’re more of an early bird than a night owl, you may want to consider lighting your fire pit earlier in the day. On laid-back weekend mornings, a fire pit can be a great way to start your day. Not
When you’re storing firewood for your fire pit this summer, preventing an insect infestation should be one of your top priorities. After all, there’s nothing more off-putting than starting to pull pieces of wood off your stack of firewood, only to find that the pile is crawling with ants or damaged by termites. The situation can get even worse if you store your firewood indoors, since the insects in your firewood can quickly spread to
The 4th of July is right around the corner! If you’re planning to spend the holiday around your fire pit, now is the time to order the firewood you need! Of course, that leaves you with a question: What’s the right firewood for your Independence Day celebration? The answer will depend largely on how you plan to spend your evening on the 4th of July. When deciding on which type of firewood to burn this