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Let the sunshine in with our favorite outdoor living ideas, including ways to decorate your patio and easy grilling tips and guides to host the best backyard parties.

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15 Best Beach Games to Bring Out Everyone’s Competitive Side This Summer

We hunted down the most entertaining beach games to get all ages in on the fun during your summer adventures.

14 Best Hammocks on Amazon for Carefree Lounging

Enjoy some much-needed rest and relaxation in a lounge-worthy Amazon hammock.


11 Best Amazon Patio Heaters to Keep You Warm on Cold Nights

Keep your outdoor space just as warm and cozy as your living room with these Amazon patio heaters.


The 6 Best Coolers to Take Cold Drinks Wherever You Go This Summer

The best coolers are durable, portable and designed with outdoor fun in mind.


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How to Smoke a Pork Butt, According to Our Test Kitchen Grilling Pro

Ready to become a pitmaster? Here's how to smoke a pork butt in your own backyard.

Farm Fresh Herbs Right in Your Kitchen—AeroGarden Smart Gardens Are More Than 50% Off

"Water" you waiting for? Now's the perfect time to start an indoor hydroponic garden to save on groceries. They also...


These Tiki Mosquito Lights Bring Backyard Bliss All. Summer. Long.

So long, bug spray. Keep backyard bugs away from your deck or patio all year with these Tiki mosquito lights.


This Corkcicle Can Cooler Will Keep Your Drink Cool All. Summer. Long.

Make summertime living even easier with the Corkcicle can cooler—the latest and greatest warm-weather accessory that keeps your drinks cool...


These Telescoping Marshmallow Sticks Make S’mores Prep So Much Sweeter

Cooking over the campfire has never been easier thanks to these telescoping marshmallow sticks.


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Himalayan Salt Block Grilling Takes Summer Eats to the Next Level

Want to make delicious, complex dishes this summer and beyond? Salt block grilling is our new favorite cooking method thanks...


Thermapen One: Our Test Kitchen’s Favorite Meat Thermometer for Summer Grilling

The Thermapen One instant-read thermometer is our go-to gadget for any grill master or home chef.


If You Have an Old Bundt Pan, You Can Turn It Into a Tabletop Planter—Here’s How

The center space on the patio table around the umbrella pole can become a planter full of flowers—all you need...


15 Amazon Patio Furniture Pieces to Make the Most of Summer

There's nothing better than the great outdoors—and by that we mean your patio after it gets an upgrade with top-reviewed...

The Best Gas Grills to Buy in 2023, According to Our Test Kitchen

If you love the convenience of grilling with gas, our Test Kitchen pros picked out the best gas grills for...


The Best Charcoal Grill to Buy in 2023, According to Our Test Kitchen

There's no comparison to the smoky flavor of meat cooked over charcoal. If you love to cook outdoors, it's time...


The 6 Best Pizza Ovens on Amazon for a Restaurant-Quality Pie Every Time

Don't automatically opt for delivery. Make a delicious pie at home with the right Amazon pizza oven.


The Pioneer Woman Just Launched a Pretty Outdoor Collection, and Prices Start at Only $8

The Pioneer Woman outdoor collection makes our pattern-loving hearts pitter-patter.


15 Outdoor Easter Decorations for Your Yard and Porch

Dress up your space with these adorable outdoor Easter decorations. We found porch signs, bunny garden statues and the cutest...


Your Guide to Caring for an Easter Lily

Keep your Easter lily looking beautiful for the holiday season and beyond with this how-to guide.


You Can Now Make Cocktails with Smoked Ice—Here’s How

Smoky cocktails are popular, but have you ever tried smoked ice? It's easy and adds zing to your drink.



How to Grow Strawberries from Seed

Have fresh strawberries? You can use seeds from the fruit to grow strawberry plants. Here's what to do!


If You Find a Spotted Lanternfly in Your Yard, This Is What to Do

The spotted lanternfly is invasive—and it's taking over in the U.S. Here's how to get rid of this pest and...


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Review: I Tried the Ooni Koda 12—And Backyard Pizza Nights Will Never Be the Same

Since owning the Ooni Koda 12, we've barely ordered takeout. Homemade pizzas are just so much better! Here's everything you...


8 Best Fire Pits for Every Backyard

These top-rated fire pits instantly turn ordinary yards into neighborhood hot spots.


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How to Use Wine Bottles to Water Plants While You’re on Vacation

This DIY wine bottle plant waterer is genius!


How to Take Care of Succulents, Inside or Outdoors

Don't stress, but succulents do require a little bit of care. Here's how much to water succulents, and how to...