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100 Best Outdoor Movies to Watch for a Backyard Movie Night
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100 Best Outdoor Movies to Watch for a Backyard Movie Night

Ideas to host a backyard movie night with a list of over 100 best outdoor movies for all ages + recommended equipment, snacks, and seating. I don’t mean to scare you summer-lovin’ guys, but prime time backyard movie night season is just around the corner! The air gets crisp, the bugs calm down, and the…

The Best Yard Games for Backyard Barbecues
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The Best Yard Games for Backyard Barbecues

This post is sponsored by Walmart. The 12 most popular, top rated yard games for adults and kids + barbecue finds from Walmart to make your next backyard party a success. We’ve basically been training for a Yard Games Olympics for years… the backyard makeover is proof of that. 😉 Top Picks for July 4th…

How to Hang Outdoor String Lights Anywhere in a Backyard
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How to Hang Outdoor String Lights Anywhere in a Backyard

6 simplified DIY tutorials for how to hang outdoor string lights without trees around a fire pit, around a pool, on a fence, on a porch, from siding, around a patio, or anywhere in the backyard. Ultimate Guide: How to Hang Outdoor String Lights I have no idea why it takes so much brain power…

Backyard Lighting Ideas You Can Install Yourself on a Budget
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Backyard Lighting Ideas You Can Install Yourself on a Budget

This post is sponsored by Better Homes & Gardens at Walmart. 6 stunning backyard lighting ideas you can install yourself without the need of an electrician for a magical outdoor space. Pure magic! That’s what the backyard feels like after adding so much gorgeous backyard lighting! That’s because string lights and solar lights basically have…

How Much Did the Backyard Renovation Cost?
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How Much Did the Backyard Renovation Cost?

A full budget breakdown of how much our exterior remodel and backyard renovation cost, why we hired a few contractors, and what outdoor projects you can do yourself to save money. Technically, our backyard renovation still has one or two little projects for it to be deemed “officially finished”, but considering all of the things…

8 Fall Decor Fire Pit Ideas for a Cozy Backyard Party
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8 Fall Decor Fire Pit Ideas for a Cozy Backyard Party

8 cozy fire pit ideas for outdoor fall decor and entertaining tips using budget-friendly finds from Walmart for a backyard campfire party. This post is sponsored by Better Homes & Gardens at Walmart. I don’t know how we got so lucky with our gorgeous almost fall-ish weather this week, so we went all out with…

How to Set Up a Backyard Movie Night on a Budget
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How to Set Up a Backyard Movie Night on a Budget

The best outdoor projector screen, movie projector, and streaming device to set up a backyard movie night for less than $400. Now that the temperature is cooling down in the evenings, we kicked off one of our favorite traditions for fall again this year: backyard movie night! Last year, when I shared how we made…

7 Pool Cabana Inspirations (and Planning Our Next Backyard Project)
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7 Pool Cabana Inspirations (and Planning Our Next Backyard Project)

We had every intention of sharing more backyard progress today, buuuuuuut the universe had other plans as we’ve wrestled a project going awry and a sick kiddo over the weekend. But actually, it’s okay. Because I didn’t really make time to fully wrap my mind around “the vision” for our next backyard project: a pool…

DIY Beer Garden Transformation in a Neglected Backyard
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DIY Beer Garden Transformation in a Neglected Backyard

A neglected backyard area gets a DIY beer garden transformation using folding tables and string lights for a charming outdoor dining patio on a small budget.  We accidentally did another outdoor makeover. I don’t know how these accidental makeovers happen, but it’s pretty amazing when they do. Like… oops! We made a beer garden. Okay,…

Backyard Barbecue Summer Tablescape
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Backyard Barbecue Summer Tablescape

I’m not even going to pretend like we actually use our formal dining room from May through August because when summer officially hits, we backyard barbecue it up just about every single weekend. The charcoal grillin’, daiquri sippin’, watermelon drippin’ down your forearms kind. And it is glorious. This week, Lory from Designthusiasm is hosting…

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A Mack “Daddy” Backyard Project and Family Lovin’

 I have to give some mad props to my hubby and my dad for their huge project this weekend. It wasn’t a kitchen remodel or a fireplace installation or anything like that. It involved a giant box with a bajillion different tiny parts that were all somehow supposed to magically fit together. (Will the daddies…

Storage Solutions That Transformed Our Garage Makeover
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Storage Solutions That Transformed Our Garage Makeover

11 garage organizers that changed the way our garages functions using storage solutions for tools, paint, and sporting equipment. The garage makeover has been a solid 5 years in the making, and if it were up to Robert, it would have been finished from Day 1. But we had a million room makeover projects (plus…

Gift Ideas for Kids

Gift Ideas for Kids

35 gift ideas for kids ages 4-9 in STEM toys, pretend play, sports, and creative fun. One day, I know I’m going to miss Christmas shopping for all of the fun kid things. I’m already seeing this phase slowly slipping past me now that Olivia has become “Santa’s Helper” to keep the magic alive for…

Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Him for All Budgets

Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Him for All Budgets

35 thoughtful Christmas gift ideas for him for all budgets whether it’s for your husband, father, grandfather, brother, son, uncle, or boyfriend. Considering I have a gift giving love language and Robert is the extrovert of our family who will voice what gifts he wants without a second thought, he’s super easy to shop for…