Since many areas of the country just skipped spring weather altogether (how was that May snowstorm, Minnesota?), we couldn’t be happier that the temperatures are rising, days are growing longer, and summer vacations are just around the corner. And what better way to kick your summer off than with a fantastic Memorial Day weekend?
Whether you are heading to the lake, throwing a backyard barbecue or maybe just installing your air conditioner, we have collected some great ideas from around the web to help you plan a fun summer season and get into a laidback groove.
Bobby Flay’s 10 Tips for Backyard Barbecues (The Recipe Club)
The Ultimate Summer Party Planner (Southern Living)
Must-Have: Summer Vacation Rental Checklist (Fodor’s.com)
Memorial Day (and all Summer) Cocktails (HGTV Blog)