7 DIY Fire Pits You Can Build

It's s'mores season! That yummy, sweet, crunchy, ooey-gooey treat that has made many a childhood memory. Summer evenings are made for s'mores. When the temperatures begin to dip, it's time for melting marshmallows over an open flame...getting them ready to smoosh up next to a chocolate bar in-between graham crackers. OH THE YUM. Don't have a fireplace or regular access to a bonfire? How about a fire pit? There are many commercially available at hardware stores, but why not consider building your own? We've got seven great DIY projects, from simple to complex; all would be awesome s'more-makers. In-ground fire pit with a gorgeous organic perimeter. Tutorial by Laura Catherine.  Concrete fire pit bowl tutorial by eHow. Would be great in a modern or rustic setting. Lovely tabletop … [Read more...]

Best 5 Popsicles of the Summer

Whether you like fruit or chocolate, there's a popsicle for you this summer. Not only are popsicles simple to whip up, but the single serving portion sizes are great to keep you in your bikini. Such a great little treat! Are you ready to see the best 5 popsicles of the summer? 1. S'mores Popsicles by Hello Home Shoppe - I'm probably biased because I'm a chocoholic, but these popsicles look like the greatest for the summer to me! No need to heat up the fire place to have a s'more with this frozen treat! 2. Dulce de Leche Lemon Popsicles from Fit Fun & Delish - Creamy lemon popsicles look like just the refreshing and filling dessert for the summer. Made with just four simple ingredients, these popsicles will be ready in no time! 3. Fourth of July Popsicles from Blissfully … [Read more...]

10 Easy Pie Recipes

I love the saying "Me oh my, I love pie!"  Not only because it rhythms but its so true!  Who doesn't love an easy pie recipe?  There is just something about cutting into a pie to carve out your one perfect slice.  Or two.  I've rounded up some pie recipes that you may need to go back for seconds for.  They are not only easy to make but they are also delicious!  You may want to grab a knife and fork to dive into these 10 easy pie recipes. 1/ Kahlua Ice Cream Pie // This adults only pie is drizzled with chocolate and sweet Kahlua cream. 2/ Frozen Pink Lemonade Pie// A quick and easy pie that reminds me of sweet summertime! 3/ Dutch Apple Pie // A pie that is full of crisp, fresh apples and topped with a crunchy sweet crumble topping. [sc:adsense ] 4/ S'mores Fudge Pie // A fun … [Read more...]

There’s S’MORE to Campfire Cooking

Campfire cooking doesn't have to stop at S'more's and hotdogs. Check out these ten recipes before heading out on your next adventure to the great outdoors. I'm sure you'll find something {or a bunch of something's} you'll HAVE to throw on the campfire! /1/ Bacon Stuffed Cinnamon Buns in a Skillet - Did somebody say bacon? This savory breakfast will have you asking for seconds. I'm sure of it. And don't you even worry about those calories. You'll burn those off swatting at the mosquitoes! /2/ Campfire Orange Blueberry Muffins - How's this for a twist on cooking over an open flame? Pour your muffin batter right into a hollow orange peel, wrap in aluminum foil and toss into the fire. The most perfect orange infused blueberry muffin you ever will eat. /3/ Campfire Breakfast … [Read more...]