Building an open-air cooking area and bar doesn’t always require a considerable amount of cash and space.
Budget-conscious homeowners might wince at the cost of bringing magazine-cover worthy grill galleys to their backyards. But a little clever planning can go a long way into cutting that cost down to a manageable size.
One of the best ways to keep costs down is to build your outdoor kitchen as close to your interior kitchen as possible. Here are a few tips on planning your kitchen’s patio extension.
The surging popularity of outdoor rooms and living spaces has prompted an equally impressive increase in the demand for outdoor cooking and bar appliances.
In terms of design, your outdoor kitchen’s backsplash is the canvas. That’s why much of its overall look will depend on the material you use choose.
It’s nice to have an organized kitchen. It helps keep things clean and tidy. You won’t have to go around running every morning looking for things that you need. When things are in place, it’s easy to find them. Fortunately, my husband shares the same thought so he makes it a point to build things […]
Opening tough nuts can be a real challenge. While it isn’t an everyday occurrence, it helps to be prepared at all times. Having the right tool is important. As trivial as it may sound, it pays to have a nutcracker at home. After all, you’ll never know when you’re going to need one. I once […]
How do you organize your mugs? Some people stack them, others put them inside drawers upside down. Personally, I want them where I can see them and where they’re easily accessible. Because I buy cute mugs for the whole family, I also want to put them up for display. I’ve seen those coffee mug trees […]
Two months ago, I won a dozen mason jars in a raffle at my son’s school. It was a coveted prize that was very popular among mothers like me. However, I have never really fancied mason jars so I just stashed them away in our stock room. I thought they were bulky and heavy. The […]
Every year, we are assigned to host at least one event. It may be a family gathering, an informal meeting, a birthday celebration, or just regular catching up with friends. The plain reason for these gatherings is having fun, and it’s both acknowledged and practiced. The food, the drinks, and the setting are meant to […]