Pool Time, Play Time!

Pool Time, Play Time!

We believe in getting the most out of summer, and that means soaking up the sunshine and making a splash all the way to Labor Day and beyond. Check out some of our favorite pool toys that have kept this season’s fun floating right along.

Hooray for Easy Housekeeping!

Hooray for Easy Housekeeping!

When she’s not busy planning the perfect party, our guest contributor Elizabeth Fox is a cleaning machine. We asked her for a few tips on how she keeps her CA abode so spotless, and what she provided is nothing short of smart, simple, and totally doable! Roll up your sleeves and prepare to get down and undirty …

Jen’s Backyard Boho Bash

Jen’s Backyard Boho Bash

Nothing beats a glass of candy-colored bubbly on a late-summer’s day, and no one knows this better than our guest blogger Jen Pinkston of The Effortless Chic. What other whimsical wonders were present at her recent boho-style bash? Read on to snag some tips and see the spread …

$100 (& under) Wonders

$100 (& under) Wonders

Backyard looking a little bleak? Set the stage for festive outdoor fun with help from our always-party-perfect guest blogger Lauren Saylor of A Fabulous Fete. Here, she shares her favorite hayneedle.com finds under $100, and you’ll be amazed at what a few pieces can do to perk up your open-air party potential.

Happy Hammock Day

Happy Hammock Day

Here at hayneedle.com, we’re almost as committed to relaxing and enjoying life as we are to working. Almost. So what better day than today – National Hammock Day – to offer up our senior outdoor editor’s hand-picked hammock recos for your own goal of being goal-free for a summer afternoon? We say swing it on …