Summer entertaining season has arrived, and yet we all have an obligation to maintain safety protocols in this era of COVID-19. So there are a bunch of new rules on how to host a party these days. Is it possible to be safe and still have fun? Not to worry. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has the tips we all need on how to host the best party at home while maintaining safe social distance.
A glamorous summer evening party under the stars. It sounds like a dream, right? Unfortunately, a swarm of pesky uninvited guests that can turn the whole thing into a nightmare. What’s the secret to making your outdoor living space bug-free? Our intrepid correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has done the research, and she’s sharing some environmentally-friendly ideas on how to get rid of mosquitoes. Here’s how to make your next outdoor event mosquito-free.
Clutch your pearls, dear reader. Those luminescent gems often associated with the prim and the proper are back in vogue again. First, it was Mom Jeans. Then, Dad Sneakers. And now, Grandmother’s Pearls. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy breaks down the style hacks, and shows us how to wear pearls right now for a look that’s chic and fresh.
Lots of people are using this time of social distancing to learn a new skill or take up a new hobby. What are the best online classes in Do-it-Yourself flower arranging? Our intrepid correspondent Jillian Tangen enrolled in a course on DIY flower arranging, and now she’s sharing what she learned. Here’s how to learn the techniques to create a stunning (and relatively inexpensive) floral arrangement at home. Jillian’s results are really impressive! Yours can be, too.
If you thought that sourdough was the Official Baked Good of the Great Lockdown, think again. We just learned of a stunning new loaf of bread that puts sourdough to shame. Have you heard about the focaccia garden – or gardenscape? We just read about this new comfort baking trend, and we are totally enchanted. Here’s what you need to know if you’re wondering how to bake stunning focaccia gardens while you’re staying safe at home.