Picnics, BBQ’s, gatherings… the last hurrah of summer!

Invitations are sent out (via letter, email, text, Twitter, or Facebook), food is purchased, adult and not-so-adult beverages are bought, music playlists are created, and the grill is primed and ready. It’s the last big party of the summer, and you are prepared. Or not. The doubts creep in…is the pool clean? Did we spray…

An Ode to the Perfect Drink Receptacle: Red Solo Cup

As a recent song and video have shown us, the iconic red Solo cup is our choice for our drinks. Whether it be at an office party, or our back yard barbeque, the red Solo cup has gone the distance to prove its worthy status as a primary beverage repository. Though it IS available in…

Ice Bags; A Good Host is Always Prepared

When it comes to hosting parties it pays to be prepared. Do you really want to leave your guests waiting while you frantically drive around for supplies? The most common way to ruin a good time is running out of ice for drinks, so why not stock up for free beforehand? I keep a stack of…