If you’re hosting a football party at home this season, you probably have a lot on your to-do list: disposable plates, jumbo ice bags, adult beverages, picky-eater drinks, and, “Are there enough seats for everyone?” But perhaps the most important item on your list is FOOD! After all, you’re feeding a big crowd (with linebacker appetites) on a small budget! Don’t lose possession of your good vibes. From kickoff appetizers to overtime desserts, these football party food ideas will fuel your team.Read Story
When the weather outside is frightful, a Christmas party movie night sounds so delightful. Celebrate the season with family, friends, and your favorite holiday flicks. Rent-A-Center has the best Christmas movie party ideas! From the tech to the twinkle lights, we’ll help you plan it all and get your home looking its best for less.Read Story
We’ve all experienced it at some point or another: you arrive at a loved one’s house after a long day of travel, only to discover that towels are nowhere in sight and you forgot to pack shampoo. You don’t want to be a bother—you just want to take a shower!Read Story
From the living room to the guest room (and don’t forget about the kids’ rooms!), there’s a lot to clean, prep, and rearrange as you get your home ready for holiday guests. It can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be! Make a plan and get your home ready for the holidays with our day-by-day guide.Read Story
Are you visiting grandma for the holidays? If so, you might be looking forward to some comfort food and memory-making. However, one thing you’re not so pumped about is the backache you’ll have after spending a couple of nights on the sleeper sofa! We’ve all been there. That’s why we’ve gathered tips on how you can make a sofa bed mattress more comfortable — whether you’re visiting family or hosting friends from out of town.Read Story
What do apple slices, baby carrots, and (yawn) boiled eggs have in common? They’re cheap and healthy, but also boring. If you and your family are tired of the same old grub or you want to add variety to the kids’ after school snacks, then check out these four easy make-ahead snack recipes that’ll add spice to your weekly meal prep. These aren’t your average cheap healthy snacks!
Memorial Day is an important day for our nation. It marks a time to honor those who gave their lives while serving in the armed forces. For many of us, the day also marks the beginning of summer, making it a perfect weekend to relax with friends and family. Here are a few Memorial Day activities to help you respectfully observe the true meaning behind the holiday, enjoy the freedom that our veterans fought for, and make treasured memories with your loved ones!Read Story
Is your home full of tiny dancers? Shake off the last of the winter blues and throw a kids’ dance party! Whether you’re entertaining your kids at home over spring break or throwing an epic birthday dance party, start your planning with these must-try kids’ dance party ideas.Read Story
Whether you love to bake or dread it more than the mall parking lot on Christmas Eve, homemade cookies are a central part of the holidays. From traditional frosted sugar cookies and peanut butter blossoms, to ethnic treats like krumkake and biscochitos, everyone expects their favorites to be on hand throughout the season.
This year, rather than spend hours in the kitchen making an endless variety, try hosting a cookie swap. Not only will the exchange cut your cooking time in half — without sacrificing quality or quantity — the gathering of friends may likely become a sweet new holiday tradition. Here’s everything you need to know about hosting a successful cookie party.