You might have a small budget, but that doesn’t mean your home can’t have big style. With the right tool kit, an internet connection, and a little elbow grease, you can tackle all sorts of easy DIY home improvement projects in just a few days! Our cordless tools kit is the perfect combo to start building up your toolbox. Find it at your nearest Rent-A-Center, then try your hand at one of these projects to make your home more fun, functional, and stylish.
Whether you plan on spending the day catching up on yard work or throwing a DIY 4th of July party of historic proportions, Independence Day is an excellent time to unwind with a family-friendly flick or two—and we’ve got you covered with a list of amazing patriotic movies! Some heartwarming film time with loved ones is the perfect way to end one of the best days of the year.Read Story
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
It’s a great big world out there, so why limit kids’ summer activities to the ho-hum, been-there-done-that of seasons past? This year, invite them to explore beyond their borders with an around-the-world picnic featuring the cultures of other countries. Kids will have a blast trying new foods and games — and they may learn a thing or two without even realizing it.
Don’t have an ice cream maker? Don’t need one! Here’s how to make ice cream in just a couple of steps. The only equipment you need is a hand mixer. A few minutes of prep, a few hours to freeze, and you and your kids are scooping out a delicious homemade treat.
Moviegoing can be downright expensive these days, especially for a large family that enjoys snacking in the theater. Why not create a memorable movie night for friends and family, hosted right from your living room? For relatively little money and prep time, you can create the best stay-at-home movie night ever.
Sleeping under the stars. Best friend bracelets. Catching fireflies. There’s something special about attending summer camp that lives in a child’s memory long after the late-night storytelling has ended.
Want to create that summer-camp experience at home — saving money and spending quality time with your kids? It’s easy. Just borrow these fun ideas.
Even if you’re only celebrating the 4th of July with family, party decorations are a must! These festive Independence Day DIY crafts are sure to get everyone in a patriotic mood. With paper pinwheels, hand-painted pots, and balloon garland in colors of red, white, and blue, your house will come to life for the holiday.
Summer is the perfect season to put cost-cutting ideas into practice. From playing around at public parks to using a backyard clothes line, here are 11 ideas for saving money during the summer.