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Whimsical Summer Tea Parties

We’ve been a fan of tea parties since we were young. This may have a little something to do with watching Alice in Wonderland on repeat, but who knows! Spring and summer are the perfect seasons to host a tea party in the outdoors with all the flowers in bloom.

Since we still have a month left of summer, we’re going to share some of our favorite tea party ideas to inspire you to have your own before fall begins. Get ready for whimsy and pretty overload!


Via River Tea


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Via Happy Party Idea


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Via Bow Occasions


Via Punchbowl


Via Bubble and Sweet

If these pictures don’t make you want to host a tea party in the near future, we really don’t know what will! We sneaked in a cute Mad Hatter tea party idea for a fun surprise. If you are hosting a tea party this summer, let us know how it turned out!

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6 Last Minute 4th of July Yard Decor Picks

4th of July is 8 days away, but if you’re a last minute shopper, 8 days isn’t enough! This is when the beauty of online shopping comes in (and we’re not just saying that because we’re Home Seasons!) Not only can you shop in the convenience of your own home, but everything is delivered right to your doorstep!

So if you’re a last minute holiday shopper too, here are our favorite 4th of July yard decor picks from HomeSeasons.com that will make great outdoor decor pieces at your next patriotic barbecue. (Psst, you can still get everything in time for 4th of July if you order ASAP!)

HS-J-2X3AMFLAG4th of July Patriotic American Flag w/ Pole

HS-J-BANPENNANT4th of July Patriotic Pennant Banner (24 ft)

HS-J-STARBOW4th of July Patriotic Stars and Stripes Decorative Bow

HS-J-FLAGSETPatriotic Yard Flag Set – AmericanaHS-J-WINDCATCHPatriotic Yard Americana Flag Wind Catcher

HS-J-PINWHEELPatriotic Yard Americana Flag Pinwheel

Take a look on HomeSeasons.com to see if there are any other last minute 4th of July goodies to pick up in time for the holiday!

We still have more 4th of July themed posts coming up the next week! Stay tuned to our blog for more patriotic party decor ideas!

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Cozy Spring Picnic Inspirations

There’s a little bit more than a month left of spring (summer starts here in the northern hemisphere on Friday, June 21),  and while the weather is still breezy outside, we should enjoy the great outdoors as much as possible.

When I was young,  my family would always have springtime picnics by the lake. All we’d take with us is a picnic basket full of sandwiches and juice, and a few lawn chairs. Those were the days!

Let’s all channel back to our childhood and have a picnic this spring! Here are some of our favorite spring picnic inspiration pictures to get you going.

Via I Heart Naptime


Via The Wander Woman

Via Sunny Day Starry Night


Via Baby Lifestyles


Via Style Me Pretty

If our childhood picnics were this fancy, we’d never stop having them! Which one is your favorite spring picnic set up? Let us know below! Happy Spring, everyone!

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3 Simple Tips To Combat Spring Allergies

Spring is many a splendored thing. As much as we love it for it’s beautiful blooms and lovely weather, there is a minor downside that we dread when the spring season rolls around:  the spring allergy.

Many of us suffer from spring allergies, and it can oftentimes put a damper on our day. While everyone is out enjoying the sunshine and flowers, you’re off to the corner sneezing your eyes out! Not exactly how we imagined we’d be spending our day in the sun. In today’s post, we’re going to share with everyone a few ways that can help combat the spring allergy!

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Cover up –
Wearing sunglasses is a great way to prevent the pollen from getting into your eyes. Not to mention, it also protects your eyes from the harmful UV rays.

Dust off –
Before heading indoors, give your clothing and hair a little shake outdoors to prevent from bringing the pollen inside.

Stay inside in the morning –
Pollen levels are especially high during the mornings. Though this is a popular time for many people to exercise outside, spring allergy sufferers are recommended to exercise indoors whenever possible, especially in the morning.

There are many more ways to help combat spring allergies, but these three tips are simple enough for you to do everyday without much effort or thought. We hope everyone will continue to have a great spring! Don’t like spring allergies put a damper on your day!

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Easy Spring Trail Mix Ideas

As we’ve mentioned before, when spring starts, we all start heading outdoors. While it may all be fun and games, outdoor activities require more preparation. Hydration and sun protection are a must, but what else should we bring?

If you’re going to be spending long hours away from home, it’s always a good idea to also pack a little something to eat. One of our favorite snacks to bring is trail mix. They are usually a mix of sweet and savory–a quick pick-me-up for any type of mood. It’s a lot more affordable to make your own trail mix instead of buying store bought ones.


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Don’t know what to put in your own homemade trail mix? Here are a few ideas:

  • sunflower seeds
  • raisins
  • cranberries
  • pretzels
  • almonds
  • cashews
  • granola
  • coconut flakes
  • apricots
  • banana chips
  • mini chocolate chips
  • dried cherries
  • pumpkin seeds
  • ground cinnamon (for flavor)

Toss them all in a reusable box or sandwichbag, and you have your own trail mix, perfect for on the go activities. The perfect thing about trail mix is you can customize to your liking. Don’t like almonds? Substitute it with another type of nut! Just be sure to get a good mix in!

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Feature Spring item: Snoopy Garden Statue

Spring is just around the corner as our weather is slowly changing for the better and the air around us is warm and flowers are blooming. This seasons is all about decorating the great outdoors, which means it is all about decorating your front lawn! We have a special feature Spring item to share with you today: Solar Powered Free Standing Snoopy Garden Statue. This is one of our newest Spring and Easter decorative items in store and even I want it for myself. It is great right by your door as a pleasant greeter for your guests entering your house, or would be great in your garden, with it’s solar powered lantern lighting up the way in the night. It is definitely so versatile, because it could be use to decorate year round. In Spring and Summer, it is a great addition to your blooming garden. In Fall and Winter, the fall leaves and possible snow will make this Snoopy statue look warm and inviting. We are selling it in our store for only $99.99, whereas most places carry it for $120! Snoopy lovers, your collection will not be complete unless you have this statue! 🙂

 

 

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