Prepare to Freak Out About Disney’s Glowing Unicorn Cotton Candy — On Trend

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Forget lattes and bagels — the newest unicorn trend is so hot it glows. Literally. Disney's latest treat is a white and color swirled cotton candy on an illuminated wand, as reports Disney Food Blog. The wand appears, from numerous social media posts, to change lights and make the cotton candy glow and change colors.


This Is Why Peaches Are Going to Cost More This Summer — Food News

The prices for peaches are on the rise after Georgia lost roughly 80 percent of its crop this year due to irregular weather. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that a warm winter, coupled with a hard freeze this spring, resulted in a bulk of peach crop dying this year in the South.


Here’s What 1 Pound of Strawberries Looks Like — Educate Your Eye

You're in the grocery store and need to pick up a pound of strawberries, and you need to do it without a scale or one of those handy clamshell containers that will tell you all you need to know. No worries — this is how you eyeball a pound of strawberries.


Why the Fire Pit Party Is Even Better than the Crappy Dinner Party — Around the Fire Pit

Last fall, we surprised a lot of you by talking about the Crappy Dinner Party. The idea is that we all need to get back to the roots of entertaining (having people over to catch up — not to impress them with our Insta-worthy house, cooking, or party decor). There is to be no housework, no special grocery shopping, and no real preparation.

Read all about it: 5 Rules for Hosting a Crappy Dinner Party (and Seeing Your Friends More Often)

The Crappy Dinner Party was invented to take the stress out of entertaining and to make sure we actually get together more often. It's great, of course, but there's something even better for this time of year: the Fire Pit Party.


20 Easy Pitcher Drinks to Make This Summer — Recipes from The Kitchn

Patio potlucks and parties are a rite of summer, and whether I'm hosting or I'm a guest there's one I thing I always contribute to make it complete: a pitcher drink that can be sipped all afternoon and into the evening. The best versions are refreshing, easy to stir together ahead of time, and serve a crowd. From fruity summer sangria to a layered cocktail that's sure to impress, plus a few fresh non-boozy options, here are 20 pitcher drinks to sip all summer long.


A Fire Pit Is the One Thing You Should Splurge on This Summer — Around the Fire Pit

If you've been thinking about investing in a fire pit, we say yes. Do it! For a relatively low amount of money, a wood-burning fire pit can — and will! — change the way you summer. (There are gas fire pits on the market, too, but we just prefer the ones that burn with real wood.) It makes summer evenings outside with your plus one extra romantic and, if you're hosting a get-together, you can make s'mores. It's also basically the best excuse to not clean your house (if you're having people over for a night around the fire pit, they'll be around the fire pit — not in your house)!

Even more proof you need a fire pit: Why The Fire Pit Party Is Even Better than the Crappy Dinner Party

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