Returning from vacation to a clean home is a sure way to keep your holiday mood going, even if it isn’t always easy to remember to clean up before you say “bon voyage.” But how nice would it be, when you’re weary from travel, to sink into a bed with clean sheets and wake up to a glistening kitchen the next morning? This summer, try out these 10 quick tips for tidying up your home before you leave, and your future self is sure to thank you.

Whether your take your work lunch in the park every day or plan weekend picnics with your family or significant other, dining al fresco is the best way to make the most of summer weather. These adorable picnic supplies will make packed lunches irresistible.

Dog crates allow your pup to relax in a private space and keep your home protected from damage while you’re out during the day. While they may be functional calling a plastic and wire crate stylish is a stretch. Fortunately, there are more options than ever for attractive dog kennels that double as décor. Here are 3 of our favorite picks.

Nothing cuts a fun day in the sun short like a serious sunburn. Making the most of your patio and avoiding burnout from midday heat requires shade, and these smart options will help you enjoy your outdoor space all summer long.