DIY Tables: Home Depot has whiskey barrels for 30 bucks & Bed Bath & Beyond (& Joanne, etc) has glass table toppers for 9 bucks. This is a great idea for DIY outdoor tables! Petersonerson --This would be cool to do with the barrels after the wedding!
Homemade Mosquito Repellant - just 3 ingredients! 15 drops of Lavender Essential drop of Citronella essential oil, 3 – 4 Tbsp Homemade Vanilla Extract, Tbsp. Lemon Juice or drops of Lemon Essential Oil Put in a spray bottle and top up with water!
Powder at the beach! As many times as I've been to the beach! I never knew this! Easily remove sand from your hands by "washing" them with baby powder! This works great for cleaning kids up after playing in the sand box as well!
Fantastic Summer DIY Project – Build Swings Around a Campfire
Peppermint oil for mosquito repellant. Dilute 1 part peppermint oil with 10 parts rubbing alcohol.Mix peppermint oil with other types of natural oils that act as an insect repellent, such as rosemary oil, lemongrass oil and lemon eucalyptus oil.
How to keep a child busy for hours in the summer: DIY: Giant Ice Cube Awesomeness - filled with plastic animals, dinos, and such. And I'm sure you could put in food dye before its frozen to color it like the ice block in the photo.
If you were to use drift wood this would be awesome for a beach reception style thing. Very natural, but striking. Drill holes in wood, place tea lights. Beautiful outdoor table center piece for the picnic table---AROUND THE GARDEN POOL