What to Stock up on During Back-to-School Shopping Season Hey Mom! It’s baaack. The school year, that is. And we all know what that means: shopping! This year, stay ahead of the game by stocking up on the items you’ll need most, so you won’t have to search mid-year for things that become impossible to find, or that jump up in price after the sales end. Here’s the lowdown on what to stock up on now: Top 10 Dorm Room Must Haves It’s the moment you’ve been planning for a lifetime: your first year away at college. While you may be ready to leave the nest and start living on your own, make sure you step out prepared. Sure, you’re a grown up now, but let’s face it, you’ve yet to really take on full responsibility for every aspect of your life. Stay on top of your new adventure with these top 10 things you’ll need in your new dorm room. Create a Memorable Outdoor Party! Summer is the most social time of year. And why not? After months of avoiding the cold, it’s the perfect time to invite friends and family over, enjoy the great weather, and reconnect. Paying attention to a few key party elements can make the difference between a quick stop by and a party that goes long into the summer evening. Create a memorable event with these tips. Summer Bar Essentials It’s the perfect time to entertain outside. And nothing makes a party more festive than a summer drink. From mojitos to margaritas, sangria to mimosas, anything fresh and fruity goes. Get your party started in the right direction with all the essentials you’ll need for a summer bar. Father’s Day Finds Dad will Love He’s your favorite guy. The one who makes you laugh, wipes your tears, and pushes you to try things you never thought you’d do. Dads are a special breed, aren’t they? But all that hanging in the wings deserves some recognition on his big day. We’ve searched the mall for gifts your dad is sure to love!