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8 Fun Fall Activities to Enjoy at Home this Year

It’s time to put away the swimsuits and flip flops and say hello to cozy sweaters and pumpkin-spiced everything. Yep, autumn is officially here, along with a cornucopia of fun fall things to do like apple-picking, hayrides, and corn mazes. But…maybe you’re not ready to leave the house just yet, and we don’t blame you. If you’re looking for fall activities to do at home, … Continue reading 8 Fun Fall Activities to Enjoy at Home this Year

9 Backyard Date Night Ideas

We get it, it can be tough to squeeze in a date night. By the time the weekend arrives, both of you are probably too exhausted to dress up and head out for the night. But a date night doesn’t have to mean dinner reservations and valet parking. You can have a memorable night in with your sweetheart just by stepping into your backyard. We … Continue reading 9 Backyard Date Night Ideas

Drinks by the pool at outdoor bar patio

The 20 Best Backyard Bar Ideas

No matter if it’s a standalone area or part of your outdoor kitchen, a backyard bar is an excellent centerpiece for your outdoor-entertaining efforts. The possibilities for your dream backyard bar are endless. Fortunately, we’ve narrowed it down to 20 ideas to help inspire you. 1. Tiki Bar Love Hawaii? With this backyard bar idea, you’ll always have a piece of the Pacific Islands right … Continue reading The 20 Best Backyard Bar Ideas

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4th of July Party Ideas: How to Prepare for Your Backyard Celebration

A 4th of July backyard party is always a great time. You get to fill your plate with delicious food, play fun games, and kick back under the sun with the people you love the most. But if you’re hosting, there’s a lot of planning and preparation you need to do. Plus, you want your outdoor celebration to be memorable, from the setup to the … Continue reading 4th of July Party Ideas: How to Prepare for Your Backyard Celebration

How to Transform Your Backyard into an Oasis

A backyard should be a fun, relaxing place where you and your family can spend time together and enjoy the outdoors. If you’re looking for ways to transform your backyard into an oasis, these 25 ideas can help inspire you to bring your vision to life. 1. Include a Backyard Bar Cocktails, great conversation, and a starry night? Sounds like a wonderful evening! The only … Continue reading How to Transform Your Backyard into an Oasis

7 Tips for a Backyard Staycation

When you find yourself needing to stay home instead of traveling for the warmer months, it doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the fun! In this post, I’m sharing seven tips for a backyard staycation that will create long-lasting memories and a sense of escape. With the right patio sets, you can increase your home’s “square footage” with additional living spaces. Your backyard … Continue reading 7 Tips for a Backyard Staycation

Planning an Outdoor Home Theater

A fresh batch of buttery popcorn rests in your lap. You stretch back in supportive cushions of a spacious armchair. The lighting dims and the movie screen glows in the darkness. No, you’re not squeezed into the back row of your neighborhood cineplex — you and your family are sprawled in the comfort of your own backyard, enjoying your favorite comedy under a cozy canopy … Continue reading Planning an Outdoor Home Theater

Fun Things to Do Outside in Your Backyard

Homeowners with spacious backyards, decks, and patios are counting down the days until the entire family can pack their schedule full of frolicking fun in the sun. Getting the most out of your backyard isn’t rocket science. Still, by planning ahead and with a little inspiration, you can furnish your space with durable outdoor furniture for any occasion. 6 Fun Things to Do in Your … Continue reading Fun Things to Do Outside in Your Backyard

Our 5 Favorite Ways to Relax

Patios and poolside dining tables are prime locations for cookouts, birthday parties, and other festive events, but you can’t always be in hosting mode. The great outdoors is just as inviting on your own, especially after a busy week at work or a non-stop weekend full of dance recitals, volleyball practices, and grocery shopping with the kids. Your backyard provides a natural escape from the … Continue reading Our 5 Favorite Ways to Relax

Backyard Fun: A Night of Stargazing

When the sun sets and the stars are out in full force, don’t run inside just yet. You may have finished a scrumptious meal on your POLYWOOD outdoor dining set, but there are still plenty of ways to enjoy the great outdoors. One of our personal favorite pastimes is to involve the entire family in an intimate and magical night of stargazing! Stargazing is a … Continue reading Backyard Fun: A Night of Stargazing