20 Winter Activities for the Whole Family

The winter months are full of potential! This unique time of year presents opportunities for you and your family to bond in special ways. To inspire some holiday cheer, we’ve come up with a list of festive activities everyone will enjoy from the young to the young at heart. 1 — Have a Bonfire Gathering fireside is great when it’s done outside in your own … Continue reading 20 Winter Activities for the Whole Family

Celebrating Earth Day

When asked to write about Earth Day, I was excited to learn what Poly-Wood is currently doing sustainability-wise, but I also wanted to get involved in creating more change. There are many ways in which we can make a difference, even with just small changes, but first let’s look at how Earth Day began… In 1969, the damage done by a massive oil spill in Santa Barbara, California inspired Wisconsin’s … Continue reading Celebrating Earth Day


DIY Flamingo Valentines

For me, Valentine’s Day hasn’t really been the same since elementary school–who doesn’t love 20+ valentine notes and, more importantly, lots of candy. Sure, having a valentine who’s obligated to buy you presents is nice and all (no judgement to those who love it!), but nowadays Valentine’s Day is just an excuse for me to buy pretty pink and red candy (Hershey’s Valentine Truffles!). Pair that with a … Continue reading DIY Flamingo Valentines


2015 Christmas Luncheon Recap

Two weeks ago, we held our annual company-wide Christmas luncheon. We were able to utilize our showroom space again this year with 30 tables spread throughout the area. As we plan to double in size next year, this may be the last time we can all fit in this space! For food, we had Essenhaus cater…the ultimate in comfort food: ham, beef, homemade noodles, mashed potatoes, rolls… Doug Rassi (our … Continue reading 2015 Christmas Luncheon Recap

Giving Back to our Community

The holidays here at Poly-Wood have been filled with fun, food and the company of great co-workers. We celebrated another white elephant gift exchange, ugly sweater contest, and a delicious holiday carry-in. But, for me, the greatest part of the holidays is giving back. Like last year, we chose to help people right here in our own community. And, we’re very fortunate to have such a great staff … Continue reading Giving Back to our Community


DIY Ugly Christmas Sweater

‘Tis the season to pull out your great Grandmother’s hand knitted sweater vest from the 50’s, put some tinsel in your hair, and party your reindeer socks off. But, are you looking for something more than your sweater hand-me-down this year? Do you want to put a personal touch on your ugly sweater this season? Well, look no further, you filthy animals, I’ve got the … Continue reading DIY Ugly Christmas Sweater

Happy 4th of July from POLYWOOD (POLYWOOD Blog)

4th of July Entertaining Must-Haves

Fire up the grill and break out the red, white, and blue because we’ve gathered a few of our Fourth of July must-haves! 1. A fun twist on the traditional red, white, and blue fans, these festive stripes and polka dots are lightweight and will be the perfect focal point for your outdoor party. Red, White & Blue Paper Fan Decorations from partycity.com 2. A … Continue reading 4th of July Entertaining Must-Haves