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

20 Exciting Outdoor Hobbies to Try This Year

If you’re looking for something to do outside, consider taking up an outdoor hobby. It’ll allow you to unplug from electronics, connect with nature, and bring joy to your daily life. There are plenty of outdoor pursuits to choose from, but these 20 activities are among the most popular.  The Benefits of Having a Hobby Hobbies can improve the overall quality of your life. If … Continue reading 20 Exciting Outdoor Hobbies to Try This Year

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

Improving Quality of Life by Improving Your Outdoor Space

Putting time and resources into building a luxurious outdoor space has several benefits. Of course, it increases your property’s value and makes neighbors pine over your sprawling estate, but it also goes beyond that. Surprisingly, a high-quality outdoor area can boost your overall quality of life by improving your health and creating new memories you’ll cherish for many years to come. Below we take a … Continue reading Improving Quality of Life by Improving Your Outdoor Space

Outdoor Activities for the Whole Family

As spring approaches, the weather warms up, the snow melts away, and fresh flowers bloom. This means whenever your busy work week ends, you and your family can enjoy the outdoors without bundling up. However, depending on where you live and societal circumstances, some outdoor activities may be unavailable to you. That’s okay, though! Here are several fun family outdoor activities that you can do … Continue reading Outdoor Activities for the Whole Family

Celebrating Earth Day

When asked to write about Earth Day, I was excited to learn what POLYWOOD 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 … Continue reading Celebrating Earth Day

11 Ways to Enjoy Your Patio During the Winter

Patios are synonymous with the warmer months, but by adding a few design elements and fun items into the mix, you can enjoy your outdoor space year-round. Here are 11 winter patio ideas to help you make the most of your outdoor space on those chilly days. 1. Bring the Heat It’s the most obvious idea on the list, but it’s also the most important … Continue reading 11 Ways to Enjoy Your Patio During the Winter

Ways to Stay Healthy at Home During Winter

Winter is often synonymous with packing on a few extra pounds and catching a case of the sniffles. Adding in a global pandemic combined with stay-at-home orders, and you’re looking at a winter that’s even trickier to navigate from a health perspective. With that being said, you can still modify aspects of your daily routine to stay active and healthy during the colder months. If … Continue reading Ways to Stay Healthy at Home During Winter

Winter Reading List (from POLYWOOD Employees!)

There are always those cold, blustery winter days made for sweatpants, warm blankets, and a piping-hot cup of tea or coffee. Spending more time indoors by the fireplace is the perfect excuse to cozy up with a good book in your favorite chair and indulge in some much-needed “me time.” To help you find the perfect book for your newfound downtime, the POLYWOOD team is … Continue reading Winter Reading List (from POLYWOOD Employees!)

Decompression Tips for Busy Days

Lives are changing in unexpected ways and you’re adapting to your “new normal” lifestyle as best as you can. You’re mostly likely telecommuting, the kids are learning through Zoom, and the weekend movie nights you look forward to are now few and far between. When you’re balancing being a parent, homeschool teacher, and career-driven worker, things can get stressful pretty quickly. To cope with this … Continue reading Decompression Tips for Busy Days