A Guide to Outdoor Christmas Lights

It’s that time of the year again, and maybe this holiday season, you’ve set your sights on having the best Christmas light display in the neighborhood. But before you deck the halls, roof, windows, or the front yard, let’s do a little planning. Below are tips and tricks on how to impressively and safely decorate with Christmas lights to ensure your home looks merry and … Continue reading A Guide to Outdoor Christmas Lights

10 Fun Things to Do on Thanksgiving

If you’re not in charge of cooking this year for Thanksgiving, why not provide the entertainment for your guests while you wait for the main meal to begin? This will keep the “Is the food ready yet?” questions to a minimum, and it will keep boredom at bay. Check out the following festive activities the whole family can enjoy. 1 — Flag Football Is there … Continue reading 10 Fun Things to Do on Thanksgiving

The Ultimate Fall Cleaning Checklist

While spring gets most of the attention when it comes to deep cleaning, fall is also a time to pull on the rubber gloves and tidy up your home. This is especially true if you’re planning to decorate your home and/or entertain over for the holidays. So get your home ready for sweater weather relaxation by following our fall deep cleaning checklist. Kitchen Let’s start … Continue reading The Ultimate Fall Cleaning Checklist

How to Host Friendsgiving

Friendsgiving has been a huge holiday in recent years, with seven in 10 Americans ranging from ages 18 to 38 preferring Friendsgiving over a traditional Thanksgiving. We totally get it — you don’t have to worry about being on your best behavior, offending grandma, or being bombarded with personal questions. If you’ve ever felt this way on Turkey Day, why not host Friendsgiving and celebrate … Continue reading How to Host Friendsgiving

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Creative Ideas for Decorating with Mums this Fall

When it comes to fall decorating, mums are must-have flowers that can elevate any outdoor space. Their vibrant colors and lovely blooms make a bold statement in any fall setting. Here’s how to choose mum colors plus ideas for pairing mums with other fall favorites so you can take your fall decorating to the… maximum. Mum Color Combinations The most common mum colors are orange, … Continue reading Creative Ideas for Decorating with Mums this Fall

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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

Comparing Adirondack Rocking Chair Styles

POLYWOOD® Adirondack rocking chairs combine the best features of two classic lounging favorites. With these chairs, you can indulge in the Adirondack chair’s comfort and style while also enjoying a gentle rocking motion. Whether they’re out on your front porch or oceanfront patio, our Adirondack rocking chairs are the perfect addition to your outdoor space. We compare all our styles to help you figure out … Continue reading Comparing Adirondack Rocking Chair Styles

Summer Pet Safety: Hot Weather Tips for Pets

The dog days of summer are here, and as you’ve probably noticed, the weather’s getting pretty ruff. Puns aside, the extreme heat affects our four-legged friends as much as it does us. Giving your fur baby plenty of H2O is key, but there are other ways to make sure your pets stay safe this season. Check out these valuable safety tips on how to keep … Continue reading Summer Pet Safety: Hot Weather Tips for Pets

Waterfront Deck Makeover

We partnered with Lynn Armstrong, interior designer and lifestyle blogger, to help her turn her waterfront outdoor space into a stylish setting that she and her family can enjoy for years to come. “Making the most of this space became really important to me. Vacations have become staycations and I wanted that vacation feeling right in my own backyard!” A good before and after makeover … Continue reading Waterfront Deck Makeover

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Adirondack Chair History: The Complete Timeline

The Adirondack chair is an iconic piece of outdoor furniture that graces patios, decks, and beaches all across America. But have you ever wondered how this chair came to be or where it originated? Keep reading to learn the history of the Adirondack chair and a few fun facts about how it became so iconic. What is an Adirondack Chair? An Adirondack chair is a … Continue reading Adirondack Chair History: The Complete Timeline