Effortless Outdoor Entertaining Tips & Recipes

An afternoon with the girls can, and should be, totally effortless. But, when entertaining guests you still want to impress. For that reason, we love recipes that are quick and easy to throw together, but look (and taste) like you spent all morning preparing them. Below are a few of our favorite outdoor entertaining tips and recipes you and your guests are guaranteed to love. … Continue reading Effortless Outdoor Entertaining Tips & Recipes

Entertaining with Belgian Waffles — 3 Ways!

Last week, the POLYWOOD Creative Team took a quick trip down to Frankston, TX for a photoshoot. We had a total of 15 shots planned for the week-long adventure, one of which was a Mahogany POLYWOOD Dining Set scheduled in the morning. For morning shots, we typically keep it simple. Cup of coffee, maybe some tea, a cute little vase with some fresh flowers…that kind … Continue reading Entertaining with Belgian Waffles — 3 Ways!

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Caramel Chicken – A Tried & True Recipe

This Caramel Chicken recipe is a favorite in my house.  Anytime it’s made, there never seems to be enough for everyone.  With a mix of salty, sweet, and spicy, it’s sure to be a hit anywhere it’s served. To start it off, you want to make the sauce first. Whisk together the brown sugar (dark brown is best for this recipe, it’s a deeper flavor), … Continue reading Caramel Chicken – A Tried & True Recipe

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DIY Eco-Friendly Party Favors

We’ve all seen the mismatched tea cups, mugs, and various ceramic items at second-hand shops and neighborhood garage sales. Most of us aren’t looking for an eclectic mix of tableware, so it’s not likely that these items will find a home…unless they can be repurposed into something new. All you need for this eco-friendly party favor is: an assortment of unique “pots” cactus blend potting mix … Continue reading DIY Eco-Friendly Party Favors

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4th of July Entertaining Must-Haves

Fire up the grill and break out the red, white and blue…we’ve gathered a few of our must-haves for the fourth: 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 large platter … Continue reading 4th of July Entertaining Must-Haves

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Red, White, and Blue (and Green): Eco Friendly 4th of July Party Tips

Grilled burgers, ice cold popsicles, and printed plates and cups are staples of a typical Fourth of July party. Though these traditional elements always amplify the patriotic holiday we know and love, they also bring a lot of waste to your annual gathering. This Fourth of July, break the chain of wastefulness. Choose to keep your party environmentally friendly by following these seven sustainable and … Continue reading Red, White, and Blue (and Green): Eco Friendly 4th of July Party Tips

Host an Outdoor Movie Night

Take advantage of a clear, mild Evening and gather up your family and friends for an outdoor movie night under the stars instead of under your roof. Here’s what you’ll need to make sure it goes off without a hitch. Technology Don’t let the tech gadgets scare you away from an awesome outdoor movie night. It’s actually quite simple to set up. All you need … Continue reading Host an Outdoor Movie Night

Bizarre-B-Q: Grill Recipes That Are Surprisingly Delicious

Be a little adventurous this grilling season and try some of these out-of-the-ordinary foods on the BBQ. These grill recipes will surely surprise any guest with not only great food, but a conversation centerpiece. Lettuce Chargrilled lettuce is a great way to change up a boring salad. Romaine and other hearty types of lettuce like endive, escarole, or radicchio are best for grilling. Cake Try grilling … Continue reading Bizarre-B-Q: Grill Recipes That Are Surprisingly Delicious