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4 Unique Furniture Looks for your Outdoor Fire Pit

There’s something magical about a campfire — the way people gather around it, sharing food, stories and, for my family, music. It provides warmth, comfort, and protection. Perhaps that’s why we all love firepits so much now — they’re a modern interpretation of old traditions, and a reminder of time spent with the people we love. Fortunately, modern firepits mean you don’t need to go … Continue reading 4 Unique Furniture Looks for your Outdoor Fire Pit

Create a Cozy, Small Space with Vineyard Deep Seating

We recently had the pleasure of styling a small, private deck with our Vineyard Deep Seating. The space was somewhat limited, but with its intention to be shared between two people, it was the perfect spot to create a conversational arrangement with two deep seating chairs. Assessing the Space When we spoke with the homeowners, they envisioned using the area in the morning to relax … Continue reading Create a Cozy, Small Space with Vineyard Deep Seating

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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Fire Roasted Corn on the Cob

A group of us from Poly-Wood traveled to Michigan for a photo shoot last week, and we figured we wouldn’t be true Indiana natives if we didn’t enjoy some corn during our stay. Since we were planning to have a campfire, we decided to try out a simple camping recipe: Fire Roasted Corn on the Cob. Although there are many ways to dress up corn, we opted for … Continue reading Fire Roasted Corn on the Cob

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Cooking with Kids: Dirt Pudding

They say “you are what you eat”– and if that’s the case, my kids are giant sugar sticks, with beautiful hair (my wife is a cosmetologist so I have to say that). When the marketing team was looking for ideas to celebrate National Gummy Worm Day (yes, this is a real day that they insisted on celebrating), Dirt Pudding was the favorite. They asked if my kids would … Continue reading Cooking with Kids: Dirt Pudding

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Our First Porch Makeover

When our Creative Team first had the idea to put together some local outdoor makeovers featuring our furniture, it was the dead of winter. With our corporate headquarters in Indiana, there wasn’t a whole lot we could do but wait until the weather warmed up. Fast forward to spring and we thought, why not look in our own backyards? My aunt and uncle have an adorable … Continue reading Our First Porch Makeover

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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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Recipe Test: Macarons

I’ve always been curious about macarons, and recently I got the opportunity to try them for the first time thanks to a local shop near Poly-Wood that was selling them for Valentine’s Day. It was love at first bite. Lucky for me, there are others in our office who have just a slight obsession with the cookie as well. So, instead of spending money to have some shipped to … Continue reading Recipe Test: Macarons