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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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Comparing Rocker Styles

As the end of summer approaches, we’re looking forward to enjoying Fall weather in a comfortable rocking chair with a hot cocoa in hand. If you’re in the market for your first rocking chair or hoping to add to your collection, you’re in luck! We have many options, traditional or adirondack, that will work with any outdoor space. Presidential Rocker By far our most popular rocker, the Presidential Rocker is … Continue reading Comparing Rocker Styles

6 Quick & Easy Home Cleaning Tips

The best part of summer is enjoying more opportunities to get outside. Baseball games, running through the sprinkler, grilling on the patio with family…and sipping on some wine while relaxing in a POLYWOOD adirondack. But, more time outside means tracking extra messes into our homes–and if you don’t stay on top of cleaning, dirt can easily be transferred to every corner of the house. We recently asked … Continue reading 6 Quick & Easy Home Cleaning Tips

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Our First Porch Makeover

When our marketing 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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5 Ways to Upcycle Plastic Containers

I’d never given much thought to recycling before working at POLYWOOD.  As I’ve worked here over a year now, it is something that has been on my mind more and more (we’re pretty big on recycling here wink). Repurposing plastic bottles and/or milk jugs sounded interesting, so I turned to Pinterest for ideas! Below are just a few of my favorite DIY upcycling projects…if you look for yourself on Pinterest there … Continue reading 5 Ways to Upcycle Plastic Containers

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DIY Your Own Container Gardens

Among the accessories and props we bring on photo shoots, live plants and flowers are great at adding a lived-in feel to our photos. Typically, we work with existing plants at each shoot location, but every once in a while we pot our own to bring along. While buying a pre-made arrangment at your local florist or home improvement store is the easiest, sometimes it’s nice to get … Continue reading DIY Your Own Container Gardens

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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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Coffee Break with Jenny & Travis

More often than not, it’s helpful to see something from more than one perspective. That’s exactly what we were looking for when we poured some coffee and sat down with a one of the couples here at Poly-Wood: Jenny Neer and Travis Yoder. They each work in two different areas, Jenny is our Data Integration Specialist and Travis is one of our Design Engineers, and are both great … Continue reading Coffee Break with Jenny & Travis