6 Fall-Themed Drinks to Get You through the Thanksgiving Holiday

Fall is full of apple, pumpkin, cinnamon, and many more flavors that are the trademark the last few months of the year. We’ve compiled a list of six seasonal drink options you can include in your Thanksgiving plans that you’ll be thankful for, no matter how you’re celebrating this year. Salted Caramel Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe Talk about fall in a cup! This frothy drink will satisfy any sweet tooth. Ingredients: For the ...

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5 Awesome Game Day Treats That Will Fuel You Up For the Big Game

Ok, so we all know that you don’t really need to fuel up for an afternoon of couch sitting and binge watching, but it’s so much fun!  Football and fattening finger foods are as American as, well, football and fattening finger foods. While a terrifically greasy, cheesy pizza and some wings are all you really need, we wanted to share some of our favorite, slightly elevated snacks for those special ...

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How to Host a Friendsgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for family, food, and feeling grateful for all your good fortune this year. Sometimes, among the festivities, it can feel like something is missing. Friends are the family that you have chosen and not the one you were born into, but they can be just as important. This is where Friendsgiving comes in. Friendsgiving is a Thanksgiving gathering, usually held before the actual holiday, that consists ...

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Is Poly Lumber Furniture the Same as Plastic, Composite, or Resin?

If you’ve ever shopped for outdoor furniture, chances are you’ve come across material names like poly lumber, poly, plastic, resin, or composite.  Some furniture manufacturers use the terms interchangeably, while others make the distinction based on manufacturing technique; but, all of these terms mean something different. This short guide will help you to understand the differences between each material and its benefits. Poly / Poly Lumber Furniture Poly lumber is made from ...

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Small Kitchen Space Savers

Some people are blessed to have kitchens with ample space, gleaming countertops cover spacious islands, and storage abounds. Sadly, not everyone has a kitchen like this and most have to contend with limited space. If you fall into the second category, don’t worry, we’ve discovered some creative ways to utilize the space you have for maximum usability. The Purge First things first, you need to get organized. Purge your kitchen of the ...

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5 Awesome, Family-Friendly Instant Pot Dinner Recipes for Fall

Has preparing a wholesome dinner for the family ever been easier than it is with the Instant Pot? We don’t think so, and apparently we’re not the only ones; on the last Amazon Prime Day, the 6 Quart Instant Pot sold out in 19 hours, which included a 4-hour technical glitch that halted sales. While pressure cookers have been around forever, this set-and-forget device makes cooking so easy that anyone can ...

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Steps Toward a Zero Waste Lifestyle

Whether we want to admit it or not, humans are trashy. As in we create a lot of trash. The average person creates over 4 pounds of trash every day and about 1.5 tons of solid waste per year, according to the National Wildlife Federation. This waste is ending up in the over 2,000 landfills currently open in the United States, or worse, in our oceans. Did you know that by ...

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Poly Lumber Benches for Around Your Home

Don’t have enough seating around the outside of your house? We have you covered with three of our Amish-made poly lumber benches. Each bench looks great, is durable in all climates, and gives you a little extra room for visitors to relax. Spacious seating doesn’t have to just be in your living room; enjoy the great outdoors from a bench. Front Porch Benches Your front porch says a lot about you. Make ...

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The Difference Between Counter Height and Bar Height

It is an easy mistake to make -- thinking that counter height and bar height are the same. They are both taller than a dining table, so they can’t be that far apart, right? Well, when purchasing furniture for your home or patio, height can be the difference between comfortable seating and a completely awkward setup. For a comfortable arrangement, it is best to have between 10-12” from the top of ...

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Bug Off: Keep Your Patio Pest Free

Bug Off: Keeping Your Patio Pest-Free

You’re putting the finishing touches on your end of summer bash. You’ve been checking things off your list and it’s finally about to start. The food is ready, the drinks have been stirred, and the lighting is perfect, that is until you hear an irritating buzzing sound enter your peripheral. It’s the mosquito, enemy of outdoor summer activities everywhere. Let’s go back in time; how can you have your party be ...

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