6 Benefits of Owning a Hot Tub Have you been thinking about a backyard upgrade and eyeing that new hot tub? While, at first glance, purchasing a new spa can feel like a splurge to bring some fun to your home, there are some actual, practical perks to owning one. This week we’re taking a […]
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The Three ‘Cs’ of Owning a Fire Pit: Comfort, Cooking, and Conversation Is there anything more relaxing or inspiring for great conversation than the crackle and warmth of a good campfire? If you answered like we did, with a firm “no,” then it may be time for you to add a fire pit or table […]
PB S’mores Recipe The weekend is almost here. Are you ready to try a Peanut Butter S’more? Also known as, the ‘PB S’mores’ S’more. While we prepare to get ready to hit the campground, we don’t want to miss out on packing our favorite campfire dessert ingredients. S’mores give us a very sweet reminder of […]
How Rain Affects Your Pool It’s summertime in Upstate New York and that means that we can expect more than our fair share of sunshine (great!) and rain (not so great). And while this may not be your first rain season rodeo, you may never have considered how a thunderstorm, or long period of heavy […]
Root Beer floats are a classic ice cream drink. You get the combination of a sweet and bubbly beverage that you and your friends can enjoy by the pool. Follow along below with our favorite Root Beer Float recipe! This drink is perfect for a scorching hot day, or if you are craving something sweet. To top it off, don’t forget the whipped cream and a spoon. Read more
Expand your Child’s understanding of the world and strengthen your bond by reading together this summer! This is a great activity for your kids to do this summer and prevents what educators call the summer slide, where reading ability declines during extended breaks from school. Reading is an excellent way to slow down and disconnect from the world while reconnecting with each other, to learn, share, and grow as individuals. Read more
Prep for Your Pool Opening The unofficial start of Summer is coming and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate the incoming season by prepping your pool for all of that summer splashing. Even if you’re not necessarily ready to peel your cover back just yet, there are a few things that you […]
You’ve always wanted a pool and now you’ve finally taken the plunge and invested in your own personal backyard oasis. Congratulations! Now that the dust has settled in your yard, you’ve found yourself with some basic questions about pool ownership and maintenance.
Pool Opening Checklist The wait is over! The temperature is rising, the sun is out, and it’s time to take your first plunge of the season. But first things first, you need to open that pool. We know that the prospect of prepping your pool for the season can be overwhelming, but we’ve done our […]