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This Valentine’s Day Think Outside…

Valentine's Day

Being active is going to be the easiest way to shake the guilt of having a glass of wine and chocolates later so spend some time on Valentine’s Day outdoors and active. Be adventurous and try a new activity. Grab the love of your life or a group of friends and be active & outdoors.

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Score Big With This Super Bowl Party Checklist

Super Bowl

The countdown is officially on to Super Bowl Sunday & we have a great Party Checklist for you to use in making plans to score big with a great Super Bowl Sunday gathering.

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Perfect Poolside Popsicle

Poolside Blueberry Yogurt Popsicles

These super simple, protein-packed 3 Ingredient Blueberry Yogurt Swirl Popsicles will help keep family and friends hydrated on those poolside summer afternoons!

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Hot Trend In Outdoor Kitchens: Pizza Ovens

pizza oven

Outdoor pizza ovens make for easy summertime entertaining. In today’s poolside kitchens, pizza ovens are becoming more and more popular as Mediterranean-style living continues to rise in popularity.  For many, a pizza oven is a natural component of an outdoor kitchen.  It is essential if your family loves a slice of authentic-tasting pie – the delicious smoky taste of a pizza pie baked in an outdoor oven is truly hard to mimic.

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What Is The Best Way To Clean My Outdoor Grill?

Grilling Outdoors

There is no doubt that a major element of Living Poolside is our love of cooking and eating outdoors.  Here are a few tips from the Master Pools Guild for keeping gas & charcoal grills in great working order!

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Frameless Glass Fencing Offers a Spectacular View of Your Pool

glass fencing

Swimming pool designers are excited to discuss the options of frameless glass fences with their clients. Modern innovation in architectural landscaping and pool safety, frameless glass pool fences offer maximum protection with minimal intrusion. Glass fencing maintains unobstructed views of your outdoor living area, providing a seamless flow from indoor to outdoor space.

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Infused Water in A Flash For A Splash of Healthy Flavor Poolside!

When living poolside we all know staying hydrated is important.  Drinking plain water however, gets boring and it is increasingly difficult to keep kids hydrated without the use of sugary beverage options.  Often, we find there is little or no benefit from nutrient additions to vitamin waters, energy drinks, and juices.  Add the fact that almost all boosted beverages sold have added sugar and you quickly realize you could actually be doing more harm than good serving them.

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3 Ways To Beat The Winter Blues

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This time of year can be challenging. It seems so easy in the winter months, especially after the holidays are over, to “hibernate.” We become less active and often times set aside our fitness routines. But spring will return and here are 3 great ideas for keeping your body & mind springing forward!

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Hot Tub Or Spa?

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Hot Tub or Spa? For as long as I have been in the industry we have debated what the proper term should be for this appliance. When I hear spa I think of either a nail salon/massage parlor or one of those giant vessels located in a bathroom. I believe that the term Hot Tub is more definitively associated with those stand-alone boxes that are installed in our back yards. I am a firm believer in hot tub use for medical benefits and it has been my life long mission to help others discover the benefits of owning a hot tub.

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How Hydro-Massage Therapy and Hot Tubs Changed My Life

Hot Tubs

I am grateful to the pool industry for improving my quality of life. Still to this day, I soak in my tub for pain relief. I still soak for sleeping aid. I now have a family and they too enjoy our hot tub. My wife and I have spent many nights mapping out the week ahead from the internal warmth of our hot tub.

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