For most of us, summertime brings nostalgic memories: time off from school, playing with friends, taking family trips, and, above all, spending lots of time outdoors. Carefree school days might feel like they’re a lifetime away. But there’s no reason adults can’t recapture summertime outdoor experiences. Continue reading
As summer begins, unless you live in a very cool climate, you’ll probably not be lighting indoor fires for a few months. Instead, summer is the time for outdoor fires at the beach, campfires, and time spent by your backyard fire pit. A backyard fire cooks your dinner and warms you up as darkness falls. It’s the perfect backdrop for playing acoustic guitar or telling ghost stories. And it’s a good place to get into the spirit of International Yoga Day with a pleasant outdoor evening practice beside your fire pit. Continue reading
This week, in honor of National Toasted Marshmallow Day, at Old World Stoneworks we’re lighting our outdoor fireplaces despite the summer heat. While Congress hasn’t made NTMD a legal holiday yet, the National Confectioners Association is working on spreading the marshmallow joy. Continue reading
Amp up your backyard and anchor your outdoor living room with a fireplace! Bring heat to a cold day or gather around a crackling fire with good friends, close family and a pack of s’mores and some wine for a relaxing night in your backyard. Outdoor fireplaces are a luxurious addition to your home’s aesthetic; here are some tips on how to incorporate a fireplace into your backyard.