Think Spring In The Winter

Now that we have said good-bye to Summer, we can forget about fire pits for the season, right? We could. But we think now is the perfect time to think about them.

If you already have one, how is it holding up? The last time you used it did you find yourself wondering if you […]

By |January 16th, 2017|Forshaw Blog, Winter|Comments Off on Think Spring In The Winter

Hot Chocolate & Cozy Indoor Fireplaces this Holiday Season

“Oh, the weather outside is frightful, But the fire is so delightful, And since we’ve no place to go, Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow.” Dean Martin
With Thanksgiving having already come and gone with its own version of holiday cheer, we all know that Christmas is just around the corner. As the […]

By |December 28th, 2015|Fireplaces, Forshaw Blog, Gas Fireplaces, Winter|Comments Off on Hot Chocolate & Cozy Indoor Fireplaces this Holiday Season

How to Keep Humans Out of Cats’ Christmas Trees

Humans make great pets, and they’re handy to have around the house. They’re good for a belly rub when we feel like one, they’re usually happy to see us and hug us, and they feed us a nice assortment of foods. They worry us when they don’t feel good or get sick, causing us to […]

By |December 18th, 2015|Forshaw Blog, Winter|Comments Off on How to Keep Humans Out of Cats’ Christmas Trees

Find the Perfect Fireplace Accessories for This Holiday Season

The holidays are just around the corner, which means it’s time to whip out those decorations. Nothing says “holly jolly Christmas” quite like the perfect fireplace setting for family and friends to gather around during the winter season. Don’t let Santa come down a chimney to a drab, plain fireplace and ruin everyone’s holiday cheer. Why […]

By |December 14th, 2015|Fireplaces, Forshaw Blog, Winter|Comments Off on Find the Perfect Fireplace Accessories for This Holiday Season

Keep the Holidays Merry and Choose a Safe Christmas Tree

Christmas Trees & Safety

Christmas trees are as essential to the holiday season as milk is to cookies, and at Forshaw we want to make sure you do this holiday tradition right! Everyone knows the two types of Christmas Trees: permanent (artificial) vs. harvested. But do you know the pros and cons of each type of tree? Here are a few […]

By |December 3rd, 2015|Forshaw Blog, Winter|Comments Off on Keep the Holidays Merry and Choose a Safe Christmas Tree

The Dedicated Griller

Snowy Days Bring Grilling Heroes!

Down in Florida, they brag about grilling all year long. Well, here in St. Louis, we have brave men and women who grill all year round, too. These are not your fair-weather grillers who pop on a couple of brats’ when it’s 88 degrees out. No, these are those heroes who […]

By |November 27th, 2015|Forshaw Blog, Grilling, Winter|Comments Off on The Dedicated Griller

Holiday Sangria

The holiday season is right around the corner, like it or not; and we have to prepare for all of the traditional and non traditional beverages that go along with the cheerful seasons.

If you get tired of drinking hot chocolate and you never did care much for egg nog then we have the perfect sangria […]

By |September 21st, 2015|Food & Recipes, Forshaw Blog, Recipe, Winter|Comments Off on Holiday Sangria

Hot Chocolate on the Beach

We know our customers are creative fun folks who are always looking for a good time. We’ve found this recipe for a brand new twist on spiked hot chocolate/pina colada that will leave you wondering if you’re in the dead of a St. Louis winter or sitting pretty on an island.

For the Hot Chocolate:

1 […]

By |January 28th, 2015|Food & Recipes, Winter|Comments Off on Hot Chocolate on the Beach

Grilled Cheese Croutons

Winter is the perfect time of year to eat meals that will warm you form the inside out. January just so happens to be National Soup Month & what goes better with soup than grilled cheese? This recipe will be a brand new twist on the classic meal your mom used to make you when […]

By |January 1st, 2015|Food & Recipes, Winter|Comments Off on Grilled Cheese Croutons

A New Winter Family Snack

Winter is the perfect time to curl up in front on the fireplace with your whole family and put in your favorite holiday movie. Put a new twist on the plain old popcorn & make some Hot Chocolate Popcorn to be extra festive this year!

3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tablespoons super fine sugar
1 teaspoon ground […]

By |December 8th, 2014|Fireplaces, Forshaw Blog, Recipe, Winter|Comments Off on A New Winter Family Snack