Fall in Love with Fall

Fall in Love with Fall

Fall in love with Fall. Everyone loves summer and summer in Truckee, Tahoe is no exception but if you ask any local, they will probably tell you Fall is their favorite time of year.  Crisp mornings give way to warm, sunny days followed by cool, clear evenings.  Spending time on your deck or patio carries on well into October.  Right now, additional 10% off in-stock patio furniture and accessories.  Excludes fire...

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What’s Out Will Eventually Come Back In

What’s Out Will Eventually Come Back In

Palazzo pants. Caftans. Jumpsuits. They’re baaaaaack from the 60s and 70s and they’re more stylish than ever. We’re seeing a resurgence of mid-Century style in furniture too. If you missed it the first time around, check out Lloyd Flanders latest lines especially all-weather wicker. Lloyd Flanders Mackinac Like the island that inspired its design, this […]

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Sling Out Is In

Sling Out Is In

Tropitone’s Sling collection is designed for easing into comfort and ease of use. The fabrics are fabulous, not fussy. With choice of finishes too. Here are two beautiful slings in-stock now. Come by our main showroom to see these and more Tropitone. MainSail Padded Sling Shown and on our patio now: Tropitone’s MainSail Padded Sling […]

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FAB Not Fussy

FAB Not Fussy

Featuring the exclusive Spectrum design, this Oval Cast Aluminum Dining Table from Tropitone is the best-looking, toughest dining table around. And, it’s in-stock now.   Out-of-the-Ordinary This Tropitone grouping features outstanding durability and beauty. The dining table is an 86” x 62” oval Spectrum Cast Aluminum. The chairs are Elance relaxed sling dining chairs (more […]

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Chilling Out Is In

Chilling Out Is In

When the Sierra sun broils, you need to turn down the heat. Make some shade with a fabulous Treasure Garden or Tuuci patio umbrella. Enjoy your time out even more. Add sophisticated shade and wind protection to your space beautifully. We carry only two brands of umbrellas at Mountain Home Center because they are simply […]

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Grilled Kale & Plum Salad

Grilled Kale & Plum Salad

What’s good on the grill in August? Try this grilled salad for 4. Whisk, in a medium bowl: 3 Tbsp. virgin olive oil3 Tbsp. balsamic2 tsp. thyme1 tsp. honeySeason with salt and pepper to taste. Add 4 medium plums (quartered), toss to coat. Transfer plums to plate. Brush 12 to 16 small, curly kale leaves […]

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How About An Adirondack Made From Milk Jugs?

How About An Adirondack Made From Milk Jugs?

Won’t rot. Won’t scratch. Won’t weather. Won’t need to be stained, painted or polyurethaned. Will keep you comfy and stylish year after year after year.. Made by Polywood and constructed from recycled milk jug lumber combined with marine-grade quality stainless steel hardware this is a high performance product. What more can you ask for: good […]

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A Few Precious Moments to Reflect on the Day

A Few Precious Moments to Reflect on the Day

The healing benefits of sauna and steam have been known by cultures around the world for at least a thousand years. After a workout, it soothes aching bodies. After any activity, it renews passion for life. Adapted from HeloSaunas.com. Regular use of sauna or steam can help detoxify your body, relieve muscle and joint aches […]

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The Evolving Fireplace

The Evolving Fireplace

From traditional to modern, Hearth style has come a long way. Tom Just, owner and resident “Fire Expert” at Mountain Home Center shares his thoughts on what’s hot, what’s new and what’s built to last. Long and Lean. Just open any architecture or design magazine and you’ll notice that fireplaces have taken on an entirely […]

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5 Recipes to Make On the Big Green Egg

5 Recipes to Make On the Big Green Egg

It’s time for Summer grilling. Or, baking, roasting and smoking. And, you can do it all outdoors, on the Big Green Egg. Here are five recipes from The Big Green Egg website. Sure to whet your “grilling” appetite! S’mores in a Cone Download Recipe                     Link to Big Green Egg Website Spinach White Pizza Download Recipe                     […]

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