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So, What Are We Drinking?

  Hello friends!  Thanksgiving is approaching quickly and with no doubt Christmas festivities will be on their way sooner than we are ready for them.  So, let's get down to brass tacks - what are we drinking?  Maybe you aren't one for a good spiked eggnog, maybe you are.  But either way, when you aren't preoccupied with gift buying, or endless list making, you're probably thinking about relaxing.  And relaxing during the holidays probably means feet up with a warm favorite drink!  We've got an amazing hot chocolate recipe for you (- leaded or unleaded).  And people who have a hot tub, probably have the best relaxation available to man.  Nice hot water, chilly wintery air and a back massage -...

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Pool Buoy's Heart

Happy Blog Wednesday!  Many of you may not realize, but the Pool Buoy is a small family business that is still less than a year old! We are proud of where we are headed but each day we are still small enough that each employee knows why we exist and where the heart of the Pool Buoy lies. I wanted to share that with you today. My paternal Grandfather died of a melanoma that suddenly appeared on his head which killed him in a matter of months. My maternal Grandfather had a melanoma years later – which my father first noticed – and he survived. The fear of skin cancer is very real in my family. My father routinely gets...

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AQUA E-blast and New Intern

May 26, 2015 It's another exciting week at the Pool Buoy office. First, our intern, Andrew, started today! Andrew is a Junior at Texas A&M University, making all of the Pool Buoy full-time employees Aggies. (WHOOP!) We're excited to pick Andrew's brain and improve our processes even more throughout the summer. At the end of this week, our AQUA Magazine e-blast will go out, and we are thrilled to reach out to so many smart retailers in this industry. We can't wait to hear some feedback, and of course, send out MORE Pool Buoys into the marketplace.

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It Comes With the Territory

May 18, 2015 It's I-35 Sales Trip Day! We packed up our Austin and Waco orders and sent Erica off to deliver some of our first retail orders. She also stopped by Dell Diamond, the home stadium of the Round Rock Express to drop off two Pool Buoys that will be floating in the outfield pool. Baseball game + Hot Outfield Sun + Pool Buoy = More (Baseball) Fun, Less Sun Happy Floating to our I-35 retailers and Round Rock Express fans!

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