With Spring just around the corner, do you have that urge to get out in the garden like I do? We have gathered some great promotional items (and promotional prices!) from Griffith Creek to get you started on the path towards a healthy, productive and organized garden this year. Sale lasts thru May 31st.
With a planting depth of 15", this Raised Garden Bed is perfect for growing flowers and plants, but also vegetables. The elevated design means no bending over and allows for storage underneath, a great choice for apartment patios and small backyards. Includes a coconut fiber insert, as shown. $175 with free shipping.* Read more
We are always looking for smart organizing tools for the home, and everyone's favorite topic this time of year is the closet. Instead of looking for ways to add more storage to your closet this year, why not look for ways to use your closet more wisely? Enter these smarter hangers, the ClutterFREE Cascade Hangers. Available in packs of 50 or 100, these clothes hangers have thought of everything for you, truly one of the best closet hangers around.
We've got something for every kid of every age in our kids store! Here are some of our top sellers to get you started:
Giddy up with the Princess Rocking Horse! This beautifully designed rocker features elegant, soft pinks and whites, so sweet for the nursery! Read more
There are great deals to be found this weekend, especially if you're shopping for home furnishings. Whether you've been looking for that special piece to complete a look in your living room or are ready for a complete room makeover, we've got something for you!
Perfect for the retro or modern styled home, the Bento Club Chair is comfortable and chic. Use it in the living room, study or even as a reading chair in the bedroom. Read more
Although the summer is definitely my favorite season of the year, there are some downsides to this sweltering season. While the warm weather, long nights and carefree vibe make everything feel a little easier, utility costs seem to rise with the heat. With cost-savings in mind there are several ways to turn this weakness into a benefit. Perhaps the easiest way of all is air-drying your freshly-washed laundry.
While the hot weather forces you to turn on the AC and is an energy-suck, it also is a great substitute for machine-drying clothes! In many locations, the summertime means no fear of rain or precipitation, and you can leave those clothes out to dry for hours without worry. Read more
Sure, we've all heard of Over the Door Shoe Racks and Coat Hooks. But there's simply more to closet storage than just that! When space is at a premium in your home, look to the backs of your doors for extra hanging and storage space. Whether it is the hall closet, bedroom or back of the bathroom door, there is an over the door organizer out there to solve almost any storage dilemma.
Here are some of the more unique forms of Over the Door Racks you will find:
Video Game Storage on the back of the door? So smart. Anyone with kids knows how quickly video games and their related equipment can take over your life. This one is perfect for the kids' bedroom door, pantry or wherever else they like to hang out. Read more
We all could use a little more time. Maybe a little more time to exercise, play with the kids, or simply read that dusty book that's been sitting on the nightstand for months. Home product manufacturers have responded to this need by creating products that save you a little time here and there while at home, to allow you to enjoy more of the things that truly make you happy.
Here, our best picks, all under $50:
Motels have had it right for years! A wall mounted hair dryer makes this must-have hair tool easy to grab and easy to stash. Read more
Keeping the kitchen neat and tidy requires the right tools. But those tools don't have to drag your style down! Cabinet, pantry and even spice organizers come in a variety of colors, designs and materials, ready to take your kitchen to the next level in terms of functionality and style.
Here are our picks for getting the kitchen in order, without sacrificing your signature look:
These Antiqued Copper Kitchen Canisters are truly a thing of beauty and can hold all of your baking staples like flour, sugar, and even coffee. The elegant design allows for placement right on the countertop! Read more
I can't speak for spring-weather, but like it or not, friends, spring cleaning is just around the corner. Why not make it easier on yourself this year? I have a spring cleaning tradition which is to add one special tool to my cleaning arsenal each year. Sometimes I go for an eco-friendly option, sometimes for a new appliance like a steam cleaner, and sometimes I keep it simple with a new home-made natural cleaner (vinegar with a few drops of your favorite essential oil is a favorite of many).
Here are some great tools to make cleaning your home in the spring (and year-round) easier, cheaper and more earth-friendly:
The QuantumReach Versatile Broom and Duster has an adjustable head and extends to reach underneath sofas, tables and up to the ceiling. It comes complete with interchangeable pads for a variety of chores. Read more
Whether you work from home or not, a workable home office that has a touch of your style helps to keep you cheerful and on task while you do work of any kind! And it also allows your office to fit in seamlessly with the rest of your home, a must when space is at a premium. So take the time to tidy your desk once or twice a week, and bring in a vase of flowers or a potted plant from time to time to lighten the mood. In addition to those quick fixes, you can add stylish desk organizers and other pieces that work within your budget to create an office look that's all your own.
Brighten up any office space with a splash of color. These Leather Journals are available in springy and bright hues and make a dull pad of paper a thing of the past. Plus this way you can take your lists with you, stashing in your purse! Read more
Just 3 more days until this great sale from Anji Mountain Rug ends! Get your favorite rugs in jute, bamboo and more at up to 30% off thru Feb. 28th, 2013.
The Kashmir Deep Weave Handspun Jute and Soft Silver Coir Area Rug features a beautiful natural style, ideal in the living room or dining room. Read more
This Emily Faux Leather Futon Sofa is simply too good to be true! Multi Position Back – perfect for the living room, guest room, office and on…
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I'm thinking our friends in the Plains, Midwest and East may be needing one of these roof rakes right about now! Here's an article from the weather channel on snow removal tips, good food for thought.
Enjoy winter while it lasts, friends, and remember, hang in there, because Spring is just around the corner!
End Tables are a necessary accent piece in most homes. Here are my picks, covering every home decor style imaginable, each under $100!
A combination of materials and nail head accents give the Edinburgh End Table personality! Read more
Whether you’re looking to escape winter weather with a tropical getaway or already planning your spring break family vacation, there are a few must have travel gadgets you’ll never travel without again.
For anyone who likes to buy souvenirs or do a little shopping while on vacation a luggage scale is essential. It might not seem like a must have item when you’re packing, but you’ll wish you had brought one when you find yourself at the airport with an overweight bag. Look for a compact luggage scale that won’t take up much room and you can ensure you save yourself both time and money at the airport. Read more
Maybe for that new jewelry received this Valentine's Day? The La Sonic Supreme Jewelry Cleaner
Find great ideas for organized jewelry and more with us on pinterest!
A month or two after the holidays, I always feel like I have been bombarded with stacks of new photos! Like it or not, these pictures are simply not going to make it into frame or album for a few more months to come. So I have a few boxes on hand just for these photos in limbo. Photo boxes are an inexpensive organizing tool and are also quite often pretty. As much as I want to frame every photo of the kids, there are simply too many to make that happen. The photo box allows me to keep those precious shots without the immediate pressure of having to display them. I also like to keep these excess photos to give away to family and I like to think the kids might want to take them with them someday into adulthood. Read more
About a year ago my wife and I decided to adopt a dog since we had become settled in our new apartment and figured it would add some companionship and a give us reason to get out and hike every weekend. There was only one small issue, which is that we have had a cat for about four years and she is certainly the “queen of her domain”. We were a little apprehensive bringing the dog home for a “foster” night to test the waters, but it turned out to be a great fit and the two animals have become fast friends.
Unfortunately we ran into another little problem with the relationship our dog has with the cat – (brace yourself because it is gross) – she loves to raid the cat’s litter box. Read more
This is a great idea for air drying those jackets, hats and socks before tracking them through the house…
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If you are like me, every day has to begin with a piping hot cup of coffee. Without that hot libation, my day simply is shot – and on a few occasions I have had to go without. Blurry-eyed and in a daze, I set about my daily tasks as if I was moving in slow motion. My wife and I prefer to brew our coffee using the French Press method because it is quick and (in my humble opinion) yields an exponentially tastier cup of coffee. Read more
Also adjusts to hold other size bottles… (think garage, bathroom!)
Find great ideas for the kitchen including spice racks and more with us on pinterest!
In the spirit of the Superbowl, I thought it would be appropriate to highlight this Smart Organizer System for Sports! If you have kids or are into sports yourself, all of that sporting equipment is probably driving you bananas on some level. I like this sports organizer because it is wall mounted and includes a ball net, easy for everyone to use and it keeps equipment off the floor!
Cabinets are an ongoing battle for most of us, and I’m going to risk alienation on an organizing blog by saying: maybe that’s not such a bad thing. So go ahead and prepare yourself for a yearly visit into the depths of your kitchen and bathroom cabinets. It’s a good exercise anyway because you can pull older canned goods forward so they don’t expire, and the same goes for medicines and toiletries in the bathroom. Plus you can dust and check for signs of mildew or pests while you are in there.
So grab a damp cloth, a recycle bin, and join me in this last step on our journey to an organized home.
Here’s what works in cabinets:
This handy tool covers many common storage dilemmas around the home.
Find fun ideas for an organized bathroom with Stacks on pinterest!
Fear not my friends, closets are easier than you think to organize. They have something going for them that you might not have thought of: they don’t have to be pretty. When you are organizing any other area of the home, you have to consider aesthetics, but with the closet, not so much. This allows you to search high and low for unused storage space and to make use of inexpensive storage items (plastic). Read more
Do you have an after-Christmas or New Year's party to attend? It's not too late to get one of these fab gifts sent to you or your host!
Portable speaker for your MP3 player or ipod. Fits right in a cup holder in the car too! Read more
A must-have for holiday baking: a good cooling rack for evenly cooked cookies, pies and other holiday treats!
Collect Christmas ideas on pinterest with the rest of us!
There is a movement among moms to buy long lasting, quality presents for the kids. Something they can keep, something that will last, something that will inspire learning and quality playtime. Here are some great gifts for your son, daughter, grandchild, niece or nephew:
Make up dress-up time fun and easy to put away!
Whether you're shopping for your sister, wife, mother or aunt, here is an easy guide to this season's hottest gifts for that lovely lady in your life! Let your computer do the work for you this shopping season with our easy to use gift guides. And, as always…Ladies First!
We gals love our cosmos and our monograms! This set of 4 glasses offers the best of both worlds!
This is a handy tool for keeping the tree moist with little effort on your part. The adorable gift design is a bonus!
Keep the holiday spirit by checking out our Christmas board on pinterest!