Madelaine Chocolate Advent Calendars

These are seriously the best chocolate advent calendars if you care at all about chocolate. Every day you get a very good-sized chunk of a tasty chocolate. Your kids will love it, and as long as you’re sending them to school with chocolate in their belly, it might as well be good!

Flip & Tumble 24-7 Bag

I am always forgetting to bring my bags in from the car, and they’ve banned plastic where I live, so having this bag in my purse is a life-saver! A modern shoulder style bag that’s designed for those of us who only seem to remember our reusable bags the moment we need them. A stretchy […]

Glamorous toilet plunger. Really.

OK, it plunges just fine. But the most important part of this plunger is that it does not look like you need to hide it behind a door. If you have old plumbing like we do, a plunger is indispensable.

ChuckIt Indoor Dog Toys

My lab/mutt Clara LOVES all the toys in the ChuckIt Indoor range. I think they feel good on her teeth, and even though she’s a big chewer, they don’t tempt her to shred them right away. They’re cheap enough that I don’t mind buying her new ones every few months, and they don’t leave marks […]


Sonos Play 1

I’ve got Sonos speakers all over my house and they’re fantastic! The Play 1 is great because you can drag it along with you when you’re out in the back yard, in the basement, or anywhere else your wireless network reaches – and you get to have music with you the whole time. I listen […]

Classic 1958 Aluminum Office Chair

The iconic office chair series from which this Kardiel Lider Mid Back reproduction takes its inspiration was originally developed in 1958. The seat and back rest is made of a continuous single section of Commercial grade leatherette upholstery stretched taut between two metal ribs. This allows it to subtly conform to the shape of the […]

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Make your own natural air freshener

Toss a few drops of this peppermint essential oil into a sprayer and add incredibly cheap vodka – you get a wonderful air freshener with a custom scent. Their lavender is delicious smelling too!

Peltor H6A\V Optime 95 Noise Reductio..

Fantastic for working at home when the kids are around. You can still hear them, but it brings the chaos down to a manageable level. The Peltor Optime 95 earmuff is recommended for very high noise level environments. Safe, comfortable and economical for all day protection. 

Swarovski 2012 Crystal Snowflake Orna..

Swarovski 2012 Annual Edition Crystal Snowflake Ornament Commemorate the year with an elegant, limited-edition 2012 crystal ornament from world-renowned Swarovski. Highly anticipated each year as the holidays approach, the annual crystal ornament is an avid collector’s dream and a first-timer’s treasure. In keeping with Swarovski’s established pattern to release unique snowflake designs on even years […]

Twinkling Mega Starlight Sphere

  Starlight Spheres — for birthdays, barbecues, Christmas, even Oscar Night! These starlight spheres are always in style. There are miniature lights in each sphere that reflect multiple shimmering stars! You can hang starlight spheres indoors or outdoors–whatever you celebration calls for! Mix and match colors for a dazzling display! Choose between Mini 50-Light Spheres, […]