Janet Cloninger

You won’t need an electrician to install a Mr. Beams wireless motion-sensor ceiling light

NEWS – Have a dark closet in your house or a dark garage?  Maybe you could even use a light over your shower, but you don’t want the expense of hiring an electrician to run wiring to install the fixtures you need.  You won’t need to run wiring with the Mr. Beams Wireless UltraBright Motion Sensor …

You won’t need an electrician to install a Mr. Beams wireless motion-sensor ceiling light Read More

Google Home and Nest are better together – and will save you $100!

NEWS – If you’re looking for a time and for products to start building your smart home system, now is your time, and Google Home Hub and Nest are your products!  Nest is now offering the Google Home Hub, and they are offering you $100 savings and free shipping if you buy a Google Home …

Google Home and Nest are better together – and will save you $100! Read More

The Evergreen Elf monitors your Christmas tree to keep your family safe

NEWS – Forget the Elf on the Shelf; that little tattletale only makes your kids anxious.  The Evergreen Elf is useful; he will keep your family safe by preventing your real Christmas tree from drying out and becoming a fire hazard. The Evergreen Elf will fit on any live-tree stand on the market now.  He …

The Evergreen Elf monitors your Christmas tree to keep your family safe Read More

Forget bento lunchboxes! This BentoStack carries your Apple accessories and has a Qi charger, too!

NEWS – The nice thing about bento lunchboxes is that you can pack a lot of stuff in a small, organized container.  That approach has been applied to the Function 101 BentoStack Charge Travel Case with Qi charger.  This Apple accessories organizer has multiple layers that hold USA-type wall chargers, Apple Pencils, Watch bands, and …

Forget bento lunchboxes! This BentoStack carries your Apple accessories and has a Qi charger, too! Read More

This isn’t a Murphy bed. It’s an Ori Pocket Closet!

NEWS – Just like a Murphy bed, the Ori Pocket Closet is designed to fit a lot of functionality into a small space.  Ori says their “Pocket Closet is the walk-in closet you’ve always wanted, but never had the room for. The first-ever standalone walk-in closet instantly multiplies storage capacity in nearly any space.”  Look …

This isn’t a Murphy bed. It’s an Ori Pocket Closet! Read More

This iHome bedside clock has Alexa built-in

NEWS – This may look like an old-fashioned alarm clock, but the iHome iAV14 Bedside Clock is so much more.  The clock has both Bluetooth speakers and Alexa Voice Service (AVS) with Far Field voice capability built-in.  Using Alexa and WiFi, you’ll be able to stream music from a variety of services.  You’ll able able …

This iHome bedside clock has Alexa built-in Read More

WaterField introduces leather office accessories

NEWS – WaterField usually makes fine leather accessories, wallets, bags, and organizers that you take along with you.  Now they’ve introduced some leather accessories that stay at home on your desk to keep your workspace neat and tidy. The Leather Charging Valet is made of premium, vegetable-tanned leather in brown.  It measures 9.5″ X 7.5″ …

WaterField introduces leather office accessories Read More

Restrain your big dog properly in the car with the Big Dog Seat Belt

NEWS – Dwayne Caruth spent 10 years as a firefighter/EMT, and he saw far too many dogs injured or killed because they were improperly restrained during a car accident.  He was inspired to find a better way to protect dogs in the car after an accident he responded to where the driver was alive and in …

Restrain your big dog properly in the car with the Big Dog Seat Belt Read More

This pour-over coffee filter makes a cup or a pot of coffee

NEWS – This, of course, is not the only pour-over coffee maker on the market, but it is the first I’ve personally seen that doesn’t require a disposable paper filter.  Paper filters add to the waste you produce, especially if you use one paper filter for each cup of coffee you make.  This reusable Pour …

This pour-over coffee filter makes a cup or a pot of coffee Read More

Albedo100 makes sure you’ll always be seen at night

NEWS – Albedo is a measure of how reflective an object, usually a planet or moon, is – how much of the incident light is reflected by the object.  Despite how bright they are, the Earth’s albedo is only about 0.3, meaning 30% of light is reflected, and our moon when full is only about …

Albedo100 makes sure you’ll always be seen at night Read More

Build your own galloping mechanical horse

NEWS – This kit is the perfect thing for model-builders and horse lovers.  Scientifics Direct describe this kit: “Automata are mechanical art pieces that achieve a series of lifelike movements using a variety of clever mechanisms.  Cranks, gears, wheels, cams and linkages are used to mimic the simple flowing beauty found in nature.  As the …

Build your own galloping mechanical horse Read More

The BARSYS Robot Bartender frees you up to be the life of the party!

NEWS – A few years ago, we told you about a $25,000 Robotic Bartender that consisted of a computer, a locked bar cabinet, and a lot of stock stored in the cabinet.  That robot claimed to mix drinks for you, but it didn’t fit the budget of many people.  But now, there’s a new Robot …

The BARSYS Robot Bartender frees you up to be the life of the party! Read More

Amazon says Big Mouth Billy Bass is back and better than ever with Alexa compatibility!

NEWS – Amazon has been expanded the list of items that have Alexa built in.  There’s even a microwave with built-in Alexa.  The Big Mouth Billy Bass is being introduced into the Echo universe as an “Alexa compatible device.”  Billy doesn’t have Alexa built-in, but he pairs with an Echo device you already own.  Once …

Amazon says Big Mouth Billy Bass is back and better than ever with Alexa compatibility! Read More

Do some good while decorating your Christmas tree

NEWS – In addition to buying gifts for friends and family members, Christmas is also a time to do a little good for others.  Buying the St. Jude’s Hospital Carson Light-Up Light Bulb Ornament is a way to get a gift for someone or an ornament for your own tree while doing good.  While supplies …

Do some good while decorating your Christmas tree Read More