Janet Cloninger

Hang curtain rods without needing any tools

NEWS – Do you wish there was an easy way to hang curtains in windows that also have mini blinds?  For example, maybe you have a metal kitchen door with a mini blind over the window.  You’d like to add a decorative curtain, but you don’t want to drill more holes in the metal.  Install …

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Wait, was I drinking from Euler’s Number or from the Golden Ratio?

NEWS – These bar glasses are for the mathematicians and scientists.  The set of four glasses feature mathematical constants and their expanded formulas.  You’ll choose from Pythagoras’s constant (√2), the golden ratio (Φ),  Euler’s Number (e), or pi (π).  The graphics can serve two functions:  1) identify which glass is yours, and 2) let you …

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Basal Traveller is the perfect carrying case for your coffee equipment

NEWS – If you use a coffee maker like the Aeropress, Kalisa, Hario v60, or a small pour-over dripper, the Basal Filter Coffee Traveller is the perfect travel case for your coffee-making kit.  In the image above, the case is holding an Aeropress, a manual grinder, coffee, and a mug.  The interior of the lid …

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Travel light and handsfree with the Outpac Daysafe Crossbody

NEWS – If you carry a laptop bag to work, you probably don’t want to carry that huge thing when you go out for lunch or to run some quick errands.  You could use the Outpac Daysafe Tech Crossbody as your wallet and carry it inside your bigger EDC bag.  When you only need a …

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Control your Philips Hue lights by simply entering a room

NEWS – Most of the bulbs in my house are Philips Hue bulbs or light strips.  I have a lot of Hue Tap switches scattered around to operate my lights, and they work well, but a couple of them require you to walk down a dark hallway to reach the switch.  I need to add …

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Give your cat a climbing structure even if you don’t have a lot of free floor space

NEWS – Cats like to climb, and if you don’t give them something to climb on, they’re likely to climb your curtains.  If you don’t have enough floor space to dedicate a chunk of it to one of those big climbing trees, you may think you have no other options, but that’s not true.  The …

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PackTidy keeps your shirts from getting crushed and wrinkled in your luggage

NEWS – You take your nice, crisply-ironed dress shirt, carefully place it in your suitcase for a trip, and pull out a wrinkled mess when you get to the hotel.  You’ll have to iron that shirt again before your meeting tomorrow – unless you’ve packed your shirt in a PackTidy Shirt and Tie Commuter Travel …

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Let Bose Noise-Masking Sleepbuds help you sleep better at night

NEWS – Year round, my husband wants a big fan running in our bedroom at night.  In the summer, I don’t mind it so much, because it helps keep the room cooler.  In the colder months, I don’t want it running because it can make the room too chilly for me.  My husband needs it …

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This LED table lamp also serves as an emergency lantern

NEWS – Most emergency lighting is designed more for function than for beauty.  That’s why you often have to go searching for flashlights and emergency lanterns in the dark when there’s a power outage, because you’ve hidden them away in drawers or utility rooms.  This Carrier Portable LED Lamp will always sitting out and adding …

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Cuisinart combines a toaster oven and an air fryer into one appliance

NEWS – Actually, those countertop air fryers are basically little convection ovens, because they just use moving, heated air to dry “fry” your food. They aren’t sized nor shaped to be useful for cooking many other items, though.  And granted, any convection oven could actually do the same job as a countertop air fryer, but …

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Anden’s Valet charges your Apple Watch and organizes your extra bands

NEWS – If you like to change your Apple Watch band to match your outfit or to better suit your activities for the day, you probably don’t keep your extra bands hidden away in a jewelry box or drawer.  If you’d like to keep a few of your favorite bands close at hand for quick …

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Time’s flying! Hurry and catch this golden snitch!

NEWS – There’s not a lot of information about the Golden Snitch Clock from Pottery Barn Teen, but you can be sure it would be a hit with any devoted Harry Potter fan.  The clock is made of zinc alloy with aluminum hands and a steel backing.  It has a high gloss gold finish, just as you …

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WaterField introduces the Vero Leather Sleeve for MacBook Pro and Surface

NEWS – WaterField makes beautiful, protective cases for your gear, and they never rest on their laurels.  They are constantly introducing new bags, sleeves, and pouches so you can find what works best for you.  They have just announced a couple of new Vero Leather Sleeves – one for the MacBook Pro models with Touch …

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