It's time once again to celebrate our wonderous Earth. Though Earth Day began as a grass-roots movement 38 years ago to educate people about pollution, conservation and to draw the government's attention, it has changed over the years. Today, we all have concerns like climate change and diminishing resources fresh on our minds.It seems like everyone's making some small changes, or just being a little more aware. I've made a consious effort to buy more organic food, switching my light bulbs to compact florescents (CFLs), and turning off unused electronics. But I'd like to do more this Earth Day, so I've been searching for ideas. Here are some of the best one's I've found... a few of them utilize our Lifetime Products: 1- Plant a tree in your back yard: Besides being a fun activity for... More

Scrapbooking for 3 days straight may sound like a weird form of torture... but even after the paper cuts, late nights, and reeeeally early mornings, I look forward to it twice a year. My family’s crazy little tradition is called "Scrapbook Weekend". If you’re anything like me; you have a busy schedule, a suffering photo album, talkative friends and family, and an endless appetite for good cooking. Scrapbook Weekend gives me the chance to learn new layouts, trade materials, or just catch-up on all my photos. Twice a year, all my aunts and cousins (about 18-20 people total) drive to my mom’s house with cars full photos, paper supplies, and the fixin's for some great food. We load all the food in the fridge, spread out our cutters, paper, pictures and embellishments on about 6 or... More

 
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Inground basketball
Inground basketball hoops are cemented into the ground, rather than set on a portable base. Inground basketball systems provide rigidity and firmness, and generally take up less space than portable basketball systems. Cement is required for the installation of an inground basketball system (allow that to set fully for 72 hours after installation before play), but once set up, a cemented inground basketball goal can provide years upon years of entertainment and enjoyment for almost all ages. Inground basketball systems are available with free shipping from BuyLifetime.com.
Haul Out the Sod
After spreading six yards of compost on our lawn, youd think we would be done with yard work, right? Nope, not us. We have a back corner of our yard that is heavily shaded by trees so the original Bermuda grass never grew. To make matters worse, our yard is sloped so what little grass we did have in that corner simply washed downhill. We really want to try and get grass to grow back there. Not just so it will be green and look nice, but because we have a tire swing back there and we have a ladder in that corner to climb the fence over to our neighbors house. Read between the lines...Im tired of having to wash muddy feet every time we come into the house! We did some research and we think weve found a grass that is pretty shade tolerant. So, last week, we put down some Palidsades Zoysia sod in that corner. Its a Texas grass d...
Lifetime Modular Cabinets Make Great Connections
Looking for some durable, lockable storage cabinets for your garage, utility room, lab, or office? Lifetime offers a heavy-duty,commercial cabinet with a modular design so you can connect multiple cabinets together. Connect them vertically or horizontally. Use them as freestanding cabinets on the floor, or mount over a desk, countertop, or your washer and dryer. The Lifetime modular storagecabinet is constructed from high-density, double-walled, polyethylene plastic with steel reinforcements, so it's strong, stain resistant, and scratch resistant. Two adjustable, steel-reinforced shelves can hold up to 125 lbs. as a floor cabinet, or 75 lbs. as a wall cabinet. You'll also appreciate the locking feature on the doors which allows you to keep the contents safe, secure, and out of reach of children. While it is built to take the...