As a real estate agent, I often hear from people who want a new home because they’ve outgrown the current one.  In some cases, people really do need larger homes, but other times, homeowners just need to use their property—inside and out—differently.  In a tough economy, like the one we’re in, it’s especially important to understand that difference.  Do you think you’ve outgrown your house, but can’t afford to build an expensive home addition or move to something larger?  Thankfully, there are alternatives.  One significantly more budget-friendly option I recommend for people who decide to stay put (at least temporarily) is an outdoor storage building.  “A shed instead of a larger house?” you may ask.  Absolutely!  A great shed, ... More

One of my Dad's traditions at the lake house is to build a campfire outside almost every night.  My dad likes to eat popcorn around the fire, but when the grandkids visit, it's time to break out the good ol' traditional smores!  After all, what kid can resist melted chocolate and gooey marshmallows smooshed between graham crackers?  For a change of pace for the kids' campfire sweet treats, one night my sister-in-law introduced us all to Hobo Pies.  If you've never had a Hobo Pie, you're in for, well, something different from smores.  :)  First of all, to make a Hobo Pie over a campfire, you need an iron pie maker, available in camping departments.  Then, you'll need bread and some fillings.  In the tradition of "pie", my sister-in-law br... More

 
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Ambassador Huntsman Tours Lifetime China Facility and EcoHouse
Last week, I had the honor of traveling to Xiamen, China, to show our factory and new EcoHousing Initiative to Jon Huntsman Jr., previous governor of Utah and current Ambassador to China. The tour of our Xiamen facility was well organized and I could not be more pleased with the way things turned out. A bit of history. In 2008, we opened a wholly-owned and operated facility in Xiamen, China. This means we have tight control over product quality. This is a huge distinction and big advantage over imitation "Lifetime" products made in China by other companies. By having our own manufacturing facility overseas, we can be more globally competitive and more effectively and profitably manage our international sales and distribution to the more than 52 countries we sell products to worldwide. Being wholly-owned also means the facili...
Find Lifetime Job Openings Online
You already know you like Lifetime's products. But, have you ever thought about working for the company that makes all those products you love? Well, if you are interested, we make it easy for you to find out what job openings are available. Simply visit our website at www.lifetime.com. If you hover over the "company" link in the top navigation bar, a drop down menu will appear with all sorts of options, including "Join Our Team." Yes, at Lifetime we are a team and we are always in search of motivated, hardworking individuals to join our fast-paced environment. On the "Join Our Team" page, you can browse current job openings. For instance, right now we are hiring for a SQL Database Administrator. Sounds like a fancy complicated title to me, but if you are a computer person, you'll know exactly what that means! Details about...
New BuyLifetime Checkout Checkout Just Got Easier in Lifetime Store Online!
If you haven't visitedthe Lifetime StoreOnlinerecently, you've missed out on a brand new, streamlined checkout process! We compiled all the feedback we'd been getting over the yearswhen the Lifetime Store Onlinefills your "direct from the manufacturer" orders, and applied as many changes as we could to eliminate whatever steps we could and simplify the remaining ones. This new checkout could cut your checkout time in half! So, head over to the Lifetime Store Online at BuyLifetime.com and buy that Lifetime product you've been eyeing!