Drum roll please... We are excited to announce that the official Lifetime Products iPhone app is now available from the App Store, and it's free for anyone who'd like it! What's more, it's designed to stay up-to-date with our product lines, so as long as you have a data connection, you'll never be taken by surprise. Why should you get the Lifetime iPhone app? At Lifetime Products we're constantly trying to stay ahead of the curve. In today's environment that means being able to answer your questions about our products no matter where you are -- even on your phone.  With our new iPhone app, you can browse through all of our products and specific models.  You can quickly see their specs and photos.  You can easily compare models, email product information and pictures, and even buy the product right f... More

Who loves composting? We do! Remember how we introduced the Lifetime 80-Gallon Composter last spring? Well, with its success we have designed a smaller version and are excited to announce—the Lifetime 65-Gallon Composter! We have kept all the same great features but just made it a little smaller. The Lifetime 65-Gallon Composter is constructed of UV-protected high-density polyethylene (HDPE) panels and is black with a galvanized steel base. Its extra large, removable lid makes it easy to load lawn and garden trimmings and organic waste. The lid latches shut to help keep rodents out and compost in. The ingenious tumbler design turns on an axis to allow for easy and balanced rotation. The aerated internal bar mixes compost and allows for air flow. Even if you’ve never composted before, what better time than now to... More

At Lifetime, we're always looking for ways to improve our website to make it easier for you to use.  Most recently, we overhauled how customers access our assembly instructions in the Customer Care section of Lifetime.com.  Why is this a big deal?  Well, Lifetime makes a lot of products, and we're continually finding ways to improve upon them to make them easier to assemble, less expensive, and for various other reasons. When these improvements are made, we have to publish a new version of the assembly instructions for that product. On the surface, that's not a big deal because the instructions get printed and packaged inside the box with the rest of the parts. But what happens when a customer loses the instructions? In the past, we've only shown one version of the assembly instructions on our website -- which... More

We are excited to feature yet another new Lifetime folding table in the Lifetime Store online!  The Lifetime 33-Inch Round Table easily folds up or down with one hand, in one motion, in just one second! Unique x-frame simply slides into place with no collapsible leg braces or locking rings to fiddle with. If you're looking for a stylish, lightweight, durable table that you can set up or take down in the blink of an eye, this is the table for you. This small folding table truly has a touch of class. The tabletop is designed with attractive beveled edges and the legs with a slight flare at the feet to give it an overall graceful and elegant appearance.  For a limited time only, you can receive $15 off the regular price of this new folding table in our Lifetime Store online. ... More

Happy Valentine's Day!  We hope you're doing something special on this day built for romance.  We know how Patrick S. of Hampshire, IL is spending his day…celebrating his lucky win of the Lifetime 10' Manta Kayak built for two (or three) people! Thanks to everyone who entered and made this our most popular giveaway to date!  A lot of you were hoping to win your own kayak to continue the activity you've tried before and loved.  The rest  of you had never kayaked before, but were anxious for the opportunity to pick up a new hobby to share with your significant other.  If you weren't the lucky winner but still want to surprise your Valentine, be sure to check out Lifetime's complete line of kayaks in the Lifetime Store online.  Lifetime kayaks are built specifically for begin... More

Spring is on its way! Well, maybe, depending where you live, right? Nonetheless, we are excited to announce our new “Spring” product… the Lifetime Raised Garden Bed! This 4 x 4 foot garden kit makes it easy to have a successful garden in less space. We’ve been consulting with fellow Utahan, Mel Bartholomew, who invented the square foot garden. The purpose of this smaller garden is to grow a larger, more plentiful harvest with less cost, in less space, using less water and seeds, and less work than traditional gardens. With its simple, do-it-yourself assembly and low-maintenance features, gardening has never been so easy. Not requiring any tools, your garden can be assembled in less than an hour. Growing your own garden can be a very inexpensive and healthier way to consume your vegetables. And ... More

Happy Birthday BSA! The Boy Scouts of America was incorporated and chartered by the United States Congress on February 8, 1910. That means this week, they are 101 years old! Last year, they reached a large milestone as they turned 100! In the summer of 2010, Lifetime received a phone call from a 14-year-old Scout named Mason. He was calling on behalf of the Spectrum program at the local Burton Elementary School in Layton, Utah (very close to Lifetime’s headquarters). Spectrum is a program designed to provide activities for children who are academically gifted. Among their activities, they put on a play once a year, which we hear is a great performance. But he wasn't calling to talk just about the program; he was calling because the local Spectrum program had a problem that was putting their annual play in jeopardy. He... More

This giveaway has ended.  Valentine's Day is next Monday and lovebirds everywhere are scrambling to find just the right gift.  I'll be the first to admit that most people probably don't think about buying Lifetime products for Valentine's Day.  After all, we don't make traditional Valentine gifts like sparkly diamond jewelry, yummy melt-in-your-mouth chocolates, or beautiful long-stemmed roses.  And, we only have two or three products that are even red or pink in color.  But, if you think outside the heart-shaped box just a bit, we do have an ideal Valentine gift that's perfect for romantic outdoor enthusiasts… a kayak built for two (actually three)!  Think about it. What better way to bond with your Valentine than to give a gift that the two of you can enjoy together.  Sure, de... More

As Katie mentioned in the last post, our semi-annual company meeting was a success! By the way, I want to put this disclaimer out there: I was asked to write a blog post on my experience at the Semi-Annual meeting, so I did not volunteer to write this post. So here it goes: I’m sitting backstage feeling a little anxious for the big event. It’s Profit Sharing! It happens twice a year and Katie and I have worked hard getting presentations, videos, and everything else organized for the meeting. As I watch Katie finalize a few things on the final presentation, my adrenaline starts going. The backstage “men in black”, as I call them, give us the queue. Time to begin! The opening video rolls, then Richard (our President) runs out and begins his presentation. He then announces the founder’s wife, Kath... More

 
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Just My Size!
Kids have a way of doing things that just make you smile. Its always surprising and amusing how even the tiniest of tots can be pretty resourceful. Take, for instance,my daughters witty idea a few weeks ago when we visited my family in Ohio. While we were up at their lake house, we ate almost every meal outside to enjoy the lake view and the beautiful weather. Plus, with six adults and five kids, we simply had more table space outside than inside. Typically, the adults would always sit at my parents patio table and chairswhile the kids would eat at the 6 Lifetime picnic table. Even though it wasnt a childrens Lifetime picnic table, all of the kiddos could reach just fine, except for my two-year-old daughter, Alyssa. She loves being like the big kids though so dont think for a second that size would stop her! Nope, usually...
Black Friday Deals Black Friday Deals - Up to $200 Off Lifetime Products at Backyards Inc.!
If you're headed out to start your holiday shopping this Friday(Black Friday), be sure to make your first stop at Backyards Inc., the Official Outlet Store for Lifetime Products. All six Backyards Inc. stores in Utah will be open 9am-3pm the day after Thanksgiving and will offer some of the biggest deals of the year, including up to $200 off select Lifetime products and some products for less than $15! Seriously, a table for just $14.99! (Surely one - or even two - people on your list could use a handy Personal Table that adjusts to four different heights...perfect for a child's desk, a microwave stand in a dorm room,aTV tray for d...
5 More Chances Left in 25 Hoops Giveaway
This Spring, we started a "25 Hoops for 25 Years Giveaway" to celebrate our 25th corporate anniversary and our invention of the first quickly adjustable basketball hoop. So far, we've given away20 hoops! That means we still have5 more to give away before December 31! This is a great opportunity to win a high-end Lifetime Portable Basketball Hoop.We're giving awaymodel 71522 which retails in the Lifetime Store online for $499! It's a 54" steel-framed acrylic backboard with a pneumatic Power Lift Height Adjustment mechanism that raises and lowers the hoop from 7.5 to 10 feet with just one hand. So, if you haven't already entered to win, now is the time! Once you enter, your name stays in for all remaining drawings. We draw random winners at random times, so you never know when the next winner will be announced.Tick-tock! What...