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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Why No NBA Label?
Over the years, many of my friends and family have asked me why Lifetime doesnt have the NBA logo on their basketball hoops. Well, the answer is simple. Money. To have the NBA logo on Lifetime backboards, it would cost money. A lot of money. Money that Lifetime chooses to instead put into the actual quality of their products. Whether its using that money for more research, new manufacturing equipment, or improved materials, the end result is a higher quality product for you. As a former employee, I can assure you thatthis philosophy carries through all aspects of Lifetime. You wont find any lavish corporate offices at the Lifetime Products headquarters in Clearfield, Utah. No marble floors, revolving doors, or plush corner offices with beautiful wraparound windows. Nope, far from it. The Lifetime Products headquarters are ac...
Three Win This Month, More Giveaways Next Year!
I think I now know how Santa must feel on Christmas morning. Wow! It was such a great feeling when I shared the news yesterday with three lucky people that they were the random winners in our Lifetime Store gift certificate giveaway. Being able to help make someone's holiday a little merrier is such a wonderful, heartwarming experience. Congratulations to our winners who will get to enjoy shopping in the Lifetime Store with their gift certificates: $400 - Kristi F. of Herriman, Utah $200 -Mary W.of DeLand, FL $100 -Michael T.of Ogden, Utah Thank you to everyone who entered our final monthly giveaway of 2011. It was so interesting to see all of the variety of products you were planning to buy with your gift certificates. Basketball hoops, sheds,swing sets, composters, and tables and chairs were the "most wanted" products....
Lifetime Named a Top Patent Company in Utah
We've been sharing a lot of new products with you lately... so you know our engineers have been busy. Guess what? We aren't the only ones who have noticed. Earlier this month, Lifetime was honored at the Utah Genius Awards ceremony as one of the Top 20 Patent Companies in Utah for 2011! The Utah Genius Awards are held annually and recognize the creative people and companies behind Utah's economy. The awards are based on objective statistics from the U.S. Patent and Trademark office, not votes. Last year Lifetime earned20 new patents for our product inventions including patents forour basketball height adjustment, edge corner for our table, and our playset. These new patents join our extensive patent portfolio of more than 500 patents worldwide. It takes a lot of time and effort to file for a patent but for inventors, paten...