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LavNav

This is one of the most unusual products I’ve ever run across, but it works great. The LavNav is a device that fits on the underside of your toilet lid. At night it detects motion and turns on a light that shines down on your toilet. The light is...

Home Finder

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Another cool little product is the Home Finder, and it can be purchased at any home-improvement store. The product is screwed into a porch light socket and then the light bulb is screwed into it. When you turn your porch light on, off and then back on the porch...

The Halloween countdown

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In just about 24 hours the trick-or-treaters will be knocking on your door! Are you ready? Here are some last minute ideas to get you ready! To create a spooky entrance to your house, consider changing your regular porch lights out for green or red lights. You can also...

Decorate your locker

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Know a student with some style? Get this handy light for inside a locker. It’s battery operated and lights up when it senses the door opening.  

Pest be gone!

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Even though summer will be coming to an end soon, mosquitos are still thriving and still biting. How do you get an annoying mosquito out of your bedroom when you’re trying to go to sleep? Turn off all of the lights in your house except for one in the...

Halloween tips: Leave the light on

To create a spooky entrance to your house, consider changing your regular porch lights out for green or red lights. You can also buy a cheap screw-in device from your local home improvement store that will automatically flash your porch lights. Cool.

Party preparedness

Cleaning before a party: CLEAN OUT YOUR OVERHEAD LIGHT FIXTURES AND GET THE DEAD BUGS OUT OF THERE!

LED faucet light

Keep an eye out for the temperature-controlled LED faucet light. This cool little thing attaches to the bottom of any kitchen or bathroom water faucet. When you turn the water on, a blue LED light comes on and makes the water look blue. When the water temperature reaches 89...

Trailerblazer Walking Light

I have a neighbor who walks her dog every night. I’m always afraid that she’s going to get hit by a car because she’s very hard to see. Like most neighborhoods, ours is not well lit. I’d like to make a suggestion to everybody who walks their dogs at...

Make a wish

True or False. If you have a power outage and don’t have any candles, you can put a birthday candle in a jar of petroleum jelly and it will burn for at least a couple of hours? TRUE. Just put the candle right in the center of the container...

Little light, big help

OK, this is one of the simplest tips I’ve ever written about. In fact, I’m almost embarrassed to share it. Having said that, I know there are a lot of you out there who don’t know it. Here goes: If you ever need to locate something in a dark...

Bug off!

How do you get an annoying mosquito out of your bedroom when you’re trying to go to sleep? Turn off all of the lights in your house except for one in the hallway. The bug will be attracted to the light and will leave your bedroom. Turn the hall...