Saturday, August 9, 2014

Great Ideas for Work and School at

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Back-to-school, back to work. it's a time when everyone in the family moves from "relax" to "get moving" mode. Sometimes it's not so easy to do. so why not delight everyone in your family with fun items that help them get ready for fall, and put a smile on their faces? has new, colorful and exciting ideas for school and work.

For Everyone:

1. Eco Staple-Free Stapler - $9.99 – Available in blue, red, purple and green

So unique -- makes stapling fun! The Eco Staple-Free Stapler cuts out tiny strips of paper and uses these tostitch up to 4 sheets together.

· No metal staples
· No paper waste
· Shredder friendly
· Child safe

2. Purple Dachshund Pen - $4.99

Keep your best friend at your desk! Playful dachshund jingles as you write! Sturdy plastic body with flexible collar and bell. Handbag style packaging. Black, refillable ballpoint.

3. Two-Tone Blingy Clip Pens - $14.99 – Assorted Colors

Put some bling in your writing! These two-tone ballpoint pens are embellished with rhinestones. Twist and cap and write down your dreams and ambitions.

Calendars and Planners for Kids and Moms:

1. Time for School 2015 Wall Calendar - $15.99

Ellen Stouffer shares her passions as well as her talent in the beautiful and elaborate art she creates for her calendars. The colorful paintings and quotations in her Time for School calendars reflect her love of the classroom that grew from her twenty-five years as a teacher. Anyone who has ever been a teacher--or a student--will appreciate the thought and detail that Ellen Stouffer put into the twelve paintings in this calendar. Each one is filled with classic and current educational tools, supplies, books, and quotes.

2. Susan Winget Schoolhouse 2015 Wall Calendar - $15.99

Susan Winget's "Schoolhouse" calendar encourages all to "Open your mind, the world awaits". Industry rated as the #1 calendar since 1999, LANG Wall Calendars are the most popular brand among consumers year after year. A full sized calendar grid on linen embossed paper, 13-3/8"w x 12"h, featuring nationally recognized artists in 12 full color images, brass grommet for hanging, matching linen embossed gift jacket, and moon phases.

The #1 best-selling organizer has a fresh new design! Amy Knapp's Family Organizer is parenting tested and mom approved! This easy-to use format helps even the busiest of families gain control of their active lifestyle. This organizer features weekly and monthly calendar grids, weekly grocery lists, weekly to-do lists and inspirational quotes, and color coded stickers. Family organizer weekly planner runs from August 2014 through December 2015.

I received this planner for review and started using it in the beginning of the month. I lead a busy life and this particular planner helps keep me in check. The weekly and monthly calendar grids are large enough to write quite a bit in, and there's sections for Grocery and Menu lists. The menu and grocery areas have perforations so I can just tear them out and take them when needed. Also in the planner is a address and phone section and a place to jot down pertinent babysitter information. Little stickers are included for visual reminders for meetings, birthdays, doctor appointments, and more. I like the outlay of the planner and the many features included.

4. Mom's Home Plan It 2015 Wall Calendar - $14.99

This best-selling organizer is the perfect 17-month planner for busy moms. A handy storage pocket, built-in magnetic hanger, 494 stickers, and extra-large grid all make it a breeze for Mom to keep track of up to five family members. Two tabbed quick-reference contact sections keep everyone's information handy. Finally, a calendar that keeps Mom's whole world together!

Beautiful and Fun Organizing Products:

1. Peacock File Folders - $15.99

Organization was never so beautiful! Proud peacock folder is designed in Punch Studio's Art Department from vintage antique ephemera and unique original illustration. This special file folder is created with utmost care and dedication, with attention to quality and design. Each package contains 10 letter size filer folders, 11.75"x8.75".

I also received the Peacock File Folders for review. I'm not so sure I've seen any prettier. Each file folder has a design of a peacock on the outside and a blue background on the inside. The tabbed file folders are thickly constructed to hold several papers.

2. Love Many Things Weekly Planner – $13.99 – starts in September, 2014

Love Many Things features Vincent Van Gogh's most iconic color palette. These 16-month (Sept 2014 - Dec 2015) agenda calendars are incredibly trendy, as they come in six different, new and existing lifestyle-designs. Spiral-bound with matching color-coordinated elastic closures, these agendas feature flexible polypro covers, making them the ultimate accessory for travel or to dress up your desk. Both weekly and monthly grids are available. Each page features 3-month-at-a-glance mini grids. These incredible datebook provides ample space for notes and references.

3. Red Umbrella Notepad With Pen - $5.99

Sous le ciel the Paris, a woman, dreaming of love, is taking a stroll with her red umbrella. Lily McGee depicts a romantic scene in the street of Champs Elysees. Decorated covered pad with a magnetic closure has 75 printed sheets and includes a coordinating pen.

4. Peacock Clipboard with NotePad - $18.99

Peacock Clipboard with Notepad is designed in Punch Studio's Art Department from vintage antique ephemera and unique original illustration. This clipboard is created with utmost care and dedication, with attention to quality and design. Set includes an embellished clipboard with foil or glossy highlights, antique finish bronze clip, and a 60 sheet full-color note pad.

5. Peacock Sticky Notes - $9.99

Designed in Punch Studio's Art Department from vintage antique ephemera and unique original illustration, these 7 assorted-sized sticky note pads and sticky tabs come in an easy to store portfolio.

These products and thousands more are available for purchase at, one of the largest back-to-school sites on the Web.


Adaptable Kay said...

I've always bought myself calendars and organizers and start off strong using them and just taper off and eventually completely forget about them!

Although I do love those pretty sticky notes :)