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Several Key Considerations When Buying A New Dishwasher

by Blogger on ‎09-10-2014 08:28 AM - last edited on ‎09-11-2014 01:23 PM by Blog Editor in Chief




I've posted articles on Dishwashers before, such as THIS ONE on some very nice Bosch branded washers and THIS more general article on the virtues of portable appliances. Today, however, I examine several key factors to consider when preparing to buy a new dishwasher. As with the purchase of any large household appliance, there are a number of things one ought to consider before buying, but sometimes we get so caught up in the excitement of enhancing our home that we overlook something important and end up later regretting our purchase decision. This blog therefore is dedicated to the hope of not overlooking some key consideration, and thus choosing the best possible appliance the first time around. So read on for a few thoughts on what I consider to be key points to consider when buying a new dishwasher.


What style of furniture do you prefer?

by Blogger on ‎09-04-2014 12:41 AM - last edited on ‎09-04-2014 10:24 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Whether you are moving into a new place or have finally decided to redecorate your current pad, one thing’s for sure: you’re going to need a game plan. Before you get too ahead of yourself by envisioning your new living room, bedroom, or kitchen, take a step back and ask yourself what style of furniture do you prefer? By answering this basic question, you’ll have a much more guided approach on how to tackle home décor. Let’s take a look at the three fundamental interior design styles: contemporary, traditional, and transitional.


Great Lunch and Snack Ideas for Preschoolers

by Blogger on ‎08-10-2014 09:17 PM - last edited on ‎09-05-2014 04:29 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

Great ideas for lunch and snacks for your child going back to preschool


Your baby is growing up and going to preschool! Time to get creative by making lunches and snacks your kid will actually want to eat as he or she goes off to play with new friends. Here are a few tips on providing nutritious food that your child won’t toss in the trash.


Review: Tractive MOTION Pet Activity Tracker

by Blogger on ‎08-09-2014 10:13 AM - last edited on ‎08-11-2014 08:51 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

Screen Shot 2014-08-07 at 10.31.19 PM.pngWe've got Fitbit, Jawbone, and clever pedometers and Runtrackers on our phones. There are an infinite number of ways us two-legged folk can keep track of our fitness levels, but how do you know what your dog does when you're not home? Now, there's a way to find out...


Protect your iPad with the right case from Logitech

by Blogger on ‎08-08-2014 06:36 AM - last edited on ‎08-08-2014 09:26 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Now that you’ve got your hands on a new iPad Air or iPad Mini, it’s time to get to the real fun of accessorizing it! To retain its pristine condition, it’s imperative that you equip your device with a protective case right off the bat. If you don’t want the added bulk of carrying around a keyboard and case, a folio case is your best solution. Logitech has a unique selection of folio cases from their recently expanded tablet product line. To guide you in the right direction, here's a closer look at Logitech's new iPad cases:


Office Desks That Do More Than Just Hold Up A Computer and Monitor

by Blogger on ‎08-07-2014 10:35 AM - last edited on ‎08-07-2014 03:59 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Last week I blogged about the great selection of office chairs available online at Future Shop... But what good is a great office chair without an equally good desk to park it at? It's a real dilemma. And that's why this week I'm following up my chair article with a brief overview of Future Shop's wide selection of fun and functional home office desks. Personally I'm a big fan of variety, so the desks I'm looking at today couldn't be more different! There's something for just about everyone at Future Shop, and while I can only cover a select few desks in my post, I promise to point you in the right direction to find Future Shop's entire selection of diverse desk offerings. So click on through and bring along your imagination--you might just find inspiration inside!


Essentials for creating the perfect study space

by Blogger on ‎08-04-2014 01:24 AM - last edited on ‎08-05-2014 11:03 AM by Blog Editor in Chief


If there’s one thing I’ve learned over the years of being a university student, it’s the importance of creating the perfect study space. While it’s a bit underrated, I’d say it’s just as important as having effective study skills since your study area has such a big influence on your productivity—at least, that’s what I’ve found! Changing it up and studying in libraries and coffee shops is great and all, but if you’re like me, chances are you still spend most your study time at home. Luckily, you have full control over your study space at home, so make sure you optimize it to make the most out of your study time. Check out these tips and great products for revamping your study space:


Feel Great and Improve Productivity with The Right Office Chair

by Blogger on ‎07-31-2014 01:03 PM - last edited on ‎08-07-2014 04:02 PM by Blog Editor in Chief




Finding the right office chair may not be the highest priority for some, but considering the amount of time we spend sitting in one, it might be worth taking the issue just a little bit more seriously. Future Shop has a great selection of office chairs that will help you to feel great and be more productive at work, and its variety of styles is simply amazing. So why not check out a few of the more interesting chair designs in today’s blog. I assure you, I've selected some of the coolest designs they have! But I also warn you, my taste tends to be a bit eclectic (some would say downright weird), so enter at your own risk! :smileyhappy:



Review: Kenneth Cole backpacks

by Blogger on ‎07-30-2014 12:47 PM - last edited on ‎07-31-2014 03:52 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Fall is a great time to pick out a new bag. It's a change of seasons, so it's a good time to be looking for something sturdier. Back to school also puts the spotlight on backpacks, since they're the best way to carry heavy loads on your back. But if you're looking for something cooler than your average sport pack, check out some of the picks from chic designer Kenneth Cole.


Back to school shopping? Check out Swiss Gear backpacks!

by Blogger on ‎07-28-2014 06:53 AM - last edited on ‎07-29-2014 11:33 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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The back to school season is just around the corner, and we all know what a busy time of the year it can be. Whether you’re shopping for yourself or for a loved one, there’s no better time than now to get a head start on back to school shopping. If you’ve been following our Tech Blog, you’re probably aware by now that Future Shop carries an extensive line of backpacks from some of the hottest brands. Take Swiss Gear, for instance. With its wide selection of backpacks and strong reputation for multi-functional products, I was eager to get my hands on and test out a couple of their backpacks. Fast-forward two weeks and now I’m fully set on upgrading my current backpack to Swiss Gear for the upcoming school year. Here’s why it's a brand to reckon with:


Wide selection of Swiss Gear backpacks, luggage, and tablet/laptop cases available!

by Blogger on ‎07-09-2014 07:01 AM - last edited on ‎07-23-2014 11:03 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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From the maker of the Genuine Swiss Army Knife, Swiss Gear by Wenger has sure come a long way to be more than just an active outdoor brand. With an expanded product line, Swiss Gear now offers a unique mix of multi-functional products crafted for our everyday lives. With a strong reputation for durability, comfort, and style, Swiss Gear has become an easily recognizable brand on the street. Whether you’re looking for the perfect back to school backpack, luggage for an upcoming summer trip, or laptop/tablet case to protect your precious tech, Swiss Gear has you covered. Here’s a glimpse at some of their neat products that we carry online:


RFID Protected Cases and Backpacks from Swiss Gear

by Blogger on ‎07-03-2014 08:30 AM - last edited on ‎07-23-2014 11:02 AM by Blog Editor in Chief


As electronics have become tightly  integrated into our daily lives, so has the prevalence of data theft. Think the sensitive information on the credit cards, debit cards, passport, and driver’s license you’re carrying around is safe? Think again. Nowadays, nearby fraudsters are capable of reading your personal and financial information without even having to physically swipe or look at it. How? Through RFID (Radio-Frequency IDentification)-reading equipment. Luckily you can protect yourself from becoming the next victim of RFID theft by investing in RFID protected gear. Swiss Gear has a wide selection of cases, backpacks, and bags to choose from that will not only put fraudsters out of business, but also make you look sharp while doing so.


He shoots, he scores…oops, I spilled!

by Blogger on ‎07-03-2014 07:46 AM - last edited on ‎07-03-2014 08:43 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

Soccer fever has taken hold of the world, including Canada. 


For those not at the big game the next best thing is a seat on the couch, glued to the big screen. Thousands of miles away from the stadium, the goal-scoring celebrations aren’t any less extreme. As the ball flies into the back of the net, ecstasy ensues. He shoots, he scores…oops I spilled!


Future Shop is your living room furniture solution

by Blogger on ‎06-27-2014 10:57 AM - last edited on ‎07-02-2014 03:36 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

Mazin is the living room furniture solution


The furniture family is growing at Future Shop with the arrival of Mazin.  Not only are you getting more furniture options to choose from, it’s also a lot of décor love being delivered to your home. Let’s be honest, you have the power to decorate your living room from your computer, with a quick click on “ship” and voila it comes at your door.  No need to worry about driving around the city or go off to suburban-plan to find furniture. You can find it on! Boom. Think of how much you’ll save money on gas, mileage, and time! Win Win. Let’s take a closer look at a few beautiful décor pieces from Mazin.


Elevate Your Sleeping Experience with Vivon Mattresses—Wide Selection Now Available!

by Blogger on ‎06-23-2014 02:02 PM - last edited on ‎08-26-2014 12:02 PM by Administrator

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For those of you looking to retire your old mattress for a new one, you’ll be happy to know that Future Shop has recently expanded its online furniture offering to include some of the most innovative mattresses on the market. One brand in particular that caught my eye with its cutting-edge technology and world-class design was Vivon. With a wide range of memory foam to spring mattresses to choose from, I’m sure you’ll have no problem finding the perfect model that will elevate your sleeping experience.


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