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3 New Airsight Cameras by X10

Three new X10 Airsight Cameras have hit the market, making high-tech solutions even more affordable than they’ve ever been! X10 LI2 Wireless HD IP Stick Camera and its twin little sisters, the LQ2 Wireless HD IP Ball Camera in White and Black, provide an amazing number of features packed into their little cases and even smaller price points. Common Characteristics Like former X10 Airsight camera … Continue

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Help for a Restricted Ribcage

You probably don’t think a lot about your ribs and ribcage, but they help sustain many important aspects of your body. In addition to protecting your most vital organs, they also assist you in a pretty important activity: breathing. In addition, your ribcage provides a connecting point for the muscles that control your neck, your pelvis, and your arms. In order to perform those much-needed … Continue

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Can You Love the Planet & Love Lumber, Too?

Actually, if you love the planet, one thing you can do to show it and benefit the global ecosystem is — wait for it — to buy lumber. Yes, I’m serious. The clear-cutting loggers are a thing of the past, as well as a caricatured version of reality. Actually, it’s more like a fun house mirror than a caricature: Think completely the opposite. The lumber industry is actually what allows many forests to … Continue

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What College Professors Wish Parents Would Stop Doing for Their Teens

Students from pre-Millennial generations often grimaced when they saw announcements like this one on their instructors’ doors: “Failure to prepare on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.” For Gen Y, though, the reaction to such a concept tends to go beyond frustration and acceptance. Instead, it’s typically confusion or even anger. Worse, some students call Mom and ask her to … Continue

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How Do I Teach My Dog to Ask to Go Outside?

Many, many people wish that their dog could ask for the things that they need. This is especially true when it comes to going outside to use the bathroom. We’ve all seen or heard of dogs who knew to ring a bell when they needed to be let out. How many accidents and carpet stains could have been prevented if your dog knew this trick? For many of us, though, this type of training seems impossibly … Continue

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Can You Love the Planet & Love Lumber, Too?

Actually, if you love the planet, one thing you can do to show it and benefit the global ecosystem is — wait for it — to buy lumber. Yes, I’m serious. The clear-cutting loggers are a thing of the past, as well as a caricatured version of reality. Actually, it’s more like a fun house […]

3 New Airsight Cameras by X10

Three new X10 Airsight Cameras have hit the market, making high-tech solutions even more affordable than they’ve ever been! X10 LI2 Wireless HD IP Stick Camera and its twin little sisters, the LQ2 Wireless HD IP Ball Camera in White and Black, provide an amazing number of features packed into their little cases and even […]

Unchanging Commitment in the Constantly Changing Lumber Industry

“What the [McIlvain] family does not know about lumber is certainly not worth studying. Some lumbermen come and others go, but the McIlvains go on forever.” These words penned in the June 15, 1898 edition of The New York Lumber Trade Journal described what was then a 100-year legacy of the J. Gibson McIlvain Company. […]

Best Kids Study Loft Beds, Part 3

With the unique Study Loft options we’ve already seen in Part 1 and Part 2, you may be wondering how many more ways furniture companies can re-create this simple design. Well, wait no longer! We think you’ll like these last three designs. 4-Step Twin/Twin Study Loft This 4-Step Twin/Twin Study Loft keeps you from having […]

Best Kids Study Loft Beds, Part 2

In Part 1, we looked at a few different styles of Study Lofts, ranging from one with a low Captain’s Bed style to an Ultra-High Loft bed. Now we’ll look at a few somewhere in between, with some unique options we think you’ll really like. As an extra bonus, your kids will think they’re pretty […]

Best Kids Study Loft Beds, Part 1

When it comes to study lofts, there are plenty of variations on the theme. While all include a bed lifted above a space where there’s a desk, exactly how it all comes together can vary about as much as a Lego block model design. We’ll look at a few of our customers’ favorites to give […]

J. Gibson McIlvain Softwoods Operations & Offerings

J. Gibson McIlvain has over 200 years’ experience with hardwoods, dating back to the very beginnings of the United States. Our success stories date back to the very pillars of our nation, ranging from buildings of the Smithsonian Institute and even the White House. By contrast, our experience with softwoods is fairly recent. For the […]