OTHER HOUSE & GARDEN STUFF

It’s Hot, Humid & Six-Fifteen

This wall-mount oval (OK, elliptical) clock, thermometer and hygrometer is from Timex® so it should take a lickin’ and keep on telling you why you’re sweating so much. Measures 11” x 8-1/4” in a classy-looking silver plastic frame, with analog dials for Fahrenheit in 2-degree increments, time in minute increments with hour/minute/second hands, and humidity from 10-100% in 2% increments. Mounts via a 3/16” keyed slot on the back. You add (1) “AA” battery.

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TIMEX®TEMPERATURE AND HUMIDITY CLOCK

It’s Hot, Humid & Six-Fifteen

This wall-mount oval (OK, elliptical) clock, thermometer and hygrometer is from Timex® so it should take a lickin’ and keep on telling you why you’re sweating so much. Measures 11” x 8-1/4” in a classy-looking silver plastic frame, with analog dials for Fahrenheit in 2-degree increments, time in minute increments with hour/minute/second hands, and humidity from 10-100% in 2% increments. Mounts via a 3/16” keyed slot on the back. You add (1) “AA” battery.

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$10.00 EACH
$12.50
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Masseur On A Stick

The rubber bumps on the end of this rolling massager are in rows that rotate independently to rub you the right way. The (6) rubber bumps are in (7) 1-1/4” dia rows on a three-draw telescoping handle that extends from 13” to 23” long, so you can reach the soles of your feet or massage your cat. (Some cats like it, some don’t, so a little distance might be good.) Juanita uses hers for physical therapy.

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TELESCOPING RUBBER ROLLER-MASSAGER

Masseur On A Stick

The rubber bumps on the end of this rolling massager are in rows that rotate independently to rub you the right way. The (6) rubber bumps are in (7) 1-1/4” dia rows on a three-draw telescoping handle that extends from 13” to 23” long, so you can reach the soles of your feet or massage your cat. (Some cats like it, some don’t, so a little distance might be good.) Juanita uses hers for physical therapy.

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$2.80 EACH

Nose and Ear Hair Trimmer

Your long nasal nightmare is over because we now carry a battery-operated nose-hair trimmer. (Also good for another nightmare--ear hair.) The steel blade is recessed so there’s no danger of becoming a latter-day Vincent Van Gogh or Tycho Brahe (just look him up). Easy to clean under the tap, and comes with a blade cover and brush. Runs on (1) “AA” battery (included), and measures just 4-3/4” long.

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CAN YOU HAIR ME NOW?

Nose and Ear Hair Trimmer

Your long nasal nightmare is over because we now carry a battery-operated nose-hair trimmer. (Also good for another nightmare--ear hair.) The steel blade is recessed so there’s no danger of becoming a latter-day Vincent Van Gogh or Tycho Brahe (just look him up). Easy to clean under the tap, and comes with a blade cover and brush. Runs on (1) “AA” battery (included), and measures just 4-3/4” long.

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$3.85 EACH

GLOWING HAND

What scratches your back but won't provide breakfast for you? It's our glow in the dark back scratcher of course. Has chicken like talon "hands" and extends to over 26” long, but shrinks to a pocket-sized 8-1/4”. Super duper handy to have around when your significant other says they just cut their finger nails.

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GLOWING BACK SCRATCHER

GLOWING HAND

What scratches your back but won't provide breakfast for you? It's our glow in the dark back scratcher of course. Has chicken like talon "hands" and extends to over 26” long, but shrinks to a pocket-sized 8-1/4”. Super duper handy to have around when your significant other says they just cut their finger nails.

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$2.95 EACH

Pull-N-Scratch

It's either a telescoping aluminum backscratcher, a fork for people whose elbows don't bend, or a sand rake for miniature Zen gardens. You pick. The 5-draw shaft extends from 6-5/8" to 20-3/8" long, the 5-tine rake is 1-3/16" wide, and it has a pocket clip.

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POCKET SCRATCHER

Pull-N-Scratch

It's either a telescoping aluminum backscratcher, a fork for people whose elbows don't bend, or a sand rake for miniature Zen gardens. You pick. The 5-draw shaft extends from 6-5/8" to 20-3/8" long, the 5-tine rake is 1-3/16" wide, and it has a pocket clip.

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$3.95 EACH

Super-Mini Hygro-Thermometer

Keep the plants happy, the corks tight, and the tobacco moist. Our tiny hygrometer/thermometer combo is made for greenhouses, wine cellars/fridges, and humidors, but works equally well for your bedroom, because you don't want to dry out either. Measures 2-1/16" x 1-9/16" x 9/16" thick with a 1-5/8" x 11/16" digital LCD read-out. Shows temps from 14-140°F (+/- 2), humidity from 10-99% (+/- 6%), with min/max readings and a clear button. Stands on an easel or mounts with tape or a tiny magnet, all included, along with a button-cell battery.

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MINI HYGRO-THERMOMETER

Super-Mini Hygro-Thermometer

Keep the plants happy, the corks tight, and the tobacco moist. Our tiny hygrometer/thermometer combo is made for greenhouses, wine cellars/fridges, and humidors, but works equally well for your bedroom, because you don't want to dry out either. Measures 2-1/16" x 1-9/16" x 9/16" thick with a 1-5/8" x 11/16" digital LCD read-out. Shows temps from 14-140°F (+/- 2), humidity from 10-99% (+/- 6%), with min/max readings and a clear button. Stands on an easel or mounts with tape or a tiny magnet, all included, along with a button-cell battery.

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$13.95 EACH

Talking Bandages

We feel sorry for those flesh-colored bandages that are just trying to hide. Stand up and be healed with bandages that make a statement! Say Oink with this box of (15) sterile photo reproductions of a raw bacon slice, plus a bonus plastic pig in every box. Mustache bandages work even if you cut something other than your lip; just tell people it's a mustache transplant. You get (15) in (4) hairy styles, plus a secret gift.

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BACON SHAPED BANDAGES IN TIN

Talking Bandages

We feel sorry for those flesh-colored bandages that are just trying to hide. Stand up and be healed with bandages that make a statement! Say Oink with this box of (15) sterile photo reproductions of a raw bacon slice, plus a bonus plastic pig in every box. Mustache bandages work even if you cut something other than your lip; just tell people it's a mustache transplant. You get (15) in (4) hairy styles, plus a secret gift.

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$6.55 EACH

Sock It To You

It’s an AS&S debut--socks with fun built right in. We’d say they’re wacky, but we hate saying wacky. These are all cotton/poly/nylon/spandex blends, which is a lot of blending right there, medium men’s, but really, they’d pretty much fit most feet, and they’re gender-indifferent. You pick the blue/red/yellow with a rubber chicken on the side; the two-tone green with pickles rampant; the four-tone with Bigfoot; the black and blue with Tesla coils; or the green/black with a Plague Doctor.

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RUBBER CHICKEN SOCKS

Sock It To You

It’s an AS&S debut--socks with fun built right in. We’d say they’re wacky, but we hate saying wacky. These are all cotton/poly/nylon/spandex blends, which is a lot of blending right there, medium men’s, but really, they’d pretty much fit most feet, and they’re gender-indifferent. You pick the blue/red/yellow with a rubber chicken on the side; the two-tone green with pickles rampant; the four-tone with Bigfoot; the black and blue with Tesla coils; or the green/black with a Plague Doctor.

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Oil-Free Essential Oil Set

This 5-vial set of amber bottles comes in a clear vinyl 5” x 7” pouch with (5) internal bottle sleeves, a 6th sleeve for the eye-dropper, and slider closure. Vials hold 8ml and measure 2-1/2” tall x 1/2” dia with black plastic screw caps. The dropper is 4” long with a black rubber bulb. All you add is the essential oils, although if you used inessential oils, who would know?

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AMBER BOTTLE AND DROPPER ESSENTIAL OIL SET

Oil-Free Essential Oil Set

This 5-vial set of amber bottles comes in a clear vinyl 5” x 7” pouch with (5) internal bottle sleeves, a 6th sleeve for the eye-dropper, and slider closure. Vials hold 8ml and measure 2-1/2” tall x 1/2” dia with black plastic screw caps. The dropper is 4” long with a black rubber bulb. All you add is the essential oils, although if you used inessential oils, who would know?

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$4.95 EACH

A Real Head-Scratcher

Not a mystery, but an actual way to scratch your skull. Looks like a $29.95 neo-whisk from Grate & Borrow, but it’s really our all-time favorite stainless steel scalp massager. (Also a mid-century modern metal sculpture if you stand it up on the coffee table, where it’s handy for cranio-itchy moments anyway.) Rocket-shaped handle leads to a dozen spring tines with little bubble ends for your scratching and massaging pleasure. Measures 9-1/2” long overall.

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12-TINE HEAD SCRATCHER/MASSAGER

A Real Head-Scratcher

Not a mystery, but an actual way to scratch your skull. Looks like a $29.95 neo-whisk from Grate & Borrow, but it’s really our all-time favorite stainless steel scalp massager. (Also a mid-century modern metal sculpture if you stand it up on the coffee table, where it’s handy for cranio-itchy moments anyway.) Rocket-shaped handle leads to a dozen spring tines with little bubble ends for your scratching and massaging pleasure. Measures 9-1/2” long overall.

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$4.50 EACH

Got Goofy Feet?

These 14” long socks are a cotton blend, and one-size-fits-all-except-if-you’ve-got-feet-like-Shaq. We’ll pick a pair for you that look like spotted Dalmatian puppies, kittens in a gray tabby pattern, or lovely dopey-looking penguins. You’ll get (2) different sets o’ socks, we promise. Shy persons will appreciate that only the body patterns will appear until you pull up your pants to reveal the critters’ little faces. Exhibitionists can just wear shorts.

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WHIMSICAL ANIMAL-THEMED SOCKS

Got Goofy Feet?

These 14” long socks are a cotton blend, and one-size-fits-all-except-if-you’ve-got-feet-like-Shaq. We’ll pick a pair for you that look like spotted Dalmatian puppies, kittens in a gray tabby pattern, or lovely dopey-looking penguins. You’ll get (2) different sets o’ socks, we promise. Shy persons will appreciate that only the body patterns will appear until you pull up your pants to reveal the critters’ little faces. Exhibitionists can just wear shorts.

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$7.50 PKG (2)

Gauze, Just Begauze

Our each is (84) inches of stretchy, 6” wide cotton (we think) white gauze. How stretchy is it? Ours pulled out to about (11) feet, which covers a lot of owies.

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6” WIDE STRETCHABLE GAUZE ROLLS

Gauze, Just Begauze

Our each is (84) inches of stretchy, 6” wide cotton (we think) white gauze. How stretchy is it? Ours pulled out to about (11) feet, which covers a lot of owies.

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$4.50 PKG (10)

WRIST STRAPS

Just your basic wrist straps with basic clips on the ends. You choose either 1/4" wide x 9" long in  black or 1/8" Dia. x 5" long in assorted colors. Perfect for I.D. badges, locker keys, or even hamster leashes.

 

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9" LONG WRIST STRAP BLACK 1/4" WIDE

WRIST STRAPS

Just your basic wrist straps with basic clips on the ends. You choose either 1/4" wide x 9" long in  black or 1/8" Dia. x 5" long in assorted colors. Perfect for I.D. badges, locker keys, or even hamster leashes.

 

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$2.50 PKG (6)

????? Holder

Anodized aluminum channel, 2-5/8" long and just wide enough to hold a 5/8" wide card or tile which is up to about 1/16" thick. It has a spring clip in the channel to secure the card and a pair of "tie tacs" on the back to hold it on your bosom. Flaunt your name, "I Love Minot", "Addicted to Surplus" or whatever message you feel is appropriate in this age of self disclosure. We'll pick at least (2) different colors for you from among black, gold, red, purple, blue and silver.

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TAG HOLDER

????? Holder

Anodized aluminum channel, 2-5/8" long and just wide enough to hold a 5/8" wide card or tile which is up to about 1/16" thick. It has a spring clip in the channel to secure the card and a pair of "tie tacs" on the back to hold it on your bosom. Flaunt your name, "I Love Minot", "Addicted to Surplus" or whatever message you feel is appropriate in this age of self disclosure. We'll pick at least (2) different colors for you from among black, gold, red, purple, blue and silver.

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$2.50 PKG (6)

Soft Touch

And easy to store. One of the better pick-up tools we've seen. Folds to just over 16" to store, but locks open at 30" with spring steel arms on an aluminum frame. It has soft, suction-cup-shaped grabbers and big, locking pistol grip. Pretty good gripping capacity too-maybe to 10 lbs or so. Get one for Mom, because at her age she can't reach the things she used to. And then get another one for yourself, because you'll be Mom's age before you know it.

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PICK-UP TOOL

Soft Touch

And easy to store. One of the better pick-up tools we've seen. Folds to just over 16" to store, but locks open at 30" with spring steel arms on an aluminum frame. It has soft, suction-cup-shaped grabbers and big, locking pistol grip. Pretty good gripping capacity too-maybe to 10 lbs or so. Get one for Mom, because at her age she can't reach the things she used to. And then get another one for yourself, because you'll be Mom's age before you know it.

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$7.95 EACH

Back To The Back Scratcher

It’s back. Once upon a carnival, the bamboo back scratcher was the prize every kid came home with and there wasn’t an unscratched back in America--unless the kid came home with a goldfish, which are worthless for scratching backs. Now you can return to those thrilling days of yesteryear with our high-quality, 19” long bamboo back scratcher, and you don’t even have to go to a carnival to get it. This is not your dime store cheapo. Our scratcher is a real beauty.

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CLASSIC BAMBOO BACK SCRATCHER

Back To The Back Scratcher

It’s back. Once upon a carnival, the bamboo back scratcher was the prize every kid came home with and there wasn’t an unscratched back in America--unless the kid came home with a goldfish, which are worthless for scratching backs. Now you can return to those thrilling days of yesteryear with our high-quality, 19” long bamboo back scratcher, and you don’t even have to go to a carnival to get it. This is not your dime store cheapo. Our scratcher is a real beauty.

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$2.95 EACH

Claw From A Magnetic Chicken

What will scratch your back and pick up the keys you dropped? Your valet, yes, but on his day off we recommend this aluminum 4-draw back-scratcher with a chicken claw that has a neodymium magnet between its middle talons for grabbing ferrous stuff. Extends to over 26” long, but shrinks to a pocket-sized 8-1/4”.

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4-DRAW EXTENDABLE BACK SCRATCHER

Claw From A Magnetic Chicken

What will scratch your back and pick up the keys you dropped? Your valet, yes, but on his day off we recommend this aluminum 4-draw back-scratcher with a chicken claw that has a neodymium magnet between its middle talons for grabbing ferrous stuff. Extends to over 26” long, but shrinks to a pocket-sized 8-1/4”.

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$2.50 EACH

Sponge On A Stick

For reaching those hard-to-reach places in the tub or shower, and you know which ones they are. (We wouldn’t want to say, because all of our reaches are different, aren’t they?) This handy item is a 5” dia x 2” thick soft foam sponge on a 17” long white plastic handle with a hole to hang it on a hook. Measures 22” long over all.

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SPONGE ON A 17” STICK

Sponge On A Stick

For reaching those hard-to-reach places in the tub or shower, and you know which ones they are. (We wouldn’t want to say, because all of our reaches are different, aren’t they?) This handy item is a 5” dia x 2” thick soft foam sponge on a 17” long white plastic handle with a hole to hang it on a hook. Measures 22” long over all.

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$5.75 EACH

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