Get a Headstart on Back to School Shopping

The summer has been flying by. It is the beginning of August but school will be starting before you know it. Instead of running around trying to get everything ready at the last minute, I want plenty of time to get the best deals on school essentials…and non-essentials. ūüôā Thankfully¬†Heartland America has a variety of items that you can check off your back to school list. I have put together some great ideas for back to school, especially if your children are headed off to college.

Start out getting back to school the right way with a great computer or laptop.

Hewlett Packard by Compaq Desktop Computer, Asus Detachable 2-in-1 Laptop, Hewlett Packard ProBook Notebook, Lenovo Desktop Computer

With 250GB of hard drive space, DVD burner, and fantastic graphics and sound, this HP desktop computer can handle all your family’s photos, music, and files,¬†not to mention¬†tackle homework¬†with ease.

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Great Products to Get the Most Out of Your Summer

I hope you have had a great summer so far. It’s hard to believe that we are nearly halfway through summer vacation. But thankful there is still plenty of summer left to enjoy. I’ve been enjoying time outside and time with my family, and¬†I’m always on the lookout for new things that will help my summer go even better. I decided to look through what Heartland America has to offer and I wanted to share some of the great products that I found with you.

Keep enjoying your summer with some great shoes for all your warm weather fun.

Summer Fun - Outdoor Style
Earth Origins Tessa Women’s Sandals, Rimrock Men’s Sport Sandals, P.W. Minor Women’s Sofia Strap Shoes, Stacy Adams TAZ Men’s Navy Suede Wingtips

Earth Origins Tessa sandals are sure to be your favorite summer sandals. The white dual leather straps are adorable and adjustable with metal accents, and the cushioned insoles offer comfort and support for summer fun.

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas: Beyond the Necktie

I can’t believe that Father’s Day is less than two weeks away! Sometimes it is difficult to decide what to buy for my dad because he has so many skills and hobbies. I get my creativity from both my parents, but I think the urge to “just go for it and make things happen” comes from my dad. ūüôā

With so many hobbies and pastimes to choose from, I made¬†some inspiration boards from items offered by Heartland America. There is so much to choose from that finding the perfect gift for Father’s Day will be easy.

By using these boards, I hope you can find great gifts¬†to celebrate¬†the dad’s in your life this Father’s Day as well.

Here are some Father’s Day gift ideas for those dads who love playing in the great outdoors.

Father's Day Gift Ideas - Outdoors Fun
Stansport Privacy Shelter, TrekHD Underwater HD Camcorder, Coleman 1080p HD Sports Action Camera Kit, Maxam Tarp, Cobra 23 Mile Gmrs Radios, Hailey’s Optics 12-100x70mm Binoculars

Perfect for privacy when your family is camping or a place to change at the beach, the Stansport Privacy Shelter is wind and rain resistant and sets up in just minutes.

The TrekHD Camcorder is not only great at¬†capturing outdoor memories but it’s waterproof so he can record¬†the fun not only on the water but in the water as well.

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is just a little over a week away! You know what that means…shopping! I love shopping for and giving gifts. Finding that perfect gift¬†that you know the other person will love is such a thrill. I can’t wait to find that special something that will make my mom’s face light up.

Heartland has a great selection of products that would make a perfect Mother’s Day gift.

I decided to put together a few boards to help me decide what would be best for my mom. I hope these ideas will help you find the perfect gift for your mother. Or if you are a mother, you can direct your loved ones to these great gift ideas.

 

Jewelry is always a lovely gift¬†for any mother. Here are some great ideas to add some sparkle and bling to your mom’s special day.
Mother's Day Jewelry Gift Ideas
Diamond Tennis Bracelet, Pearl Necklace, Trillion Amethyst Earring & Necklace Set, Sterling Silver Floating Heart Necklace, White/Black/Grey Pearl Necklace, Bracelet, Earring Set, Sterling Silver Pearl Set

Diamonds always make a breathtaking gift. This 1/4 carat diamond tennis bracelet is a beautiful gift that will bring out a¬†sparkle in¬†your mom’s eyes.

If your mother is more traditional, there is nothing more lovely and timeless than a pearl necklace. It will add an elegant touch to any wardrobe.

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Ideas for Enhancing Your Backyard

Hello Spring! Ok, so spring officially started March 20th, but it’s really starting to feel like spring here. This means that it’s time for spring cleaning my home inside and out. I’m really looking forward to enjoying the outdoors, especially my backyard.

But before I can really enjoy the outdoors, the weather needs to warm up a bit more, and my backyard needs some enhancing to make it the oasis that I want to enjoy all summer long. I’m hoping to make it not only a relaxing sanctuary but also make it great for entertaining. I might also need some new tools for cleaning up my yard.

After looking through HeartlandAmerica.com, I have found some great things to make any backyard a beautiful and fun oasis that can be enjoyed all spring and summer. If you’ve got spring fever as well and hope to enhance your backyard, I hope this will inspire your backyard dreams.

The person who will be spending the most time in your backyard is you, so why not make it into your personal oasis?

Create a Tranquil Backyard Oasis
Portable Sprinkler System, Collapsible Rain Barrel, Coach Style Solar Lights Р2 pack, Green and White 15ft. Privacy Netting

Keep both your lawn and garden green with a portable sprinkler system. You can move it around to the places you need and each sprinkler head has an adjustable spray so you can water plants: from shrubs to tiny seedlings.

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A New Year: the Perfect Time to Start a New You

It’s a brand new year! Although resolutions are all well and good, I am striving for more permanent changes in my life. There are many things that I want to get started now and continue through the entire year. Things like getting organized, cooking new things, and being the best version of myself.

One of the things¬†that I know I need to work on to become the best version of myself is exercising…regularly. Not just the maybe once a week when I feel like it. Because let’s face it, I rarely feel like it.

I’m not a fitness expert, but Heartland America offers a variety of exercise equipment so that anyone can workout from the comfort of their own home.

I have compiled¬†a variety of ideas for you, for your man, and for both of you. There’s no time like the present to get started on a healthier, happier you.

Women's Fitness Equipment
Sony Portable CD/Cassette Boombox, Ab Circle Pro, Women’s Hi-Tec Darwen Running Shoes,¬†Step 360 Exercise with Cords.

Music always helps me get charged up for my workout. If you exercise at home, you can crank it up with the Sony Portable Boombox and never have to deal with headphones.

The Ab Circle Pro is a great¬†way to get your upper, middle, and lower abs¬†in shape and give you that lovely small waist you’ve always wanted. It’s simple and offers three levels of resistance so you can train at your own level of fitness.

Walking or running improves your whole body strength and endurance. Hi-Tec Darwen Running Shoes bring together quality and comfort to propel you further in your fitness goals with shock-absorbing soles and traction to keep you on the right path.

With the Step 360 Exercise Board you can get a full body workout. The adjustable air-filled chambers offer progressive resistance as your fitness level improves. The step board also interlocks with resistance cords to tone your arms, back and chest, and flip it over for a stable place to attain deep stretches.

 

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Gift Ideas for Every Guy on Your List

Christmas time is upon us! I don’t know about you but it is my favorite time of year. Everything seems brighter and warmer and that’s not just because of the snow outside forcing me to snuggle up inside.

Giving people gifts that they love is one of my favorite parts of the season. I have lots of ideas for all the ladies on my list, but ideas for the guy’s gifts are not coming to me as easily.

So I decided to start at Heartland America and make some inspiration boards on the types of guys I need to buy for. I hope these boards help you out as well!

First, no doubt there’s an avid golfer guy somewhere on your gift list:

 

Collapsible Chipping Basket, 50 pack of Titleist Pro Golf Balls, Golf Organizer Trunk Locker, Deluxe Ball Shag Bag, PowerBilt Deluxe Golf Cart in Black, and Indoor / Outdoor Swing Groover

With winter in full swing, golfers need to practice somewhere to keep their game sharp. The Collapsible Chipping Basket allows the golfer in your life to keep practicing their shots indoors and folds up for easy storage.

Even if they are a seasoned pro, there will still be some golf balls lost along the way. Help them stock up before hitting the course this spring with a 50 pack of Titleist Pro Golf Balls.

The Golf Organizer Trunk Locker will help keep things neatly organized and ready to hit the course at a moment’s notice.

Help your golf guy out by getting him the Deluxe Ball Shag Bag. Then he won’t have to continually bend down to retrieve his golf balls. You simply place the tube over the golf ball and press down firmly, the golf balls are then deposited into the attached bag.

He will love not having to carry his golf bag around when you get him the PowerBilt Deluxe Golf Cart. That way he can spend his energy on getting that hole in one and not on lugging his bag all over the course.

Right or left handed golfers will keep in excellent form over the cold winter months with the Indoor/Outdoor Swing Groover.

 

For guys who can’t get enough of the great outdoors, here are some ideas that¬†they’ll love:

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3 Handsome Fall Styles Your Guy Will Love

Now it’s the men’s time to shine. Whether in the country, the city, or the wild, these comfortable and handsome styles for men are great for all the adventures he wants to get in this fall.

A classic, casual look with a touch western spirit is great for the ranch or around town.

Modern Cowboy - 3 Handsome Fall Styles Your Guy Will Love - Home with Heartland
Del-Mar Black Chronograph Watch, Denim Jean Jacket, Long-Sleeve Green Plaid Flannel Shirt (Comes in a Variety Pack of 3), Men’s Black Leather Insulated Gloves, and Durango Harness Brown Leather Boots

A Del-Mar Black Chronograph Watch is a handsome piece of hardware made of steel. Luminous hands and markers are great for telling time in any light.

The classic, comfortable, and timeless denim jacket is an¬†essential for any man’s closet. Just as versatile as jeans, this will become his go to jacket.

Whether working or enjoying the outdoors, a flannel long-sleeve shirt will keep your man nice and warm this fall.

Soft black leather gloves are classically handsome and great for many styles. These are insulated to keep his hands warm and comfortable even on the coldest days.

Durango Harness Leather Boots are a great alternative to traditional cowboy boots. Not only lighter, these comfortable boots go with many looks but still have that edge of western style.

 

When you wish to dress up your modern gentleman without being stuffy or uncomfortable here are a couple of ideas.

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Comfort and Style Together for 3 Fall Fashions

Fall is in full swing. It’s time to step up your¬†style game before winter forces cute looks to be covered by bulky coats. Check out these three great fall looks that are both stylish and comfortable.

The first is a perfect accompaniment for the busy woman on the go.

Comfort and Style Together for 3 Fall Fashions: Classy Style for the Busy Woman - Home with Heartland
Women’s Black Leather Coat, Pulsar Women’s Chronograph Watch, McKlein¬ģ Willowbrook Red Rolling Briefcase, and Hush Puppies Corie Black Ankle Boots

A classic leather coat is always in style and keeps you nice a warm despite the dropping temperatures.

Stay right on time without always looking at your cell phone with a chic watch. Pulsar has created an elegant wristwatch to add some bling to your look.

Keep all essentials close at hand¬†without¬†straining your back and shoulders. McKlein’s¬ģ lovely, red¬†rolling briefcase has a¬†handle and wheel system that is detachable!

Finally, ankle boots are just adorable with any outfit and completely in style this fall. With these Hush Puppies, you won’t be sacrificing¬†comfort for¬†style as you completely conquer your busy day.

 

Next I’ve put together a¬†great western inspired outfit for the modern cowgirl.

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