Eliminate the need to run through the house looking for batteries ever again. Use a plastic tackle box with multiple sizes of openings to hold your batteries, grouped by size.
This gadget is a water fountain for your dog. Running on a sensor, it detects when your dog approaches and then shuts off when he leaves. Water left in bowls gets stagnant and warm quickly. It can also harbor disease and needs to be cleaned constantly. This is an affordable option at $55.
How to Keep Cilantro Fresh. This is how I always store my cilantro now. (And I ALWAYS have cilantro on hand!) I bought cilantro and placed it in a cup of water and put it in the fridge and it's good even a week later. I'm going to do this with all of my herbs.
Outdoor table (with storage!) made from terra cotta pot and saucer. Simple, cheap, and effective! Paint it how you like.
Dish soap (I use Dawn because it rocks!), vinegar and a mason jar. Fill the jar about 1/4 full with the vinegar and then add 2-3 drops of the dish soap. Leave this sitting on the kitchen counter overnight and when you wake up in the morning you will see it chock full of those pesky little buggers.
I need this in my laundry room!