In chatting with our guests about gas logs, the number one problem we come across is simply where to begin. There is so much information out there about gas logs, it is hard to know where to begin. And though there are many technical questions and answers, we thought we'd start with the basics.
The season is upon us. Time to start thinking about sweaters, and cider, and curling up in front of a cozy, warm fire. It's also a great time to start thinking about fireplaces, gas logs, and of course, fireplace screens.
Our good manners whisper in our ears that we should remember our host or hostess with a gift, a thoughtful expression of THANK YOU, for the invitation itself, but also all the planning, the meal-preparation, the entertainment provided, the home opened to us. But how do we choose THE perfect host/hostess gift?
As we were reading this recipe over, we wondered: Why do two totally different tastes like pork and pineapple work together? It's like these two flavors work together to maximize their potential! Turns out, there is legit science behind a lot of our favorite strange food pairings.
When Brighton jewelry designers launch new pieces, they announce it by saying they are "currently loving" the new collection. With all the beautiful new pieces we are getting in, we are currently loving Brighton!
Saturday, our grill master Tim demonstrated this infrared technology on the TEC G-sport. TEC introduced a radiant gas grill back in the early 80's. Back then, TEC infrared grills used small flames to heat ceramic plates, and the plates then cooked the food. Years later, you can still find ceramic plates used, but the grates of TEC's newer grills are glass panels that are directly over stainless steel burners.
In 1949, twenty-year-old Charlie Plummer started Fleet-Plummer as a hardware store in downtown Greensboro. Many of you remember when we moved to Friendly Center, and then to our location now, Battleground Avenue. What started out as a hardware store all those years ago has evolved into your local eclectic mix of fine gifts, apparel, jewelry, patio furniture, outdoor accessories, grills, fireplace equipment and seasonal/Christmas items. And yes, we are still family owned and operated.
Where it everywhere!At the beach, at the ballpark, around town or around your family, the Insect Shield summer scarf offers versatile protection from insects wherever you go, and however you choose to wear it, or use it!
Quilling is the art of rolled, shaped, and glued paper that results in creating a unified, decorative design. The name quilling is thought to come from the origin of the art; birds’ feathers, or quills, were used to coil the strips of paper around.
Grilling season is in full swing! As you are planning YOUR grilling menu for the weekend, why not stop by Fleet-Plummer, your local grilling headquarters, and check out these three hot grilling accessories. Our grill masters are always here to guide you!
Choosing to clean your home differently, making your home safer by eliminating toxic chemicals in cleaning products and enabling you to lean better with less product and less effort is the whole idea behind the chemical-free cleaning movement. This is the whole idea behind e-cloths.
Founded in 2002, hydra began selling handmade bath and shower products in its San Francisco store. With the launch of the Shower Burst, hydra transformed showers across the country into an at-home spa. Fifteen years later, hydra continues the same tradition of natural and eco-friendly products using the highest grade essential oils, handcrafted in Lexington, Kentucky.
Introducing The Cottage Greenhouse, a fresh new spa collection to energize your body, mind and soul, now available at Fleet-Plummer!This latest addition to Margot Elena’s beloved brand library offers 5 core collections of treatments featuring fresh wholesome ingredients and delicious scents.
Every time we turn around, someone is finding a way to grill out an exotic fruit or developing an ingenious idea for grilling the same ol' steak or burger. We thought, for this post, we would find three new recipes for the Big Green Egg. These are easily adaptable to any grill, of course, or even indoor cooking, and open to your own interpretation. After all, that's what makes cooking fun!
There are so many great ideas out there, but here are our top THREE choices for unique recipes for the Big Green Egg....
Have you ever dreamed of touring great wineries on a bicycle with a basket perfect for gathering grapes and bread and cheese? Or perhaps you've daydreamed of a hot air balloon ride over sprawling vineyards below? Or does your perfect evening include good friends and great wine? Then you may just be an oenophiliac.
Someone wise once said, "a picnic is a state of mind and can be made anywhere." We agree, but the saying does get us to thinking: ARE there rules, guidelines if you will, for a perfect picnic? What are they? Where did we even get the idea to picnic anyway? And, of course, whatever will we wear?
In the movie Steel Magnolias, the character Clairee Belcher drops this little nugget of wisdom for us: "The only thing that separates us from the animals is our ability to accessorize." We agree, Ms. Belcher, and so we at Fleet-Plummer have put together this list of our favorite summer fashion accessories, and the best part is, you don't even need to travel to Chinquapin Parish to get them!
Why do we love outdoor living so very much? Maybe it's because many of the good things in life happen outdoors. Maybe it's because being outside reminds us to slow down, relax, literally stop and smell the roses.
Legend has it that the Roman emperor Nero watched gladiator fights wearing "lenses" made from polished gems. We've come so far since then, with lots of spectacular spectacle improvements along the way, and now Peepers Sunglasses are reinventing the spectacle once again.