Summer 2018 – New Catalog Alert & More to Explore

Summer is here, and so much is happening at The Lakeside Collection. From exciting new Summer Catalogs to our ever-expanding selection of garden decorations and As Seen On TV items, there’s never been more to explore! Keep on scrolling to catch up on some of the things we’re currently excited about as we kick off Summer 2018.


New Summer Catalog: “Bright Buys 2018”

Shop our latest catalog to discover unique products for summer and beyond.

Lakeside Summer Catalog - Bright Buys 2018

What It’s All About

Get excited about summer with our latest Summer Catalog. We’ve put together one of our most unique collections of products to make your summer special. From fun items for the outdoors like patio furniture, garden planters and summer clothes, to affordable home decor, housewares and storage to get your place ready for that influx of summer guests, it’s worth it to start your season by taking a thorough look at this new catalog.

New Summer Catalog - Lakeside


Deals Under $10

Shop and save with one of the most unique collections of deals under $10 anywhere. 

Deals Under $10 - Lakeside

What it’s all about

Lakeside has deals. A lot of deals. In fact, we had so many great products Under $10 that we had to break it all down by category. In a few clicks you’ll be exploring some of your favorite categories like Home Decor, Fashion & Beauty and Kitchenware, all with deals exclusively Under $10. Stock up, save money, stock up while saving money…

Shop Deals Under $10 - Lakeside


Garden Decor & More

Start decorating your outdoor space with garden planters, decor, furniture and more!

Shop Garden Decor & More

What It’s All About

Did you know Lakeside has one of the most unique collections of garden decorations anywhere? Not only do we have fun garden items you can’t find anywhere else, we’ve also gone to great lengths to find products that can be creatively paired up to help you create a cohesive and original outdoor space. Check out our fantastic collection now.

Shop Garden Decor & More - Lakeside


As Seen On TV

Shop our ever-expanding As Seen On TV collection. New products added weekly!

As Seen On TV - Lakeside

What It’s All About

It’s official. Now you can find many of the latest and greatest As Seen On TV products right here at Lakeside. From some of the most popular As Seen On TV items currently on the market to clever solutions you might not know about yet, we’re making it easier for you to shop the famous products designed to make life easier and more enjoyable.

Shop As Seen On TV - Lakeside


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How Shopping Online Can Help Trim Your Gift Budget

Shopping-OnlineBuying presents for the people you care about can, at times, become a real burden for your finances. If you want to provide what’s best for the people you love most, the expenses can quickly pile on and you may find yourself spending way more than you should.

However, there is an answer to getting the best gifts and staying on the budget – it just takes a little time, planning, and, most importantly, knowing where to look.

The Internet is great not only as a source of information and entertainment, but also as a place to find the best deals while shopping. If you know where to look and plan in advance, you can save very significant amounts over the course of the year.

There are a few key ways approach online shopping, if you want to get the best prices.

Plan Ahead
If you want to get the best out of shopping online, sometimes you have to wait for the best prices. Make a list of all the people you plan on buying gifts and start putting aside money for the planned purchases. Then it’s just a matter of looking for sales and waiting for the right time to buy.

If you plan ahead, you not only save money, but don’t have to buy the gifts all at once–avoiding big spending over a short period of time.

Off-Season Shopping
The best time for certain things is when you actually don’t need them – for instance, buying coats in the summer or summer dresses in the fall/winter seasons. That is because sales of seasonal goods tend to be slow in the off-season and sellers usually drastically cut their prices to sell off the remaining goods before the new season approaches.

So always try to think in advance of what you’re going to buy and do it when the prices for it are the lowest.

Moving/Closing Sales or Stock Clearance
When a business relocates or is closing down, it usually tries to get rid of their goods, because it would be too expensive to transport to a new location or because they will have no use for it, and consider it better to sell short than to leave it to collect dust in a storage facility.

That is your chance to get amazing deals, that are a fraction of the retail price, so always look for businesses that are looking to let go of their goods.

Rule Of Thumb: Always Ebay It
There’s no other place to find great deals online like Ebay – you should always check if the thing you’re looking for isn’t available at a great price.

Either by bidding an auction, or by finding someone selling at a great Buy It Now price, you can often find that since anybody can sell on Ebay, the prices may sometimes are way below retail.

However, because anybody can sell, you should also be very careful when buying. Always look for trusted sellers with a good reputation, because otherwise you may get used, damaged or even fake goods instead of what you think you ordered.

Always Be Careful When Shopping Online
There are thieves everywhere, so don’t be surprised that there are people trying to cheat you on the Internet, too. Sometimes the unrealistic deals can mean that they actually are “unreal” and that you might not get your moneys’ worth.

Try shopping at places that have a reputation – you can even do a background check, looking around for reviews of the seller. If they swindled someone before, chances are they shared it with others.

While there may be a lot of stores and malls where you live, it certainly fades in comparison to the Internet – the biggest marketplace on the planet. That’s why you’ll always find the best deals shopping online – there are simply so many sellers to choose from, you’ll certainly find someone who offers a price that is affordable to you.

So, if you play it smart and follow these main principles while shopping online, you can buy the gifts you want and save money in the process, because, as the saying goes, a penny saved is a penny earned.

Michelle Forsyth is a self-employed writer and blogger with a BA from Melbourne University. When Michelle is not writing or blogging she spends time with her two kids and spends time online shopping  for the best deals!