What do a fireman and a motorcycle mechanic know about decorating your home?

By | 2009-09-11T15:47:05+00:00 September 11th, 2009|Bedroom Furniture, Dining Room Furniture, General, Home Entertainment Furniture, Home Office Furniture, Kids' Bedroom Furniture, Living Room Furniture, Mattresses, Occasional Tables, Uncategorized|

My dad, Don, started selling used furniture in downtown Mount Vernon in 1957, he was a full-time fireman and part-time janitor just trying to make ends meet for his family.  Later my mom, Helen, brought her intuitive sense of interior decorating and flair for fashion to the company.  I started my career at Connell's after graduating from college in 1976. Then [...]

“Honey, who’s that scary looking guy at the front door?”

By | 2010-08-02T10:13:36+00:00 August 2nd, 2010|Bedroom Furniture, Dining Room Furniture, General, Home Entertainment Furniture, Home Office Furniture, Kids' Bedroom Furniture, Living Room Furniture, Mattresses, Occasional Tables, Uncategorized|

Have you ever noticed that most delivery services hire big ugly guys that look like they just rolled out of bed to deliver the precious cargo that you just bought and saved for months?  Okay, maybe some of them  aren't very big but, most of them are pretty scary looking, aren't they?  Most stores look [...]

(for guys only) when in doubt…read the directions

By | 2009-12-08T10:10:51+00:00 December 8th, 2009|Bedroom Furniture, Dining Room Furniture, General, Home Entertainment Furniture, Home Office Furniture, Kids' Bedroom Furniture, Living Room Furniture, Occasional Tables, Uncategorized|

A lot of furniture today comes from far away places like China.  They basically build 1000's of pieces of "ready-to-assemble" furniture then carefully pack them into shipping containers that eventually end up in our warehouse.  It's done that way to save shipping cost.  Unfortunately, someone has to put this stuff together...that's where we come in. [...]