Green Glove Dryer Cures Wet Glove Woes

Leave it to a Michigan mom to find a solution for soggy gloves. Karen Smoots and her husband, Ryan, knew the struggle of drying winter gear for their kids, now 13 and 10, all too well.

“We came up with the concept in late 2013,” says Smoots of Portage, on the state’s west side. “It was a mild and wet winter, and (my sons’) gloves were sopping wet and stinky. I would consistently put the gloves on our register to dry, but would wake up and they had fallen over.”

The Green Glove Dryer, which is eco- and, at $19.95, wallet-friendly, comes as a floor or wall model, funneling warm air blowing from heating vents in your home up into gloves, boots and more. It takes 30 minutes to two hours to work, depending in part on your heat settings.

Since its 2014 release, the dryer has blasted off. It just got a cameo on Home Shopping Network. Find it at Bed Bath & Beyond, Dunham’s, Amazon or


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -


Where to Play Indoor Mini Golf in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Take your family to play putt-putt at one of these unique indoor spots.

Fun Things to Do with Kids This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for some family fun? Check out our list of events and other things to do this weekend.

Unexpected Benefits of Summer Camp

Everything I ever needed to know to succeed in life, I learned at summer camp.

Disney on Ice Presents Frozen and Encanto Makes Stop at Little Caesars Arena

See Mirabel along with her family and sisters, Elsa and Anna in a new Disney on Ice show in Detroit.

- Advertisement -