Our messenger bags have become the equivalent of a George Costanza wallet – they’re both ready to explode and are killing our backs.  Instead of receipts, we’ve got iPads, laptops, kindles, cellphones and paperwork pushing the sides apart like we’re trying to hold open the trash compactor in Star Wars.  The Knox Backpack from Tumi will get your essentials in order and you won’t look like a lost third grader carrying it around the halls of your office.  The main compartment is extra tall and provides plenty of room for your laptop (almost enough room for your desktop), it has multiple interior and exterior pockets for your cell and other small devices and an exterior key leash so you don’t have to keep them in your front pocket and look like you have some weird growth on your leg.  Plus, since it’s a Tumi, you know it’s durable and tough.

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 You can’t have a fall evening without a fire. And you can’t have a fire without a Cowboy Cauldron. They’re built from solid plate steel, meaning they’ll last a lifetime or two and they come in four different sizes with elevated basins that can be adjusted to any height. We’re going with The Urbaan Cowboy® because it’s perfect for entertaining at home.  With a 30″ diameter basin, it is more than large enough to have a nice fire, but still small enough to pack into a pickup truck and take it with you.  Can you imagine the envy when we bust this puppy out at a tailgate or the beach? We haven’t seen a more handsome fire. You?  Best of all, Cool Material readers get an exclusive deal.