Every Christmas, coffee tables across America get buried under catalogs.
They cover countertops, fill baskets and stack up on shelves. A single online purchase seems to launch a new onslaught.
Seann Rooney found an ingenious way to cope with the catalog tsunami.
Rooney, a community planning consultant, and his wife, Angie Tate, live in Walnut Grove, Calif., with their three children.
They enjoy shopping from home, but last holiday season, that computerized convenience landed them on mailing lists for scores of catalogs.