Category Archives: Product Reviews


There was an extra item in our grocery delivery today. The housemates didn’t know what it was. It’s an Amazon Dash! It lets us scan items, and adds them to our grocery list at AmazonFresh (which I then review before … Continue reading

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Only the good ones

Thanks to a stupid person who ran into a train, my commute home last night was extra long and I ended up on a bus that didn’t take me all the way home – so the Girl and the Mr … Continue reading

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I am not a manicure gal. Pedicures, sure – but I am really rough on my fingernails and so I don’t do much to them besides keep them clipped short and filed smooth. But I do like colored nails, and … Continue reading

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Bye-bye baggies

If you know me, you know that I have a “thing” against disposable items. We (as a society) throw out so much stuff, and it drives me batty. Recycling, yes, that’s an option – but the item still has to … Continue reading

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Droppin’ it to Dropbox

I’m sure many of you already know about this, but I ran across this really cool program a few weeks ago and just have to tell you about it because I am loving it. Here’s the thing: I’m a knitter. … Continue reading

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Pay it off quicker

With my mortgage refinance in the works, I figured today would be a good day to share a simple tool for calculating how you can, by paying just a little extra on your monthly mortgage bill, pay it off sooner … Continue reading

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False advertising

It’s one of my favorite soap boxes to climb onto: be an educated consumer. Certainly don’t fall for slick advertising, fads, and smokescreen claims that the megacorporations use to persuade you to buy their products. Don’t go in blind. Know … Continue reading

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