Category Archives: Product Reviews

I yam not a yam

Myth-busting today: we don’t have yams here in North America, we have sweet potatoes. Ignore the signs at your supermarket that separate the potatoes into two sections, you probably won’t see a true yam in a regular American supermarket – … Continue reading

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Old is new again

We received a KitchenAid mixer as a wedding present from Chris’ parents almost twenty years ago. As an avid baker, I use the mixer frequently – several times a week, usually. Countless batches of cookies, cakes, breads, candy, whipped cream, … Continue reading

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Tiptronic

Yesterday I had the pleasure of checking out a Zipcar and running some errands for work. While ordinarily not an event in and of itself, I chose to check out a Mazda 3, which happened to have a tiptronic transmission. … Continue reading

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Namaste

My new bag arrived on Saturday and I promptly set about filling it up. I tranferred my purse contents AND my tote bag contents (with some much-needed weeding out first). I like it: it’s a bit like a purse that … Continue reading

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Movie Reviews

It was a movie-watching weekend, and I thought I’d take a minute to share a quick review on the three that I rented: Failure to Launch: 3.5 stars, definitely charming and fun to watch but the animal bits were ridiculous … Continue reading

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Mr. Clean Magic Eraser

I don’t endorse many products, mainly because I feel we have become embroiled in a disposable mindframe and this is just plain dangerous. HOWEVER, there are, on occasion, products that I have found to be truly helpful and an improvement … Continue reading

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