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Set of 2 Caress King Pillows
Set of 2 Caress King Pillows
Offered by BlowOut Bedding
Price: $19.99
2 used & new from $19.99

3.0 out of 5 stars Very thin floppy pillows., July 21, 2014
This review is from: Set of 2 Caress King Pillows
Very thin pillows, prone to forming lumps in one end of the cover. These pillows are about 2" thick, and not high quality (the batting sheet of fluff slides around too much). They're fine for stuffing into decorative shams, but I would not use them to sleep on. They flop and fold in half so easily it's almost comical.

You need to fold the pillow in half twice to make it look like the thickness in the photo.


Men's Garments 1830-1900: A Guide to Pattern Cutting and Tailoring
Men's Garments 1830-1900: A Guide to Pattern Cutting and Tailoring
by William-Alan Landes
Edition: Paperback
Price: $30.40
18 used & new from $30.40

5.0 out of 5 stars Love this book! So many easy to use patterns and styles., July 21, 2014
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Surprisingly detailed and easy-to-use patterns for many variations of each garment type. There isn't a whole lot of sewing advice, so it's not for the beginner or newer novice, but the patterns are easy to work with, simple to scale, and give you dozens of beautiful options for each jacket, vest, pant, cloak, and coat.

If you've got any experience making suit coats, blazers, or jackets, you will understand this book immediately. If you do not have the experience, I suggest pairing this book with a free youtube video that shows each step of assembling a fitted jacket, including sleeve vents, notched collar, and how to line the whole mess. It's a little over an hour long, but you will be very glad to see the steps (and have them explained). The video is titled FD 62 Patternmaking ii, lesson 3.

Happy beautiful jacket making!


Children of the Self-Absorbed: A Grown-Up's Guide to Getting Over Narcissistic Parents
Children of the Self-Absorbed: A Grown-Up's Guide to Getting Over Narcissistic Parents
by Nina W. Brown
Edition: Paperback
Price: $11.17
132 used & new from $3.22

4.0 out of 5 stars Worth a read., July 21, 2014
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As long as you're not looking for a book on how to fix a narcissist, this is a great and helpful read. Short answer is, you cannot fix them, nor can a professional, so take steps to protect your life from them. It gives lots of useful tips for varying degrees of closeness with said self-absorbed person, and it applies to bosses, co-workers and neighbors too.

Not too touchy-feely, but more of a realist's guide to surviving.


Sullivans Make-A-Zipper Kit, 5-1/2-Yard, Gray
Sullivans Make-A-Zipper Kit, 5-1/2-Yard, Gray
Price: $11.99
3 used & new from $11.39

5.0 out of 5 stars Very easy to use, and much less expensive per foot!, July 21, 2014
I've been using these zippers to make upholstery covers and dog beds for about 2 years now. They are very easy to assemble (youtube videos are your best bet), they're strong, and they look as good as pre-fabricated zippers. I couldn't be happier! Long zippers are very expensive ($15+) so this kit is a HUGE savings. I wish I had known about them years before I learned.


EBL® 808A(Latest Version) 8 Bay/Slot AA AAA Ni-MH Ni-Cd Quick Charger Smart Battery Charger for Rechargeable Batteries
EBL® 808A(Latest Version) 8 Bay/Slot AA AAA Ni-MH Ni-Cd Quick Charger Smart Battery Charger for Rechargeable Batteries
Offered by AIBOCN
Price: $24.99
3 used & new from $9.29

4.0 out of 5 stars Not very quick, but effective., July 21, 2014
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Charges fast enough for my needs, but it's not super quick. The recharagble amazon batteries took several hours to refill. I do like that each pair of bays has an indicator light for charge. Orange for "low" and green for fully charged. I tested the batteries with a tester to verify, and both devices agreed.


10 Million Live Beneficial Nematodes Hb - Soil Pest Exterminator
10 Million Live Beneficial Nematodes Hb - Soil Pest Exterminator
Offered by Bug Sales
Price: $22.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Worked well vs June Bug larva, July 21, 2014
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After a week, the big dead streaks and patches in our lawn began refilling with live grass. It's been months since we've seen regrowth due to grubs, so I have to assume the nematodes have helped. There are many fewer grubs in the flower beds too (where I can dig it up and check).

I'll be buying these regularly since we can't afford to keep the soil truly moist throughout the whole larva-bearing season in California with a bad drought. But, a fresh batch is well worth the cost!

A great tip for applying them:
1) Get a miracle grow feeder that attaches to your hose. They're sold everywhere, inexpensive, and they won't kill the nematodes with excess pressure or small spray holes.

2) Remove the powdered fertilizer and save it for later (rinse out the dust, too). Fill the reservoir with water and food coloring so you can see when the contents of the bottler are reduced to "just water".

2) Spray your lawn at the speed you intend to spray the nematodes, and see how much lawn you cover before the food coloring is gone. If it's 1/2 your lawn needs, then use half the nematodes in the sprayer (then refill it with the other half and do the remaining half of your lawn). If it's 1/3 of your lawn, use 1/3 of the nematodes, etc. The nematodes don't care how much water you use, as long as you get the right number of wormies per square foot onto the lawn.


SEOH Plastic Square Weigh Boats Medium Dish 100pk
SEOH Plastic Square Weigh Boats Medium Dish 100pk
Offered by Scientific Equipment of Houston
Price: $8.95
2 used & new from $7.95

4.0 out of 5 stars Multi use, July 21, 2014
Great for lots of things!

Small amounts of hair dye for root touchups, acrylic paint for craft projects, glitter to keep sparkly projects tidy, glue that must be painted on. Use as condiment cups for outdoor dining or parties where disposable beats washable, or even dessert cups. I've used them to freeze dog popsicles in the summer, and as molds for soap. I'm sure I will think of many more things as time goes on.

They're thin and a little bit soft, so you can't expect to hold a full boat of lead weights or anything extra hevy, but they're plenty stiff enough for everything else I have tried.


Flocked Velvet Non-Slip Coat Hangers with Trouser Bar - 45cm - Cascading Hooks (30)
Flocked Velvet Non-Slip Coat Hangers with Trouser Bar - 45cm - Cascading Hooks (30)
Offered by Hangerworld Ltd
Price: $39.95

3.0 out of 5 stars Great idea, but weak plastic., July 14, 2014
Great concept and a great addition to the slimline flocked hangers I love. However, the hook that lets you hang one hanger from another is easily broken. In my set of 50, 10 of them are already broken, only holding lightweight blouses (4 of them hanging from each other, max). A few of them have also just snapped apart from gentle use. The plastic is too fragile. Also, the metal hook top does not rotate, so you have to hang from the left only unless you want backward hangers.


Nuts
Nuts
Price: $11.93
15 used & new from $6.71

4.0 out of 5 stars Cute puns and great drawings for each type of nut, July 11, 2014
This review is from: Nuts (Toy)
Subtle 3rd grade innuendo on most cards which appeals to every player we've played this with, ages 15-60.
It's a simple currency collection game where you gain or steal different kinds of nuts from other players up to a specific total. But other players can protect against your thieving or cause chaos with cards from their own hand. Cute puns and great drawings for each type of nut.

Very fast, quite simple to learn, and fun if you have a sense of humor.


Takenoko Board Game
Takenoko Board Game
Price: $36.50
41 used & new from $36.39

5.0 out of 5 stars One of my favorites, visually., July 11, 2014
This review is from: Takenoko Board Game (Toy)
Adorable game with a low-moderate level of strategy required. If you're not deep into board games and intense strategy, this game is very fun. It's beautiful and cute (well made, painted, and also cute) so it will appeal to many who don't usually get into these sorts of games.

The rules are easy enough to remember and there aren't a ton of rules or moves to recall, but it is fun and satisfying to play even if you also like deeper, more complex games. It got people we don't normally get to game with interested in playing, and that was the goal: the games we play matter less than the time spent goofing around with those friends!


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