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Waste King 1025 Sink Stopper and Splash Guard for EZ Mount Disposers
Waste King 1025 Sink Stopper and Splash Guard for EZ Mount Disposers
Price: $7.53
34 used & new from $2.39

5.0 out of 5 stars Fits perfectly in a Waste King; good build quality, July 27, 2016
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Fits perfectly in a 1/3 horsepower Waste King disposal. I got a good number of years out of the original splash guard, and this replacement seems to be just as sturdy.

It also comes with a stopper that fits fine. I wish I could get just the splash guard since the stopper really doesn't ever wear out, but the combo pack seems to be the only option.

Highly recommend if you're splash guard has seen better days.


Barilla Organic Pasta, Spaghetti & Penne, 16 Ounce (Pack of 6)
Barilla Organic Pasta, Spaghetti & Penne, 16 Ounce (Pack of 6)

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent taste and texture; handy six-pack format, July 27, 2016
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I've been a long-time fan of Barilla, and this version (organic pasta) is no exception. Excellent taste and, more importantly, excellent texture. Even if you overcook it a bit, the pasta retains a firm texture and never gets gluey or mealy. Other than home made, Barilla is hard to beat.

I didn't notice any taste difference between this organic version and their regular version. I prefer organic products when possible, so it's a nice option to have.

I also like how it comes as a six-pack. While there is some extra cardboard that could be considered wasteful, the six-pack format ensures all the boxes arrive in perfect shape since the box has baffles inside to keep everything snug and in place. It can easily deal with the worst that UPS can dish out without resulting in broken pasta.

Absolutely zero complaints!


Cottonelle Ultra Comfort Care Big Roll Toilet Paper, 12 Count
Cottonelle Ultra Comfort Care Big Roll Toilet Paper, 12 Count
Price: $9.99
14 used & new from $9.75

3.0 out of 5 stars Good quality but not a good value, July 24, 2016
I got this on a Prime Day deal and was surprised at how small the package was. The rolls are much smaller than the typical "big roll" t-paper and the sheets are narrower. You don't get a whole lot for the money.

Performance has been fine. It's soft, reasonably strong and doesn't cause sewer clogs. Five stars for performance; 1 star for value.


Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash, 9.1 Oz (Pack of 3)
Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Wash, 9.1 Oz (Pack of 3)
Price: $19.47
19 used & new from $19.47

5.0 out of 5 stars Works well if used with care; good value, July 24, 2016
I've been using this for years and have always been pleased with the results. It's nothing special -- just a 2% Salicylic acid wash but, unlike other washes with the same ingredient, the Neutrogena brand is much thicker so less is needed. While it can cost a bit more than generic brands, this ends up being the better value since a bottle lasts a lot longer.

As with any salicylic wash you need to use it with care since overuse can cause redness and irritation, making acne look even worse. For me, once per day works well, but every other day may be better for some, especially if those with a fair complexion.

It lathers up very well, and the smell is just soapy rather than perfumed. Very pleased with the performance and results.


Conair True Glow Light Therapy Solution, Acne Treatment
Conair True Glow Light Therapy Solution, Acne Treatment

2.0 out of 5 stars Lacks some needed features; limited effectiveness, July 23, 2016
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While overall I’m not thrilled with this product, there are some pluses. It is very easy to use – just turn it on, hold it over the area you want to treat on your face with the lights about 1/4 inch away from your face, and hold it there for three minutes. Can’t get any easier than that!

I also like that it has three options for power: battery, USB cord power, or a plug-in adapter. It comes with the USB cord and adapter; it does not include batteries. I’ve been using it with the plug-in adapter and it has been great. The cord is long enough to be useful without getting all tangled up. Plus, if needed, you can also use a longer USB cord since it’s a standard micro USB.

The build quality is so-so. It’s all plastic, and the housing feels rather cheap, and creaks when you press the on button. The micro USB port on the device wiggles and I don’t have much confidence that it will stand up to long-term use (e.g., lots of plugging/unplugging). I leave that end of the cord attached and unplug the other end to avoid stressing the weak USB port.

It lacks a timer, which seems to be a major omission. It would have been simple to have it automatically shut off after 3 minutes to avoid having to set a timer or look at the clock. A built-in timer would greatly increase usage convenience.

The included goggles are very uncomfortable to wear and make it hard to see the clock to know when the 3 minutes is up.

But the bottom line is effectiveness since, if it works, it’s worth getting. However, effectiveness for me has been minor. There seems to be a small amount of acne clearing, but it’s hard to tell. It certainly is not a dramatic difference.

The limited benefits, coupled with the build quality issues and lack of a timer, makes me rate this as a below average value given the price point. It’s not a product I would recommend.


Spectracide Weed & Grass Killer with Extended Control Concentrate (HG-96391)
Spectracide Weed & Grass Killer with Extended Control Concentrate (HG-96391)
Price: $19.82
5 used & new from $19.82

5.0 out of 5 stars Easy to use; works well, July 21, 2016
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This has worked very well on the weeds that insist on poking through the cracks on my patio. It’s very easy to apply – just mix with water and spray it using a pump sprayer. I saw clear wilting of the weeds within a day, and they were totally dead within a few days. So far I’ve not seen any regrowth.

I like that it offers concentration options to get the most out of the container (which is 32 ounces). The standard strength is 7 oz (14 tablespoons) per gallon of water, but you can also use it at 5 oz (10 tablespoons) per gallon for what they term “weed control,” or 3 oz (6 tablespoons) per gallon for “newly emerged weeds.”

No complaints. Easy to mix, easy to use, and it kills weeds.


Ufriday Nautical Fabric Shower Curtain Water Proof with Lead Weight Standard Size, Ocean Theme Polyester Bathroom Curtain Mildew-Resistant Sailboat and Anchor Decorative, Navy Blue, 72'' x 72''
Ufriday Nautical Fabric Shower Curtain Water Proof with Lead Weight Standard Size, Ocean Theme Polyester Bathroom Curtain Mildew-Resistant Sailboat and Anchor Decorative, Navy Blue, 72'' x 72''
Offered by Ufriday
Price: $39.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Sturdy fabric; nice design; well-made, July 20, 2016
I’m very pleased with this shower curtain. The fabric is much thicker than other curtains I’ve used that are in this price range. It feels very substantial to the touch, and the heavier weight also allows it to hang well without billowing out. The fabric is sheer enough to allow some diffuse light passage to brighten things up, but still maintains privacy (which is nice even though I'm WAY past the age where anyone would want to look when I'm in the shower).

The build quality is very good. The grommets at the top are metal and well-attached. I yanked on one pretty hard to test it out, and it didn’t budge a bit. I don’t have any concerns about the grommets giving way in normal use. The edge seams are all tight and well-stitched. I didn’t find any loose threads at any of the seams.

The colors are bright and vibrant. I find the design (a nautical theme) pleasant but, even if you don’t care for boats, the range of colors allows it to fit into a lot of different decors.

There was a bit of a “new fabric” smell to the curtain when I first opened it, but it dissipated very quickly when it was hung. The smell was not plasticy or chemical-like at all – it just smelled “new.”

The sizing is true (I have the 72 inch long version) and it fits fine in a standard bathtub shower.

The only criticism I have is with the included shower rings. They are fairly cheap plastic and don’t have a snap closure (just a ring with a slot in it). They are functional, but such a nice curtain deserves a more upscale ring. I tossed the included rings and used some nicer metal rings that I had. It’s nice that they are included in case you need rings, but don’t expect much from them – they are just a simple, oval piece of white plastic.

Despite the rings, this easily deserves five stars for the build quality, fabric thickness, and overall good looks.
[Sample provided for review]


Palmolive Fusion Clean Dish Liquid, Lime, 22 Fluid Ounce (Pack of 12)
Palmolive Fusion Clean Dish Liquid, Lime, 22 Fluid Ounce (Pack of 12)

5.0 out of 5 stars Nice scent; cleans well, July 15, 2016
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I don’t have a favorite brand when it comes to dish soap since all the name brands seem to work pretty much the same. This is no exception. It hits all the right marks:

> It has a thick consistency, but not so thick that it’s hard to dispense.
> Not much is needed to get things clean, which stretches out the lifespan of the bottle.
> It has a nice scent. The lime makes it a bit “fresher” smelling, which is nice, but the main scent is still soapy, as expected.
> Lathers up very nicely
> Cuts through greasy messes.
> Cap on the bottle is easy to flip open and closes securely to prevent leaking.

The only issue I’ve encountered is that it’s a little harder to rinse clean than other brands. It does rinse off, but not as easily as other brands I’ve used. Not a big problem, but I do notice it.

4.5 stars rounded up to 5 since I like the scent so much.


Colgate Sensitive Smart White Toothpaste, 4 Ounce  (Pack of 6)
Colgate Sensitive Smart White Toothpaste, 4 Ounce (Pack of 6)
Price: $19.63
2 used & new from $19.63

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Like the foaming action; fresh taste; 5% potassium nitrate for sensitivity, July 14, 2016
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The active ingredient in any sensitive-style toothpaste is potassium nitrate, usually at a 5% concentration. If that ingredient is there at that strength, there won’t be any discernible difference in sensitivity performance between brands. What does differ between brands is taste and consistency.

This Colgate scores well for me on both those marks. It tastes much better than Sensodyne and is about the same as Aquafresh (which is really hard to find in sensitive formula). The mint taste is “fresh” and clean-tasting, and it leaves a pleasant aftertaste.

This is their foaming formulation with the idea being that the foam helps distribute the potassium nitrate in all the nooks and crannies of your teeth. I can’t say that is true, but the foaming action does act much like a mouthwash, and is rather pleasant. You need to be careful, however, if you use an electric toothbrush since the foam can really build up!

I don’t notice any whiting difference between this whitening formula, the original Colgate Sensitive foaming, and other brands. That’s fine, since I use this for sensitivity mitigation. Everything else is secondary.

It works as well as any other 5% potassium nitrate toothpaste, tastes better than most, and the foaming action is a nice touch. No complaints!


Mott's Snack & Go Strawberry Kiwi Applesauce, 3.2 oz pouches (Pack of 24)
Mott's Snack & Go Strawberry Kiwi Applesauce, 3.2 oz pouches (Pack of 24)

4.0 out of 5 stars Mess-free way to have a fruit snack, July 13, 2016
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These are pretty tasty -- better than I thought they would be. The applesauce taste comes through cleanly and is nicely balanced with the other fruits (strawberry, kiwi). It's not overly sweet -- very "natural apple" tasting.

Although these are targeted for kids, they also make for great adult snacks when driving. The pouch makes for a mess-free way to have some fruit in the car. Each pouch has 40 calories and there is no added sugar, which is a big plus.

The only negative for me is the rather watery consistency -- a thicker consistency would be more enjoyable.


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