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Head and Shoulders Full & Strong Dandruff Conditioner 13.5 Fl Oz
Head and Shoulders Full & Strong Dandruff Conditioner 13.5 Fl Oz
Price: $6.49

5.0 out of 5 stars Nice scent and a great conditioning feel - surprised!, July 27, 2014
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Gentle scent, great conditioning feel that left my hair soft without a lot of residue. It also left my scalp feeling better.

Thanks to the dry and cold climate in the Northeast, the Winter has often brought some itchy and flakiness to my scalp. I have used so many different dandruff products that contain all kinds of ingredients that make things feel medicated. Not this Head and Shoulders conditioner... it feels comparable to most conditioners on the market and leaves my hair smooth and tangle free.

Take the label off the bottle and I wouldn't have any idea I was using a dandruff shampoo. Head & Shoulders has come a long way. Very nice formula that can be used by men or women - the smell seems very unisex.


Brawny Individually Wrapped Regular Paper Towels Rolls, White, 30 Count
Brawny Individually Wrapped Regular Paper Towels Rolls, White, 30 Count
Price: $31.43

5.0 out of 5 stars Super absorbent paper towels - basic white - one size, July 25, 2014
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These are times I need a quick and simple paper towel and these really do the trick. They are thirsty and they do the trick of cleaning and absorbing as needed.

The roll only contains 46 sheets ... so to me that seems a bit small. These are not select-a-size (one of the best ideas ever) so you are locked into to using a full sheet unless you cut it on your own.

I decided to do an experiment and compare Brawny to another brand (cheaper) that I had on hand - Sparkle:

What: water spill on tile floor

How: two similar water puddles on tile floor. I used the Brawny to pick up one puddle and the Sparkle to pick up the other puddle.

Outcome: Brawny totally and easily SUCKED up the water puddle. Sparkle almost did but actually left a residue and required a couple of extra wipes of the towel. Brawny wins easily.

Both feel almost comparable in thickness but the Brawny is a softer feeling paper towel. Noticeably softer.

Brawny wins easily. Although the rolls seems smaller and the cost is about $1 per roll, one sheet seems to go a longer way and last longer. Note to self - retrain to take one sheet at a time instead of 3-4.

I think it's really cool too that the company is supporting the Wounded Warrior Project (and they have removed the beard from the Brawny Man) and make these in the USA. Not that I would have thought any differently ... they just pointed it out on their packaging more conspicuously.


Ambient Weather WR-099-AC-KIT Compact Emergency Solar Hand Crank AM/FM/WeatherBand Digital Radio, Flashlight, Cell Phone Charger, Cables and AC Adapter
Ambient Weather WR-099-AC-KIT Compact Emergency Solar Hand Crank AM/FM/WeatherBand Digital Radio, Flashlight, Cell Phone Charger, Cables and AC Adapter
Price: $34.59
2 used & new from $24.99

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3.0 out of 5 stars Spend a little more, get a better radio... this is a cheap weather radio, July 25, 2014
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When it comes to weather radios, I have dealt with several different manufacturers. From ETON to Midland (and I always prefer a Midland product).

The radio does what it says and will even begin to charge your phone. The thing is, it feels more like a toy than a serious radio and on my unit, the antenna feels loose and the power button on the top is very sensitive to touch (on/off). The form factor on this unit is not great. You can spend twice as much and get a better name. In this instance, I suggest you check out the other brands mentioned in this review and do a price comparison. If you are on a budget and don't have high expectations for durability, this radio may meet your needs. I wouldn't hold high expectations for long-term or rugged use though.
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Camco 43574 Microfiber Cleaning Cloth - Pack of 36
Camco 43574 Microfiber Cleaning Cloth - Pack of 36
Price: $20.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Microfiber cloths have so many uses ... and the high visibility green is a plus!, July 25, 2014
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These colorful and absorbent microfiber cloths have so many uses! Although they are touted as being good for automotive applications, they do really well with jobs around the house. They are quicker drying than a cotton wash cloth (they are about the same size as a larger wash cloth). They have reinforced seams around the edges and this will keep them from fraying.

The highly visible green color is actually very good (and a great idea) because these are the cloths you can spot from a distance instead of losing them all the time. Believe it or not ... that makes these better.

I've used other microfiber clothes and really, one feels very similar to the other. What sets these apart is the great color. Given a light blue (like my others) or this green, I would choose these. They are harder to lose.

Great value and a great cloth.


The Wolf of Wall Street [HD]
The Wolf of Wall Street [HD]
DVD
Price: $4.99

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5.0 out of 5 stars Classic Scorcese - takes some interesting twists!, July 23, 2014
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At first, I felt like I was watching a mixture of "Goodfellas" and "The Boilerroom" ... "The Wolf of Wall Street" is an interesting and sometimes dizzying story of Jordan Belfort a stockbroker who runs a penny stock scheme and gets filthy rich.

If you enjoy Scorcese in "Goodfellas" or "The Departed" you will find a familiar style with this movie. It's starts with the story and the narration as the other films do and takes the viewer through a birds-eye view of Jordan's life and experience. Drugs, sex and scheming ... it's all in here.

I loved this movie ... and like all of Martin Scorcese's films this is a LONG film but is absolutely entertaining.


The City: A Novel
The City: A Novel
by Dean Koontz
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $16.78
111 used & new from $12.17

4.0 out of 5 stars From the master of storytelling ...., July 21, 2014
This review is from: The City: A Novel (Hardcover)
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While "The City" is definitely not one of my favorite Dean Koontz novels but it offers a nice retrospective from the eyes of a talented musician as the story moves back and forth across decades and generations recounting the 'terrible and wonderful' events that began in his city in 1967, when he was ten.

A classic story of love and evil - or good and bad. The story is predictable but we learn more about Koontz's knowledge of art, swing music and ideas about social mores.

Absolutely NOT my favorite Koontz read and somewhat predictable but Dean Koontz is an awesome story teller and I've always been a big fan of his writing.

If you are a lover of Dean Koontz, you should enjoy this book because he's really got the gift of storytelling.


Smart Weigh DVS250 Vanity Series High Precision Body Scale with Large LCD Display and Step-on Technology
Smart Weigh DVS250 Vanity Series High Precision Body Scale with Large LCD Display and Step-on Technology
Offered by MeasuRite
Price: $39.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Sleek, accurate, affordable ..., July 21, 2014
This is a sleek scale with it's modern lines does the trick as an addition to a more contemporary styled home or bathroom. It is affordable and I find it to be accurate as well.

At a price point that is good (under $20) and a look that is sleek with large numbers that are easy to read - this is a no-brainer if you need one.

It is powered by 4 AAA batteries (the first set is included and you can easily install them). No frills, no bells and whistles with this scale. It's simple, accurate and does the job while keeping a minimalistic look.


Best Anti Aging Eye Cream - Revitalizing Eye Gel by Optimal One 30ml 1 oz. - Optimal Skin Care Product for Wrinkles, Dark Circles, Bags Under Eyes & Puffiness - Made with Organic & Natural Ingredients - Great for Men and Women - 100% Money Back Guarantee!
Best Anti Aging Eye Cream - Revitalizing Eye Gel by Optimal One 30ml 1 oz. - Optimal Skin Care Product for Wrinkles, Dark Circles, Bags Under Eyes & Puffiness - Made with Organic & Natural Ingredients - Great for Men and Women - 100% Money Back Guarantee!
Offered by Optimal One
Price: $23.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Cooling, refreshing ... feels like a spa treatment!, July 19, 2014
Upon opening the little jar, you get a lovely waft of cucumbers. The label lists all kinds of "wildcrafted" ingredients that come to culmination in a lovely, soothing eye gel. It provides a cooling sensation immediately upon application. The package includes a velvet bag and a small spatula that is used for easy application.

After time in the sun or a long day of work ... this is a soothing treatment to the eyes and the face in general. Although it feels great on the face, it may be more cost prohibitive for such liberal use. It does feel absolutely wonderful though. Soothing and refreshing.


Azo Standard Tablets, 30 tab ( Multi-Pack)
Azo Standard Tablets, 30 tab ( Multi-Pack)
Offered by Direct Care Store
Price: $28.26
3 used & new from $24.95

5.0 out of 5 stars A must for my neurogenic bladder and MS, July 12, 2014
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This medication was always prescribed for me. It does one thing and one thing well -- it quiets, calms down and relieves urethral pain associated with UTI, catheterizing or general irritation. I self-catheterize because of Multiple Sclerosis and a neurogenic bladder. Because of this, I risk UTI's (just got over one recently) and the occasional irritation from catheterizing a little less carefully than I should. This medication saves the day when I need it. It works like nothing else.

So don't expect it to cure a headache and likewise don't expect Tylenol to help urethral / urinary pain ... nothing is quite the same.

If your life warrants it, keep it on hand.


3-tier Drying Rack, 49-feet Total Drying Space,
3-tier Drying Rack, 49-feet Total Drying Space,
Offered by Ybm
Price: $60.00
2 used & new from $60.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Great drying rack - lots of usable space, July 11, 2014
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Sturdy and solid.

We are spending the Summer in a beach condo and after days in the water and rinsing out swim suits ... this is exactly what we were looking for. I made the mistake of buying a cheaper wooden rack at a big box store but I didn't even get it completely assembled before one of the wooden dowel rods broke. Huge bummer. That led me to Amazon to find a drying rack that could fulfill the promises it made. This is one such rack.

Solid, sturdy, easy set up and it stands up to holding beach towels, water shoes (flat shelf at bottom which is great for this), bathing suits and shorts. It's perfect. We keep it perched in an extra tub in the condo.

It's perfect.


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