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Richard C. Drew "It's 106 miles to Chicago, we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark and we're wearing sunglasses." RSS Feed (Oak Lawn, IL USA)
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Attmu Stroller Organizer, Diaper Bag Stroller Organizer, Baby Travel Stroller Organizer
Attmu Stroller Organizer, Diaper Bag Stroller Organizer, Baby Travel Stroller Organizer
Offered by Attmu Group
Price: $29.99

5.0 out of 5 stars It's well made, handy, and holds plenty of stuff., December 20, 2014
I've been using this for a couple of months now. It's held up perfectly (I've had stuff fall apart after a few weeks, so use things for a while before reviewing!) It compacts down well for easy storage.

The main compartment is approx. 6"x11" and 6" deep. There are three mesh pockets on the sides, the long one zippered. These are fine for SMALL or narrow stuff. There's a velcro flap that folds open the top, covering the center 50%. On the outside is a narrow pocket (would hold a check book, for example - it's that narrow) and a larger pocket, about 6"x4"x1" deep. Next to that is a pocket that would fit a pack of cigarettes (I'm not saying you should - just giving a size!) The long strap is adjustable and can be removed. This gives you access to two shorter straps. One of these combinations will work for you in securing the bag.

Bottom line: It's well made, handy, and holds plenty of stuff.


VELCRO Brand  - Holiday ONE-WRAP Shapes - 12" x 1/2" Ties, 3ct - Bow
VELCRO Brand - Holiday ONE-WRAP Shapes - 12" x 1/2" Ties, 3ct - Bow
Price: $5.22
2 used & new from $4.99

4.0 out of 5 stars If you're giving someone a small gift box or an extension chord as a gift, these would be different., December 16, 2014
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If you've any of the multitude of Velcro cable ties and wraps, you're familiar with these - albeit without the bow. These are thicker and more heavy duty than the rolls with 50 or so straps that peel off. They have a usable length of 10" - the bow, V cut at the end, and required overlap for grip all use some of the length. So what can you do with a 10" bow? Wrap a 2.5" cube, close a necklace box, etc. I can wrapping a guy's gift with this. I know my GF would just give me a "could you be any lazier" look if I used one.

For large packages, you can connect these in series, making a longer "ribbon." These are not for everyone, but if you're giving someone a small gift box or an extension chord as a gift, these would be different.


ROGGE DUO-Clean Screen Cleaner - Professional grade cleaning kit for all LED, LCD, Plasma TV, Computer Monitor, Laptop, Phone Screens, Lenses, Eyeglasses, ... (Extra large Microfiber Cloth + 250ml Cleaner Spray) - Made in Germany
ROGGE DUO-Clean Screen Cleaner - Professional grade cleaning kit for all LED, LCD, Plasma TV, Computer Monitor, Laptop, Phone Screens, Lenses, Eyeglasses, ... (Extra large Microfiber Cloth + 250ml Cleaner Spray) - Made in Germany
Offered by ROGGE Cleaner
Price: $16.95
2 used & new from $16.95

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5.0 out of 5 stars Used on computer screens and HD TV's - the results are streak free and spotless screens!, December 16, 2014
The stuff works great and lasts a long time. Today I cleaned four HD TV's and nine monitors - and the level in the bottle dropped maybe 1/8". One cleaning was all it took, except on the dirtiest of the monitors - my GF smokes, and her computer monitors had not been cleaned in a while. It took three cleanings to cut through all the yellow gunk. Of course I had to comment "Imagine what your lungs look like...."

The screens all dried streak free and are spotless! What else can you ask for?


Fruit Infusion Pitcher - Shatter Proof Acrylic - Large Size - For Healthy Water Infusions
Fruit Infusion Pitcher - Shatter Proof Acrylic - Large Size - For Healthy Water Infusions

5.0 out of 5 stars Great looking, well made, easy to use!, December 14, 2014
This is a fun little item for the kitchen. Fresh lemonade, fruit flavored drinks - heck I was wondering if you could use it with grapes, watermelon and wine? I'm also going to try it to make cold brew coffee - put cheese-cloth in the cylinder and add ground coffee. This would make one big batch!

Anyway, it's easy to use and well made, The pitcher can be used with or without the infusion insert - it's great looking and heavy duty. It's modern looking and sleek. My first one arrived damaged - poor packaging and rough handling. It was replaced with no problems. I have lemons and limes infusing right now! Also includes a card with instructions and a link to download an e-book on infusing.


Ouddy Silicone Pastry Brushes, Silicone Basting Brush Set, Set of 2, Red
Ouddy Silicone Pastry Brushes, Silicone Basting Brush Set, Set of 2, Red
Offered by Ouddy
Price: $19.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Great silicone brushes! Delicate enough for cheesecake, hold enough for basting., December 14, 2014
So far I've used these to paint egg yokes on a cheese cake (they are gentile enough not to damage the cake), baste, and put melted butter on garlic bread. These worked for all of that, hot or cold. These have a solid core and single piece silicone construction. Love 'em!


Ouddy Premium Nonstick Silicone Spatulas Set, Set of 2, Red
Ouddy Premium Nonstick Silicone Spatulas Set, Set of 2, Red
Offered by Ouddy
Price: $19.99

5.0 out of 5 stars These look good and are great spatulas., December 14, 2014
These are some pretty nifty spatulas. Each is molded over a stiff insert that runs from the base of the handle up to just after the spatula starts. So they are just the right stiffness AND flexibility. These look good and are great spatulas. Probably my new favorites in the kitchen!


TaoTronics® E27 12W Led Grow Light TT-GL20 Red Blue LED Lights for Plants in Garden Greenhouse
TaoTronics® E27 12W Led Grow Light TT-GL20 Red Blue LED Lights for Plants in Garden Greenhouse
Offered by Sunvalleytek
Price: $99.99

5.0 out of 5 stars The bulb is a nice fusion of form and functionality, and it works., December 13, 2014
It's a proven fact that grow lamps work - what's confusing is the wide variety of bulbs, fixtures, etc. For the longest time we used fluorescent tubes, but those generate a LOT of heat and suck up way too much power. LED's are so much nicer. They use far less power, are more efficient and don't act like heaters. Yes, they have a higher initial cost, but the fixtures are dirt cheap and LED's last far longer. Plus, did you ever try and aim a 4' florescent fixture?

The bulb has a standard thread - the same as on a regular old light bulb. Since LED's do generate some heat, the rear of the bulb is a pretty nifty looking heat-sink (lots of vanes) to dissipate head away from the LED's. Still a LOT cooler than incandescent. The face is white plastic, the bezel and heat sinks, metal. The base is a combination of plastic and metal. The bulb is a nice fusion of form and functionality, and it works.

We're replacing our tubes with these over time. I love them!


AYL® Silicone Heat Resistant Grilling BBQ Gloves Set: #1 Best Value ★ Perfect For Use As Cooking Gloves, Baking, Smoking, Or Potholder ★ For Use on Hot Food in High Temperature In The Kitchen, Use As Grilling Gloves, Oven Gloves, Or Even Camping! ★ Protect Your Hands And Avoid Accidents With Insulated Waterproof Five Fingered Grip ★ Far More Protection And Easier to Use Than Oven Mittens!
AYL® Silicone Heat Resistant Grilling BBQ Gloves Set: #1 Best Value ★ Perfect For Use As Cooking Gloves, Baking, Smoking, Or Potholder ★ For Use on Hot Food in High Temperature In The Kitchen, Use As Grilling Gloves, Oven Gloves, Or Even Camping! ★ Protect Your Hands And Avoid Accidents With Insulated Waterproof Five Fingered Grip ★ Far More Protection And Easier to Use Than Oven Mittens!
Offered by Accessorise Your Life
Price: $54.99
2 used & new from $19.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Great for handling pote (even wet ones), hot grates and more!, December 13, 2014
Silicone is everywhere in the kitchen - our kitchen has placemats, cookware, spatulas, things for gripping and grabbing and more. This is the first pair of silicone gloves I've tried. These are not as effective as specialty heat gloves (but those cost $20 each) - the main difference being the amount of time you can hold something. Both have the same max temp range. These have advantages though. If your hand gets hit by a blast of steam from a loose lid, the gloves will shrug it off. Specialty heat gloves don't do any good for steam.

If these get splashed or dirty, they wash off. The entire exterior of the gloves are covered in dots for texture and grip. The dots are heart shaped (I could do without that.) The gloves are ambidextrous, so you can use one and have a spare. There's also a little hole to hang the gloves by.

The insides are slick. I have men's large size hands and these are snug. If you're a guy with really big hands, these will probably be too small. Being large for someone is not really a problem.

My only complaint - the gloves smell like fresh cut onions - the inside much more so. My hands smelled like I just cut 25 pounds of onions. You'll have to wash these a couple of times to kill the smell.


ACCTREND 360 degree rotating Defender Series Hybrid Protective Case provides a stylish but protective shield between your iPad Mini with Retina Display (2nd Generation)/iPad Mini 1st Generation and the accidental drop, scrape, or scratch. Made from soft TPU/gel and hard polycarbonate materials,with stand function,with front hard cover for extra screen protection (iPad Mini2 Black/Green)
ACCTREND 360 degree rotating Defender Series Hybrid Protective Case provides a stylish but protective shield between your iPad Mini with Retina Display (2nd Generation)/iPad Mini 1st Generation and the accidental drop, scrape, or scratch. Made from soft TPU/gel and hard polycarbonate materials,with stand function,with front hard cover for extra screen protection (iPad Mini2 Black/Green)
Offered by UBO

4.0 out of 5 stars It's a great little case, especially for the price, and offers plenty of protection., December 13, 2014
This is a well designed, snug fitting care that offers plenty of protection for your iPad mini. I love the swivel - you can use your mini in either orientation with the easel. There's a built-in screen protector, but to be honest I removed it. It does not adhere to the glass - it's a thick plastic sheet that rests against it, taking away from the touch sensitivity and clarity.

The face of the case, hinge, swivel, and easel are hard plastic, while the rear of the case is softer, with a rubber feel. There are openings so you can access all the buttons and ports on the iPad. The case snaps shut, creating a great clam-shell of protection for your iPad mini. The hinge also has a quick-release so you can remove the iPad (still in the case) from the base.

It's a great little case, especially for the price.


Ivation IVADM20 Powerful Small-Size Thermo-Electric Intelligent Dehumidifier w/Auto Humidistat - Quietly Gathers Up to 13.5oz. of Water per Day - Great for Bath, Laundry and Bed Room, Basement, Attic, Stored Boat, RV, Antique Car etc. - Water Tank Capacity: 51 ounces
Ivation IVADM20 Powerful Small-Size Thermo-Electric Intelligent Dehumidifier w/Auto Humidistat - Quietly Gathers Up to 13.5oz. of Water per Day - Great for Bath, Laundry and Bed Room, Basement, Attic, Stored Boat, RV, Antique Car etc. - Water Tank Capacity: 51 ounces
Offered by DBROTH
Price: $69.99
2 used & new from $69.99

4.0 out of 5 stars Small, great looking, ideal for small rooms., December 13, 2014
I pretty pleased with Ivation's line of dehumidifiers. They use Peltier (Thermoelectric) technology, which means there are no moving parts (some models have a fan, but that's it.) No compressor, no loud noise, no heat blowing out of the thing. The down side is that they are not as powerful as the traditional dehumidifiers. But you'll never find traditional models this compact or energy efficient. This uses less power than a light bulb - as compared to a traditional dehumidifier that draws 5-10 amps and dims the lights when it comes on.

This unit requires a power transformer (included) - the transformer tends to run hot, and this can shorten the life of the transformer. I have mine on a timer so it's on for 12 hours and off for 12 hours. This keeps the transformer running cool, and I'm sure extends it's life considerably.

This model is great for a walk-in closet, small room, bathroom, etc. We have a guest bedroom and I have one in there - it keeps the room dry and odor free, especially in the humid summer when we may not open the door for a couple of weeks! It's automatic, with a shut-off and digital humidity indicator. Since it uses so little power, we don't even notice it on the electric bill.


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