Saturday November 18th 2017

‘Home & Garden’ Archives

Weber Basic Vinyl Cover – Simple protection from the elements

Weber Basic Vinyl Cover – Simple protection from the elements

Last summer I bought a Weber Kettle charcoal grill to replace my old propane grill. Living in the Northeast I knew that there would be a few month period where weather would not allow me to use the new grill and I would need to protect it. Money was tight so I looked for the cheapest cover that would fit this round kettle grill. I happened to [...]

OXO Lemon Reamer – Crucial kitchen tool for anyone who juices lemons

OXO Lemon Reamer – Crucial kitchen tool for anyone who juices lemons

The OXO Lemon Reamer is one of those tools I never knew I needed until the first time I used it. In fact, if you never make any dishes that require lemon juice you probably don't need it. I recently found a great recipe for chicken picata which does indeed require lots of fresh squeezed lemon juice. What is it? For those of you who aren't [...]

Scrubbing Bubbles Toilet Cleaning Gel – Waste of money!

Scrubbing Bubbles Toilet Cleaning Gel – Waste of money!

Pros: easy to use Cons: do not work, constant chemical smell After seeing the advertisements I was excited for a product that might help clean my toilets - a chore I hate to perform. I picked up a six pack of the gels three weekends ago and immediately put one in each of my two toilets. I flushed, waiting for something magical to happen, [...]

The Presto PowerPop – Presto! Great popcorn!

The Presto PowerPop – Presto! Great popcorn!

I am a huge fan of eating popcorn - it is one of my favorite snacks. For years I simply bought the microwave popcorn bags from the grocery store and made them a couple of nights a week. One day I read a study about the chemicals they use in those bags to make it come out so tasty. Suffice to say, no more microwave popcorn for me. After that I [...]

simplehuman Plastic Step Can

simplehuman Plastic Step Can

I purchased the simplehuman plastic step can about a year ago to replace a cheap-o round garbage can. When shopping for a trash bin I was looking for something small that could fit in a tight space between my fridge and a wall. Something with a lid was a must, for my smelly kitchen trash, but I did not want the lid to become cumbersome. Over [...]

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