Treasure Archive

Amazon Echo – Finally!

If you’ve been following for a while, you know that I ordered the Amazon Echo some time ago. You might be wondering why it’s taken me so long to post a review. The answer is that it has taken me this long to really start to appreciate what it can do. I also have some

Food Saver – Just in time for the holidays

First, I want to let you know that I have not forgotten about the Amazon Echo. That review will come before the end of the year. It’s an interesting gizmo and deserves a little more time. But first, I want to do a quick review on my latest purchase. Food Saver V2244 Now that we are

FURminator – For those furry friends of yours

Hubby and I have a cat – a great cat. He is a rescue kitty and is about 10 years old now. He’s got the BEST personality. Because he’s a cat he comes with a few maintenance needs. One of those needs is to manage fur. We need to manage the fur he leaves all around

“Pasta” making for my paleo lifestyle

About a year and a half ago I started following the paleo diet. I know there are a lot of believers and haters. I do it because it works for me and I am healthier than I was without it. For the most part, I really enjoy the foods I can have and don’t feel like I’m giving

Techie Kitchen Faucet

As hubby and I get a little older, we have been thinking about making sure our home will serve us well for years into the future. At first, we thought maybe we should build a new home custom made for us. After looking at property and homes and considering the money and effort it would

The Mystery Egg Cooker

Have you ever put an egg in the microwave and just fired it up? I have, and it wasn’t a good idea. It doesn’t even take a full minute before you have a massive “egg-splosion.” (Sorry.) Seriously, you will spend a good bit of time cleaning your micro after such as stunt. Then, I discovered

Baggy Rack Storage Bag Holder

Have you ever tried to fill a baggie when you have your hands full? Maybe you want to put something in the baggie that’s mushy or liquid. I do this all the time, For example, every autumn I take the time to puree some real pumpkin. Then I put it in baggies and freeze it. I

My all-time favorite robot: Mac the lawn mower

This is a report on a gizmo I purchased years ago. But it is one of the best gizmo purchases of all time. So I want to share it. My story will also tell you a little more my fascination with gizmos in general.  If you are interested in one for yourself, visit this link

Winter is coming. Stay Warm!

The Problem The weather is about to turn. And when it does, a lot of you will be suffering in offices that are freezing. I know because I was there for all of my working years. It was particularly bad my last few years working in a law firm. You see, I had an office

Save time tracking your mileage

The Problem When I first started working in a sales organization, I quickly learned that I had to get organized when it came to recording expenses, particularly as it related to mileage. When you are on the road nearly every day, those miles add up and tracking them becomes quite a pain. Searching for a