Saturday, January 2, 2016

Meterteck Digital Multimeter (DMM) - Voltmeter, Ohmmeter, Ammeter

My husband s very happy with this meter. He says it works great and is pretty accurate. My Dryer broke. It just stopped in mid cycle. He took this multimeter out with him and tested a on of things with it, so it really got a work out. The back lit LCD screen was very easy to read. The numbers are a good size. It runs on a 9 volt battery which comes with it. It also has 2 sets of leads. One of the things my husband really liked about it is the built in stand on the back. He set it up and could use both hands to hold the connectors to the parts he wanted to test. His old one does not have a stand and he has to either hold it, or bend and twist to be able to see the screen.

 I received this product for free in exchange for an honest and unbiased review.

Friday, January 1, 2016

Sagler electric can opener

This is a nice space saving can opener. It does take a minute to figure it out first. It takes 4 AA batteries. It does run a little slower then a standard electric can opener. It is a little large, but yet small enough to fit in a drawer. My old can opener was on it's last leg, the magnet broke off when it fell of a shelf, and the cutter wasn't as good as when it was new, so I was needing a new one. This seems like it will work nicely for a while.

 I received this product for free in exchange for an honest and unbiased review.

Slim Sleeper Memory Foam Edition

This is a very nice pillow just not for me. It is very comfortable and quite soft. I need a thicker pillow I have horrible acid reflux and cannot lay flat, but I put it on top of my old pillow and it was great. This would be a great pillow for anyone who wanted to sleep flat. It would also make a great pillow for toddlers as a first pillow. It is only about 3 inches thick, It does not move around and you do not sink into it like regular polyfill type pillows. It is memory foam and very comfortable.

 I received this product for free in exchange for an honest and unbiased review.

Hand Exercise & Stress Relief Ball by Koh Fit

My husband has arthritis in both hands, he has been using this ball as well as others in the past. He really likes this ball. He likes pretty much everything about it, the size, the weight, the resistance, and the feel of it in general. I am awaiting carpal tunnel surgery and will be using this ball myself after the surgery to hopefully get strength back in my hand.My Doctor says I have severe carpal tunnel as well as cubital tunnel and will need a lot of work to get my right hand back to where it was if it ever does. They have already told me to get a ball like this, and who am I to not listen :). The ball does have a great feel to it, it is very soft feeling, it is a great size for my hands also, can't wait to get to use it myself. The ball & Hand Therapy Guide that comes with purchase is extremely useful.
 I received this product for free in exchange for an honest and unbiased review.

Skenda 12pc Kitchen Knives Set

I cannot say enough good stuff about these knives. They are all 6 very sharp. They each have a plastic removable blade guard sheath. Each knife is a different bright color.  The 6 knives are all different sizes. You get: 7" Yellow Santoku Knife, 8" Grey Chef Knife, 8" Red Bread Knife , 8" Orange Carving Knife, 5" Lime Utility Knife, 3.5" Turquoise Paring Knife. Pretty much every knife you need to make any meal. The knives are dishwasher safe. The blades have a non stick coating on them. The plastic handles are ergonomic and comfortable to hold on to while slicing and dicing. I love that I can store them in a drawer instead of having to use y knife block, I have a tiny kitchen, and am very happy when I can save an inch or 6. These would make an awesome gift they come in a very nice magnetic closured box, each knife if in a form in the box so they don't bounce around.

 I received this product for free in exchange for an honest and unbiased review.

Zam-art Liquid Chalk Marker

This Is a set of  10 bright colors liquid chalk markers.  They have 6mm reversible tips.  They're non toxic, water based and easy to clean up after.  These are not made for traditional chalkboards there made more for glass mirrors and windows.  The colors are bright and vibrant.  These are also great for black neon boards.  Make sure you read the directions to get the ink flowing.
My house has lots of mirrors inside and lot of windows, these make easy work or decorating, and also for leaving little notes around the house for my husband and kids. I also took a 11 x 13 picture frame put white paper under the glass and wrote notes on it hung one of the pens to it and instantly have a note board. I like that they are so bright and vibrant. They are good sized pens with a good sized tip on them, They are very easy to use, only use on non porous surfaces. Do not use on chalk boards. They are very easy to clean off when you are done with your artwork, writing or whatever. Just wipe with a damp paper towel, dry cloths will work also.The tips are reversible, they go from wide tip to semi fine point. This set has 10 markers.

 I received this product for free in exchange for an honest and unbiased review.

Virtual Excerpt Tour for BOB by Tegon Maus

by Tegon Maus


GENRE:  Sci-fi (soft)



After 27 years as a newspaper man, Peter Anderson’s career is slipping away, at least it was, until he stumbled upon the story of a lifetime. Sent to do a fluff piece about lights in the night sky over Arizona, he discovers far more than he ever expected when he comes upon a mysterious young woman held prisoner in a basement. After helping her to escape, she disappears before he can learn the truth about who she is or where she came from. His search for her leads him back to the lights in the sky and leaves him with more questions than answers. The only thing he knows for certain . . . the only thing he can count on are the two words offered repeatedly by his friend and guide . . . “IS BELT.”



"No.  No one takes anything.  We're just going to look around a little, maybe snap a few pictures but no one takes anything and no one gets hurt," I insisted.

"OOOh, Bob's friend not say no one get hurt.  Things happen Fred not control.  No one to get hurt... not good, not good.  Fred say price now five hundred."

"Bob, you didn't even talk to him."

"Ahh, Bob sorry.  We close family, sometimes have psychic connection."

"Fine, five hundred."

Bob wrinkled his nose, holding up a hand before Fred.  He turned his back to me, wriggling his fingers.

Irritated, I retrieved my wallet, fingering my way through my dwindling per diem, pushing four, one hundred dollar bills and two fifties into Bob's writhing fingers.

"Is good," he responded, counting them quickly.

To my annoyance, he stuffed a hundred into his shirt pocket before passing the balance to Fred. 

A broad smile spread across the young man's face as he quickly pushed the money deep into his front pants pocket.  Fred now bounced on the balls of his feet, weaving or dancing, or shadow boxing... I couldn't tell which, only that with my money in his pocket, he was excited.

He began to speak rapidly in Russian to Bob, turning his hat forward.

"Fred say, can now go," Bob announced, heading for the door, pulling it open for Fred. 

The young man checked the hall, swinging his head quickly in both directions before jumping into the corridor as if hopping a train.


AUTHOR Bio and Links:

I was raised pretty much the same as everyone else... devoted mother, strict father and all the imaginary friends I could conjure. Not that I wasn't friendly, I just wasn't "people orientated". Maybe I lived in my head way more than I should have, maybe not. I liked machines more than people, at least I did until I met my wife.

The first thing I can remember writing was for her. For the life of me I can't remember what it was about... something about dust bunnies under the bed and monsters in my closet. It must have been pretty good because she married me shortly after that. I spent a good number of years after inventing games and prototypes for a variety of ideas before I got back to writing.

It wasn't a deliberate conscious thought, it was more of a stepping stone. My wife and I had joined a dream interpret group and we were encouraged to write down our dreams as they occurred. "Be as detailed as you can," we were told.

I was thrilled. If there is one thing I enjoy it's making people believe me and I like to exaggerate. Not a big exaggeration or an outright lie mine you, just a little step out of sync, just enough so you couldn't be sure if it were true or not.  When I write, I always write with the effort of "it could happen" very much in mind and nothing, I guarantee you, nothing, makes me happier.

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