Posted by Monica | Oct 4th, 2006
My new, red Senseo single-serve coffeemaker is the sexiest small appliance I now own. I’m sorry, little Shop-Vac; I thought you were sexy before. I still love you, but now you’re just… cute. (Handy, and cute.)
But the Senseo is seriously hot! It makes something I love - coffee - almost faster than you can say it, and much more efficiently (and fun) than the old drip-drip-dripper.
Posted by monica | Sep 18th, 2006
Recently I had the pleasure of testing this new product from FW Tools in Tennessee. The ThumbSaver is one of those things that makes you say, “why didn’t I think of that?!”
Posted by monica | Sep 5th, 2006
Well, someone’s done it. Someone has finally invented a way to transport cupcakes! No messy icing all over aluminum foil, and no smashing and smushing up all of your hard decorating work.
And wouldn’t you know it - the Cupcake Courier was invented by a mom. Jennifer Gunn, mother of two in southern Cali, invented the Cupcake Courier after getting fed up with all of the cupcake carrying caveats we...
Posted by monica | Aug 31st, 2006
Having had two pregnancies almost back-to-back (my kids are just less than a year apart), I read a lot of books on the subject. My favorite pregnancy book was The Mother of All Pregnancy Books by Ann Douglas. It’s written in a conversational style and is probably the most thorough of all the pregnancy books I read (or started to read and then put down because they just didn’t measure up to this...
Posted by monica | Aug 30th, 2006
So what I want to know is… when did the Shop-Vac get so sexy? Look at it, all blue and silver and shapely!
Okay, I’ll stop and be serious. The Shop-Vac Wet/Dry vac is, after all, a serious piece of equipment. It’s small, portable and lightweight, so you can easily tote it around the house (or the shop, as the name implies) for quick pick-ups. It’s powerful enough to tackle bigger...
Posted by monica | Aug 18th, 2006
Cool gadget alert!
If you’re looking to get into the world of MP3 players (I was late to the game, I admit), I can now personally recommend this nifty little ilo MP3 player from Wal-Mart.
So here are the product details with my commentary (because I love to make commentary!) in bold italic - which is quite ugly, I might add, but I think you can at least see what the marketing people wrote vs. what I wrote.