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See the Light: Household Light Bulb Trends

See the Light: Household Light Bulb Trends

For as long as I can remember, light bulbs have just been another random meaningless piece of adulthood. If a bulb would burn out, I would unscrew the old one and bring it along to pick up another at the store. My focus was always on the si ...
The Headlamp that Lit Up Our Lives

The Headlamp that Lit Up Our Lives

Over the course of the past year and the hundreds of products we’ve had the opportunity to tell you about, there have been a few items that crept into our daily usage here at home. One of these came at an opportune time last Spring wh ...
You Can’t Be Too Safe on Two Wheels

You Can’t Be Too Safe on Two Wheels

A couple of years ago we decided to spring for a couple nicer bicycles from our local sporting goods store. Nothing top-of-the-line, but ones we knew would last and were made of aluminum. We began riding nearly every day as a part of our we ...
A Freeze in mid-May? No Way!

A Freeze in mid-May? No Way!

Here in Iowa it is generally accepted that the last freeze day each year occurs on May 15.  After that date there should be no nights where the temperature drops below 32 degrees or any hard frosts occur. Or so I thought. In actuality the M ...
Energizer Bunny vs. The Drain Monster

Energizer Bunny vs. The Drain Monster

There are definitely things that should never see the light of day.  I’m referring to the black, gooey, spongy, twisted ball of yuck I pulled from our daughter’s sink. Here’s a preview – notice the solid-looking mess ...