Alexa Echo Dot – A Personal Review

We recently purchased our first Alexa Echo Dot and while I was not as excited as my wife, I have to say I have found it useful. I haven’t upgraded to all smart appliances and integrated smart tech into our lighting, thermostat or televisions, but even without all that I’ve found this little gadget handy […]

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Instant Pot Duo – Personal Review

Instant Pot Duo – Personal Review I received an Instant Pot Duo for Christmas in 2016 and it sat, unopened, for 6 months in my closet after that. I have never used a pressure cooker, and rarely used my old slow cooker as I’ve always preferred grills and stove tops. My opinion on such things […]

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Zoomer Dino Review

Zoomer Dino Review My wife and I tend to buy a few small, inexpensive toys for our son, and one large or more expensive toy for his birthday or Christmas. One of his expensive toys is the Zoomer Dinosaur Sparky by Spin Master. He absolutely loves this thing and will not go to sleep until […]

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Porter Cable Drill and Driver Set Review

  Why I own the Porter Cable Drill and Driver Set Let’s begin by talking about why I now own this set and what I used it for. I recently rebuilt (not remodeled, but rebuilt) a house for my family to live in. The extent of the rebuild was:   Replace 50% of roof decking […]

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Inductive Toy Cars – Personal Review

Here’s another great toy if you just want 30 minutes of quiet. Since I became a work at home father my patience for the screaming, running, jumping on furniture, throwing random, breakable items and generally making as much noise as possible has run a little short. This little inductive toy is a life saver. After […]

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Paint Stick Review – UPDATE

Paint Stick Review Update! Below you’ll find the original post for the Paint Stick. After using it for an extended period of time I felt the need to give you guys a little update on what I think about this particular tool. I still feel that the concept is fantastic, but the problem I found […]

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Flarp – A Personal Review

Flarp Laughing at flatulance Updated from an old post: Last night my whole family stopped at the grocery to buy “couple things” while we we out. So after loading up the shopping cart with all the necessary implements to protect a 2 year old and ourselves, my wife and I struck out for adventure. The […]

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Paint Stick Review

Paint Stick Review For about a year I have been in the process of ripping a house down to the studs and rebuilding it from the joists to the shingles. In that year I’ve used a lot of new tools, but now that we’ve started (finally) painting the walls there’s one that stands out. One […]

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Magic Tracks – A personal review

If you’ve ever wanted 30 minutes of peace as the parent of a young child I recommend you stop reading this and just go buy a box of Magic Tracks. They’re $20. Do yourself the favor. However, if you want to know why I say this here’s our Magic Tracks review:

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Virtual Reality Cynoculars Review

Cynoculars Review   Promises, promises, promises. Here’s one that I’ve been waiting on since I was a kid(a long time ago). Virtual Reality gaming has been spoken of in quiet conversation for decades, but is only just now gaining traction in the mainstream once again. While there have been different forms of virtual reality gaming […]

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