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    The 31 Picnic Thermal Tote -Perfect picnic bag?

    May 20th, 2015

    This 31 Picnic Thermal Tote is available in 13 unique prints. The tote is bigger than their classic thermal tote and can even hold up to two 2-liter bottles! It’s great for camp outs, study group, picnics or soccer games. This tote is great for college students who spend all day on campus and want […]

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    31 Large Utility Tote Is The Perfect Storage Tote

    May 19th, 2015

    This 31 Large Utility Tote is available in 22 different prints to match anyone’s style. It is the perfect tote to keep in the trunk of your car for easy storage regardless of gender. The tote is 11.75″H x 21.5″W x 10″D to carry all of your items in. The structured metal frame keeps the […]

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    The 31 Hang Up Home Organizer Is Worth The Money

    May 19th, 2015

    This 31 Hang Up Home Organizer comes in 4 different prints: Black Cross Pop, Party Punch, Say It Taupe and Woodblock Floral. It is the ultimate way to organize your home. Easy to hang on a wall or on a door. A great way to organize a calendar, note cards, homework and more. Lots of […]

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    Digital Luggage Scale That Helps Avoid Overweight Luggage Charges

    March 24th, 2011

    Small product picture of a digital luggage scale review.

    If you’re a frequent traveler and hate paying for overweight luggage, the Taylor digital luggage scale is a must-have for every trip! Simply clip the scale to the handle of your luggage and wait for the scale to beep. Once it does, it will display the weight of your bag on the easy-to-read LCD screen. To weigh another bag, push the button and the scale will reset. The digital luggage scale is small and lightweight, suitable for taking along on trips without weighing you down. The Taylor luggage scale is inexpensive and a great way to save the hefty price of being charged for oversized bags, as airlines consider 50 pound bags “overweight”.

    There are several other digital luggage scales on the market, with the Balanzza product being a popular seller. Although the Balanzza has received mostly positive reviews, some product owners found that that the scale was not nearly as accurate as the Taylor scale. Plus, the Taylor luggage scale comes at a lower price. Online reviews love the Taylor portable luggage scale, saying that it provides peace of mind while flying, is easy to read and highly accurate. In fact, many online reviews compare the Taylor product to higher-end scales that fall short of the ergonomic and reliable design of the Taylor scale. Of course, some product owners disagree, reporting that the luggage weighing scale didn’t work properly, sending inconsistent weights and not working well on heavier bags. Customers suggest leaving room for error, about .5 to 1 pound, weighing the bags twice and avoid jerking the scale when lifting the bags. In the end, this travel scale prevents extra costs and frustration while flying, giving you one less thing to worry about!

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    Magna Folding Hand Truck Is Made Of Sturdy Rustproof Aluminum

    March 23rd, 2011

    Small product picture of a folding hand truck review.

    Everyone needs a helping hand now and again, especially those in a line of work that requires heavy lifting. Nobody enjoys the back breaking labor of hauling boxes of supplies and inventory around one by one with their bare hands. Those familiar with a career in retail or traveling trade shows might enjoy the benefits of the Magna Cart Personal Hand Truck. The Magna foldable hand truck features a sturdy yet flexible design perfect for lifting heavy loads with ease. Constructed with rustproof aluminum, the Folding Hand Truck is strong and capable of carrying loads up to 150lbs. The hand truck can be folded to a compact size of 25 inches tall and 2 inches wide.

    This allows it to be stored out of the way when not in use. Many other hand trucks and carts are available, but few come with the combination of strength and low price that the Magna Cart model offers. Other metal models can cost twice as much without offer twice the capabilities of the Magna Cart. While the vast majority of online reviewers were pleased with their Magna aluminum hand truck, not everyone found the hand truck to be high quality in design. The two biggest complaints about the hand cart were the placement of its wheels and flimsy back rods. Negative reviewers found that heavy loads would stress the back support rods and that the wheels were poorly placed, making pivoting difficult. The Magna platform hand truck may not be the best option for individuals or small businesses that do frequent, heavy lifting. However it would fit the bill under moderate use conditions and is priced right for those seeking an inexpensive alternative.

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    Electric Patio Heater That Keeps You Toasty On Those Chilly Evenings

    February 15th, 2011

    Small product picture of an electric patio heater.

    Keep you and your guests feeling nice and toasty during those chilly evenings entertaining on your porch, deck, or veranda. The folks at Fire Sense came up with a Telescoping Infrared Indoor/Outdoor Heater that claims to provide heat indoors or outdoors at a fraction of the cost of propane units. This 1500-watt electric patio heater starts providing heat within seconds and warms a nine foot area. The heat source on this patio heater features a glass cover and is mounted on an offset pole. It emits no UV rays, boasts a silent operation and can be easily used indoors or outside in the backyard or patio area.

    When outside, this outdoor patio heater’s warmth output is not affected by wind and provides consistent heat. Wheels are included on the unit to easily move it from place to place. It weighs in at 55 pounds, which adds to the overall stability and safety of the unit, and features a sturdy 33 inch base. The heater can also extend fully to 87 inches. There weren’t a whole lot of customer reviews on this product available, but what I did see was positive. It is very much worth noting that this stainless steel patio heater needs a lot of power to operate; consumers found that the heater often trips circut breakers because of its power usage. However, consumers did note the unit does heat in seconds and provides great heat.

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    This Oscillating Lasko Heater Quickly And Safely Warms A Chilly Room

    February 9th, 2011

    Product review of a lasko heater.

    If you’re interested in heating a small room or office, this Lasko Heater is a product that won’t let you down. Small, compact and affordable, this heater has 1500 watts of power for warming a room safely and efficiently. You don’t have to worry about this product overheating, as it features an automatic shut-off, adjustable thermostat and a control panel that has high, low and fan-only settings. The sleek design makes this the perfect heater for a small space or tabletop, and the device comes fully assembled so you can get warm right from the start. A similar product that consumers often consider is the DeLonghi Heater, which features the same design and ceramic material.

    However, the DeLonghi is nearly double the price and difficult to set up, with some product owners struggling to get the device to be stable. For half the cost and the same customer satisfaction, product owners are happy to put their trust in the Lasko Heater. Although there are a few negative reviews, there is no consistency across reviews, suggesting that there are no major flaws with this Lasko Tower Heater. A few reviews found the unit to be too loud, while others felt the heater was insufficient. The majority of reviews were happy to report that the Lasko Electric Heater is a fast and reliable heat source that is sturdy and won’t tip over around kids or pets. Best of all, the product carries a 3 year limited warranty.

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    SKLZ Sport Brella Is A Portable Shade, Beach And Sport Umbrella

    December 21st, 2010

    Product review of the sklz sport brella.

    Everyone loves to get the most for their money, and nothing is better than getting several tools in one. The SKLZ Sport Brella Umbrella is more than just an umbrella for the sidelines. This umbrella isn’t just for holding up during rain showers as it also serves as a sun tent and rain shelter. The SKLZ Sport Umbrella is perfect for sitting on the beach or the sidelines of children’s sporting activities. One of these sport umbrellas measures eight feet across and features drop down side flaps, creating a sun tent or rain shelter when propped on the ground. But does it blow away or over on especially windy days?

    Unlike other umbrella’s, this one won’t be blown over as it features side wind vents and zippered windows to allow for cross winds to blow right on through. Best of all, the SKLZ Sport-Brella Umbrella pops open and sets up just as easily as any other umbrella. Few users could find many downsides to the SKLZ Sport-Brella Umbrella. The majority of users found the umbrella useful come rain or shine. One major flaw found by a handful of users was that rain occasionally leaked in through the side and window vents meant to allow for cross flow. Overall, the SKLZ Sport-Brella Shade Umbrella is the all in one tool anyone needs to enjoy a sunny day at the beach or a rainy afternoon on the sidelines.

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