Housewares/Appliances Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

Making Braided Bread From a Bread Machine - Brush Braided Bread
How to braid homemade bread dough for a spectacular bread display. Start with a breadmaker and finish in your range oven - delectable braided bread.

Making Braided Bread From a Bread Machine - A Feast for the Eyes
How to braid homemade bread dough for a spectacular bread display. Start with a breadmaker and finish in your range oven - delectable braided bread.

How to make a homemade braided bread step by step
How to braid homemade bread dough for a spectacular bread display. Start with a breadmaker and finish in your range oven.

Making Braided Bread From a Bread Machine - Ingredients & Dough Setting
How to braid homemade bread dough for a spectacular bread display. Start with a breadmaker and finish in your range oven - delectable braided bread.

Making Braided Bread From a Bread Machine - Shaping the Dough
How to braid homemade bread dough for a spectacular bread display. Start with a breadmaker and finish in your range oven - delectable braided bread.

What's a percolator and why you would want one
Definition and types of percolators, and why this traditional style of making coffee is still prefered by some today.

How to set your table like pro
Learn how to set a nice table for your dinner guests. Arrange your table settings for maximum effect, without having to buy a lot of expensive tableware.

Hygrometer - definition of common uses
The definition of hygrometer and how it can help you to maintain air quality in your home. What a hygrometer is and its relation to humidifiers.

Quick Facts About Electric Portable Infrared Heaters
What you should know about infrared heaters so you can make an informed buying decision. Quick facts about infrared heaters.

Find efficient heating options for your home
A look at the types of home heating systems; options for heating your home; home heating systems and what options are available for home heat; heating your home

Turkey Roasting Tools You'll Need
You can roast a turkey without some of these kitchen tools, but the task is so much easier if you have the right equipment. It might just save you some time or clean-up too.

Household utility shears: kitchen essential
Utility Shears - definition and use; what utility shears are and what they are used for

How to buy an antique or vintage meat grinder
Antique or vintage meat grinders can be found in flea markets or garage sales at bargain prices, many in mint operating condition. But, to get the best deal, you must know what to look for when buying one.

Saber High-Quality German Steel Knives Review
Saber offers professional quality in their kitchen knives. You can buy single knives and grow your set over time, or buy a complete set. These are a joy to use and maintain.

Saber Knives - High-Quality German Steel Knives Reviews, Page 2
Saber Knives reviews; review of Saber Knives 10

Front range controls not suitable for every kitchen
Learn why range front controls may not be suitable for every kitchen. This is one range style that is trendy but may not be right for everyone. Find out why and learn more range buying tips.

Dress Up Your iRobot With a Personalized Skin
iRobot Roomba and Scooba robotic vacuums can now sport a fun personalized skin - a cool gift idea or to just to add some fun to your life.

What's a polarized electrical plug?
What is a polarized plug and why should appliances have such a plug?

Cuisinart Electric Cookie Press CCP-10C Review
There is a learning curve when it comes to using an electric cookie press, but some find it worth the time and effort in the long run.

How to clean and care for pewter tableware
Pewter is highly collectible and delightful to display. Use it as accessories or serving ware on your table. Learn more about how to care for pewter tableware and accent pieces.

Why you should vacuum first before carpet cleaning
Vacuum a carpet before cleaning with a steam rug cleaner. Why you won't find it a waste of time.

How to remove a Moen cartridge with a puller
Remove a Moen cartridge more easily with a Moen cartridge puller. Moen cartridge puller information, links and resources.

Using a Carbon Filter for Cleaning Water
Is a carbon filter adequate for improving drinking water? Learn more about this basic and economical water filtration option and why it can be sufficient under certain conditions.

Countertop Dishwashers - an affordable and compact dishwashing option
Is installing a standard dishwasher off the table? Consider a countertop model. Though they do take a fair chunk of counter space, they are more efficient than they used to be.

Keurig Brew Over Ice K-Cup Iced Coffee and Tea Review
Keurig's Brew Over Ice K-Cups delivers a bold rich chilling taste. Forget having to make a strong brew in order to deliver on flavor; the Keurig brewer does it all. And there's lots of beverage choices to chill with.

Krups Egg Cooker Review
This little egg cooker is delightful and works well for boiling up to seven eggs or poaching two. You could cook two omelets instead too. Not really a time-saver, but big on convenience.

Completing an Old China Set and Finding Replacement Pieces
Finding old china pieces to rebuild a bone china set can difficult, but there is a very good source for replacement pieces.

Whirlpool Duet High Efficiency Front Load Washer Model WFW72HEDW
A look at the enhanced features of the popular Whirlpool Duet Front Load Washer Model WFW72HEDW washing machine with a frontload design.

How to Buy an All-In-One Washer Dryer Laundry Appliance
Learn the pros and cons of owning and using an all-in-one washer/dryer laundry unit, so you can make the right laundry appliance decision for your home.

Best Portable Air Conditioners and Multi-function Units for your Home
Most portable air conditioners for your home according to consumers. Portable units that offer air conditioning and other functions. Portable air might be the best cooling option for renters or those who move a lot.

Humidistat - What it is and why does it matter
Definition of a humidistat, how a humidistat helps to control moisture and how it differs from a hygrometer.

Handheld Carpet Spot Cleaner Buying Tips
Handheld carpet spot cleaner buying tips. What to look for when buying a spot carpet cleaner.

MIU COLOR Durable Foldable Outdoor Picnic Mat Review
Enjoying a staycation this year? You'll want to take this MIU COLOR mat along on your beach or woodsy picnic or outing.

Best Gifts Ideas for around $20 or less
Find some very useful kitchen gadgets and gift ideas in the $20 range. They won't believe how little you paid for these quality gifts.

Best Gifts Ideas for around $20 or less
Find some very useful kitchen gadgets and gift ideas in the $20 range. They won't believe how little you paid for these quality gifts.

Best Gifts Ideas for around $20 or less
Find some very useful kitchen gadgets and gift ideas in the $20 range. They won't believe how little you paid for these quality gifts.

Oster Fresh+Blend'N Go Ball Mason Jar Blender Review
The Oster Ball Mason Blender: easy personal blending for a refreshing smoothie. And it only has a four inch footprint.

Dyson Cinetic Big Ball Upright Vacuum for all floors
Say hello to Dyson's Cinetic Big Ball Animal + Allergy Upright Vacuum. A brute that's ready (and willing) to clean your home.

Ductless Mini-Split Air Conditioners, Cooling and Heating
Ductless mini-split cooling and heating systems are a good alternative because of the less intrusive installation and energy savings compared to central air.

Fondue and Melting Pot Reviews
Electric fondue and melting pot reviews

Tips for increasing furnace efficiency: Start with the filter
Washing or changing filters on your heating furnace can greatly improve its efficiency. It can also have health benefits too. Keeping your furnace working properly and efficiently requires basic care.

Progressive Prep Expandable Bread Keeper Review
The Progressive Expandable Bread Keeper has all the features I want to store my homemade loaves in. They've also introduced a new model that's ideal for smaller bread machines loaves.

Elmira Traditional-Look Wood-Burning Cookstoves
A look at Elmira's vintage-styled Fireview wood-burning cookstoves, plus an alternative if you like the look, but not the work of heating with wood.

Babycakes Donut Maker Review
Home review of Babycakes Donut Nonstick Maker Model DN-6 for making 6 mini cake donuts. This is handy treat maker that's easy to use and store.

Maytag Bravos MVWB835DW Top Load Washing Machine
The Maytag Bravos MVWB835DW Washer offers high-efficiency features in a traditional top-load design, but also a few must-haves for today's laundry.

Best Hostess or Thank You Gift Ideas
Give a delightful thank you gift to your host, hostess or friend. You'll find handy and practical as well as fun to use kitchen items that make the perfect thank you gift.

Best Hostess or Thank You Gift Ideas
Give a delightful thank you gift to your host, hostess or friend. You'll find handy and practical as well as fun to use kitchen items that make the perfect thank you gift.

Unique Wedding Gifts - Best Choices for Cool Wedding Gifts
These unique shower or wedding gift ideas will help you find the perfect one for the happy couple. Avoid buying a duplicate wedding gift by choosing something truly unique, yet practical.

Unique Wedding Gifts - Best Choices for Cool Wedding Gifts
These unique shower or wedding gift ideas will help you find the perfect one for the happy couple. Avoid buying a duplicate wedding gift by choosing something truly unique, yet practical.

Unique Wedding Gifts - Best Choices for Cool Wedding Gifts
These unique shower or wedding gift ideas will help you find the perfect one for the happy couple. Avoid buying a duplicate wedding gift by choosing something truly unique, yet practical.

Unique Wedding Gifts - Best Choices for Cool Wedding Gifts
These unique shower or wedding gift ideas will help you find the perfect one for the happy couple. Avoid buying a duplicate wedding gift by choosing something truly unique, yet practical.

Kettle Reviews - Electric Kettle Reviews
Electric kettle reviews, consumer kettle reviews

DeLonghi Icona Red 2-Slice Toaster Review
A full-featured two-slice toaster with a charming vintage styling. That's the DeLonghi Icona 2-slice toaster in red.

DeLonghi Icona Red Cordless 1.8 Qt Electric Kettle Review
DeLonghi offers a pretty stylish kettle in its Icona appliance collection. This is one kettle you'll be thrilled to gift someone (or keep it yourself)

Valentines Day Gifts and Tips
Ideas, gifts and tips to make this Valentine's Day the best. Gift ideas and more resources for your sweetheart's special day.

Gift ideas and resources for Valentine's Day.
Gift ideas and resources for Valentine's Day.

Cake Decorating, Bakeware, Tools, Supplies & Resources
Everything you need to decorate Holiday, birthday or special occasion cakes, cupcakes, cookies and more. Cake decorating kits and supplies that can help you present your confections like a pro.

Cake Decorating, Bakeware, Tools, Supplies & Resources
Everything you need to decorate Holiday, birthday or special occasion cakes, cupcakes, cookies and more. Cake decorating kits and supplies that can help you present your confections like a pro.

Gifts for those with discerning tastes
Stressing out over what to get for them? If money is no object, you'll find great gift ideas for those who want nothing but the best.

Gifts for those with discerning tastes
Stressing out over what to get for them? If money is no object, you'll find great gift ideas for those who want nothing but the best.

Reliable Senza 200DS Dual Steam Generator Ironing System Review
Meet the Senza 200DS. It's a standard iron. No, it's a steam generator iron. Actually, it's both in one making it a truly flexible ironing system.

Instant Pot IP-DUO 7-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker Review
Instant Pot IP-DUO 7-in-1 Electric Cooker is a pressure cooker, but it also has other functions and can easily become your go-to all purpose cooking pot. And did I mention that it also has a Yogurt setting? Explore the possibility of cutting appliance clutter by learning more about this multifunction electric cooker.

Which Type of Blender Jar Is Better?
Learn which blender jar or jug is better, glass or plastic. There are differences between glass or polycarbonate jars that might influence your blender purchase.

Telescopic window washers - the convenience of extendable squeegees
A telescopic window washer is one tool to help you clean your exterior windows with ease safely. Add clarity to your windows by cleaning them regularly with an easy-to-use tool.

Fruit Bowls - Keeping the Fruit Fresh & Handy
Keep the fruit bowl filled with fresh fruit for those after school or evening snacks. Tips on how to keep your fruit bowl fresh and inviting.

Electric Hand Mixer - Definition and use
Learn what a hand mixer is and why it has become a kitchen essential.

Composting with the Food Cycler Home (home test of indoor composter)
The Food Cycler Home can drastically shorten the composting process and it can be done totally indoors, mess free and completely odorless. A unique indoor short-cycle composter that produces a ready-to-use compost from food scraps.

Clinker - Definition of a wood ash clinker
A clinker may sound harmless, but when present in wood ash, it can pose a serious fire risk. Learn what a clinker is and how to safeguard your home.

Oster French Door Countertop Oven with convection TSSTTVFDXL Review
Oster's new French Door Countertop Oven adds access convenience to an energy-saving convection cooking and baking platform.

Debbie Meyer Green Boxes, Green Bags and More Review
Let's get proactive this year with proper storage and reduce food waste. There's lots of plastic food containers and bags on the market, but the Debbie Meyer GreenBoxes and GreenBags are made to extend freshness. And some of her other products can save clean-up time.

Stemware and China Storage Containers
Find practical storage solutions for your fine china, stemware and holiday collection. Store bone china and stemware in specially-designed storage cases to protect your cherished dishes. These are also great for festive dinnerware and drinkware.

Stemware and China Storage Containers
Find practical storage solutions for your fine china, stemware and holiday collection. Store bone china and stemware in specially-designed storage cases to protect your cherished dishes. These are also great for festive dinnerware and drinkware.

Ice Maker - Definition and Use of a Portable Ice Machine
Is a small ice maker the right choice for your kitchen? Learn more about this small appliance and whether it would suit your lifestyle.

Fondue Set Safety Tips
How to host a safe fondue dinner. Learn important fondue tips and essential safety tips.

Crock-pot Hook Up Connectable Entertaining System Review
Hosting a buffet is such fun and having the right equipment is a must for efficient cooking and serving. Learn more about the Crock-Pot Hook Up Connectable System with customizable options.

How to Make a Unique Gift Basket at Home
How to make a unique gift basket customized for that special person. It's very easy to assemble one, I can show you how. Learn how to make a gift basket.

Candle Safety Tips and Safe Candle Holders
Candles can add a wonderful warmth to your table or setting, so it's no wonder these functional yet decorative items are so popular. But to be safe, follow these important safety tips when using candles.

Silicone Spatulas and Kitchen Tools - practical and heat rated
Silicone baking and cooking tools can take the heat in the kitchen, last longer and are easy to use. Who wouldn't love them. Silicone bakeware on the other hand is a love it or hate it thing.

Chef's Choice Model 120 EdgeSelect Professional Knife Sharpener Review
Home test of the Chef's Choice Model 120 EdgeSelect Professional Knife Sharpener. Learn more about this professional electric knife sharpener and how it can be a timesaver.

Dyson DC39 Multi Floor Canister Vacuum Review
Review of Dyson DC39 Multi Floor Canister Vacuum with ball technology. The popular ball design makes this vacuum breeze around the room. Learn more about the features of the DC39 canister vacuum.

Find the Best Budget Coffee Makers
Coffee makers that won't break the bank. Find the best budget-friendly coffee makers on this list. You might just want to try out a different way to brew a cup.

Chef's Choice Cordless Electric Kettle 681 Review
Review of Chef's Choice Cordless Electric Kettle Model 681 with stainless a steel exterior and interior. Learn more about this quality electric cordless kettle.

Coleman Camping Stove Drip Coffeemaker Review
Learn more about the Coleman drip coffee maker and how you can enjoy that next camping trip and still get your java. Coleman is the most popular campstove coffeemaker.

Review of Oneida Michelangelo 18/10 Flatware
Review of Oneida Michelangelo 18/10 quality stainless flatware. If you want to set an elegant dinner table, this quality flatware will transport you to another era - it's that beautiful.

Why Stainless Flatware Often Sustains Pitting, Staining
Why stainless flatware often sustains pitting, staining. A look at what causes 18/10 stainless flatware to retain its good looks, while 18/0 looks terrible.

Casabella Silicone Muffin Cups Set of 6 Review
One of my baking peeves is trying to cleanly remove muffins or cupcakes from bakeware. Sometimes, paper liners work well. Often, it's impossible to remove the paper without destroying half the muffin. Silicone baking cups worked very well during my home test and baking came out easily. I could certainly bond with this type of silicone bakeware. Learn more about these Casabella baking cups.

6 Specialty Cake Pans Worth Trying Out
A specialty baking pan may sound difficult, but these six pans are super easy to use. And the awesome presentation will have been worth it. Learn about some specialty baking pans that you really must try

Nordic Ware Bundt Shaped Pans are Big on Presentation
Celebrate a special event or just being able to dine with family and friends by serving a cake, jellied salad or dessert, baked or shaped in a Nordic Ware Bundt Pan

UV Light - Ultraviolet Light Technology
What ultraviolet (UV) technology is and why it's important in water filtration systems. Learn more about UV ultraviolet lights used in water filtration.

Find the Best Portable Infrared Heaters
Learn about infrared heaters and how to find the best one. Why infrared heaters are a good zone heating option, including standard features and buying tips

Find the Best Portable Infrared Heaters
Learn about infrared heaters and how to find the best one. Why infrared heaters are a good zone heating option, including standard features and buying tips

Keurig 2.0 K200 K-Cup Single Serve Brewer Review
Keurig's newest 2.0 K200 K-Cup brewer is compact but brews like the big boys. Compact single serve for your favorite Keurig K-Cup beverages.

Keurig Stainless Steel Insulated Carafe for the Keurig 2.0
If you own or are shopping for a Keurig 2.0 brewer, there's an optional accessory that you might really like if you want more hot beverage serving time, than what the included plastic carafe offers.

Keurig 2.0 My K-Cup Reusable Filter for 2.0 Brewers Review
Keurig now makes a 2.0 My K-Cup reusable filter for their 2.0 brewers. Learn more about this Keurig accessory for 2.0 brewers and enjoy more coffee choices.

Iris 7-Drawer Medium Rolling Cart MC-343-TOP Review
Wheeled storage carts are extremely versatile and a great way to organize your stuff. Learn more about the Iris medium cart with seven drawers

Dyson V6 Mattress Cordless Handheld Vacuum Review
It's time to vacuum your mattress. Really! It's a nasty job, but we must. Learn about the Dyson V6 Mattress tool and how it's designed to do the job. When it comes to cleaning the mattress, you want to evict, not simply relocate.

Taotronics Elune LED Multi-function Desk Lamp Review
Taotronics combines modern styling with energy-saving LED lighting in this desk lamp. There's also another handy feature you'll love.

Krups FDE312 Universal Grill and Panini Maker Review
A look at the Krups Panini Maker and its special features for making grilled sandwiches. My research-based review and what consumers think about this grill.

Viking 14" Ceramic Non-Stick Baking Tray Review
This Viking ceramic coated sheet has all the makings of quality bakeware, so I was anxious to test it with my favorite cookies. Learn more about this PFOA and PTFE chemical-free and easy to clean baking sheet.

T-fal 10-in-1 Rice & Multi-Cooker Review
It's a rice cooker. No, it's a slow cooker. Actually, the new T-fal cooker has 10 functions to explore.

Use Ice Cream Bowls and Scoops to Serve Frozen Treats
Keep dessert simple and easy by serving an ice cream treat or make-your-own sundae. Skip the heavy desserts after a big meal and go for ice cream, to keep it light and fun.

Soda Stream Genesis Soda Maker Review
Soda makers are growing in popularity mainly because they're big on convenience. But they also allow you to control beverage additives, especially if you have a creative side.

Using a Foil Roaster for Roasting a Turkey
Should a foil roaster be used for cooking a turkey? A foil roasting pan can be a good budget choice, but how you use it can save a mess. For best results using a foil pan for your turkey, read my tips.

Get More Use Out of Your Kitchen Appliances and Try This
Dust off that kitchen appliance and learn to cook something new with it. Most cooking or food prep appliances are versatile - you just need a little inspiration. Because it can also do this...

Yonanas Elite Red Dessert Maker Review
Whether you'd like to eat a fruity soft serve occasionally or need a dairy alternative, the Yonanas Elite is a fun and terrific way to make a (dairy-free) frozen dessert everyone can enjoy.

New to me - How to get the best value on a used appliance
There are tremendous bargains to be had in the way of recycled appliances and home goods, but knowing what to look for is a must, if you want to get the best value for your money.

10 Reasons to Read Your Product Manuals
A product manual is an important item that can help you to do more with the appliance, operate it in a safe manner and help you maintain it, so it can reach its estimated useful life. Before you discard, read the ten reasons why you should keep that manual handy for quick reference.

FoodSaver GameSaver Silver G500 Food Sealing System Review
The ideal tool for the sportsman is the FoodSaver GameSaver Silver Premium kit. The sealer is portable and operates on choice of two modes of power.This is a convenient vacuum packaging system either for home or to take out in the field.

Best Buffet Servingware - Buffet Serving Dishes and Chafers
Hosting a family reunion, wedding, social event or buffet dinner? Here are the best buffet serving dishes and chafing dishes, as well as kitchenware to keep foods hot or cold on a buffet table. Using the right servers for the job can help to make it a memorable event.

Best Buffet Servingware - Buffet Serving Dishes and Chafers
Hosting a family reunion, wedding, social event or buffet dinner? Here are the best buffet serving dishes and chafing dishes, as well as kitchenware to keep foods hot or cold on a buffet table. Using the right servers for the job can help to make it a memorable event.

What NOT to do With Your Kitchen Knives
How long your kitchen knives last can depend on you. Handling and care can go a long way to protecting your knife investment, whether great or small. Learn some tips for extending the life (and look) of your kitchen knives.

TaoTronics Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier Review
A compact ultrasonic humidifier with very good features, plus it's a very popular model. Learn more about this cool mist room humidifier that has a ceramic filter.

10 Must-Have Holiday Decor Storage Accessories
Find practical storage solutions for your Christmas tree and other festive Holiday decor items or dishes.

Find the right gift (plus some easy hosting tips)
Gift ideas and tips to make your special event the very best! Find great Holiday gift ideas plus some practical entertaining tips. Being prepared is the best way to host a stress-free dinner and you'll find some good tips here.

House Essentials That Matter - What Guests Will Notice
It's the little things that really count. Find out which essentials guests are most likely to notice or really miss if yours are not up to par.

Coffee Filters: Does The Shape Affect The Flavor?
Which type of coffee filters is better - cone-shaped or basket style? Learn how the shape of the coffee filter can improve brewing flavor.

What's the Difference Between a Food Saver & Food Sealer?
Not all food storage makes the grade when it comes to removing all the air from the bag or container. Learn the difference between a food saver and a vacuum food sealer.

Encapsulated - Why is this a good cookware feature?
The definition of encapsulated and what it means in relation to cookware. Is an encapsulated base worth having?

Support Breast Cancer Research with Pink Ribbon Items
Breast cancer Pink Ribbon products and appliances support the ongoing research to find a cure for cancer.

Hamilton Beach Party Crock Review
A Party Crock is a great way to serve warm dips, heat cocktail meat balls or slow cook and serve. The 1.5 quart size is very versatile and you'll love the choice of base.

Sunbeam Slumber Rest LoftTec Heated Throw Review
The Sunbeam Slumber Rest LoftTec Heated Throw is super cozy, but turn it on and your personal space is now toasty.

Ironing Board -Definition and Use
An ironing board for some is a fabric care essential. Others prefer an ironing pad. It doesn't really matter which you chose, as long as you have a stable surface. And these quilted surfaces work much better than trying to iron on a towel on the floor (yes some really do that).

Central Vacuum - Is a good choice for my home?
Understanding what a central vacuum system is and whether it's a good choice for your home.

Holiday Readiness Plan - how to make it memorable
It doesn't have to be stressful getting ready for any holiday meal with my easy Holiday Readiness Plan. Keep organized with a good plan, be ready on time and host a memorable event.

Holiday Planning - Holiday Readiness Plan - Page 2
Remove the stress of getting ready for Christmas with a holiday checklist. Keep organized, get things ready and have holiday fun. Page 2 of Holiday Checklist - a Christmas Countdown Checklist.

Stadler Form Oskar Little Cool Mist Humidifier Review
Stadler Form introduces a stylish compact humidifier in the the Oskar Little. Learn more about my home test of this evaporative cool mist humidifier.

Nutri Ninja With Auto-iQ and Smooth Boost Compact Blender System Review
Ninja - just the word could strike fear in some hearts, but in terms of kitchen appliances, it means you have a pro helping with your blending and processing needs. Learn more about the Nutri Ninja iQ with Smooth Boost (and more).

Water Dispenser - definition and common uses
What a water dispenser is and common uses; definition of a water dispenser and relation to a water cooler

Cleaning the Dryer Lint Filter Can Save You Money
How cleaning your dryer lint filter can save you money, time and also prevent a hazardous situation

Stainless Steel Mixing and Serving Bowls
Stainless steel bowls offer lightweight handling and durability for mixing, blending, stirring and other food prep tasks. Read about the pros and cons of stainless kitchen bowls.

Hamilton Beach FlexBrew Programmable Single Serve Coffeemaker Review
The charm of the new Hamilton Beach 49996 FlexBrew is its flexibility giving you more coffee brewing choices.

Trash Compactor - What you need to know before buying one
Buying a trash compactor is a great way of reducing your overall landfill contributions, but there are things you should know about these appliances. Find some helpful buying tips if you're shopping for a trash compactor.

Vacuum Electric Powerhead, Power Nozzle or Beater Bar Basics
Canister vacuum powerheads or beater bar basics including benefits and maintenance tips.

Warm Mist Humidifier Essential tips
Helping you sort out the differences between a warm mist and cool mist humidifier. Understanding what a warm mist humidifier is.

Tips to Find the Best Pizza Cutter
Buying a pizza cutter that works well can be a tad daunting. These tips will help you find a good pizza wheel that will slice without shredding or smearing ingredients.

Scrubbing Bubbles Toilet Cleaning Gel Review
Scrubbing Bubbles Toilet Gel is formulated to keep the toilet clean between regular cleanings and it works well.

Scrubbing Bubbles Bathroom Cleaners
Scrubbing Bubbles continues to deliver cleaning power for the bathroom. Find out what's new for cleaning the shower, bathtub and toilet.

Margaritaville Frozen Concoction Maker
The Margaritaville Frozen Concoction Maker is the ultimate party appliance, with lots of power to blend ice and keep the frozen drinks coming.

Euro-Pro Ninja Master Prep Food Processor Review
The Euro-Pro Ninja Master Prep blender and chopper continues to garner terrific reviews. Why is it so popular? It can blend ice, it's compact and the price is right.

Electric Rice Cookers - what it is and benefits of using one
Definition and use of an electric rice cooker. Why rice cookers have become such popular appliances.

Before You Buy Anti-Fatigue Mats - Buying Tips
Anti-fatigue mats make it easier to stand for hours at your kitchen counter or anywhere in your home, but there are some things you should consider before you buy.

Whirlpool Duet GHW9150PW Washer Review
Review and information on Whirlpool Duet GHW9150PW frontloading washer.

Sky Mat Commercial Grade Anti-Fatigue Mat Review
I suffer from severe foot pain on a regular basis and using an anti-fatigue mat at my kitchen workspace is a must. Learn why an anti-fatigue mat has become a kitchen essential for many and how the Sky Mat fared in my home test.

Why Are Foods Prone to Quicker Freezer Burn in a Refrigerator Freezer?
Foods stored in a refrigerator freezer will suffer freezer burn much more rapidly then if stored in a chest freezer. But you can take measures to reduce the occurrence and prevent food loss.

Samsung French Door Refrigerator with a flex drawer and food showcase
A look at Samsung's French door refrigerator with FlexZone drawer and a food Showcase. There's lots of essential refrigeration features too.

5 Reasons to Use a Vacuum Food Sealer
An electric food sealer is more effective at removing air and protecting food from freezer burn and decay, than trying to do it manually. Find out why it's a good idea to use an electric sealing system to retain food quality.

Smart Meter - What it is and why you should care
Understanding smart electricity meters, what they are and what it is supposed to do. There are reasons why you should care if you have a smart grid meter.

FoodSaver 4800 Series 2-in-1 Vacuum Sealing System
The new FoodSaver 2-in-1 4800 Series Food Sealing System gives you a choice so you can do more than previous models. The ability to seal handheld bags or machine vacuum heat-seal makes this unit very practical for extending the life of your food supply.

Contact Grill - Definition and Use
Contact grill - what is it and find out if would you want one. Understanding the benefits and versatile nature of a contact grill.

Cool comfort - Ways to beat the heat during those hot days
Learn about practical and affordable ways to beat the heat. Your options for making your space more comfortable during the hot season.

Zuzu Parade Child's Stuffed Horse Stool With Storage Review
It's a stool. A toy. A decor item. And it's also storage. You decide what you want to call it, but the Zuzu stuffed Horse stool is all of those. They'll love it.

Can you wash ball caps in a dishwasher?
Can I wash ball caps in a dishwasher? You can, but this little ball cap frame helps. There are also other washing methods you might prefer.

Thanksgiving Day and Turkey Tools
Thanksgiving Day is a time to build memories with family and friends. These helpful tips can help you be ready for this Holiday if you are hosting the dinner.

aerelight A1 OLED Desk Lamp With Charging Base Review
An energy efficient OLED lighting panel is this desk lamp's best feature, but it also has a very practical side that our lifestyles demand.

New Appliance? Why you should take a moment to register it
Learn why should register your new appliance immediately after purchase. It only takes a couple of minutes and most can be completed online.You will be so glad you did.

What is a knife bevel and why does it matter?
What is a knife bevel and how does it form part of the knife? Is it an integral part and why should I care?

Cast Iron Roasters & Dutch Oven Cookware
Cooking outdoors with cast iron cookware has made a comeback. And today's cast iron is so much easier to care for.

Kenmore Pro French Door Refrigerator 23.7 Cu. Ft.
A look at the Kenmore Pro French Door Refrigerator with professional styling and enhanced cooling features for today's busy home gourmet.

Pasta Steamer or Pot - Definition and Use
You can certainly cook pasta in any large pot then use a colander to strain it, but a pasta strainer or cookware straining set can make it more convenient. It could also save a little time on some cleanup.

Kikkerland Puffer Fish Dryer Buddies Review
Puffer Fish in the dryer load? They do help reduce dryer static and more. If you can see past their cuteness, you'll find these dryer accessories do have a serious job to do.

Behmor Brazen Plus 8-Cup Brew System Review
The Brazen Plus coffee maker is all about planning to deliver a great cup of coffee. You wanted more brewing options? You have them in this coffee machine. From custom settings to allowing coffee optimum time to bloom, you'll definitely enjoy the end result.

Stainless Steel Thermal Carafe Coffeemakers
Best coffeemakers with thermal carafes. Keep your brewed coffee warm, without loss of flavor.

Differences in Stainless Steel Flatware and Cutlery
Confused about stainless steel cutlery? Understanding the differences in stainless steel flatware is important if you're looking for quality knives and forks. Learn how to spot high quality flatware.

Best fish and seafood tools
Top tools to make your seafood meals more enjoyable. Easily clean, cook, serve and eat fish and seafood with these convenient tools.

Best fish and seafood tools
Top tools to make your seafood meals more enjoyable. Easily clean, cook, serve and eat fish and seafood with these convenient tools.

Which Way Should the Ceiling Fan Rotate?
Which way should the ceiling fan rotate during summer to help make a room more comfortable or during winter to circulate the warm air? Ceiling fan rotation tips for seasonal use. How to know which way your ceiling fan should turn. Learn the right ceiling fan direction.

Koolatron Fun Kool P25 12-volt Cooler Review
Koolatron P25 12-volt Thermoelectric Cooler Review

Chocolatiere Electric Chocolate Melting Pot Review
The Chocolatiere Electric Chocolate Melting Pot takes the guesswork out of melting chocolate. Also a great kitchen appliance for melting cheese for small fondues..

LG Graphite Steam Washer WM8000HVA, Steam Dryer DLEX8000V
LG has redesigned their steam front load washer with enhanced fabric care cycles. Paired with a steam dryer, this steam laundry team is ready to work for you.

How to save energy with a cellular shade; Allen & Roth shade review
Want year-round energy savings? A cellular window shade can offer very good energy savings, plus keep your room more comfortable during a cold winter or hot summer. Add a convenient cordless design like this Allen & Roth shade and you won't be looking back.

Whirlpool 0.5 cu ft Countertop Microwave WMC20005YD
Whirlpool's Corner-Designed Countertop Microwave may be the best solution to add a handy microwave oven to your kitchen.

4 Reasons Your Teen Needs a Clothes Iron
Learn why it's a good strategy to get your teenager a clothes iron and why they should do their own ironing.

Reliable Steamboy 200CU Steam Mop Review
There's a few must-haves when it comes to steam mops and the amount of steam is certainly number one. But a design that's tight-corner-friendly also helps get the job done. Find out how the Steamboy 200CU worked out to get my hard floors clean.

Freezer - Home Appliance Buying Tips
Buying tips and considerations when shopping for a freezer. Look for the special features you want but expect prices to adjust accordingly. Understanding about the different freezer options.

Noma Wall-Mounted Convection Heater Review
Noma Wall-Mounted 1500 Watt Convection Heater Review; saving energy with a convection heater

Dyson Hot + Cool Fan Heater Review
Review of Dyson Hot Fan Heater AM04

Cable Management - De-Clutter & Organize Wires and Cords With Cable Management Systems
Manage and organize your device cables and electric cords to make it easier to clean your home.

Ninja Pulse Kitchen System Model BL204 Review
Ninja Pulse Kitchen System Review; review of the model BL204 Ninja Pulse Kitchen System

The Food Cycler Home - Residential Indoor Composter
A look at the new Food Cycler: Home - a compact indoor composter with a short cycle

Easy Gift Basket Themes, Tips and Ideas
Ideas and themes for great gift baskets - and they're so easy to make. Gift baskets you can make for that someone on your gift list.

Twist & Shout Mop Review
Twist & Shout Mop Review; Twist & Shout is a self-wringing mop and pail system that makes cleaning floors quick and easy

Keurig B70 Platinum Edition Brewer Review
Keurig B70 Brewer review, Keurig single serve review; review of Keurig's b70 Platinum Edition single serve brewer

LG Combination Microwave & Toaster (LTM9000, LTRM1240)
A look at LG's Combination Microwave and toaster units available in two power levels, models LTM9000 and LTRM1240; microwave and toaster combination appliance.

What’s a Bridge Element on a Smoothtop Cooktop or Stove?
What's a Bridge Element on an Electric Smoothtop Cooktop or Stove? Bridge elements can be very handy to maximize your cooking surface. Learn common uses for this convenient ceramic cooktop feature.

Dyson Hot + Cool Fan AM05 Fan Heater Review
Dyson Hot + Cool Fan AM05 Fan Heater Review; review of Dyson's Hot + Cool Fan Heater with Air Multiplier technology

Side by Side Refrigerator - the Pros and Cons of this Fridge Design
Shopping for a refrigerator? A side-by-side model might be a good choice for your kitchen. As with any fridge style, there's a few things to consider before making your purchase decision. Learn the pros and cons of this style of refrigerator.

Food Saver V2860 Vacuum Packaging System Review
Review of FoodSaver V2860 Home Vacuum Food Sealer

Chef's Choice Premium Electric Food Slicer Review
A review of Chef's Choice Premium Electric Food Slicer Model 615 with a multipurpose serrated blade that offers a lot of value at an economical price.

Cookware Straining Lids - Cookware Lids With Strainers
Cookware with with built-in straining lids maximize convenience.

Garrison Window 5250 BTU Air Conditioner Review
Garrison Window 5250 BTU Air Conditioner Review; review of Garrison Window Air Condition for 150 sq. ft.; window air conditioner review

Cast-Iron Cookware and How to Use It
A look at the renewed popularity of cast iron cookware and what to do with it. Curing cast-iron frying pans and why people like it.

Before You Buy a Stand Mixer - Housewares FAQ
Tips on buying a stand mixer, before you buy a stand mixer, how to buy a stand mixer, how to choose a stand mixer, stand mixer buying tips

Soniclean VT Plus Upright Vacuum Review
SonicleanVT Plus Upright Vacuum Review; Soniclean lightweight bagged upright that uses quality HEPA filtration bags

Compact Laundry Appliances - Compact Laundry Appliances and Downsizing Options - Page 2
Compact laundry units are gaining popularity and sporting some great features. When space is limited, consider compact or stackable laundry appliances, a portable washer or a stack laundry center or all-in-one washer dryer; options for space-saving laundry appliances. Page 3.

Is an Activated Carbon Filter Adequate to Clean Water
How effective is an activated carbon filter? Is an activated carbon filter enough for drinking water? Carbon water filters - effective and inadequate?

Energy-Saving Water Heating Tips & Options
Energy-saving water heating options. How to heat water more efficiently including water heater tips and how to conserve energy with your water heater. Heating water? You've got choices.

Compact Laundry Appliances & Downsizing Options
Compact laundry units are gaining popularity and sporting some great features. When space is limited, consider compact or stackable laundry appliances, a portable washer or a stack laundry center or all-in-one washer dryer; options for space-saving laundry appliances

Compact Laundry Appliances - Compact Laundry Appliances and Downsizing Options - Page 2
Compact laundry units are gaining popularity and sporting some great features. When space is limited, consider compact or stackable laundry appliances, a portable washer or a stack laundry center or all-in-one washer dryer; options for space-saving laundry appliances. Page 2.

Hand-Operated Non-Electric Food Choppers
Small manually operated food choppers are handy tools in the kitchen for small chopping needs.

Coffeemaker Carafe Replacements
A resource for replacement carafes for coffeemakers such as Black & Decker, Braun, Krups, Cuisinart, Mr. Coffee, Melitta, Capresso, Salton, Bunn and many other brands.

Paper or Permanent Coffee Filters: Which Is Better?
Which type of filter is better - paper or permanent filters? Coffeemaker filters and the benefits of both. Which type of coffee filter do you prefer?

Antique Oil Lamps - Still Enjoyed Today
Antique oil lamps are still very much enjoyed today and can quickly become a home essential during a power blackout. But, there's a couple of things to watch for if you're saving one from the landfill, using Granny's lamp or buying one at a yard sale.

Carbon Monoxide Detector - When to Have One in Your Home
When should you have an active carbon monoxide detector in your home? This list of carbon monoxide risk appliances will confirm when you should install a detector.

Wood-Burning Heat Stove Buying Tips
Wood-burning heat stove buying tips and what you need to know when shopping for one. Heating with wood is a good and sometimes cheaper form of alternative heating, but you should consider these things before starting to shop for a wood-burning stove.

Space Heaters Regain Popularity
Why space heaters are regaining popularity and how a zone heater can help you save energy. Tips for keeping your space comfy on cooler days.

How to Clean Furniture With Bissell Upholstery Cleaner
How to Clean Furniture With Bissell Upholstery Cleaner; spot cleaning furniture with Bissell Upholstery Shampoo; using a spot upholstery cleaner

Zero™ by Woolite™ Fabric Wash
ZeroŽ by Woolite is great for washing your woolens and favorite clothing

Buying Guide for Kitchen Blenders
Before you buy a kitchen blender, blender buying tips, how to shop for a blender. Blender buying tips and how to shop for a blender; kitchen blender buying tips

What to do With a Food Processor
What to do With a Food Processor; common uses for food processors; food processors and what to use them for

Food Choppers and Common Uses
Common uses of manual or electric food choppers; what you can do with a food chopper

Recycling Made Easy & How to Get Started
The basics of getting started with household recycling of tins, glass, newspapers, plastics and composting, and what types of containers to use.

Off PowerPad Mosquito Lamp and Lantern - Review
Review of the Off PowerPad Mosquito Lamp & Lantern

ThermaCELL Mosquito Area Repellent Lantern Reviews
ThermaCELL Mosquito Area Repellent Lantern Reviews; review of ThermaCELL Mosquito Lanterns

Dishwasher Loading Tips
Dishwasher loading tips to ensure a good clean wash and protect your dishes from needless chips and cracks. Stop breaking dishes in the dishwasher.

HEPA Filtration System (Definition)
The definition of HEPA filtration and common uses today to remove airborne particles from the air we breathe.

Carpet Washers and Carpet Steam Cleaners: Definition
What a carpet cleaner or washer is and common uses; definition of a carpet steam cleaner

Review of Whirlpool Duet Sport™ High Efficiency Electric Dryer YWED8500S
Review of the Whirlpool Duet Sport High Efficiency Electric Dryer Model YWED8500S.

High-Efficiency (HE) Front-Load Washer Care
Tips on caring for your front-load high efficiency washer and preventing mold issues from developing. How to prevent mold in front-loading washers and top-load high efficiency washersWasher Fan - the permanent solution to washer odor and mold.

GE High-Efficiency Top-Load Washer Reviews
GE High-Efficiency Top Load Washer; GE's new HE Top Load Washer GTWS8650DWS, GTWS8655DMC

Portable Washers - Appliance Shopping Tips
Portable washer buying tips; what you need to know. A portable compact washer may be your solution to doing laundry when you cannot permanently install a washing machine or you lack the space for a larger model.

What Does a Steam Feature on a Washer Do?
About steam washers and what the steam feature does. A look at the benefits of a steam feature in a high efficiency washer and whether it's worth having

EdgeStar 70 Pint Energy Star Portable Dehumidifier Model:DEP701EW
A look at the popular EdgeStar 70 Pint Energy Star Portable Dehumidifier Model:DEP701EW and its features to remove excess humidity from your home.

Portable Dehumidifies - Types and Buying Tips
A dehumidifier is essential to remove excess humidity from your home. But learn the facts and how to buy a dehumidifier that meets your needs.

Dryer - Before You Buy a Dryer - Dryer Buying Tips
Buying advice including must-have and convenience features and what you need to know if you're shopping for a dryer.

Garbage or Food Waste Disposal - Buying Tips
How to buy a garbage or food waste disposal unit; garbage disposal buying tips.

What Is a Whole House Flow-Through ByPass Humidifier
What's a whole house humidifier, what is a flow-through bypass humidifier, duct-connected humidifier; whole house duct humidifier; furnace humidifier

What's the Difference Between a Vacuum and Carpet Steamer
Can a carpet cleaner be used to vacuum carpets? And do you know the difference between a carpet steamer or cleaner and a vacuum? These two cleaning appliances are very different - learn why.

Bona X MicroPlus Hardwood Floor Care System Review
Review of the Bona X Swedish Formula Hardwood Floor Care System that includes a microfiber mop, handle and floor cleaner.

Where Can I Find a Bissell ProHeat Manual?
Bissell ProHeat Manual; Where to Find a Bissell Proheat Manual; best source for Bissell ProHeat Steam Cleaner Manuals, parts, accessories

Review of Hoover Steam Vac Spin Scrub Steam Carpet Cleaner
The Hoover Steam Vac Spin Scrub Carpet Cleaner outperforms other steam cleaners. Review of Hoover Steam Vac Spin Scrub Carpet Cleaner; Hoover Steam Carpet Cleaner review

Shark Steam Pocket Mop S3501 Review
Review of Shark Steam Pocket Mop S3501 with 2-sided cleaning. Shark Steam Pocket Mop review, Shark mop review, Shark steam mop review

How to Buy a Used Vacuum & Get the Best Value
Need a vacuum? A used vacuum cleaner may better fit your budget, but follow my tips to get the best value. How to buy a good used vacuum and be happy with your purchase.

Steamboy T2 Sweeper and Steam Mop Review
Steamboy T2 Sweeper and Steam Mop Review; Reliable Steamboy T2 Sweeper and Steam mop review

Tips on How to Buy a Clothes Iron, Steamer or Press
What you need to know if you're buying an iron, garment press or steamer for your clothes.

Steam Carpet Cleaner Buying Guidance
Steam Carpet Cleaner Buying Tips, how to buy a carpet cleaner, buying a carpet cleaner, carpet cleaning machine, how to buy a carpet cleaner; carpet steam cleaner buying tips; carpet spot cleaner buying tips

How to Buy a Vacuum for a Home With Pets
Tips on buying a pet vacuum. How to buy a vacuum if you have animals.An Animal vacuum has additional features to help keep your home clean. Vacuum buying tips, vacuum - getting a vacuum for a home with pets

Whirlpool 18 Cubic Ft Top Freezer Refrigerator ET8FTEXMQ
A review of Whirlpool's ET8FTEXMQ Top Freezer Refrigerator.

Are Refrigerator Ice & Water Dispensers Worth the Cost?
Is the convenience of having an ice and water dispenser through the door of your refrigerator really worth the cost? Consider the cost of the features before making a refrigerator buying decision.

What is a Cutlery Knife Bolster? (Definition)
The definition of a bolster in relation to a cutlery knife. The purpose of a knife bolster.

Refrigerators - All About Refrigerators and Buying a Refrigerator
All about refrigerators including buying tips,frequently asked questions, consumer resources, conservation, refrigerator care and resources, installation tips. Whatt features to look for and what to consider.

What Type of Cooking Range Should I Buy?
There are several cooking range options to consider when renovating or designing a new kitchen or setting up your first home. These tips will help you decide which range type is best for you.

Self-Cleaning vs. Manual or Easy Clean Oven
Learn more about an electric oven's self-cleaning feature and why it would make (oven) cleaning so much easier. The difference between a manual clean and self-clean oven.

How to Properly Dispose of an Old Air Conditioner
How to dispose of an old air conditioner. What's the best way to get rid of an old air conditioner? How to properly dispose of an old air conditioner. What to do with the old air conditioner when replacing it.

What Not to Do on a Ceramic or Glass Cooktop
Things to avoid if you have a ceramic or glass smooth cooktop. Essential smoothtop electric cooktop care tips you should heed.

Top Rated Portable Dehumidifiers
The best dehumidifiers to get your home's humidity back to acceptable levels. A good portable dehumidifier can help to rid your home of excess humidity. If your humidity needs are large or tiny - there are dehumidifiers just right for the space.

Mr. Clean MagicReach Bathroom Cleaning Tool Review
Most tub and shower units by sheer design can make cleaning challenging. The solution is a longer reach and a flexible head, so you clean every inch of that fixture. The Mr. Clean MagicReach Bathroom Tool has the right features to get those bathroom areas clean. Using the right equipment can certainly help you do a better (and quicker) job.

10 Tips to Save Money and Care for Your Dryer
Feeling wasteful because you're using a dryer? No need to feel bad, it doesn't have to cost you a lot for this drying convenience. Find out how you can extend the life of your dryer, save money and a little energy to boot.

Combination Heating & Cooling Comfort Appliances
Benefits of combination heaters, multifunction heater and fan appliances offer value and function to consumers, multifunction heaters with fans or cooling settings; cooling plus heating appliances

Home steamers, steam appliances and steam cleaners
Learn about steam cleaners and other handy home steam appliances, their functions and common uses. What's available in way of a steam generating appliances or cleaning tools for your home.

5 Must-Have Appliances for the Allergy Sufferer
There are at least five appliances that can help to cut down on allergens and make the allergy sufferer more comfortable indoors. Find out how to improve indoor air quality if you suffer from allergies.

Water 101 - Storing and Conserving Safe Drinking Water
This article looks at solutions for the consumer to improve the taste or quality of their water, as well as to make treated tap water drinkable.

A Look at the Line of Euro-Pro Shark Steamer Appliances
Shark steamer products and company history. About Shark steamer appliances, Shark steamer reviews, Shark floor steamer, Shark steamer, Euro-Pro Shark steamer

How to Find the Best Dishwasher
How to Find the Best Dishwasher; dishwasher buying tips, FAQ's

Circulating Fans - Reviews
A look at Lasko Air Flexor High Velocity, Honeywell Kaz HT70 Compact Table, Dyson Air Multiplier, Vornado 542B Clip-On Room Circulating, etc.

Cooling - Types of Appliances and Fans
A look at the different types of cooling appliances and circulating fans to help keep your home cool and comfortable. Find the right cooling or air circulator for your home and be comfortable through the hot season.

Best Cookware Storage Ideas & Solutions
Where and how best to store pots and pans; cookware storage ideas; products to store cookware

Baking Dishes Types and Bakeware Equipment
Types of baking dishes; bakeware choices, baking dishes; pros and cons of various types of bakeware, silicone bakeware

Canning & Preserving Equipment - Canning, Dehydrating & Food Preservation
Best equipment and supplies for canning, drying and preserving foods at home

Best Jar and Bottle Opener Products (List)
Top kitchen tools to open jars, bottles and medicine containers, best openers

Best Steak Knife Sets and Cutlery
Top picks of quality steak knife sets in a wide range of prices; best steak knife sets to fit your budget

Best Travel Appliances & Housewares
Top travel appliances and must-have products to take on vacation with you.

Large and Small Appliance Reviews and Ratings
Reviews of appliances; appliances reviews and ratings; consumer appliance reviews; user appliance reviews and ratings

Kenmore Pro Appliances - Descriptions
A look at these professional cooking appliances (from refrigerators to dishwaters to cooktops) in various installation styles

Merangue Single Collapsible Storage Bin Review
These storage bins look so cool in my entrance. They offer both function and decor, plus a handy folding design. This bin was perfect to organize gloves, scarves and mitts.

Canning & Food Preserving at Home
Resources and information on canning food, home canning, preserving foods, canning, dehydrating, canning supplies, canning jars and food preserving. What you need to know about home canning and preserving equipment.

Kamenstein Salt & Pepper Grinder Review
This is a very unique and cute salt and pepper grinder that you can operate with one hand. It looks awesome on the table. Learn more about this dual-function grinder and why it's not for everyone.

Dyson V6 Absolute Cordless Vacuum Review
Dyson has revamped their Cordless Vacuum with several models of the Dyson V6 Cordless. Here's my home test of the V6 Absolute, which is specially designed to capture more allergens.

Robot Vacuum - Clear Your Robot Vacuum's Path
Before sending out the robot vacuum, take time to clear its path so it can clean effectively. Learn what things that will trap your robot and keep him from reaching all the places you want clean.

Whynter 14,000 BTU Dual Hose Portable Air Conditioner
A portable air conditioner like the Whynter 143MX, is a great cooling option for renters or those who cannot install a wall or window unit.

GE Profile Advantium® 120 Wall Oven - Speedcook, Microwave, Convection, Warmer
The GE Profile Advantium 120 SKB1001 Wall Ovens have great features, including speedcook, convection, microwave and warming capabilities.

Cool Gear Go Gear Assorted Travel Tubes Review
Cool Gear Go Gear Assorted Travel Tubes Review; Go Gear review of Travel Tubes

Hosting Tips, Buffet Equipment and Resources
Planning a special dinner, holiday event or social? Find tips to help you be the best host.

Hosting Tips - Hosting Tips & Resources Page 2
Tips, resources, housewares and appliances for large gatherings, social events, buffet serving, pot luck dinners, anniversary, birthday socials and family reunions. Page 2.

Ice Cream Maker and Treats Reviews
Ice Cream Maker and Treats Reviews; consumer reviews of ice cream makers, treat makers

Rival Gel Canister Electric Ice Cream Maker Model GC9155
A look at Rival's Gel Canister Electric Ice Cream Maker Model GC9155 which requires no rock salt or ice.

Eureka Brushroll Clean with SuctionSeal AS3401A Upright Vacuum Review
This affordable upright vacuum is designed for cleaning all floor types with a powerful suction and a unique time-saving feature. Find out what we did and didn't like about this vacuum cleaner.

Betty Crocker Essentails Chef Knife With Cover Review
This is an incredibly affordable small knife that offers reasonable performance plus safe handling. A veritable steal of a deal for the frugal shopper.

Inspired KitchenWare Twist & Grind Salt/Pepper Grinder Review
Keep it simple and save a little space by using a dual salt and pepper grinder. The Twist & Grind has ceramic grinders and you can adjust the grinding action too.

Melitta Super Premium Coffee Cone Filters #4 With Markings Review
Do you find it confusing measuring out grounds to brew a full or half pot of coffee? These Melitta filters are specially marked to make setting up a (cone-shaped filter) coffee maker super easy.

Vacuums and Bags vs Bagless Features
Which type of vacuum is better for your home - a bagged model or baggless design? There are differences to consider when buying a vacuum. A look at the pros and cons of each type of vacuum.

Home steamers, steam appliances and steam cleaners
Learn about steam cleaners and other handy home steam appliances, their functions and common uses. What's available in way of a steam generating appliances or cleaning tools for your home.

5 Things That Will Dull Your Kitchen Knives
With use, kitchen knives can dull over time requiring either an occasional truing or sharpening, but these specific actions are known to be hard on knives. Protect knife edges and avoid these things to keep them sharp longer and ready for kitchen duty.

Mastrad Silicone Minute Cooker Review
Make a micro meal for two in minutes with this Mastrad Minute Cooker. Imagine, a flavorful Papillote style steamer in just eight minutes. And you made it at home.

Mastrad Deco Veggie-Slicer, Oil Mister, Citrus Juicer Reviews
We love our gadgets; they keep our kitchens humming. Some even become essential tools for getting dinner to the table in short order. They can also transform hum-drum dinner fare into a gourmet dish. Learn more about these Mastrad food prep tools and how they fared in my kitchen.

Lagostina Ticino Non-Stick 8" Frypan Review
Lagostina non-stick cookware has become very popular. It's very affordable, it has a quality finish and these pans are available in practical sizes. Learn more about this small skillet and how it performed.

Shark Steam & Spray PRO Steam Mop SS460 Review
The Shark Steam & Spray PRO is no ordinary steam mop. It comes with two cleaning heads so you can either spray and wipe (cordless) your floors, or plug in and steam clean them. And with the cleanser, you can add some cleaning muscle just where you need it.

Rubbermaid 4-Pc Party Platter Review
Tired of messes when you transport your veggies and dip to a party? Rubbermaid's new Party Platter has an onboard Twist & Seal dip bowl and a tight fitting lid to keep your veggies or snacks secure. Learn more about this handy party tool.

Rubbermaid Infuser Carafe Review
Make sun-steeped (iced) tea or fruit-infused water easily with this plastic carafe. It's so easy (and cheap) to make a refreshing beverage at home. Convenient when friends drop by too. You'll love it!

Ten old sayings that are still relevant today
You might have heard your granny or parents utter these phrases and it's still good advice today. Learn why you should pass on these words or wisdom to your kids.

GE GME04GLHLB 4.4 Cu. Ft. Compact Refrigrator Review
Our 18 cu. ft. refrigerator is sufficient for our food storage most of the time, but when the holidays or summer guests arrive, it can't handle the excess food. Having a compact refrigerator is so convenient for that overflow and energy wise too compared to having a second large refrigerator. Learn more about this GE compact refrigerator.

Philips Digital Airfryer HD9230 With Rapid Air Technology Review
I recently took the Airfryer for a few meal spins and it's amazing how you can fry and cook with less oil. This was also a good time to test some of the accessories you can get for it too. Learn more about the Philips Digital Airfryer and how it performed during my home test.

LG LCSP1110 Counter Microwave With
If you'd like both - a toaster or countertop oven to bake a small pizza and an essential microwave, but you just don't have that much available counter space, this LG dual-appliance microwave may be the best solution.

Frigidaire FRA226ST2 22,000 BTU Window Heavy Duty Air Conditioner
An easier installation and enough BTU cooling for a large size room makes this Frigidaire window air conditioner a good choice. Learn more about this (slide-in chassis style) window mount air conditioner.

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PaperChef Culinary Parchment Cooking Bags, Paper, Lotus Cups Reviews
I had fun testing out PaperChef's Culinary Parchment paper and products. Using parchment does save kitchen time, plus it makes some confections easier to remove from bakeware. There's also some cool Lotus Cups in this collection that you'll want to see. Learn more about this parchment paper brand and how it did in my home test.

Knife Steel - What's a Knife Steel?
Some knife sets come with a knife steel and other times, you need to buy this essential tool to keep your knives in good condition. Learn why a knife steel is an essential cutlery tool.

Do Air Purifiers Reduce Dust?
Air cleaners do have limitations. Just because you have one doesn't mean you no longer need to dust your home. Learn more about this air quality appliance.

Philips Hue - The Smart LED Bulb You Can eControl
Philips new lighting strategy is all about custom choices.You get to control this smart bulb to set the ambiance in a room, protect your home or just to provide task lighting as needed. Want to customize and automate your home lighting? Yes, there is certainly an app for that.

Home Appliances - Before You Buy Appliances and Appliance Buying Tips Page 2
Appliance Buying Tips; before you buy appliances read my buying tips; helpful buying tips for appliances and housewares. Page 2.

Home Appliances - Appliance and Housewares Buying Tips
A listing of before you buy tips and information on housewares and appliances. Appliance buying tips. Buying tips for home appliances.

Rubbermaid Easy Find Lids Plastic Food Storage Set Review
Trouble finding the right lid for that food container? It actually takes more time rounding up the container and lid than filling it with left-overs? You need food storage that saves you that hassle and time. Learn more about Rubbermaid's easy find lids plastic storage set. It might be exactly what you need.

Dacor Discovery Preserving and Dispensing WineStation DYWS4
A little taste of restaurant quality and convenience - at your fingertips. That's what the WineStation can give you. Learn more about its neat features to preserve and dispense your favorite wine selections.

Casabella Mini Microfiber Window Washer Review
This little window washer has a lot going for it. It's compact, easy to use and requires only water. Learn more about this Casabella cleaning tool and what I used it for.

Appliance Set-Up Costs - Costs to Install Large Home Appliances
Shopping for large appliances? Be prepared for the additional costs associated with some large appliance purchases. Those nice extra features could cost you more than you expect when it comes to installation.

5 Things to Know About a Steam Generator Iron
A steam generator - is it the best iron for your needs? Learn more about this efficient ironing tool and what it can do for you.

Casabella Quick n' Easy Upright Sweep Set
When sweeping becomes difficult, you have bending problems or you want a broom and dustpan that are easier to use, the Quick n' Easy is an excellent choice. Designed for ease of use, this sweeper set is durable and compact to store. Save your back; get tools that minimize or eliminate bending altogether.

Top Picks of Appliances to Enhance Your Family Night
Jazz up your family night with fun appliances to make your own in-house snacks. It's a great way to reduce or control additives and food allergies. You can also get the kids to help adding more to your family fun.

Dyson V6 Fluffy Cordless Vacuum Cleaner with attachments Review
Fluffy belongs to a new line of Dyson V6 cordless vacuums. It's certainly not shy on power, but it is designed for hard floors - not carpets. It does come with practical tools for cleaning vehicle seats, stairs and getting into tight spaces. And Dyson's new soft floor tool? You'll love how they reinvented this vacuum attachment to make it a hard-to-beat dust catcher for hard floors.

Troubleshooting Appliance Problems You Can See
If you're paying attention, an appliance can give you a visual clue of of certain problems that need to be repaired. Find out what visual clues these appliances might give you.