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Dyson DC65 Animal vacuum review

on Friday, April 4th, 2014
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, Reviews

I must have the cleanest carpets in the country by now due to all the vacuums that I’ve been testing lately. In the past few months I’ve reviewed three different vacuums from three different manufacturers (see related links at the bottom of this review). Two of them were cordless vacs and in the end I Read More…


Dyson Digital Slim DC59 Animal rechargeable vacuum review

on Friday, March 14th, 2014
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, Reviews

You might be wondering, “Julie, what’s up with all of these vacuum reviews that you’ve been posting lately?” You’re not alone, I’m also wondering why I keep saying yes to vacuum review offers. Maybe it’s some deep seated need to make sure my carpets are clean. Nah… More likely it’s because I hate my 1000 Read More…


Gtech AirRam cordless vacuum cleaner review

on Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, Reviews

Most people would not consider a vacuum cleaner to be a gadget or even a tech site worthy topic. But what if the vacuum is full sized, cordless and can tell you how many calories you’ve burned while you’re using it? Designed in the United Kingdom, the Gtech AirRam cordless vacuum cleaner might be the Read More…


Shark Rocket HV300 ultra-lightweight upright vacuum review

on Sunday, February 2nd, 2014
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, Reviews

Vacuum cleaners or “sweepers” as we call them here in Southern Indiana, are not a product that I would normally think of as a gadget, but some of the latest brands of vacuums are starting to add features that put these home appliances in that category. In the last month, I have been offered three Read More…


Mint Automated Floor Cleaner Review

on Thursday, December 22nd, 2011
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, Reviews

OK, I’ll admit to a fascination with robotic floor cleaners.  I’ve owned a Roomba since 2006, so when I had the opportunity to review the Mint Automated Floor Cleaner from Evolution Robotics, I eagerly volunteered.  The Mint would address a limitation of the Roomba, because it is targeted specifically at hard surface floors, something the Read More…


Pet Waste Vacuum

on Friday, April 9th, 2010
Posted in: News, Pet Gadgets

As any dog owner can attest, picking up pet waste is a fairly unpleasant task.  And it’s always a sure bet that the minute I bend down to pick up my puppy’s once-dinner, a neighbor will turn the corner just in time to see my daily indignity.  Enter the doggie waste vacuum–or as the manufacturer Read More…


Dyson DC23 Turbinehead Canister Vacuum Cleaner Review

on Sunday, November 29th, 2009
Posted in: Home, Kitchen

Dyson is well known for their space age style upright bagless vacuum cleaners. I’ve wanted to try one from the first time I saw one of their commercials on TV. I wasn’t aware that they also sold canister style cleaners and happily accepted the opportunity to review the Dyson DC23 Turbinehead Canister Vacuum Cleaner when Read More…

Dirt Devil announces the new Gator series of hand vacs

on Thursday, September 24th, 2009
Posted in: Home, Kitchen

To mark the 25th anniversary of Dirt Devil’s powerful and compact cleaning products, they are introducing the new Gator Series line of hand vacs. Designed with a dirt cup that flips open for easy emptying, the Gator Series allows the user to remove debris with a quick press of a button, eliminating contact with dirt Read More…