Carved wallets are as flexible as leather – but made of wood!

Carved makes wallets like you’ve probably never seen before.  Although they are styled like leather wallets and are as flexible as leather, these wallets are made of wood.  Carved finishes the wood with their own mixture of oils and waxes to protect it.  As a bonus, their finishing method, as they say, makes the wallets …

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Julie’s gadget diary – 5 lessons I learned from my last vacation

  I recently returned from an epic vacation to California where Jeanne and I explored 3 different locations over the course of 7 days.  As with most trips, I always struggle with the gear that I want to take with me. I am a minimalist at heart, so I like to pack the least amount …

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Cross and TrackR have another way to prevent losing your favorite pens

Last fall, we told you about a Cross pen with a TrackR built in to help you keep up with it.  This time, Cross and TrackR have a pen pouch that will help you keep up with your favorite pens.  The Cross Pen Pouch with TrackR measures 7″ long x 2.25″ tall and is made …

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The Rolgear multi-bit ratchet screwdriver is buttery smooth and quiet

If you ever used a ratchet screwdriver, you know that they can be quite cumbersome. The Rolgear multi-bit silent ratchet screwdriver puts a new twist on the ratchet screwdriver. Unlike typical ratchet screwdrivers, Rolgear uses roller-bearing technology instead of gears. No gears, no problem The benefit of roller-bearing technology is both faster and smoother movement. There’s …

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Wofalo Wireless Charger Power Bank Review

I have owned an endless stream of power banks over the years, from the very first models to the latest and greatest out right now.  I have seen just about every configuration of shapes and sizes, number of ports, capacities, wireless and wired, and everything in between.  I even had one that looked like Ironman.  …

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Give a little stability and extra leak-proofing to those indoor puppy training pads

We never had to use puppy pads for our dog, Teddy.  He was house trained from the moment his feet hit the floor.  But now that Teddy is 12.5 years old, he can’t quite wait as long as he used to for a trip outdoors.  Making it even harder is that he now has to …

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Nuheara IQbuds intelligent truly wireless earbuds with BOOST review

Six months ago, I reviewed some wireless earbuds that are one of the more unique available—the Nuheara IQbuds intelligent truly wireless earbuds. With simple smartphone app adjustments, you can control how much outside noise you want to hear—a safer choice when walking on a city street—or how much of the outside world you want to …

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The PLX Devices Kiwi 3 OBDII tool will allow you to just relax and drive

As summer approaches, I eagerly look forward to the chance to take a nice scenic road trip, especially when it offers the opportunity for amazing photography. Since I lease my vehicles, I prefer to use an older one that I own or one that a friend owns so that mileage is not an issue. I …

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BIC pen with 3 colors of ink pens and a mechanical pencil built in

I love writing with BIC pens – the ink flows smoothly and evenly, and their blue ink is my favorite.  There’s only one problem.  The normal, clear-body pens are too thin for me to hold comfortably.  When I discovered those thick barrel 4-color multi-pens from BIC, I was in love.  They were comfortable to hold, …

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BESTEK 3 AC Outlets 2000W Power Inverter review

Electrical Power. It’s such an integral part of our everyday life that we don’t give it much thought until it’s not available. The BESTEK 3 AC Outlets 2000W Power Inverter is a great solution for just such a situation. What is it? The BESTEK 3 AC Outlets 2000W Power Inverter provides up to 2000 watts …

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The Mount Genie Smart Home Shelf is smart decor for smart devices

In today’s technology-driven world that is constantly evolving and redefining the way we live, smart devices have become an integral part of our home environment, and as such, their designs must adhere to the decor demands of consumers. In an effort to comply, many companies have come up with creative ideas to make sure that …

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With the Bruw you can use mason jars to make delicious cold brew coffee at home

I recently discovered the joy that is cold brew coffee. I like it because it’s more flavorful then iced coffee and being someone with stomach issues I love that it’s less acidic than a regular cup of Joe. The problem is it’s also more expensive to buy at your local coffee shop. And buying a …

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