Category Archives: Kitchen

Understanding the New Energy Guide Label for Appliances

Appliance Shopping With the New Energy Guide Label If you’ve shopped for appliances in the U.S. then you’ve seen the bright yellow Energy Guide label and possibly you’ve ignored it or have been confused by it. Recently the U.S. Government revised these … Continue reading

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Enter to WIN the GE Freshpedition Pinterest Sweepstakes! (ends 8/22/12)

Enter to WIN the GE Freshpedition Pinterest Sweepstakes!       You must have a Pinterest account to enter this sweepstakes. Pinterest accounts are easy to create and free: http://pinterest.com/ Follow this link for official rules on how to enter the … Continue reading

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Mission Athletecare Enduracool Towel – Review

Mission Athletecare Enduracool Towel – Review Can’t Afford Air Conditioning? Can’t Stand The Heat? Try This New Product! When we turned on our 10 year old living room air conditioner for the first time this summer it made such a … Continue reading

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Tears for Sears AND JC Penney – Everyone Suffers

Tears for Sears AND JC Penney – Consumers, Employees, and Stockholders All Suffer On January 26th we posted an article about the new JC Penney marketing and price structuring campaign and we predicted it would cause problems for consumers and employees alike. … Continue reading

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JC Penney to Permanently Reduce ALL Prices by 40%-50%. Really?

J.C. Penney has announced they will stop all regular retail pricing with sales and move to a “everyday low prices” selling strategy similar to Target and Wal-Mart. They say that means ALL of their prices on ALL items they sell … Continue reading

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Lodge 10 inch Cast Iron Camp Oven Lid (review)

Lodge 10 inch Cast Iron Camp Oven Lid (review) I own many Lodge fry pans and pots, and they are expensive, so I was expecting much better quality. There were many defects in this lid (see my images below). I paid about … Continue reading

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Lodge Pan Holder / Pan Handle Mitts (review)

Lodge Pan Holder / Pan Handle Mitts (review) I purchased three Lodge Pan Handle Mitts. One black, and one set of a black & white striped and a red & white striped mitt (see manufacturer’s stock photos at right). I found that regardless of what … Continue reading

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Woodform Inc 16″ or 24″ Wood Spice Rack (Review)

Woodform Inc 16″ or 24″ Wooden Spice Rack * Very well built, solid, premium wood. * Holds jars that are slightly larger than the usual McCormick plastic spice jars. For example, Simply Organic Jars fit with a little wiggle room … Continue reading

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Smells BeGone Odor Absorber (Review)

Smells BeGone Odor Absorber I use to buy this stuff regularly at Bed Bath & Beyond, even though it was about $5 per each 15 ounce canister*, because I loved the smell and it worked so well to absorb all kinds … Continue reading

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Insulate Water Pipes to Save Money on Water Heating Bills & Repairs

One of the best ways to save money on home/water heating bills and repair costs is to insulate faucets and pipes that are outdoors and in unheated areas of your home. Even if your home is new or has been … Continue reading

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Kettle Perfection – Review of Revere Stainless Tea Kettles

I’ve been using Revere products for over 40 years. One of the items I’ve relied on for all these years is my stainless steel whistling tea kettle. I’ve purchased or been given several over the years (different sizes) and every one is … Continue reading

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$1 Cut-Rite Wax Paper – Another Great Reason To Shop at Dollar Tree!

This is why we love Dollar Tree – everything in the store is $1 or less and very often that means big savings. THE DEAL: This week at Dollar Tree we found Cut-Rite Wax Paper (by the makers of Reynolds … Continue reading

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World Kitchen Facebook Promo – $10 Off $40 (ends 9/21/11)

World Kitchen Facebook Promo – Get $10 Off $40 Purchase PLUS, get special Kitchen Club Offers World Kitchen Club Facebook Promo ends 9-21-11 Click image below to go directly to World Kitchen’s facebook page. OPTION: For those who do not use … Continue reading

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New GE Water Heater Saves Money / Get $300 Federal Tax Credit

About the New General Electric GeoSpring Hot Water Heater Savings  / Incentives / Rebates: The GeoSpring costs less to operate than standard electric hot water heaters, saving you $320 every year on average in water heating bills. The GeoSpring provides … Continue reading

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How to Get FREE SHIPPING on virtually all Amazon.com Orders

When you sign up for Amazon Mom (free) at Amazon.com and purchase any items worth $25 or more (total order in one payment, from the Amazon Baby Store) you receive 1 to 3 months of Amazon Prime Free Shipping benefits which … Continue reading

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TP vs. FT vs. PN vs. PT – Comparing Cost & Use of Paper Products

TP vs. FT vs. PN vs. PT Which is cheapest to use and which is more expensive to use? Having spent more than 200 years using all kinds of paper tissues, wipes, toilet paper, and paper towels (total years between … Continue reading

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Towle® Living Ariel Satin 101 pc Flatware Set $38.39, reg $200.00 (offer ends 8/31/11)

Exclusive offer from Pfaltzgraff.com – Promo Code Stacking for Wild Savings! (offer ends 8/31/11) Towle® Living Ariel Satin 101 pc Flatware Set drops down to $38.39 (reg $200.00) by using 2 Promo Codes along with Pfaltzgraff sale prices. Suggested retail price … Continue reading

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Kitchen-Aid 17 pc Cutlery Set & Block drops from $149.99 to $28.79

Exclusive offer from Pfaltzgraff.com – Promo Code Stacking for Wild Savings! (offer ends 8/31/11) Kitchen-Aid 17 pc Cutlery Set & Block drops from $149.99 to $28.79 by using 2 Promo Codes along with Pfaltzgraff sale prices. Cutlery Set suggested retail … Continue reading

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Save $1.50 on Ziploc’s New VersaGlass Container (exp 9/18/11)

CLICK HERE or the image above to go directly to the Coupons.com print page for this coupon. The makers of Ziploc (SC Johnson and Son Inc) have finally realized glass is safer than plastic, especially when it comes to food. Using … Continue reading

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