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Best Hiking GPS

BECAUSE WE’RE PLANNING TO HIKE A LOT THIS SUMMER, I THOUGHT WE SHOULD GET A GPS DEVICE.   You may think that Google Maps is enough when hiking but in my experience, it is not that reliable. Moreover, smartphones are basically useless when there’s no signal. Or when they run out of power. On the …

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Best Budget Tablets

MY DAUGHTER’S IPAD HAS CONKED OUT. SO SHE’S BEEN BUGGING ME TO BUY A NEW ONE.   But the new iPad is ridiculously expensive (around $400) and I’m not inclined to spend that much on another gadget. Therefore I’ve been looking around for a cheap but feature-packed tablet.  When  say cheap, it should be less …

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Top 4K Smart OLED TVs

EVER HEARD OF OLED TVS? IF NOT, HERE’S ONE THING TO KNOW ABOUT THEM: THEY REPRESENT THE FUTURE OF TELEVISIONS. I’ve been looking around for OLED TVs for some time. I don’t really plan to buy because these are quite expensive. But I’m really intrigued with their features such as:   1).  Deeper blacks.  Deep, dark …

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Best Hackey Sack

TRUST ME – I’VE SPENT HOURS AND HOURS PLAYING HACKEY SACK THERE ARE GOOD AND THERE ARE BAD HACKEY SACKS This is what I look for in a good hackey sack: 1).  Filling: I have played with hackey sacks filled with beads, grains, rice, sand and pebbles.  For me and my foot, I prefer the sacks …

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Best Vegetable Choppers

CHOPPING VEGGIES IS SOMETHING I’D RATHER NOT DO. BUT I’VE BEEN TEACHING MY KIDS TO EAT MORE VEGGIES, SO I GUESS I NEED A VEGETABLE CHOPPER. A vegetable chopper is heaven-sent for many homemakers. It simply makes meal preparation faster. There are two kinds of veggie chopper– electric and manual. The electric type typically features …

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