Consumer Information: Intex Swimming Pools – Weber Rolling Cart – Barbecue Mitt – Eyelash Conditioner – American Crew Pomade – Zeno Acne Clearing Device

18 07 2010

Intex Swimming Pools: Summer Fun

Get ready for a pool party at a minute’s notice with this Intex Swimming Pools, which measures 8 feet in diameter by 30 inches tall. It takes two people approximately 10 minutes to set up and get ready to pump full of water. The pool’s liner is supported by an inflatable top ring while the pool goes up by itself as the water level rises. The Intex Swimming Pool sidewalls are made of three separate layers of material for extra strength and durability. Two outer layers of heavy gauge PVC are laminated to an inner layer of polyester mesh for extra reinforcement–for a total thickness of 28 gauge (0.71 millimeters). It includes a convenient, easy-to-use drain plug that connects to a garden hose so that water can be drained away from the pool area. It also comes with a Intex 300 gallon-per-hour filter pump, which features a built-in debris surface skimmer and adjustable mounting bracket.

Weber Rolling Cart: Grilling Travel

I received this as a Christmas gift 4 years ago with my Q220 grill. I use it as my grilling stand on the back deck. It isn’t as sturdy as I’d like as the grill moves a little when brushing the grilling surface with a brush. The grill is "attached" to the stand with some "hooks" that catch the rear legs of the grill. Then the Weber Rolling Cart front legs set into some "pockets" on the top of the stand. If you need to move the grill, be sure to grab the stand and not one of the grill handles as you may lift the grill out of the pockets and it may slip out of the hooks and fall off the stand. The hooks and small tool storage area are nice and handy. I have a grill brush that hangs from one of the hooks all the time. I’ve used the stand while camping and it works well as long as you have level ground. Uneven or bumpy ground is difficult to use with this stand. It is very portable however, and the grill can be placed on the top in the Weber Rolling Cart folded position to use the stand as a two-wheeled dolly to transport the grill when tailgating. If I had my choice, I’d have selected the more permanent model grill stand for my Q220 as most of my grilling takes place on the back deck. If I were using it camping or tailgating, this is the perfect companion to the Q grill.

Barbecue Mitt: Keep Grilling

I bought this barbecue mitt because it was reasonably priced and made by Weber. Being a Weber fanatic, I had high hopes. But after trying to use it for the first time last night, I’m pretty disappointed. The mitt is very thick and heavy, which is great for protecting your hand from the heat. But it’s so thick and heavy that gripping things with it is tough. 1. Mitt fits comfortably all the way to your elbow (unless you’ve got really long arms) 2. Works fine at resisting heat and flames while you turn, baste and otherwise fiddle around with chunks of food on a grill 3. Aesthetically pleasing and has a ring for hanging when not in use. 4. Affordable 5. People volunteer for cooking duty if they can get a turn with the cool barbecue mitt glove. Holding onto a wide-handled spatula was doable, although not super easy. But holding onto and trying to manipulate BBQ tongs was pretty much impossible. After much frustration, I finally took the mitt off and used the tongs barehanded. I’ll probably use this mitt on occasion, but it won’t be anywhere near the number of times I had expected to use it. Kind of disappointed with this one, Weber.

Eyelash Conditioner: Eyelash Support

I was skeptical, but a bit desperate. Now in my 50’s, I have been noticing a steady decline in the number, the thickness and the length of my eye lashes, both upper and lower. And I did not like it! I did not know such a thing existed until I saw it on an end cap at the grocery store. Pricey….hmmmm….but if it works….would be so worth it. I apply eyelash conditioner the morning with my AM makeup routine making sure it is dry before I apply any another product on or near my lashes (eyeshadow, mascara, cover-up, etc.) I opted for the morning time, because a night task like that just did not work for me, even though the instructions say to do it at night. It seems it took the eyelash conditioner 4 weeks before I started to see changes I could believe were happening. My lashes are now much longer and thicker and hold the curl much better. Its like Rogaine for the eyes! I guess it is to be a life-long task for me, but the longer lashes sure do add a lot of life to the aging eye! Maybe the price will go down one day! Oh, I have not noticed any darkening on the skin near the lashes. Occasionally I get some mild burning while it dries. I "think" I felt some weird eye aching in the first week, but that has gone away. I was not sure it was from the "medicine", but chose to live with it!

American Crew Pomade: Mens Pomade

Over the years I have used lots of hair care/styling stuff over the years, from just letting it air dry to super hold gels. I had heard about American Crew Pomade from back in the day and thought it would be worth trying. I had been using Brylcream for a while but the little dab just didn’t give me as much control as I would of liked. This does a better job of providing hold with flexibility. It has a pleasant smell and rubs into you hands and then rubs right into my hair. If you don’t use too much it doesn’t give you the super slick wet look but it gives you a little shine and nice classy hold. Price wise I know it seems a little high, but you do get the two jars which should last for quite a while, of course depending on how much you use. And you don’t have the hard hat stiffness of gel, or the looseness of a cream. I have now become a very big fan of the American Crew Pomade and will continue to use it as long as I can get it here.

Zeno Acne Clearing Device: Acne Help

Zeno Acne Clearing Device is a hand-held battery-operated device designed with a tip that heats to a pre-set temperature. The biocompatible tip is designed for direct contact with a blemish on the skin. Once in contact with a blemish, the tip will transfer heat into the follicle. An internal PID controller chip continually modulates the temperature to a fixed range even under different skin and circulation conditions by adjusting the flow of energy to match precisely the heat absorption of the individual user. Zeno’s microprocessor adapts not only to your individual skin type but also to the heat absorption characteristics of the location of the pimple. Your Zeno Acne Clearing Device adapts to you! An integral digital timer controls the treatment time. The level of heat does not cause skin damage. Zeno is a handheld, portable electronic medical device that is clinically proven to make pimples disappear fast. In fact, for treating acne pimples, it’s the most scientifically advanced and effective device available without a prescription.


Monthly Reviews: Melissa And Doug Kitchen – Musical Table – Weber Grill Pan – Electric Insect Killer – Kettle Cover

18 07 2010

Melissa And Doug Kitchen: Fun For The Kids

The Melissa and Doug Deluxe Kitchen offers outstanding design features and solid-wood construction that will provide your children with years of serious kitchen fun. Although a bit pricey, this is a Melissa And Doug Kitchen set that has few rivals in terms of safety features, durability, and overall design. Recommended for children three years and older, this kitchen includes a stove top, refrigerator and freezer, see-through oven, microwave, sink, and plenty of storage space. Before you invest in this set, be prepared for four or more hours of set-up time. To assemble this Deluxe Kitchen Set, you’ll be asked to connect over 30 separate sold-wood pieces together with more than 170 nuts, bolts, screws and hinges. Don’t panic! The good news is that the instructions couldn’t be any easier to follow. If you know how to use a screwdriver and a hex key, you can do it. (A power screwdriver would speed things up quite a bit.) You’ll also want a second set of hands on call due to the set’s weight–the finished product weighs over 90 pounds.

Musical Table: Music Learning Table

Provide a world of learning and musical fun for your child with the LeapFrog Learn & Groove Musical Table. Designed for children ages six months to three years, this innovative toy is chock full of learning and musical activities designed to provide visual and auditory stimulation and motor skill development, as well as opportunities to learn about colors, the alphabet, and opposites for older children — and much more. The Musical Table sturdy, plastic-molded, brightly colored table sits flat on the floor for babies to play at while sitting. You can attach the table’s legs to adjust it to accommodate toddlers’ play while standing. And it offers plenty of activities at different levels of learning to keep your child entertained for these early developmental years. Your child will delight in spinning the maraca to hear a fun rendition of the ABC song; playing the colored piano keys to practice motor skills and learn about colors; moving the trombone’s slide to count to 10; and sliding the cello to learn about up and down.

Weber Grill Pan: Only The Best For Grilling

Other have done an excellent job reviewing this Weber Grill Pan and after using this pan for a week, I concur that- 1. This Weber grilling pan easily gets dirty but cleans up reasonably well with an SOS pad. Be sure to have a box on-hand, you will need them! 2. Get accustomed to the pan having a dark used look. Once used it will never be shiny. 3. I have used the pan on very, very high heat and it did not warp. Allow it to air cool after use. I would guess immersion in water if hot could warp the pan. 4. The Weber Grill Pan is much more expensive than other models. I saw a Ducane model at half the price but it had no reviews. I bought the Weber pan based on the name and good reviews. 5. I did not go with a non-stick model out of concerns for the non-stick surface chipping and getting into food. For me, it is hard to believe that a non-stick surface could survive bbq’ing for long. The size of the slits in this pan do block a lot of heat, so cooking meat and fish takes a little longer than if directly on the grill. Fish fillets turned out beautiful and stayed intact. I used PAM for BBQ’s and the sticking was not an issue.

Electric Insect Killer: No More Bugs

Since my central air conditioner broke, we had to install window units and this led to bugs coming in the house. Especially at night time. After days of being too scared to sleep during the night, I decided that I had to do something. I had tried turning an outside light on so the bugs would be attracted to that instead of the light in my room. That gave me the idea to find an electric bug killer. So I did my research and found that electric insect killer was a good price and it had high reviews so I ordered it and was so excited when it came in the mail. I’ve been completely satisfied with it. The electric insect killer attracts bugs and mosquitoes so well. I’ve noticed that the bugs aren’t swarming around the street light anymore since they’re more attracted to the light from the Flowtron. I haven’t had one mosquito bite since I installed it and there are no more bugs crawling around my room or in my house at night. Whether it is the light that attracts the mosquitoes, or it’s the unit itself, the point is that it really does kill mosquitoes. The Flowtron even comes with a scented cartridge to insert under the lightbulb, but I haven’t had to use it.

Kettle Cover: Protect Your Grill

The deliciously cooked foods Weber grills produce are reason enough to keep yours clean and protected year-round with a weather-resistant Weber kettle grill cover. This kettle cover hangs almost all the way to the ground, providing protection for the legs and lower portion of the grilling unit. Like all Weber grill covers, this one is made of heavy-duty vinyl that resists cracking even in subzero temperatures. It fits Weber 22-1/2-inch kettle grills. As I said in my review of the grill this cover is made for, I am not the kettle griller in the family, my husband is, so I actually bought this for him. We have had grill covers in the past, that are made of flimsy material, or even a bit too big for the grill they supposedly fit, so I figured this one would be the same and we were just paying for the weber name. Apparently I was wrong, It fits snugly, so getting it on takes a bit of patience, but the material is strong and seems very durable. This is our fourth grill in the 12 years we have been married, so I want this one to last…this cover seems like it will do a great job protecting our investment!

Weekly Recommendations: Imagination Desk – Playhut Playground – Rusk Flat Iron – Dual Voltage Flat Iron – Dead Sea Soap – Euphoria Perfume

16 07 2010

Leapfrog Imagination Desk: Learning For Kids

Here’s another great LeapFrog innovation that lets children play and learn at the same time. The Leapfrog Imagination Desk teaches kids letters, numbers, phonics, counting, and vocabulary on a lively multimedia desk. As a child colors in the pages, they come to life with characters, games, and music that teach letters, colors, and other preschool skills. Three engaging modes (learn, game, and music) offer tons of variety for kids as they play, extending both the fun and appeal of the desk. The set includes the interactive learning desk, the "Let’s Learn Letters" coloring book, and crayons. The unit features volume control, storage for templates and supplies, and a carrying handle. It uses four AA batteries (not included).

Playhut Magic Playground: Maze For Kids

The Playhut Magic Playground is a wonderful maze of adventures! It connects one large structure, two cubes, two tunnels, basketball hoops, a target toss, a soccer goal and putting ramp for tons of crawling, hiding, shooting, tossing and kicking play. It’s great for indoor or outdoor use. Parents will love the easy set-up with patented EZ twist technology. It includes five separate play structures. It includes a basketball hoop and an open top for pop-up fun. Two tunnel ports provide crawl-through fun. The Sports Cube has a panel that converts to putting ramp and a soccer goal. Two tunnel ports provide crawl-through fun. With the Small Cube, you’ll aim for targets on top for high-scoring points. Two tunnel ports provide crawl-through fun.

Rusk Flat Iron: High Standards

Rusk’s Professional Str8 Irons Infused with CTC (ceramic titanium complex) TechnologyTM are manufactured to meet the high standards of beauty professionals. This Rusk Flat Iron digital ionic str8 iron features Ryton® housing, ceramic heaters and titanium infused ceramic plates for ultimate heat and unprecedented performance results of up to 450°F with LED read out. The lightweight titanium infused ceramic plates utilize CTC technologyTM, which produces even heat transfer from root to ends. These versatile tools straighten and smooth the hair and cuticle helping to preserve internal moisture and leave the hair in optimal condition. These irons are built to withstand salon use and abuse with industrial grade materials and components.

Dual Voltage Flat Iron: Travel Iron

I bought this a few months ago and haven’t looked back. I haven’t straightened my hair since high school about 7 years because I dreaded the 20 minutes it takes to do it. I had an dual voltage flat iron and the curler function didn’t even work. I threw that out and I no longer use the blow dryer to straighten. It takes me on average 5 minutes, as few as 3 minutes. It’s much faster if you wait until your hair is fully dry. You can adjust the heat from 0-30 and it has a turbo option. It truly does heat up in 30 seconds. My old Conair took 7 minutes to heat up. I saw it at CVS for about $20 and decided to check the reviews online. I actually paid less for it online and got free shipping. Perfect solution to straightening hair in no time. I don’t have to keep going over the same section of hair because it usually only takes one time in the iron.

Dead Sea Mud Soap: Minerals Soap

Our All Natural Black Mud Soap contains a unique combination of Dead Sea minerals derived from Dead Sea Mud. This effective mud soap removes dirt and cleanses your skin, while simultaneously infusing it with minerals essential to keeping your skin hydrated and moisturized. Our Dead Sea mud soap is enriched with century old Dead Sea mud, leaving your skin cleansed and nourished. As more people are learning about the healing and beauty effects of black mud from The Dead Sea, this soap is becoming a very popular choice for skin care conscious people. Then this little bar of soap came in the mail, and little did I know at the time, that it would be the foundation for a complete 360 in my life. The Dead Sea Mud Soap what can I say about it? On my first day of use my oily skin became normal and glowing, the redness of my acne subsided a little, and my face felt generally healthy. In my depression there was suddenly a small glimmer of light. After the first week I was no longer experiencing any more breakouts, and my existing acne was already gone. The light was getting brighter. After a month my face was smooth like a baby again, no more oily skin, and many of my post-marks were fading more quickly than usual. I began talking to girls with confidence again, and I went out with my friends again after nearly 6 months of being a hermit.

Euphoria Perfume: Sensual Scent

Euphoria Perfume by Calvin Klein, Euphoria by calvin klein was introduced in 2005 as a fun, enticing scent for women. The Euphoria Perfume beautiful fragrance starts off with pomegranate, persimmon, and a lovely lush green accord. The heart then blends into a sensual lotus blossom, black orchid which then finishes off with amber, violet, cream and woods. Euphoria is about sexiness, fantasy, and being captivating. Sexy and sensual, euphoria speaks to the woman who has the urge to break free from everyday life – to provocatively be part of an exciting world filled with pleasure, surprise, and temptation. Her fragrance is a contrast between exotic fruits and seductive florals, for a rich, creamy, seductive signature.

Weekly Recommendations: Weber Portable Gas Grill – Scarecrow Sprinkler – Terro Ant Killer – My First Purse – Radio Flyer Pathfinder Wagon

15 07 2010

Weber Portable Gas Grill: Outdoor Grilling

As the daylight lingers longer each day, the more carnivorous folk start salivating in anticipation. Barbecue season approaches, liberating meat lovers from the less-flavorful pan-fried steak or bland poached chicken breasts. Likewise, the vegetarians in the family rejoice in the prospect of grilled summer squash or roasted beets and corn, rather than settling for another head of iceberg lettuce and canned beans. For juicy burgers and veggie kabobs at home or at the lake, industry leader Weber offers their portable Q-100 gas grill. The propane grill employs an 8,500-BTU stainless-steel burner to heat its 189-square-inch cooking area. Weber portable gas grill crafted the grill’s lid and body in tough cast aluminum with a sturdy glass-reinforced nylon frame. The grill ignites at the push of a button for reliable lighting, and an infinitely adjustable burner valve with a high-quality regulator makes it easy to control the heat. Meat sizzles on the porcelain-enameled cast-iron cooking grates, while drippings follow the drip ducts to reduce potential flare-ups and enable quicker cleaning.

Scarecrow Sprinkler: Pest Control

The Contech Electronics Scarecrow Motion-Activated Sprinkler presents an innovative, humane way to keep pets and wildlife from disturbing your yard and garden without the use of complicated traps or potentially hazardous chemicals. The Scarecrow Sprinkler combines a surprise spray of water with unexpected motion and noise to create a safe, effective deterrent to unwanted visitors, helping keep your garden looking its best. A huge amount of time and energy goes into keeping your yard and garden looking great, so it’s only natural that you want to protect them from damage caused by hungry wildlife or local dogs and cats. But there are lots of reasons to avoid chemical deterrents, traps, and hazardous electric fences. Whether you’re a dedicated organic vegetable gardener or a parent looking out for the health of children and pets that play in your yard, you’ll appreciate the simple, innovative, and effective water-based concept behind the Scarecrow Motion-Activated Sprinkler. It’s also a great choice for neighborhoods where fences are prohibited and for people who consider wire fences and other visual barriers unappealing.

Terro Ant Killer: Ants Dead Quick

The same proven Terro liquid formulation, in a convenient, pre-filled bait station. The Terro ant killer patented design eliminates handling of chemicals and prevents drying out. I’m very impressed with the product. It worked great! We had ants in numerous areas in the kitchen and they were spreading fast. I put a few of these out and at first the activity seemed to get worse. I guess they could smell the Terro ant bait. At one point we were pretty concerned. The 2nd day the product was out we had what had to be well over 100 ants crawling on the wall behind the stove top and down to the counter where we had one of these open. There must have been a nest in the wall behind the exhaust over the stove. Within hours the activity slowed down and by the next day — they were gone! That was about 2 weeks ago and I haven’t seen an ants since.

My First Purse: Play Time

International Playthings My First Purse In Purple is pleased to carry a collection of brightly colored fun toddler and preschool toys. Each toy is safe and durable with excellent play value – sure to provide children with years of play and tons of fun. The adorable soft, My First Purse includes chunky play lipstick, soft mirror, set of keys, wallet, debit card and portable play phone. This was the My First Purse I searched all over for when my 2 year old wanted her own makeup. (Play makeup is greasy and can damage things just as much as real makeup.) This little playset is perfect because the lipstick is plastic, the items are chunky and the purse is sturdy for holding it all. She loved the kit and didn’t care that it was all fake-she really liked the "wallet" with her own "credit card"! I would call this a must-have for toddlers who like to pretend to be grown up.

Radio Flyer Pathfinder Wagon: Kids Love It

The popular Radio Flyer Pathfinder Wagon combines durability, comfort, and safety in a compact package pleasing to both kids and adults. The well-designed, award winning wagon features cup holders and flip-up seats that support children’s backs. The seats can be put down when hauling stuff around. Parents will appreciate the safety belts, storage compartment, and long handle for easy pulling. Radio Flyer Pathfinder Wagon is designed for up to two children ages one and one-half years and older, the Pathfinder also has front axles designed for safe, no-tip turning. Radio Flyer has been making wagons since 1923. Besides good, old-fashioned durability and great design, this solid wagon offers plenty of extras, including cup holders, an extra long handle, and flip-up seats. Safety features such as seat belts and non-tip turning are popular features for parents. The roominess of the Pathfinder means you can haul a lot of kids and toys, but beware, when fully loaded, it can get heavy.

Daily Review Roundup: Garmin Bluetooth – Logitech Remote – Kodak Camera – Roku Video Player – Logitech Quickcam – Fujitsu Scansnap

25 06 2010

Garmin GPS Bluetooth: Steer Clear Of Traffic

Steer clear of traffic with an integrated Garmin GPS Bluetooth designed to receive alerts about traffic tie-ups and road construction that might lie ahead on your route. No subscriptions or additional hardware needed. Just open the box, turn it on, and get instant access to traffic information–the traffic updates are free for the life of the device. All you have to do is simply touch the screen to view traffic details and you’ll be ready to detour around any problem area. And if you end up missing a turn, or you’re forced into a detour that is not relayed through the traffic receiver, the nüvi’s sophisticated automatic routing will get you back on track in no time. In most areas, the traffic broadcasts are continuous–there’s no waiting for scheduled traffic news updates or random alerts. Because traffic broadcasts are received via a "silent" FM data channel, you can still listen to music or news programming on your car radio without interference from incoming FM traffic data transmissions.

Logitech Harmony Universal Remote : Color Touch Screen

The color touch screen and sculpted buttons, the Logitech harmony universal remote organized into logical zones with backlighting, give you easy, one-touch access to your home entertainment – even in the dark. Just one press and you’re watching a DVD or your favorite TV channel. The ergonomic design fits comfortably in your hand, and because it’s rechargeable, you won’t need to worry about buying new batteries. With support for more than 5,000 brands, you can control home-entertainment devices that you own today or will buy tomorrow. Our online software guides you through setup, and our live customer support team is available if you need help. One-touch, activity-based control provides any member of the family with easy access to home entertainment. The color touch screen has buttons that "think" like you do. All you need to do is choose the activity that you want. Want to watch TV? Play a DVD? Listen to the radio? Just press a single button, and the Harmony remote will do the work for you.

Kodak Playsport Video Camera : Audacious Little Camera

Heads up, adrenaline junkies. The Kodak playsport video camera has as much appetite for adventure as you do. And it’s not afraid to get wet. This audacious little camera can plunge up to 10 ft under water and capture the entire experience in full 1080p HD. And you don’t need to worry about blurry footage when things get a little shaky. With built-in image stabilization, the KODAK PLAYSPORT will stay steady as a rock. From the waves, to the slopes, to the mud-soaked trails, this baby was made for the extremes. The KODAK PLAYSPORT Video Camera was designed with you in mind, right down to the colors it comes in. We took cues from the environment—from nature, to climate, to the adrenaline rush it provides—and transformed it into attention-grabbing colors that help you stand out from the crowd. LCD Glare Shield feature gives you two filters to choose from that help you see your subject on the display screen in reflective outdoor situations.

Roku Video Player: Watching Within Minutes

The Roku comes with everything you need to start watching within minutes of opening the box – the standard yellow, white and red cables, both Wi-Fi and Ethernet are built in, wireless remote and batteries. Start watching instantly anywhere you have a TV and a high-speed Internet connection. More than 50,000 titles are currently available from Amazon Video On Demand and Netflix, with many available in HD.  The Wall Street Journal, CNET, WIRED, and other publications have given the Roku video player overwhelmingly positive reviews. For even better audio and video using the Roku player with your HDTV, home theater or A/V receiver. You can connect the Roku player to the Internet using most broadband providers (such as a cable modem or DSL connection.) You need at least 1.2 Mbps to watch movies instantly on the Roku digital video player with decent quality. The faster your connection, the better the quality (although this rule-of-thumb peaks out at about 5mbps). Use the built-in Wi-Fi capabilities to connect to your wireless network, or use the Ethernet port for a wired connection. It’s easy either way.

Logitech Quickcam Orbit: High-clarity Video

From the ManufacturerExperience the ultimate in video-calling freedom, clarity and simplicity. Logitech quickcam orbit features motorized tracking that follows your every move, keeping you right in the middle of the picture. Enjoy sharper, smoother high-clarity video with premium Carl Zeiss optics, AutoFocus and the true 2-megaxpixel sensor. RightLight2 Technology automatically corrects for poor lighting, even dim or harsh light. The integrated premium microphone with RightSound Technology cancels background noise for crystal-clear conversations. Logitech Video Effects like animated avatars add fun to your video conversations. And with included Logitech Vid software, clear and crisp video calling is finally fast, free and easy. ideo picture? Perfect. Sound? Perfect. Lighting? Well, you get the idea. QuickCam Orbit AF gives you the ultimate in video-calling clarity and freedom. Feel free to show sis your new dance steps, and the motorized lens will follow your every move. Lean in to give mom a birthday kiss, and Autofocus keeps you looking razor-sharp.

Fujitsu Scansnap Scanner: Scanned Documents On The Fly

I bought one scanner for my office in July it worked so well that I bought another one the next month. The Fujitsu Scansnap Scanner scans are so clear and the unit straightens up any pages which may feed a little skewed. It is true in operation to what it manufacturer states concerning dropping in different size documents and it takes care of straighting and re sizing. I have put in receipts with 8.5X10 documents and 8.5X14 some front only some front and back and it knows how to treat them all straighting each and skipping blank back pages as well as picking up double sided documents. The scansnap filing system is great for filing scanned documents on the fly. I have yet to have a misfeed and I have scanned some 500 documents my coworker has scanned about 1500 and her office is much more organized. The best part it scans both front and back with one pass and it knows to ignore blank pages. However the scan ocr character recognition when scanning to word is a little tricky. The original document must be clear.

Weekly Product Recommendations: Intex Air Bed – Twin Air Bed – Remington Hair Straightener

10 06 2010

Intex Air Bed: Combines Convenience Of Portable Airbed With Comfort Of Raised Platform

Designed for comfort and reliability, this Intex Air Bed offers the convenience of a portable airbed with the comfort of sleeping on a raised platform. Plush, waterproof flocking covers the mattress top, and an indentation on the side helps grip fitted sheets. The bed easily inflates and deflates with a high-powered built-in electric pump. It features a dual chamber construction, with the lower chamber functioning as a box spring to provide added firmness and support.

The convenience of a portable Intex Air Bed with the comfort of sleeping on a raised platform. Plush, waterproof flocking covers the mattress top for a luxurious feel to provide a cozy night’s sleep. An indentation on the side helps grip fitted sheets. Quality tested 20.8 gauge waterproof flocked top with 15 gauge vinyl beams and 16 gauge sides and bottom. Measures approximately 60" x 80" queen-sized mattress raised 22" from the floor.

Made of dual chamber construction: the lower chamber functions as the Intex Air Bed box spring form on a traditional bed, providing extra firmness and support. The upper chamber functions as a mattress. Includes an A/C 120 Volt Electric pump, built-in to the mattress. Quickly and easily inflate both chambers with the touch of a switch. Then adjust to any level of firmness for the ultimate in comfort. Inflates in about 4 3/4 minutes. Deflates completely for travel and storage. Weight capacity: 600 lbs. Includes duffle bag with shoulder strap.

Twin Air Bed: With Built-in Electric Pump For Home Use

Offering all the benefits of the Twin Air Bed but with the added advantage of lighter weight and mid-rise height, the Intex Pillow Rest inflatable airbed is ideal for travelers who want the comforts of a bed but the convenience of a blow-up mattress. The Pillow Rest is equipped with a quality-tested, 20.8-gauge, waterproof flocked top, along with 15-gauge vinyl beams and 16-gauge sides and bottom.

The Twin Air Bed surface is comfortable and secure, whether you’re sleeping at the in-laws’ overcrowded house or setting up a guest bed in the basement. In addition, the Twin Air Bed Pillow Rest is remarkably easy to inflate thanks to the built-in, high-powered electric pump, which does its job in a mere three minutes. No more fussing with tiring hand or foot pumps or rummaging through the garage for your detached electric pump. And should the mattress feel a little too soft or firm, you can customize the comfort level.

Our mid-rise airbed provides all of the great benefits travelers are looking for in the comfort of a bed, plus the convenience of easy transport. The Pillow Rest is raised 17.5 inches from the floor, making it far taller than most inflatable mattresses, and includes built-in pillows for added comfort. And at 40 by 19.5 by 80 inches (W x H x D), the mattress is an official twin size, making it a good fit for fitted sheets.

Remington Hair Straightener: Eliminate The Need To Blow Dry Hair

Reduce styling time needed with the Remington Hair Straightener. They eliminate the need to blow dry hair because they dry and straighten all in one easy step. Unique steam vents allow the stylers to be used on either wet or dry hair. Digital color coded LCD display with touch pad. 30 heat settings for all hair types and ceramic plates for high even heat. Dual ceramic heaters for instant heat-up and high, uniform heat. Exclusive vent-and-channel design to safely release excess moisture as steam.

The Remington Hair Straightener with ceramic technology and 2" Omega curved plates to straighten or finish with a flip. This Omega curved flat itron provides exceptional ionic benifits. Ceramic technology ensures the ultimate in healthy, shiny hair. Two technolgies work together to protect against damage. Features 30 seconds instant heat, 30 heat settings, instant heat recovery, auto shut off, professional length cord.

The Hair Straightener smart structure combines a double-pronged barrel with a wave-shaped clamp. When the two pieces close together, they create a wavy triple barrel. Though heavier than your average Hair Straightener, this model has several helpful details, including two heat settings, a flip-up safety stand, a swiveling power cord, and a power-indicator light. The Remington Hair Straightener also has dual voltage for easy travel.

Daily Review Roundup: Lego Ultimate Building Set – Trimmer Replacement Spool

6 05 2010

Lego Ultimate Building Set: Features A Great Assortment

When your toddler has graduated from the Duplo stage and is ready to take the next step in his, or her, Lego journey, the Lego Ultimate Building Set is the ideal graduation gift. With 405 pieces stored in a durable plastic box with a see-through top, this set is the perfect place to let children continue to explore their imagination and engineering skills. The Lego Ultimate Building Set contains many small pieces and is designed for kids ages four and older. The Lego Ultimate Building Set includes everything a child needs to take the first steps to becoming an expert Lego builder. It includes one mini figurine, a building plate, and a wide mix of standard bricks in various colors as well as house and wheel elements. Following the included instructions and using pieces in the starter kit, kids can build a house, helicopter, dog, and car. The only flaw is that the instructions may be challenging for younger children, and require adult assistance. As is the case with virtually every Lego set, your child will be limited only by his, or her, imagination and perseverance.

Trimmer Replacement Spool: Maximum Performance

The Black & Decker string trimmer Auto Feed System replacement spools provide 30-foot replacement lines for use in your auto feed string trimmer. These trimmer replacement spool factory wound spools offer maximum reliability and eliminate the hassle of having to wind the spool yourself. The exclusive Black & Decker Automatic Feed Spool (AFS) system automatically advances the cutting string without bumping, using centrifugal force to feed the trimmer line as it is needed. Using the correct diameter line is critical to the performance of your string trimmer — these spools feature a .065-inch diameter line and are designed for use with the following Black & Decker string trimmers.