Author Archives: Daisy B

A D-Core Pillow Can Save Your Neck

I’d never heard of a D-Core pillow until several years ago I visited the emergency room with an intolerable headache. I had never before suffered anything like this pain, which was so severe it nearly made me nauseous. After lots … Continue reading

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Joseph Joseph Index Advance Cutting Boards (MOMA Approved)

I love to cook.  I love to cook almost anything, in fact, so much so that we can’t eat the leftovers fast enough.  As a practical matter, what that means is that I spend a lot of time chopping things … Continue reading

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Ten Best Last Minute Christmas Presents

It’s the week before Christmas, and you’ve spent as much time as you could trying to think of last minute Christmas presents for You-Know-Who (relative of Cindy Lou, of the well-known Who family – Christmas means a lot to them). … Continue reading

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IPad With Keyboard … Is It Still a Tablet?

I know, I know – a tablet is a portable computer without a keyboard. If you wanted a laptop, say the skeptics, why didn’t you just buy a laptop? Well, because I didn’t want another laptop. I wanted an iPad … Continue reading

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Fresh Apple Cider, Hot Cider, Mulled Cider … Yum!

Apple cider is the price we pay, such as it is, for the mountains of perfect apples in the produce section. The apples that may not be so good to look at can be pressed into the extremely fresh apple cider … Continue reading

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Ten Most “Luxurious” Things About Halloween

I’ve thought for a long time that “the holidays” are what helps us North Americans (and others in the Northern Hemisphere) fight back against Seasonal Affective Disorder – the holiday lights keep us from getting depressed after the summer sunshine is … Continue reading

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Soehnle Scale Brings Precision to the Kitchen

What’s more frustrating that not being able to find the right measuring spoon right away? You give up, and either eyeball half of the one twice as big, or use one too small and have to dump it in and … Continue reading

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Moroccan Oil, Argan Oil … Whatever

I have been fortunate for most of my life to have super-shiny hair without much effort.  I use few chemicals; most of them are gentle.  I condition regularly.  As a teenager I went through a phase of real eggs, from … Continue reading

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The Cuisinart Stick Blender Will Blend In Place and Rinse Right Off

The Cuisinart Stick Blender looks nothing like traditional blender that sits on the counter and makes milkshakes and margaritas, but it mostly does the same job. It is better in many respects. It takes up much less counter space, it … Continue reading

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The Rain Shower Head Pours Water the Way Nature Intended

In Costa Rica last year, we got lucky when we learned a friend of a friend had a high-rise luxury condo that was sitting empty the week we were there. It was fabulous in every way: a breathtaking view of … Continue reading

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