A RAINBOW FOR THE TAKING

Shur Tech® Brand, Duck Tape® Rainbow, Printed Duct Tape Pros: Kid Pleasing, good adhesive, ID possessions in the classroom Cons: So many patterns, So little time!   Measuring 1.88 inches x 10 yards Shur Tech® Brand, Duck Tape® Rainbow, Printed Duct Tape is a cheery addition to the various tapes brought in for usage in Osage County First Grade.

AFTERNOON NAP BY DIMENSIONS (PAINT BY NUMBER KIT)

Afternoon Nap by Dimensions (ignore the fact that their listing says “needlecraft” ) (ignore the fact that their listing says “needlecraft” ) Pros: relaxing activity that yields a great-looking result Cons: a few mistakes on the board I enjoy craft kits.  And I have absolutely no natural talent.  Therefore, adult-sized paint by number kits are a great way for

BEEF & DUMPLINGS — YUM

Campbell’s® Chunky™ Country Beef & Dumplings with Hearty Vegetables Soup Pros: Husband likes it, good taste, Campbell’s supports women’s heart health program Cons: 800mg sodium Campbell’s® Chunky™ Country Beef & Dumplings with Hearty Vegetables Soup that eats like a meal®. When you’re hungry, you need Chunky®.   Chunky It fills you up right® Fall into winter I

BORN IN 1996 AND ALREADY RETIRED!

Seamore the Seal, TY Beanie Baby Pros: surface clean, plushy, very cute Cons: none noted for collectors who enjoy Beanies Seamore the Seal, TY Beanie Baby born December 1996 is a white, 7 inch, Retired Plush, Stuffed Animal Toy Style 4029.  From the Ty Beanie Babies Collection this little cutey is complete with heart tag, is

VINTAGE AND WORKS GREAT

Alladin Stanley® Vacuum Bottle Pros: made to last, and it does Cons: heavy for arthritic hands My vintage, American made, Alladin Stanley® vacuum bottle is a well-made, dandy of a vaccum bottle. My dad carried a glass lined thermos bottle in his lunch box for years so my experience with the Alladin Stanley vacuum bottle was limited,

OTT FLEX AND STORE LAMP – A COMPACT SOLUTION FOR NATURAL LIGHT

Ott Flex and Store Desk Lamp Pros: simulated natural light, adjustable arm, small storage pocket, long-lasting CFL bulb Cons: base is not weighted I have been using the Ott Flex and Store Desk Lamp for several years.  I enjoy the natural spectrum lighting, and have several Ott brand lights throughout the house.  This particular Ott light is designed to

BITTER MEDICINE BY SARA PARETSKY – LEFT A BITTER TASTE IN MY MOUTH

Bitter Medicine by Sara Paretsky Pros: sounded good, on the back cover Cons: dull story, unlikeable characters I had such high hopes for Sara Paretsky’s Bitter Medicine.  From the description on the back cover it sounded like something right up my alley.  A medical thriller that would have private investigator V. I. Warshawski crawling through the