Once you start using a charcoal chimney, you'll never go back to using charcoal lighter fluid or self-starting charcoal. To use a charcoal chimney, fill the top part with charcoal with briquettes and put a couple of sheets of crumpled newspaper in the bottom part. Light the newspaper with a match and in about 20-30 minutes it's time to pour the coals on the grate and commence with the barbecuing. This Kingsford Quick Start Charcoal Chimney Starter is on sale today for a low price. Check it out at Amazon.
I've owned quite a few Bodum French Presses in my day. I would have been happy with just one, but I have a habit of dropping and breaking them. I've never owned the 8-cup version, though, and I'm tempted to get it, mainly because I like red colored plastic and it's on sale at Amazon… READ THE REST
Pilot Frixion pens and highlighters have hard plastic erasers. Rub them over the ink and the writing vanishes. Unlike a pencil eraser that wears away the paper, a Frixion eraser creates heat, rendering the ink invisible. I use them for my paper to-do list, book highlighting, and tabletop gaming. [image by Simon A. Eugster – Own work, CC BY-SA… READ THE REST
This inexpensive LED flashlight is so tiny you have to see it to believe it. But it's much brighter than my smartphone flashlight so I keep it with me in my pocket. It uses button cell batteries (included). — MF READ THE REST
Everybody loves the plan. Well…in theory, that is. You pile the whole family into the car, including your favorite pooch, and you hit the road on an adventure. But by the time your fun is done, the backseat ends up looking like it's now your dog's new home. Covered in hair, dirt, and ugly scratches,… READ THE REST
The best part of any giveaway is getting something for free. It's why we instinctively enter sweepstakes or slip our name into a drawing in the first place. Usually, winning is as much the reward as the actual reward itself. But just so there's no misunderstanding, it's exponentially more fabulous if the prize you win… READ THE REST
While the world is finally emerging from its year-long COVID slumber, it's only emerging gradually. Even though more people are venturing outside and making short trips here and there, many are still a bit reluctant to travel too far from home. And sometimes, decisions like staying away from Indonesia make a whole lot of sense.… READ THE REST