Home & Office

As a work-at-home freelancer and mother of three, I get to try a wide range of office supplies, household equipment and other critical implements of everyday living. In this category, I’ll share my home and office reviews to aid in product selection for your stay-at-home and home office needs.

Sculpey III Polymer Clay: At Home in Art Exhibitions and at Summer Camp

Sculpey III Polymer Clay: At Home in Art Exhibitions and at Summer CampSculpey III comes in a huge array of colors, and provides a wonderfully malleable and high-quality medium to do everything from a child's crafts to an artist's professional work. If you're new to polymer clay or want something that easy to work with and easily accessible, then Sculpey is one of the best choices on the... Read More »

Focus on the Kodak M530 EasyShare Digital Camera: Decent Pictures on a Budget

Focus on the Kodak M530 EasyShare Digital Camera: Decent Pictures on a BudgetSnap decent pictures with the Kodak Easyshare M530, just don't expect the ability to adjust for virtually any application. It's a basic, low-cost camera that works well for family pictures or product photos for online... Read More »

Get Started with YouTube Using the Kodak Zi8 Digital Camcorder

Get Started with YouTube Using the Kodak Zi8 Digital CamcorderThe Kodak Zi8 digital camcorder offers everything a basic user could want with a nice picture and good storage options. Its battery is short-lived and the internal microphone isn't quite up to specs, but both obstacles can be overcome at this fairly low price... Read More »

Tortoise Tough Silicone Oven Mitts: Saying Goodbye to Routine Baking Burns

Tortoise Tough Silicone Oven Mitts: Saying Goodbye to Routine Baking BurnsTortoise Tough silicone oven mitts offer a surprisingly great fit, comfortable grip and great heat insulation. They're lightweight and flexible for use in all types of cooking and... Read More »

Dell Dimension E520: The Desktop Dinosaur That Turned Me Into a Dell Fiend

Dell Dimension E520: The Desktop Dinosaur That Turned Me Into a Dell FiendWhile the Dell Dimension E520 is a 3-star machine now due to being outdated, it worked like a 5-star for years. It has the right capacity for my needs, and prompted the purchase of three additional Dell... Read More »

The Dremel Flex Shaft Adds Precision to Any Dremel Rotary Tool

The Dremel Flex Shaft Adds Precision to Any Dremel Rotary ToolThe Dremel flex shaft adds pencil-precision to any Dremel rotary tool. Here's my experience with the flex shaft used on my Dremel 4000 tool, hung on a Dremel workstation stand, and used to engrave and finish polymer... Read More »

Dremel 4000 Rotary Toolkit: Everything for Home and Auto DIY

Dremel 4000 Rotary Toolkit: Everything for Home and Auto DIYThe Dremel 4000 toolkit is an excellent way to save money on a set of Dremel essentials, along with a medium-duty rotary tool. This is the perfect set for household DIY, some backyard mechanic or DIY automotive work, and it's indispensable for crafts and jewelry... Read More »