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Kitchen & Cooking Products
Keurig Brewing System – Read our Review
Back in 2011 Nick was wondering if the Keurig was still a hot item for Christmas. Well… it must be since Nick’s parents received a Keurig Brewing System this last Christmas, five years later. The prices have dropped on the Keurig’s making it a great kitchen addition.
Organic Matcha Green Tea Powder – Read our Review
100% certified organic Matcha increases energy and focus, lifting your vitality and concentration with the slow release of nutrients. We didn’t even know what Matcha was until our daughter told us about it. This is a big bag of culinary grade green tea powder.
Boker Ceramic Utility Knife – Read our Review
With Boker’s strong German history of making high quality knives, we figured we were guaranteed a superior product… we were not mistaken! The blade is still very sharp after cutting a ton of vegetables and the ergonomic handle has been a ‘hand’ saver.
Boker Ceramic Vegetable Peeler – Read our Review
I have spent too much money on cheap peelers over the years, not to mention the aggregation it cost me. This ceramic peeler is ultra sharp and has a soft-touch handle. I use mine almost daily and we have given them to our kids, and Nick’s mom as gifts.
Silicone Cooking Gloves – Read our Review
A lot of different companies sell these gloves.. they’re all the same just with different names printed on them. These bright orange gloves for cooking, baking and grilling are highly heat resistant and comfortable to wear! This offer comes with a set of free meat claws.
Stainless Steel Milk Frother – Read our Review
This battery operated silver milk frother is super quick, and small enough to take with you when traveling or house sitting. Small, compact and makes a great gift idea for your favorite coffee lovers. A pound of gourmet coffee and a milk frother, perfect!
KitchenAid Stand Mixer – Read our Review
This mixer will adds a certain element of panache to your kitchen. It’s available in 33 different colors and its powerful enough for nearly any task or recipe. The power hub turns your stand mixer into a culinary center with more than 15 optional attachments available.
Black & Decker Bagel Toaster – Read our Review
We had a toaster fire in our kitchen several years ago and opted for this large slotted toaster with a removable crumb tray. It has cancel, frozen and bagel buttons and the toast shade selection knob lets you get just the right amount of toasting for all your breads.
Krups XP1000 Espresso Machine – Read our Review
Believe it or not… we use this little machine almost every afternoon and love it! No more take out coffee for us adds up big over time. This little espresso machine is perfect for two, is easy to use and stands the test of time.
Products For The Home
Vinyl Happiness Wall Stickers – Read our Review
It was a Pinterest pin that caught our eye a while ago, showcasing the vinyl wall stickers that were available for any type of room. We choose this ‘Happiness Is Being Home Again’ design with tree branches and flowers. Read our review see the outcome and to get hanging instructions.
Weber Q 3200 Gas Grill – Read our Review
We like the sleek look of this gas grill and have been very happy with our last Weber gas grill. This full-sized gas grill with a small-footprint and fold-down tables is at home in any outdoor space.
PetSafe Plastic Pet Door – Read our Review
Read our review to find out how we trained Lily to use her plastic pet door. Once she got a hang of it she loved it. This high-impact pet door lets your dog or cat go in and out as it pleases.
Window Bird Feeder – Read our Review
It took a little while but we have little birds in our clear feeder every morning now. This bird feeder is made of lightweight, see through acrylic which makes bird watching easy. Simply attach the suction cups and watch bird from the comfort of your favorite room.
Stoneman Freestanding Bike Rack – Read our Review
This bike rack was easy to assemble, Nick had it together in no time, and holds our Trek bikes nicely. It’s constructed of solid steel with black finish and the sturdy 24-inch by 22-inch base prevents the rack from tipping over.
Large Plastic Cabinet – Read our Review
These type of plastic or resin cabinets are perfect for organizing tools in a garage or shed. Large capacity cabinets have 4 shelves and doors open easily, close securely and accommodate a standard-sized padlock to keep your stuff safe.
Acer Touchscreen Computer – Read our Review
We have two Acer Aspire computers and love them! One was purchased in 2012 and the other one just a few months ago. They’re light weight, inexpensive, dependable and easy to pack up for traveling. The newest Acer Aspire is a 2-in-1, 11.6 inch HD touch-screen convertible laptop. Take a look:
Pentax Underwater Camera – Read our Review
This Waterproof Digital Camera was a birthday present before out trip to Belize. Take a look at our review to see pictures and videos for a small sample of what this camera can do. It’s super easy to set up and a lot of fun!
IntelliGlass Screen Protectors – Read our Review
Ultra clear screen protectors are designed for maximum transparency and touch sensitivity. The way your HD display is intended to be viewed! We’ve used them on our phones since June 2015 and don’t have a scratch on them. They work!
Kindle Fire – Read our Review
I love my Kindle Fire and use it daily, usually I read at night before falling asleep. The Fire has a new interface and Amazon Underground, a one-of-a-kind app store experience with lots of free apps and games. The Kindle Fire is now available for under $50!
Padestal Tablet Holder – Read our Review
This stand doesn’t just work for an iPad (we don’t even have one) it holds my Kindle instead. The Padestal was precision engineered to be extremely versatile, yet has no moving parts. It will hold your electronic devices with ease and elegance.
Canon SX40 Camera – Read our Review
We had been looking at digital cameras for quite awhile, online and in stores, before making this Canon camera purchase in Germany a few years back. It’s still a great camera today! We use it for most of our videos and on-the-go shots. It’s lightweight and very easy to use.
Hobby Items & Tools
Coleman 4 Person Tent – Read our Review
We’ve used Coleman camping tents for many years now. The Liberty Mountain Sports Sundome tent comes in a light green color that blends in well, is easy to set up and it’s perfect for two adults plus extra room to keep your clothes dry.
Thule Bike Rack – Read our Review
Get your bikes out of the car trunk and carry them securely with the Thule Passage 2 Bike Strap Rack. This rack attaches securely to your trunk with six adjustable nylon straps. The straps hold the carrier firmly to your car without scratching it. We’ve had our Thule bike rack since 2011 and still love it!
Glass Gems – Read our Review
We use amber colored glass gems for our recycled bottle lamp projects. They are perfect for hiding the electrical cord when used inside the bottle or they can be glued to the outside. These glass gems are also perfect for vase fillers, table scatter and various craft projects.
Ocean Kayak – Read our Review
We didn’t actually buy these kayaks but were able to use them for several months in Belize. We paddled them to nearby Cayes and to the Monkey Village to buy supplies. If you’re looking for big fun in a compact kayak – check out the Frenzy.
Books & Learning Tools
Dean Koontz Icebound – Read our Review
The arctic night is endless. The fear is numbing. Screams freeze in the throat. Death arrives in shades of white. And cold-blooded murder seems right at home. Dean Koontz is one of our all-time favorite authors and this scary novel is a perfect example why.
Rosetta Stone Language Learning Tool – Read our Review
Nick has been to Germany twice and didn’t understand a word. With Rosetta Stone’s easy to follow interactive tutorial he was able to start simple conversations with me in German after only three sessions. Are you ready to take your language learning to a new level?
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Nick and Silke