Recently, my laptop decided it was time to move on, leaving me with only my husband’s Toshiba to use for almost two weeks. Something happened to it, no idea, but it was time. I mean, the “e” key stuck, it had survived a very bad virus, it was slow, and it had traveled back and forth from many cities and even a few foreign countries. That Dell laptop had lived a good life, and it was time for it to retire.
I thought about buying a laptop elsewhere. You know, just to see if there were cheaper prices out there. … Read More »
I wasn’t looking for a printer when I found the great deal on this HP Officejet All-in-One… at BJ’s Wholesale Club of all places. But I’d been thinking for a while that it was time to upgrade from my basic HP inkjet to something that could actually serve all of my home office needs. With the move in mind and the knowledge that I’d be setting up a new home office, I decided to spring for it. With an already low price and an instant rebate, the price tag wasn’t so bad either.
The HP Officejet 4500 is your basic … Read More »
The only thing more expensive than the massive quantities of candy you’re handing out to Trick or Treaters on Halloween might well be your own children’s costumes. Retailers have perfected the art of selling cheap-o one-piece costumes in a whole host of famous characters. The kind of thing that attracts the eyes of every kid in the store and makes them say, “Mommy! I want to be <fill in character name here> for Halloween!” And of course, if you don’t give in and pay $40 for a swath of colorful polyester right there on the spot, you’re the … Read More »
When I moved two weeks ago, I lost my desk in the process. It was on its way out anyway, so the move just sped up the process. I’d had it since college, so I’d definitely gotten my $50 worth of use out of the pre-fab design. It also wasn’t big enough anymore to help me stay organized. So once the move was over and the boxes unpacked, I started shopping for a replacement.
I needed something pretty that could fit into a tight corner but still give me the surface and storage area of a … Read More »