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A Hoodie with Plenty of Pockets

I work at home. So I wear a lot of leggings and cute T-shirts to work. The problem with this comfy work uniform? No pockets. So I choose my warm layer for it’s ability to carry my phone, keys, and Bluetooth headset. SCOTTeVEST sent me the Chloe Hoodie to try months ago. I was skeptical, at first, that I would wear…

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Why I Love a $200 Laptop

I get a lot of computers in to try here at GeekGirlfriends.com. Expensive ones, cheap ones, innovative ones, pretty ones, and powerful ones. I often get attached to one computer, though, and my reasons have less to do with price, specs, cleverness, or bling than function. And when I say function, I don’t mean speed and features. I mean, how…

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Extreme Shop Test of Noise-Cancelling Headphones

I spend a fair amount of time in a noisy professional wood shop where we use a robotic router, industrial sander, and huge vacuums. The router makes noise, and so does the sander, but it’s the vacuums that are really loud and obnoxious. The sawdust generated by the router and sanders has to go somewhere. We collect barrels of sawdust…

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Everything is 50 percent Off at Betabrand

I love the Betabrand Yoga Dress Pants. I own two pairs. And I just bought another pair in this amazing — and almost over — sale at Betabrand. Hurry! If you miss this sale, use this link for $15 off whatever you buy.  

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Big Sale on Photo Scanning

Years ago I sent a giant box of old photos to ScanMyPhotos.com. I got my photos back and digital copies of all of them within a couple of weeks. I still use those photos in social media, to make greeting cards, and just to display on a digital photo frame. It was a great idea. Mitch at ScanMyPhotos sent me…

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A Jacket with Pockets for All the Tech

  I love the OTG Jacket from SCOTTeVEST. We all live in a world where we carry our phone — and probably a wallet and keys — everywhere we go, right? But, for reasons I do not understand, women’s clothing continues to lack adequate pockets for this stuff. Am I supposed to carry a purse when I go on a…

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I’m Being Pelted with Deals!

I am getting pelted with Black Friday deals from all quarters. I can’t keep up with them all. I can’t write posts that explain why you want this stuff. I’m just gonna share them so you know about them. Okay?   You need virus protection on your computer. Don’t surf without protection. I don’t have time to go into the…

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Don’t Take My Pebble Away!

I’ve always hated wearing a watch. From the time I was a teenager, until well into my first marriage, I carried a pocket watch. Then pagers and then cell phones came out so I stopped carrying a watch altogether. A year ago, Christina asked me to test the Pebble 2. Obviously, I made a series of disgusted faces, shuddering and sticking my tongue…

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Tech Deals at Target

I love Black Friday creep. Deals are no longer limited to the Friday after T-Day or even Cyber Monday. They start early and keep on going, right up to the Holidays, when the after-holiday deals begin. And, since all the shopping happens online, looking for deals is like playing an easy video game. Target started its Ten Days of Deals…

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Great Deals on Phone Chargers

  I keep a battery phone charger in my purse at all time. In fact, I have a dozen of these things charging all over my house so that I – and everyone else who lives here – can grab one and run out the door without fear of being out in the world with a dead phone. This is…

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