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Giants Review: The Last Thing

We asked our Giant Squid Storytellers to review that last thing they purchased whether it was a big ticket item or something small and useful.

Here’s 15 of the review lenses we received.

Visit each of these terrific lenses. Then, why not share a review on a new lens about the last thing you bought?

Sharing the Memories that Kenny Rogers Music has Brought Me

1. Sharing the Memories that Kenny Rogers Music has Brought Me

Sometimes it not that easy to decide where to start. In this case that is where I am. With most of the music in my life I tend to listen over and over. Its interesting how this group of songs I really have not listened to that much as of late. That is unti…

Sip happy with Mason Tumblers

2. Sip happy with Mason Tumblers

Everyone in my family always has a cold drink handy. We sip all day, every day: diet soda, iced tea, lemonade, juices. We needed to find insulated tumblers that would keep our drinks cold for hours. We found these Aladdin Insulated Mason Tumblers and immed…

Civilization V: Gold Edition

3. Civilization V: Gold Edition

I haven’t bought a new video game in several years. I used to love picking up a new game, struggling with the packaging and then. loading up the game for the first time. Magic on screen. My nephew was visiting this week. He prefers using a mouse when…

How to Install Plastic Lawn Edging

4. How to Install Plastic Lawn Edging

Keep Grass & Weeds From Invading Your Flower Bed I enjoy spring, as it’s a time for planting. From vegetables to flowers, grass to shrubs, my yard has it all. I plant in flower beds, old boots , kitchen pots, and used tires. If it can hold dir…

Seriously Good Popcorn-Review of the Chicago Mix

5. Seriously Good Popcorn-Review of the Chicago Mix

There are many unusual food items that become trendy here in Japan. Pancakes are one of those things and although it’s been a few years since the pancake boom started, lines to indulge is still beyond absurd. Recently, another American import has arri…

Vacuum Floor to Ceiling with Shark Navigator Lift-Away Pro

6. Vacuum Floor to Ceiling with Shark Navigator Lift-Away Pro

Buying a new home can be a charm or a chore. Our new home had been vacant for 18 months before we took ownership and turned out to be an extreme cleaning chore. Surviving the first event of our Spring Cleaning Challenge of the Century was quite an accompli…

Peterson Field Guide to Birds: My Favorite Birding Book

7. Peterson Field Guide to Birds: My Favorite Birding Book

Recently I replaced my old dog- eared copy of A Field Guide to the Birds with the newer edition (sixth edition, 2010). I’ve been using some version of this guide since I was very young. I’ve enjoying bird- watching since I was a little girl, when…

The sleek Polder digital scale mixes style, beauty and functionality

8. The sleek Polder digital scale mixes style, beauty and functionality

When my thirteen- year- old digital scale gave up the ghost in the middle of a bread- making binge, I rushed out to the local hardware store and grabbed a new one. They didn’t have my old brand, but I didn’t mind because I know the Polder name, h…

My Dark-Roasted Memories * Costa Rica Tarrazu Whole Bean Coffee

9. My Dark-Roasted Memories * Costa Rica Tarrazu Whole Bean Coffee

Would you believe that the last special item I purchased for myself was a bag of Costa Rican coffee? Hey, it wasn’t just any coffee, but Costa Rica Tarrazu Whole Bean. For me, my coffee tells a story. The intoxicating aroma of my coffee brewing, in th…

The FixMeStick-Fixed My Computer

10. The FixMeStick-Fixed My Computer

Something evil was inside my computer. Whatever these things were it was driving me crazy. It took forever to load a page, it froze up at any given time, and I would hear voices in the background while viewing a page, like an ad was running or something. M…

The Ants Are Marching

11. The Ants Are Marching

It’s that time of year out in the garden when the ants start to look for water. Each year we have a different colony move in. This is because we kill off the Queen. Once the Queen is dead the colony gets confused and the workers forget what they are d…

Masquerade Ball Mask

12. Masquerade Ball Mask

I Bought This Beautiful Laser Cut Metal Mask for a Masquerade Ball! The theme of the prom was Masquerade Ball, and my granddaughter needed a pretty mask to wear. She decided to choose her dress first, and then decide on the color for the mask. After lookin…

Sheer Energy: My Valued Coworker

13. Sheer Energy: My Valued Coworker

I am sure I show my age (fifty) by endorsing pantyhose, but Sheer Energy are not just ordinary pantyhose. This product has often kept me going when nothing else would. As a woman who has spent a lot of time on her feet, I appreciate any support my legs can…

Call Me Crazy - A Destigmatizing Movie

14. Call Me Crazy – A Destigmatizing Movie

Take a Closer Look at Mental Illness The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and and the NAMI (National Association of Mental Illness) estimate that one in four adults, over 61 million people, in the United States life with a serious mental illness…

Gloves For Extreme Gardening

15. Gloves For Extreme Gardening

The problem In Florida, when gardeners claim they pour their blood, sweat and tears into their flowerbeds they mean it in quite the literal sense. The strong Florida sun and the sheer beauty of the flowers are the cause of the sweat and tears while the blo…

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Robin Svedi aka rms is a Community Organizer and member of the Creative Team at Squidoo.com where her daily mission is to help lensmasters build better and more successful lenses about the things they know and love.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/Comfortdoc Comfortdoc

    Thanks for including my movie review. I’m hoping more people will take a look at the topic of mental health.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/partybuzz partybuzz

    Thanks for including my Masquerade Ball Mask. :)

  • http://www.squidoo.com/graceonline Kathryn Grace

    Thank you for including my review of the Polder digital scale. It is a trip to see all the different things people bought recently.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/rms rms

    You’re all very welcome. Thanks for creating such super lenses!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/CHANGECOACHER CHANGECOACHER

    I always check out what creative idea you have come up with lately…you are amazing! If I was a Giant Squid, I’d have written about a strange looking thing called Kohlrabi I bought at the local Farmer’s Market..

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