Strategists Circular: 15 Things We Wrote Last Week 2019
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We write about hundreds of products a week. Here in our version of the Sunday flyer, we’ve picked out some of our favorites – recommended by experts essential, life changing stuff you didn’t know you needed newly launched gadgets, and the very good deals we found out by browsing the vast universe of online shopping last week.
“I’m pretty sure you could dig up a corpse, drop it in a tub full of rotten eggs and ripe durian, and it would still smell better than that,” said contributor Ashlea Halpern. wrote of this powder supplement made with green lips mussels from New Zealand. But when Halpern mixed it with food for her 12-year-old rescue dog, Izzy (who had double knee surgery before Halpern adopted him), she went from walking “with a painful stagger. “to” gloat on our hardwood floors like Tom Cruise in Risky business” within a week.
Regarding gifts for children, our new toy matrix includes dozens and dozens of toys – from inexpensive brain candy and expensive educational toys to tons of stuff in between, like these cute rainbow blocks – for ages 1-10.
Also from Friday sales, they’re designed in Copenhagen, made in Portugal, and the kind of versatile boots men can wear all winter long.
When a reader wrote to Chris asking for help finding unique and useful groomsmen gifts, our columnist’s first response was this olive green LL Bean tote. “A hunter’s monogrammed tote would be useful and might outlast your wedding!” At less than $ 50 for the bag and the monogram (which is $ 8 more), it’s a particularly economical option, ”Chris said.
“This has been an EGGcellent investment,” says the happy customer of this top rated egg cooker on our list of top rated from Amazon. “We have now used an EGGceedingly awesome machine to make about ten dozen hard-boiled eggs and everyone has peeled just one perfectly.”
This inexpensive egg stroker is a sex toy for men that Andy Duran of sex toy retailer Good vibes, sells “a lot to guys going on trips.” I often say, ‘Hey, put this in your backpack while you go for the weekend.’ It’s just a little treat. The egg is one of the 23 sex toys recommended by experts for men who made our list.
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Perhaps, like Strategist editor Katy Schneider and writer Hilary Reid, you’ve also noticed how the primary colors and palettes that look like “a Microsoft WordArt gradient come to life” appear everywhere. Schneider and Reid nicknamed this design movement, and recently rounded up a selection of clothing, home items and accessories – like this Mondrian-inspired minimalist watch – that will help you get to grips with the phenomenon.
In Don’t Dillydally from last week, we wrote that this particular form of lamp has a time. This would also be a good time to buy one, because at under $ 50 we don’t think it will be long for this world.
In his guide to best gifts for book loversSenior Editor Karen Iorio Adelson summed up these bookends that double as planters perfectly: “This is an attractive and functional gift that will make any shelving unit a little more interesting. “
During his recent trip to Scandinavia, writer Dominique Pariso picked up this toothbrush from a physical outpost of beloved home decor brand Hay. The coral color is exactly the kind of fun detail to make brushing your teeth in the morning a little less tedious (there are also bright yellow and blue).
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