Black and Decker Toaster Oven

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    One of the first small appliances that we actually really had to get was a toaster oven/broiler for the counter top. After researching the different makes and prices we settled for this Black and Decker 6 Slice Toaster Oven/Broiler.  We purchased it at Kohl's for less than $50 after coupons and discounts. It's in constant use when we don't want to turn the big oven on for small portions. I particularly enjoy broiling fish fillets with this item. We use it for baking, broiling, making toast and warming up left overs. The only complaint that I have is that the lettering and temperature numbers are very small and I need to either use a magnifying glass or put my reading glasses on. I would definitely recommend this toaster oven and would buy another one if I needed to.

A New Look and a New Beginning

    I started this blog a little over 2 years ago to help people who are not tech savvy decide on what technology they should buy. There are so many smartphones, computers, tablets and gaming systems out there that it can be frustrating trying to decide which one to buy. I also wanted to offer a platform where my readers could also purchase their desired products. The results of my attempts were fruitless, due to my lack of knowledge in establishing and running a website like that. I still own the domain and the website and I don't want to abandon Help Me Make Up My Mind. So I have refurbished the old site and am moving in a new direction.

   Last year Kevin and I moved to the US from Malaysia to start a new life together in the Brockport, NY area. Starting from scratch we had to buy a new house, cars, home furnishings etc.  Since I have to make many purchases of a variety of goods and services ranging from groceries and restaurants to local antique shops I feel it makes much more sense dedicating this blog to things I buy in everyday life.  I will review what I have had experience with in living in our new home, instead of reviewing a product I may only buy once. My reviews will not be paid for, as are many reviews you may find on Amazon.

    I will try to post something on a weekly or bi-weekly basis and if anyone would like to comment or offer suggestions please feel free to do so.  I hope you will find this blog helpful and entertaining. Thanks.

Time to Rethink and Retool

It's been almost 2 years since I have posted anything to this blog or anyone else for that matter.  As I own the site and have paid for another year I have the choice of completely abandoning the blog, putting more effort into the present format and subject material or completely redoing the blog, but using the same title. If by chance someone reads this post please offer any suggestions you may have. Hopefully I will come up with something to breathe some new life into the blog. Thanks.