Monthly Archives: February 2010

Two for Valentine’s day

Double post today to catch up for my lack of posting things.. just some links to reviews and stuff is all though.. nothing major..

From TestFreaks:

Review of Canon PIXMA MX340 Office All-In-One Printer

Review of Patriot Box Office Media Player

News for Friday February 12th 2010

Review of CiragoTV Platinum CMC2000 500GB Network Multimedia Player

Review of Verizon Wireless Palm Pixi Plus

Review of Epson MovieMate 60 Projector

Review of Scosche solCHAT II – Solar Powered Bluetooth Speakerphone


One from iGadgetLife with another one the way this week:

Proporta Products for the Asus Eee PC 900


Two from DragonSteelMods:

Mionix Naos 5000 Gaming Mouse Review

Enermax AURORA Micro Wireless Keyboard Reviewed


and two from MobilityDigest:

Wondershare DVD Converter Ultimate

Review: Uniea U-Sleaf Reversible Universal Sleeve for 10.2" Netbooks


and we still have too much snow.. I think we’re over 30 inches now since last Friday the 5th gack..

This is from the 10th:


Found something rather large in my food!

I’ve read all of the stories about people finding stuff in their food, but in my 37 years I’ve never found anything or at least that I noticed until the other day.

I like food, but many times I don’t like to cook so I’ll grab a frozen dinner to make something quick. Bertolli has this line of frozen food called Oven Bake Meals, and they’re not too bad.. They’re not fine dining or anything but they’re better then some other frozen dinners out there.  I’ve tried a couple others they’ve got and they weren’t bad, so I grabbed another one.

So I came home from the store with my groceries thinking I was going to be enjoying some Roasted Chicken Cannelloni, it sounded good until I opened the bag and found this rather large sharp and deadly looking piece of plastic mixed in with my food.

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Not one to miss a photo op, and considering nothing like this has ever happen to me I grabbed my camera and and ruler to show the size of this thing..

it looks to be a piece of a mold maybe that was used to make the Cannelloni.. or maybe not.DSCF9896 DSCF9899 DSCF9902 DSCF9904 DSCF9901

Not sure what it is, but there’s a chance it would have melted in my food as I cooked it had I not noticed it, and even it it didn’t melt I think I might have noticed it in my mouth!! But I’m sure biting down on it would have hurt quite a bit…

I have to ask how does something this large get missed? Well I guess I know how, it’s probably just an assembly line that’s not even monitored so it just fell in and the bag was sealed and shipped off..

I did email Bertolli and tell them about a few days ago, I also asked if they wanted it back! Haven’t got a response yet though…  not that I expect to really.

Does it put me off from eating frozen dinner or the Bertolli brand? No, not really… it happens, and I’m just surprised it’s never happened to me before this..

Snow… gack


So we people here in Pittsburgh got hammered with snow. In one day we got over 21 inches of snow. My power went out from 9am Saturday until 2:30am Sunday.. No Power of course equals no heat, no fun at all. I’m thinking I need to buy a generator, not to power the house, but at least to power the furnace for such occasions…

And the best part about all of this is that someone stole my snow shovel…. and no one has any for sale.. I’ve spent hours digging my way out with a little flat shovel… grrrrr.. I hate people sometimes..

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