Best Booster Seats

Top 10 Rated Booster Seats By Valerie Baldowski Picking out the right booster seat involves making multiple decisions based on what you’re looking for in a child restraint system. We reviewed a number of boosters and selected our favorites based on what parents and caregivers value the most. 1. Lightweight and easy to transfer from […]

Best Baby Monitors

Top 10 Rated Baby Monitors By Brittany Rowland As we surveyed the wide selection of baby monitors available on the market, we kept the following important qualities in mind: 1. Wide range 2. Secure, interference-free channels 3. Clear reception 4. Low battery/out of range indicators 5. Ample battery life 6. Minimal static 7. Two-way audio […]

Best iPad and Tablet Accessories

Top 10 Rated iPad and Tablet Accessories Apple iPads and other tablets are all the rage, and owners are always looking for accessories that make the tablet experience even greater. We examined several accessories—from protective cases and stylus pens to card readers and cleaning cloths—and picked our top 10 based on the following qualities: 1. […]

Best HDTVs

Top 10 Rated HDTVs By Steve Holdgren Our expert TV editors pull together the Top 10 most impressive best quality HDTVs for 2013. Editors noted several factors in helping them decide which HDTVs to include in the list including: 1. Black Level Depth 2. Side Angle Viewing Quality 3. Clarity and Clearness of Images on […]

Best Pressure Washer

Top 10 Rated Pressure Washers By Brittany Rowland Pressure washers are an essential tool for keeping the outside of your home clean. Made for blasting through grime on cars, boats, driveways, grills, and house sidings, a pressure washer carries exponentially more power than a regular garden hose. As we compiled our top 10 list for […]

Best Casserole Containers

Top 10 Rated Casserole Containers By Brittany Rowland Nothing says comfort food like a rich, hot casserole. We looked at a number of casserole containers, both glass and stoneware, and found 10 that we believe do a superior job of baking casseroles, lasagna, bread, and other meals. We looked for the following qualities: 1. Safe […]

Best Baby Strollers

Best Baby Strollers

Top 10 Rated Baby Strollers By Valerie Baldowski Parents faced with picking just one stroller out of the hundreds of brands and styles on the marketplace have a daunting task. Whether it’s a lightweight, umbrella, standard, jogging or double stroller, the factors to consider include price range, features and options, and if there’s a recall […]

Best Baby Car Seats

Best Baby Car Seats

Top 10 Rated Baby Car Seats By Valerie Baldowski Parents looking for a safe infant car seat have the daunting task of wading through dozens of brands and models to find the one seat right for their child. We compared the seats on the market and chose which ones are the best ones based on […]

Best Baby Cribs

Best Baby Cribs

Top 10 Rated Baby Cribs By Valerie Baldowski There are oodles of infant cribs out on the market and the sheer number of brands and styles can boggle the mind. Many of them are fairly homogenous with similar or identical features, but close scrutiny reveals a few key differences which make some brands a better […]

Best Toys for Children Age 5, 6, 7

Best Toys for Children Age 5, 6, 7

Top 10 Educational Toys for Chidren Ages 5-7 By Brittany Rowland For school kids ages 5 to 7, the best educational toys disguise learning as fun and games. We found the following 10 toys to be exceptional for such qualities as: Reinforcing reading and math skills Interactive design that encourages hands-on learning Involved enough for […]

Best Toys for Kids Age 8, 9, 10, 11

Best Toys for Kids Age 8, 9, 10, 11

Top 10 Rated Toys for Kids Age 8, 9, 10, 11 As children advance from the 3rd grade to preparing for middle school, they learn even more complex subjects in school: history, science, social studies, health, etc. We looked for educational toys that not only enhanced the skills kids possess from ages 8 to 12, […]

Best Toys for Toddlers 2, 3, 4 Years Old

Best Toys for Toddlers 2, 3, 4 Years Old

Top 10 Educational Toys for Children Ages 2-4 By Brittany Rowland Toys for tots ages 2 to 4 are not only entertaining but educational, helping them develop fine motor skills, concentration, dexterity, problem solving, creative play, and imagination. As we looked at a number of toys for children in this age range, we looked for […]

Best LED Televisions

Best LED Televisions

Top 10 Rated Mid-Value LED TVs By Steve Holdgren Following are the models our electronics category editors JB Burden and Bob Wiley think are great mid-range LED TV choices in terms of the quality/value/price/features equation. We have reviewed these or similar offerings from the manufacturers and we recommend and rated these models based on the […]

Samsung UN40F5000

Best 32”-42” LED TV

Top 10 Budget 32”,37”,40”,42” LED TVs By Steve Holdgren The small LED TV category is still very important to the average North American consumer. We’ve included a solid list of the Best LED TVs for 2012 based on the following qualitative and value criteria: 1)Solid Picture Quality based on: A) Not too much motion lag […]

Best iPhone and Smartphone Accessories

Top 10 Rated iPhone and Smartphone Accessories By Steve Holdgren There are a multitude of smartphone accessories on the market that serve a variety of purposes. Because accessories vary in function, we looked for the following basic qualities when selecting our top 10: 1. Durability 2. Good value 3. Compatibility with various smartphone models 4. […]

Best Leaf Blowers

Best Leaf Blowers

Top 10 Rated Leaf Blowers The best leaf blowers, be they gas, electric, or cordless, must be effective at blasting away leaves, twigs, and other lawn debris. We looked for a number of factors when selecting the top 10 leaf blowers: 1. Easy to start up 2. Powerful engine with high air speeds 3. Durable […]

Best Weed Eaters

Best Weed Eater

Top 10 Rated Weed Eaters By Jon Bannister Lawn trimmers are invaluable tools for keeping your yard looking tidy and professional. Trimmers can reach tight areas that lawn mowers can’t, such as beneath bushes and around trees. Many trimmers also function as edgers, allowing you to get a clean, straight line along sidewalk paths and […]

Best Shop Vacuums

Best Shop Vacuums

Top 10 Rated Wet/Dry Vacs By Brittany Rowland Sometimes you have big messes that a regular broom, mop, or vacuum cleaner just can’t handle. Shop Vacs, or wet/dry vacuums, are invaluable tools when it comes to cleaning up tough wet or dry spills and messes around the house, garage, workshop, or car. Shop Vacs can […]