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Ruth Bruckbauer
Ruth Bruckbauer

Ruth Bruckbauer

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As a professional copy editor and proofreader with over 20 years of experience, Ruth Bruckbauer takes pride in her attention to detail and her ability to reach readers with just the right words and information. A stay-at-home mom for many years with five children, Ruth also likes to cook, bake, read, sew, and is an expert at finding and using the right tool for the right job around the house. She also loves to travel and is willing to go anywhere at any time. An avid reader of product reviews when purchasing online, Ruth hopes to use her years of expertise in the home and kitchen to help the GearLab readers find just the right item for their home

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best clock radios review

Best Clock Radio of 2023

Looking for a new clock radio? We gathered 10 of the best on the market to help you find one that suits your needs...
best sewing machines review

Best Sewing Machines of 2023

Looking for the latest and greatest in sewing machines? We bought the 13 of the best out there so we could test them...
best slow cookers review

Best Slow Cookers of 2023

Our comprehensive review breaks down 10 of the best slow cookers on the market to help you find the right one for your...
best canister vacuums review

Best Canister Vacuum of 2023

Over 50 canister vacuums were researched before we purchased the best 8 for our exacting tests. Read on to see the...
best trash cans review

Best Trash Can

Trash cans are essential to any kitchen, keeping the most important room in your home odor-free until it's time to...
best foot massagers review

Best Foot Massagers

We bought and tested 9 of the leading foot massagers on the market so that you can get straight to a sublime foot...
best book lights review

Best Book Light

After researching over 30 of the latest models of book lights, our reviewers chose the top 9 to see how well they...
janome mod-19 sewing machine review

Janome MOD-19 Review

With many nice features, this sewing machine was still disappointing to our testing team. It produced average results...
singer m3500 sewing machine review

Singer M3500 Review

Definitely a "hands-on" style of sewing machine, this seems to have more negatives than positives. Our testers would...
eureka mighty mite canister vacuum review

Eureka Mighty Mite Review

This canister vacuum does not compete with the top-tier products but is our favorite recommendation for anyone...
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