OK let's put this in the "things-that-I-ponder' file. Sometimes I wonder how things work, if there is something out there that is easier and more convenient than something I currently own. Take for example, the Roomba vacuum.  I have several friends and family members who have one and say it is the best thing since sliced bread. lol The convenience alone they say is beyond worth it. 

Being the practical person I am, immediately I think, the price though. Look, growing up, my family was far from fancy.  I was raised with an upright vacuum and yes as a child one of my chores was to vacuum the whole house. I don't know any different and I still own an upright vacuum. But when I go to a friend's house and see their fancy little contraption, I think to myself, well I guess it wouldn't hurt to try it? My problem? I literally only have one room in my 4 bedroom home with carpet. lol Also, I have children....with toys, small ones. With my luck, the Roomba would suck up all of their Mini Brands and break the first day I had it. 

I'm not going to lie, I'm rather impresssed with the remote control Roomba's, or the ones you can set up from an app on your phone! Thoughts? Which is better? Roomba or an upright vacuum cleaner?

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