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I’m Tony, and I’m so stoked you stopped by! ❤️

If you’re new here OR just want to take your experience on my site to a whole new level, this is the page for you! I’m all about saving you time and money and helping you make smarter purchasing decisions!

I’m Tony Simons, author, photographer, website builder, and chief product explorer. My reviews aren’t just specs and dry analysis; they’re like campfire stories around the latest tech, dissecting the good, the bad, and the “how-did-they-get-away-with-that?” with humor and a healthy dose of skepticism.

Think of me as your trusted pal who’s already tried the gadget, tasted the recipe, and lived through the subscription service trial (RIP, budget). I’ll tell you what’s worth your hard-earned cash, what’s best left on the shelf, and even throw in some hilarious anecdotes about my (mis)adventures along the way.

Ever get sucked into a 3 AM review vortex, comparing toaster ovens like your life depends on it? Yeah, me too. Let’s face it, product research is a jungle, and Tony Reviews Things is your trusty machete, hacking a path through the hype to find the hidden gems (and the occasional dud) so you don’t have to.

But it’s not just about reviews, folks. I’m a bargain hunter extraordinaire too, always sniffing out exclusive deals and discounts like a cheetah on caffeine. When I spot a steal, you’ll be the first to know, because saving money is my second favorite pastime (right after dissecting a product’s design flaws, of course).

So, whether you’re a gadget geek, a foodie in training, or just someone looking for a good laugh and some honest product wisdom, pull up a chair at the Tony Reviews Things campfire. Let’s explore, review, and save together!

Got a burning question about a specific product? Send it my way, and I’ll take on the challenge.

Thanks for stopping by!

Mission Statement

My mission is to empower and delight curious minds through insightful, unbiased product reviews, uncovering hidden gems, and sharing exclusive deals. I strive to build a community of informed consumers who can confidently choose the best products for their lives, saving money and enriching their experiences along the way.

Thank you for being part of this journey at Tony Reviews Things!

Get to Know Me

Now that you know more about my site and my mission, it’s time for you to get to know me on a more personal level. I was born on May 7th, 1981, at PG County Hospital in Cheverly, Maryland. I grew up in Florida and spent some time in the North Woods of Wisconsin and then down in Milwaukee before making my way to central Iowa in 2005. I’ve been here ever since.

I now live in Ames with my beautiful fiancé, Lauren, and our little blended family, which includes her teenage daughter, Brooke, my two sons, Aiden (13) and Noah (almost 12), and our two pets, Carl (the dog) and Willow (the cat). I recently got hired as a full-time custodian at Iowa State University, and I also work a part-time job as a caregiver a few nights a week. My dream is to one day not have to work two jobs just to survive, so that’s why I started this site.

Tony Reviews Things gives me an outlet to do things I love to do, like review products and share great deals. And I can potentially earn a few bucks while I’m doing it. So, thank you again for your support. Whether you’re buying products with my links or you’re just here to read an honest review, the fact that you’re here means the world to me!

Tony's Deals

I find a TON of deals every day. I don’t post all of those deals here on the site, though. Only the best deals warrant an actual blog post, but there are still tons of savings to be had and you can find those deals in my Facebook Group, Tony’s Deals. Join us, if you haven’t already!

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