I've got two Crockpot brand slow cookers, a 4 qt. round from Walmart and a 6 qt. round from Big Lots, about $20 each. They might run a little hot but nowhere near as crazy as my former boss's (I was a nanny). She had one of those fancy programmable ones and it boiled the food on low. It was gross.
Amelia, married to Bear since 12/31/04; our daughter Rowan was born 8/6/09; our daughter Sapphira was born 8/17/12; due with DD3 6/17/15 (but after one two weeks late and one three weeks early, I'm not expecting a due-date baby!)