Household Hints

Earthwise Tiller / Cultivator – A Great Tool for Planting New Grass!

April 27, 2012

I recently decided to buy a tiller / cultivator because I wanted to re-seed my lawn faster. A couple of years of severe water shortages had killed A LOT of my grass, and weeds to grow in its place. A few weeks ago, I begun what turned out to be quite a daunting task: tilling […]

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Hate Cleaning the Bathroom? Best Bathroom Cleaning Tips From A Busy Single Mom

October 22, 2011

I’ve noticed that “Bathroom Cleaning Tips” seems to be a popular topic this week–so I figured I’d throw in my two cents worth. First of all, understand that I’m probably a lot like you–I HATE cleaning the bathroom, and I want to spend as little time as possible doing it. At the same time, you […]

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The Cheap (and Easy) Way to Boost Your Windows 7 Computer Speed

September 13, 2011

Since my family started running some high-end graphics programs at home, we’ve noticed the computer’s been having a bit of trouble keeping up. It’s operating onĀ  the 32-bit Windows 7 operating system, which requires a minimum of 512K memory to begin with–so it’s not entirely surprising that running additional programs known for using a lot […]

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How to Keep Cool in Hot Weather — Tips and Tricks Everyone Should Know

July 23, 2011

With many parts of the country suffering from record-breaking temperatures, it’s more important than ever to take whatever steps possible to keep ourselves–and our families–cool. The following are a few suggestions for keeping the heat at bay. It’s interesting to note that many of the suggestions–those involving the avoidance of using electronic and mechanical devices–will […]

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How to Replace Your Playstation 3 Hard Drive–a Detailed Guide

July 9, 2011

When We Discovered Our Playstation Hard Drive Was Too Small Recently, I realized that the hard drive in our Playstation 3 needed replacing–because the old one was just too small. Our PS3 is one of the original models–and had just a 80 gig hard drive. And an 80-gig drive doesn’t go far when you start […]

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Could Watching TV Be Good For You? | Nindo Mom Says YES!

June 18, 2011

We always hear about all the reasons that watching TV is terrible for you– but what about the benefits? TV is part of my family’s daily life, just as it is for most Americans–and I don’t happen to think that’s a bad thing. Too much of just about anything can have a negative impact–which is […]

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How to Cut a Pineapple | Tips and Tricks

May 21, 2011

My son and I both love fresh pineapple. But pre-cut fresh pineapple from the grocery store usually costs a lot more for the same amount of fruit that you’d get from a fresh one. Plus, pre-cut fresh pineapple typically has an anti-browning agent added to the liquid, and I like to avoid additives in my […]

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The Secret to Growing Grass Fast! Lawn Bare Patches Begin Vanishing Within Days

May 12, 2011
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I know a lot about a lot of things–but I’ll say right now that yard work isn’t my area of expertise. I don’t much like yard work or gardening. Stuff like this is just too boring because preparing soil and planting seeds seems like just hard work with not much THINKING involved–guess I just prefer […]

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