Sadly, I missed seeing Disney’s Tangled while it was still in the movie theater. But when it came out on 3D Bluray, I wasted no time in getting a copy for my family. Production Value For me, just having the movie playing while I’m doing chores around the house lifts my mood. The animation of […]

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As a mom or dad supporting a family, having job stability is probably something that’s important to you.  And the Federal government is known for its ability to avoid layoffs, even when such practices are rampant throughout corporate America. Working for the Federal government has lots of other benefits, too. But there several things to […]

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This recipe quickly became one of my favorites after I had a somewhat similar salad at Einstein Brothers Bakery a few years back. They stopped offering the salad shortly after I tried it–but by that time, I had already come up with my own version of this salad. My version only vaguely resembles Einstein Brothers’ […]

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How to Cut a Pineapple | Tips and Tricks

by Nindo Mom on 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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1.Mars Needs Moms Okay, I don’t remember this movie coming out in the theaters, so it must have been in and out in the snap of a finger. Disney has just announced the release of Mars Needs Moms–also known internationally as Mars Needs Mums–on DVD. Even better, Disney’s offering the film on 3D Bluray! The […]

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If you’re like me and you have to work out of the home, you want to make your summer extra-special for your kids. Or maybe you’re lucky enough to be able to stay home with your kids full-time. Whatever your situation, there are lots of options when it comes to finding awesome activities for your […]

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A few months ago, I told you 3 Free Ways to Get Free Amazon Shipping. One of those ways is to sign up for the Amazon Mom program, which gets you 3 free months of an Amazon Prime membership–including Amazon Prime’s free 2-day shipping. You don’t have to be a full-time caregiver to join the […]

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This weekend, my 10-year-old son attended a birthday party at Laugh Out Loud (LOL) Stations—an  entertainment facility for older kids, tweens, teenagers, and (sort of) adults. Noise Level The first thing you will notice (you can’t HELP but notice) is that the entire inside area is extremely loud. There’s loud music, kids yelling, bouncing balls, […]

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