After months of practicing advanced math for hours every week, my fourth-grader’s math team finally had their big day today. Out of 20 teams, their team didn’t place in the top five. Beyond that, they have no idea how they did. All they know is that they didn’t win, despite all their hard work. For […]

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3 Ideas for Life-Changing Mother’s Day Gifts

by Nindo Mom on April 28, 2011

No, I’m not kidding. Change doesn’t have to be big, after all–it just has to be “different.” When I’m thinking about gift-giving, I always consider first how I can change the recipients life for the better. It’s what you’d call “the gift that keeps on giving.” Exactly which gift you choose is going to depend […]

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I’ve been selling stuff on Ebay for more than 10 years now — and I still occasionally get caught and lose money. As always, I was excited to take advantage of Ebay’s periodic free listing offer. And I was thrilled when one of my items actually sold. It was a brand new Nerf Super Soaker–priced […]

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As anyone who has read my previous recipes from scratch can tell you, I always use Eggland’s Best eggs. The reason? First,  I find that they taste much better — and since I’ve been eating Eggland’s Best eggs, the other brands just don’t taste right anymore. And since my family always makes deviled eggs from […]

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Being a busy person, I’m always looking for ways to save time on the daily tasks of running a household. So even though I try to cook meals from scratch as often as possible, I have gotten to the point where I try to keep a couple of healthy ready-to-eat items on hand, too. Chicken […]

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As I’ve mentioned previously, I’m definitely on-board with the whole concept of watching 3D movies at home. (In fact, just 2 weeks ago, I bought the Disney’s new movie Tangled in 3D, even though I don’t have a 3D TV yet. (I talk about why in my post Reasons to Buy 3D Bluray Movies Now […]

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Ebay’s New Free Listings I’ve been waiting for this day for several weeks now — the beginning of Ebay’s new Free Listings offer for sellers. Here’s the basics of Ebay’s new listing fees: Qualifying Ebay sellers WITHOUT an Ebay Store: may now list up to 50 free auction-style listings per month. Sellers may also add […]

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When I was taking advertising classes during college, I admit I watched TV commercials pretty intensely–because I was trying to learn about them: what makes a good one, and what makes them dreadful. But once I aced the classes, I was back to my standard TV watching habits: only watching TV commercials at key times, […]

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