I’ve been buying the store-bought baked tortilla chips for years now, but have always been frustrated by all the broken chips in the bag. Plus, I noticed the store-bought chips didn’t have the same rich, toasty corn flavor as the corn chips served by the real Mexican restaurant my family likes to visit. So I […]

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  I recently tried spaghetti squash, and was surprised at what I found. Although it tasted pretty much like acorn squash, it had a fascinating texture–one that lent itself well to a variety of recipes. I experimented some with different ingredients, and came up with some awesome ways to make it stand out from the […]

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I started selling stuff on Ebay several years ago–but it’s always been an occasional thing for me: mainly, because it’s just not what I see myself doing day-in and day-out. But I know how to make money on Ebay–and typically, turn up my efforts each year around the holidays to make extra money for Christmas […]

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For the first time ever, my son–who’s 11 years old now–suggested that he might be a bit tired of Halloween. At first, I was gripped with a fear that he might be getting “too old” for the holiday–until I realized that this didn’t make any sense, considering plenty of adults–myself, included–still love Halloween as much […]

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Benefits of Amazon’s Kindle Fire e-Reader Amazon released its first Kindle model in 2007. Now, four years later, the Kindle Fire is finally here. So what’s so great about it? 1. Full Color Display The most obvious new feature on the Kindle Fire is the first Kindle to sport a full color display. Honestly, it surprised […]

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Answer: few people have seen either one. Lots of fans of McDonalds–and of Lobster–have been passing rumors back and forth online that McDonalds could soon be releasing the McLobster nationwide. The rumors started flying back in March 2011. (You can read about it in my first McLobster Rumor post.) What the heck is a McLobster, […]

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Weird Halloween Laws for Our Nation’s Capital

by Nindo Mom on October 25, 2011

I live within commuting distance of Washington, D.C.–and with the festivities of Halloween trick-or-treating nearly upon us, I thought I’d relate a couple of special Halloween Laws that I found on Yahoo News that sound pretty weird. 1. In Washington, D.C., it’s illegal for anyone over 15 years old to wear a mask on Halloween. […]

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3 Ways to Get Free Amazon Prime

by Nindo Mom on October 23, 2011

I LOVE having the benefits of Amazon Prime’s free 2-day shipping. I shop a lot on Amazon.com because their prices are almost always better than those I find at my local retail stores PLUS shopping on Amazon saves me time–something that, as a single head-of-household mom, I have far too little of. Even for Amazon’s […]

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