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InYard Therapy Swing Review (& Hammock Chair Swing Stand)

My wife and I adopted our (nearly) 5 year old son from the Clark County foster care system here in Las Vegas.  Once I figure out how I want to write publicly about our experience as foster and now adoptive parents (i.e. what to make public and what to keep private), I’ll be writing more

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Halloween Candy given up for toys from the Great Pumpkin

How to Get Your Child to Give Up His/Her Halloween Candy

Every year when Halloween rolls around our child suddenly has a bucket load of Halloween candy and because we don’t want him to ingest that much sugar, the question becomes, “How do we get our child to give up his Halloween Candy“.  Last year after watching an on-demand replay of the old ABC Halloween Special

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Piedrafina spots along sink edge

Piedrafina Review – Care & Maintenance

In this article I will review my experience in care and maintenance of a brand-name marble product called Piedrafina.   Piedrafina Marble is the brand name for a a man-made marble product, touted by the manufacturer, to be uasable in a multitude of residential and commercial applications such as: Bathroom Vanities, Tub Decks, Shower Surrounds, Walls, Fireplace

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Mealime Review – Dinner Planning App

This article is my review of the Mealime dinner preparation app along with some background information for the basis of my opinions.  Mealime is a dinner meal preparation app geared towards time-strapped professionals looking to prepare healthy meals while learning to cook.  Mealime allows the healthy eater to save time by allowing the busy professional

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current state of desert loggia landscape

How To Landscape a Garden Loggia in the Rocky Desert Soil (or maybe How NOT to)

A couple years ago my wife and I decide to buy a house with a loggia.  At least the Las Vegas builder we purchased our home from termed the enclosed outdoor space at the front of the house a “loggia”.  I just did some quick research on the subject and while it is great sales propaganda,

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Wilting Agave Died From Weevil Infestation

One of my agave plants wilted and died from a Weevil (a type of beetle from the Curculionoidea superfamily) infestation.  Below is my story of how I discovered that Weevils had caused my Agave to droop, yellow, decay at the base, and subsequently die.  I also explain how I protect and prevent my other Agave plants from

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Buying A New Home From A Home Builder May Not Be What You Expect.

Buying a new house may not even be close to what you’d expect.  At least it wasn’t what I expected. I bought a new construction “custom-track” home from Touchstone Living in June of 2015.  I will be writing my review of Touchstone Living, a Las Vegas Home Bulder, detailing some of my experiences with their

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