Terry Caliendo

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December 19, 2017
The Walmart Gift Card Fraud Scam that Walmart Doesn't Care to Fix (Store 9115 RD)

Receiving Walmart Gift Cards for $1,500 My wife runs a local non-profit, Foster Kinship, that helps kids and their families.  Recently another non-profit purchased three $500 gift cards from a local Walmart store for a total of $1,500.  They gave the gift cards to Foster Kinship to purchase gifts for 50 kids as Christmas presents. […]

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December 7, 2017
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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November 1, 2017
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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October 24, 2017
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 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 Surrounds, […]

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October 6, 2017
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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September 29, 2017
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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September 20, 2017
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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September 13, 2017
Easy Banana Oatmeal Pancakes

I have a couple breakfasts that I like to cook.  On Saturdays, I often whip up a batch of Banana Oatmeal Pancakes.  They are quick and easy to make, and they give me a great energy boost to do a Saturday morning's bit of work around the house or in the yard. I've never been […]

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September 8, 2017
Equifax Security Breach 2017

So my wife came up to me this morning, phone in hand, ready to type, and asked me for the last 6 digits of my social security.  Being a very security conscious person, I asked why she needed six digits of my social security number as in my head I was thinking the usual amount […]

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March 8, 2017
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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