Sure, your Android phone can call and text, and a phone or tablet works well for surfing the Web, checking news headlines and weather, posting to social media and typing emails. Here are a few awesome Android tips you might not already know about. Check out this article for 5 things you should do when you get a new smartphone.…
This homemade taco seasoning mix recipe lets you make low carb, low salt or gluten free taco seasoning on the cheap, using spices you probably already have on hand.
You can pick up many common spices for a buck at the dollar store and sometimes on sale for a dollar at CVS. Just make sure none of the spices have added gluten if you’re looking to make a gluten free taco seasoning mix.…
If you have trouble getting your kid to eat breakfast, you’re not alone, but you have reason for concern. Studies have consistently shown that eating breakfast helps kids maintain a healthy body weight, perform better at school and have fewer discipline and attention problems.
Here are a few options for getting a morning meal into your reluctant breakfast eater.
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If you ever need to haul an extra kid in your car who needs a booster seat, you’ll love having a BubbleBum tucked away in your vehicle for just such situations. BubbleBum USA provided me with a sample seat in return for an honest BubbleBum review.
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If you think BubbleBum is just a blow-up pillow, you’re in for a surprise.…
Looking for another dinner option for a low-carb eating plan such as the Dukan Diet? This super easy crustless quiche recipe takes only a few minutes to make and doesn’t call for any unusual ingredients. You can pick up some Velveeta shreds at your local Walmart Super Center, or use another low-fat shredded cheese instead.
- 6 oz ham (cooked), cut into cubes or strips (roughly 1 1/4 cups)
- 3/4 cup frozen broccoli cuts, thawed
- 2 oz Velveeta shreds, queso blanco or mozzarella
- 2 oz Velveeta shreds, original or cheddar
- 8 large eggs
- 1/2 cup skim milk
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp pepper, or more to taste
- Preheat oven to 375°F.
If you live near a big city, you probably have many opportunities to attend events geared toward kids and families. You’ve probably seen ads for touring shows of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus as well as Blue Man Group, Disney on Ice, Sesame Street Live and the Harlem Globetrotters.
The circus offers one option for huge entertainment value and relatively inexpensive tickets – as low as $20 at some venues.…
Booginhead Squeez’Ems Reusable Food Pouches may have exactly what you’re looking for. As soon as I opened and looked at the product, the first thought that came to mind was possibly replacing expensive juice boxes, but my testing assistants, ages 4 and 10, had other ideas, wanting drink after drink in a Squeez’Ems bottle instead of a normal cup.…
An article in the Raleigh News & Observer reports on a family farm in Louisburg, NC, where Traci Nachtrab makes Lucky Body products in her kitchen.
A sustainable farm which has been in Nachtrab’s family for generations, Lucky 3 Farm tries to use every bit possible of animals that are sacrificed for food. To that end, Nachtrab came up with natural body products to make use of tallow and lard from cows and pigs.…
Lifehacker has tested various methods alleged to reduce tearing and eye burning when you cut onions, and they have a few winners.
Some methods worked a bit, and some worked not at all.
The two methods that worked well and weren’t terribly inconvenient were turning on the stove fan and cutting underneath it, and wearing special onion goggles while cutting.…
Google’s Nexus 7 tablet has proven extremely popular, and with good reason. It’s an exceptional Android tablet computer, and Verizon Wireless’s zippy 4G LTE service adds Internet connectivity when you don’t have access to Wi-Fi.
For my Nexus 7 review, I tested a demo unit from Verizon Wireless.
The Nexus 7 leads off with a bright, brilliant screen with vibrant colors and sharp, clear text.…