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Safety Factors for a Happy Life

The IRS website states that the agency can include the last three years in an audit process, and no more than 6/7 years unless there were previous irregularities. Overall, they do not recommend keeping tax forms longer than 7 years, with some experts citing 10 years as a max. Judging from all those numbers, it […]

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“The story of American spaceflight is a story with many endings.” – Margaret Lazarus Dean

I picked up this book at a sale in the Museum of Flight in Seattle. My husband and I had secured tickets to see Destination Moon ahead of the premier, and we couldn’t wait to be around the artifacts of human space exploration. As fans of the Space Shuttle Program, or “shuttle”, a fleet as […]

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Adulting DIY Layoff Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff

Happy 5th Anniversary, MrsEnginerd!

Time flies by so fast! I can’t believe we already have another year on the books, sharing knowledge about love, DIYs and the pursuits of nerds. I wish we could have celebrated in style, with our friends and family, but remaining safe during the pandemic is paramount. We shelter in place and find ways to […]

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Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff TV Shows and Movies

Bob’s Burgers (Fox)

Set in a fictional coastal town reminiscent of Long Island or the Jersey shore, Bob’s Burgers 🍔 recounts the story of the Belcher family, proud owners of a quaint burger joint in the city’s Ocean Avenue. Aggravated by bad luck, unsuccessful business ideas, an impulsive wife and his three kid’s wild adventures, Bob does everything […]

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Dark (Netflix)

Time travel paradoxes. Alternate realities. Young love. Angry Germans. References to Back to the Future and obscure 80s pop. Subtitles. Intrigue and suspense. This modern day sci-fi thriller has it all! At first I was put off by the language barrier and having to keep up with the reading comprehension and analysis (German to English […]

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Trending Gift Ideas For 2020

Need last minute gift ideas? Have a few gift cards sitting in a drawer or burning a hole in your wallet? Look no further than these items to surprise those on your nice list: Bath bombs There are many products out there that serve as bath bombs and/or shower enhancements full of essential oils for […]

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Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff Travel

The Happiest Place on Earth – Tokyo Day 1.5 (2019)

“There is no way in hell I’m going to Disney in Tokyo” – That was W’s response to my request to spend anywhere from 2 hours to a half day enjoying the Halloween 2019 celebration at the park, about 30 mins away on train from our hotel. For whatever stupid biased reason, he gave me […]

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Adulting Etiquette Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff

Sharing is Caring: Facebook 101

Tired of seeing blank posts or reshares with no info? Have you ever wondered why this phenomenon is so prevalent in the social media giant’s platform? Wonder no more! Here’s how to help others avoid falling into the trap of posting out of context or incomplete messages to their newsfeed: View this post on Instagram […]

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Adulting Game Reviews Mrs Enginerd Nerd Stuff Women Who Kick Ass In Gaming And Beyond

Atari Women (Non-Profit)

The women of Atari are strong, smart, leaders in their fields, having won many software development awards and patents; some are game playing or e-Sports champions, winning competitions as far back as 1970s. This type of awesome should be praised and revered. These ladies are gaming gods. How come we haven’t heard more about them? […]

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The Con Artist (Quirk Books)

When I picked up this book at the 2019 ECCC from the Quirk Books booth I was expecting great outside the box material and The Con Artist delivered. The novel relies on pop culture references, recognized brands and labels, and even some made up ones to protect the protagonist, Mike (a fairly well known comic […]