Top 10 TV Christmas Specials


One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is cuddling up on the couch with my kids and watching our favorite Christmas specials.  There’s just something special about watching holiday shows and movies by the light of the Christmas tree.  But there’s so many classic Christmas specials to choose from…which should you watch first? Well everyone has their own favorites so … [Read more...]

Skinnytaste Cookbook Review


I'm on a mission to lose weight and my wife is a big fan of the Skinnytaste blog, so when I had an opportunity to grab a free copy of the Skinnytaste Cookbook I jumped at it. When it came in the mail my wife practically jumped out of her shoes and dove right in looking for new dinner recipes that would be both healthy and full of flavor.  We've already used one recipe for … [Read more...]

Back from Vacation and Ready to Kick Some Ass

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Ahhh, vacation. I'm currently sitting in my kitchen drinking a glass of wine while I write this, but I spent the last week enjoying the sun and shore of Corolla Beach in the Outer Banks. Actually, we got back Saturday evening (we drove the 400+ miles each way), went to a friend's BBQ/pool party on Sunday, and today I've been focusing on getting things done around the … [Read more...]

Backyard Projects and Wish List

My daughter Gabriella is turning ten later this month and we’re planning a small backyard party for her.  it’s nothing out of control, just the family and a couple of close friends over for an afternoon of socializing over some expertly grilled burgers and dogs. The other night my wife and I sat outside going over the details of Gabby’s party and we started looking around … [Read more...]