It’s great to meet new people and it’s even better to meet amazing people. Recently we made some new friends, Becky and Sharon, and in our conversation we learned that they were competitive archers! I have recently gained an interest in archery but had no idea where to start. I had looked at compound bows…
I know package theft doesn’t happen all that often unless you live in a big city, but when it does it just makes you so mad. If you’ve ever had a package stolen from your front porch, here is the video you’ve been waiting for. As a package thief you have to know that someone…
In the past I avoided buying salami that I had to unwrap because I just didn’t know how. You may have done the same, but now you don’t have to. In this video I show you a really simple way to remove the natural casing on the salami and it will only take you a…
Today we are celebrating our sixteenth wedding anniversary! We’ve been through a lot of changes in careers, housing, puppies and more and I wouldn’t change a thing. It’s a wonderful thing to go through life doing all sorts of things with your best friend. To Sandra, thanks for being with me for all of it….
At the grocery store the other day I spotted a nice duck breast in the meat section and decided to try cooking it. Duck is one of those things that you usually either like or hate, but once you learn how to cook it you could never hate it. There is a trick to cooking…
You need data when you are traveling – to load maps, to keep in touch with friends and family back home, to check train schedules and more. Here I explain how easy it is to buy a prepaid SIM card in Europe and show you how to install the prepaid SIM card into your iPhone. Make sure…
Well yes they do! And Pringles Tortilla Chips are awesome too. We picked some up at the store… actually they were in the basket before I could fully understand the taste sensation I was about to
Near our place in Milan we kept passing this spot that we couldn’t figure out.
Was it a restaurant? Was it an office?
At times it seemed to be both and maybe more, so we decided to check it out and
Italians have a reputation for being chaotic drivers, from Hollywood to Rick Steves’ tours we hear about the traffic in Italy. But we discovered something interesting about Italy and now Italians
Wheeling around a large suitcase is a pain, especially when you get somewhere only to find that all of your things have settled and there is plenty of empty space that somehow wasn’t there when you
A few weeks ago you may remember the funny story we told you about our silly restaurant idea. The restaurant called “You”? (All About You) Well this story continyoues with more things that are named
The other day I was finishing off the last of a small bag of chips for lunch and happened to come across a chip with an oddly familiar shape. I couldn’t pass on the opportunity to show it along side the
We decided to stay in and rent a movie last night. The movie we chose was American Made – Doug Liman with Tom Cruise. It is about the CIA’s effort in the 70’s-80’s to battle communism in South America
Have you seen these cookies?
Well if not, you won’t see them here either because they are delicious! These are made by the UTZ company which is based in Baltimore, MD so you may find them around
So back to the topic of bad business decisions. I know you were wishing for a longer post last time but as it turns out we should have plenty to talk about from time to time just because people make bad
Ok, now we are getting a little crazy. Rap is art right? How can you automate art?
As it turns out you can automate rap, and it is not only easy it\’s fun. In fact there is an entire community around
You just never learn about some things until you run into issues while traveling. We have found quite a few and they have been completely absurd.
First of all, PayPal has a major flaw for being such
Not too long ago, June 28, 1914 to be exact there was an assassination that threw the world into the first World War. Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. Recently I visited the Army
One of the challenges we faced when arriving overseas was avoiding the international roaming charges from our cell provider. Of course they offer a plan to allow you to use your phone as is but it will
We were exploring PÃ¶tzleinsdorfer Schlosspark across town while James was at the Salon (more on that later) and we came across some amazing statues, four to be exact that seemed to be completely out of