How're ya feelin'? I was born and raised right here in Yakima. Though I moved away for about 10 years I found my way back and glad I did. I love to cheerlead new restaurants and businesses coming to town. Also a fan of craft beer, being we live in the hop capital of the world. #ShopLocal #DrinkLocal I have three amazing kids, love breakfast cereal and am a huge retro gamer. I love new video games, too, but have a deep appreciation for the classics on systems like NES and Sega Genesis.
Are Caramel M&Ms Worth a Spot in your Grocery Cart? [TASTE TEST]
I'm always one to try new foods and snacks, and M&Ms have made some amazing products in the past. When I first heard about Caramel M&Ms, I knew I had to try them. Verdict: Pretty good! I was expecting them to be more like a Milk Dud or Sugar Baby. A choc...
You’ve Been Calling a ‘Cheese Pizza’ Wrong Your Entire Life
If you've ever ordered a cheese pizza (basically, a pizza that's just cheese and sauce on pizza crust) then you might be a native of these parts of the United States as I've found that there are parts of the country where it's not only not called cheese pizza, but they may be offended you would call it such a thing.
Using a Roomba to Play Beer Pong
An idea so brilliant I wish I would've thought of it.
Five Things You Can Do with Your Turkey Leftovers
The day after Thanksgiving you may be stuck with all the leftovers. This is always a great day as there are a lot of things you can do with said leftovers. Instead of just making as many sandwiches as you can with the leftover turkey (and, trust me, there's nothing wrong with that) Here are some great ideas...
Easy Way to Remove Yourself from Telemarketer Call Lists
Telemarketers are getting more and more crafty. It used to just be a call that they'd hope you'd answer. Then it was based on you picking up the phone and, any more, they're almost robotic in their sales pitch so you can't even tell them otherwise...
Where Were You on September 11, 2001?
It's the question that usually gets asked about this time of year every year. What were you doing on September 11? How did you find out? Here's my quick story.
Avoid the Shopping ‘Walk of Shame’ Buy Using your 6-Pack [LIFEHACK]
When you're grocery shopping and happen to bring back a 6-pack of your favorite beverage, why not use it to your advantage? Now, yes, these are in a cardboard container so there is a chance it can, and will, rip on you. If the bags are light enough, like a box of cereal or something, you should be good...
Welch’s Graham Slams are My New Favorite ‘Anytime’ Treat
While shopping the other day, I was surprised to see these peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in the freezer section. I had to try them. I'm so glad I did!
The Mysterious Beehive That Grew When I Was Gone
When I was out for a week, I guess a bunch of bees took advantage of that opportunity to move in.
Trying Out the New Banana Split Twinkies [REVIEW]
Another new product from Hostess hit the shelves recently. These Banana Split Twinkies are chocolate-covered Twinkies with a banana-flavored filling and a thin layer of strawberry jelly. Let's check them out!
What It’s Like to Play ‘TMNT 2: The Arcade Game’ on NES for the First Time
Now that she's getting into video games a little more I have her play some of the classics I grew up with. I bust out one of my favorites -- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: The Arcade Game.
Taste Testing the Root Beer and Orange Crush Pop-Tarts
Pop-Tarts comes out with new varieties every so often. They recently released a limited edition A&W Root Beer and Orange Crush flavors. Let's test them out to see if they're any good.