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Fitness: Strep Throat sucks!

The last few days I have been sick as a dog… today was the first day I could swallow something other than Ramen noodles that were finely crunched up prior to cooking.  I just couldn’t swallow anything other than that … Continue reading

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Crafting: How to make Toddy Kahlua

I got this request off of Facebook – Zoe wrote: “oh, dsavage.. you might be my new bff. I lost my aunt’s kahlua recipe, would you be willing to share? my inbox would love that sort of treat!!! ♥” Well, … Continue reading

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Well, it looks like I’m unemployed again…

Word to the wise… when you realize you’re in a argument with a crazy person, stop. When you realize that person is your CIO, try to become invisible. Talk about a career limiting move.  Suffice it to say, after the … Continue reading

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Crafting: Buying an espresso maker: Part Three – Looks and Features.

Ok, the “Looks” portion of the guide.  This is going to be short… you know, these days you can find espresso machines in retro, modern, classic looks in every shape and size, if this is really important to ya, well, … Continue reading

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Crafting: Buying an espresso maker: Part 2 Styles

When it comes to making espresso, there are a couple of different styles that you need to choose from: toddy, stovetop, manual, Semi-Automatic, Automatic, and Super-Automatic machines. Toddy – This is a “brand name” for cold filtering process.  Basically, you … Continue reading

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Crafting: Buying an espresso maker : Part 1 Price…

A friend of mine asked my opinion on buying an espresso maker for his personal use at home. Here’s the email that I sent back to him. Well, there are lots of things to consider when buying an espresso machine. … Continue reading

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Crafting: Well, it’s that time of year again…

Last year for Halloween I created a pumpkin with Blaze’s ultrasound with the help of Phototaryn. Unfortunately, she’s more than likely busy with her new baby to deal with fiverr requests. Well, I think that I did a pretty good … Continue reading

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Crafting: A few of my past cakes

I was talking with my recruiter today, (she’s trying to get me a job, not get me back in the military… different kind of recruiter,) and I mentioned that the last time I was unemployed, I learned how to decorate … Continue reading

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Baby Prep: Why buy organic baby foods?

Ok, I’ll admit, it’s been awhile since my last post. But with Blaze and looking for a job, I’ve been a bit preoccupied. (Though I have to admit, playing Mr. Mom for the last few months has been pretty fun.) … Continue reading

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Crafting: Let there be heat!

Backstory: Kim and I have been using these washer/dryer set that was pretty much given to us years ago… they were a set of Kenmore Series 80 HD (Heavy Duty.) Now, I’m not sure what they were called in the … Continue reading

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