How many of you enjoy cooking? Is it more of a chore, or is it fun for you? More often than not, I run into people who don’t enjoy cooking because they don’t know what they’re doing and don’t know where to start. One of my first questions is, “Do you have a slow […]
When you are on vacation, you may be surrounded by fast food options, theme parks filled with food such as cotton candy and funnel cakes, and a lack of exercise opportunities. In addition, the long hours spent traveling by car or plane does not benefit a healthy lifestyle. Fortunately, there are some tips and tricks […]
A Little Background I’m a coffee & espresso snob. Bad coffee literally makes me a little sad. But a great cup of coffee? I’ll just about pop out a tear of joy if it’s that good. I remember a handful of epic coffee moments in my life—where time stopped just for a second and […]
I would say that I’m not a very competitive person. Bragging about how good you are at something and winning is the stuff of daydreams. But bragging and then losing is pretty humiliating to experience and watch others go through. With that said, at my 8-5 cube job, we had a chili cook-off and for […]
These trailers are listed based on ratings from Rotten Tomatoes. Don’t let the ratings fool you, though. Sometimes the best things are the least popular. Food, Inc. (2008) (site) Watch on Netflix King Corn (2007) (site) Watch on Netflix Our Daily Bread (2005) (site) Watch on Netflix Supersize Me (2003) Watch on Hulu Watch on […]
1. The Art of Simplicity It’s funny how many life lessons I’ve learned through cooking. Take, for example, a true Italian dining experience. Most famous Italian chefs would agree that our food should be simple, and shouldn’t be masked by too many flavors or spices. It’s authentic, it’s simple, it’s not pretentious—it is what it […]
Coupons. If you’re like every other American, you’ve heard about coupons, but you probably associate the practice with your grandmother. Well, if you don’t have much time on your hands, but still want to save a little money at the grocery store, let Lenka the Coupon Queen share a few money-saving tips.
From a Nalgene-toting, salad-eating outdoor sports nut, to a suburban-living, “Lost”-watching wife at a desk job, Rachel’s life has changed quite a bit. But her and her husband have decided to get back to the way they used to feel with some big goals and a small budget.