Spring Break 2018 in Peru

The whole family (wife, and three kids 3, 6, 10) just went to Machu Picchu (MP), Peru for spring break.  We loved it!  Since many people have asked about the trip, I decided to document some suggestions and lessons learned here.  Enjoy:   Pre-Planning If you want to get into the spirit before your trip, […]

Productivity, filtering and reducing anxiety your life

A friend recently asked me on Facebook to get bored with him by using the “Moment” app.  While I am not a fan of the app tracking my location all the time in the background and draining my battery, it does have a point.  We need to figure out ways to STOP receiving so much […]

…but what do I buy for the baby?

I just posted “So you’re having a baby…” for my expecting friends.  While I gave you good tips on what to READ, I neglected a few items on what to HAVE for the baby.  Trust me when I say this, it is a lot less than you think.  Besides the obvious of your diapers of choice […]

So you’re having a baby…

…good for you?  Are you ready or are you freaking out?  One of my colleagues today mentioned that he had to sit through four different birth movies.  4!  That is the same number of Scream movies BTW! I don’t know what they put in the water at work or the wine at church but it […]

Chicago Q Smoked Pork recipe

Chicago Q Smoked Pork recipe I’ll BBQ according to a woman no problem.  Especially if it gives me a chance to make the BBQ taste like the restaurants!  Gotta give this one a try.

The Sauce is the Boss

The verdict is in and the result is: Yuck. For as good as we thought Pork and Apples would be it just did not work.  I even tried some of the life saving tips that were mentioned in the comments: DON’T cook for 7-9 hours, I did 6. ADD brown sugar at each layer, done. It still did not […]