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12 07, 2019

Valleyfair’s Minnesota Eats Looks So Sweet

2019-07-12T17:01:21-05:00July 12th, 2019|Last Post|

Starting this weekend at Valleyfair, it's the kickoff for their Minnesota Eats Food Festival. Over the next four weekends, from July 13-14th through August 3-4th, you can experience four different Minnesota Eats. There will be a classic Juicy Lucy burger, a Minnesota Comfort Food and Minnesota Fried Food (since we love all things on [...]

24 06, 2019

My TimberTech Deck Is The Best

2019-06-24T17:09:07-05:00June 24th, 2019|Last Post, Reviews|

This is a sponsored post on behalf of TimberTech and I have been compensated for this post; however, my deck was installed prior to being sponsored by TimberTech AND at my expense (which was greater than $35,000 USD). All opinions expressed in this post are mine and only mine. When it comes to decks, [...]

1 06, 2019

The SunBrite TV Looks Crystal Clear To Me

2019-06-01T23:03:02-05:00June 1st, 2019|Last Post|

Through rain, sleet or snow, I am always outside on my barbecue smokers. Sometimes I miss a big sporting game when I am outside, but with the SunBrite TV Veranda Series Outdoor TV, I would never miss an important game again. However just because I love watching my favorite teams, the SunBrite Outdoor TV [...]

2 05, 2019

What You Need To Monitor Your Speed: The Uniden R7 Radar Detector

2019-05-02T23:53:43-05:00May 2nd, 2019|Last Post, Products|

In my life I have had several warnings for excessive driving and thankfully only one speeding ticket. But had I the Uniden R7 Radar Detector, I would have been able to more carefully monitor my speed. You see, I was driving down a hill on a Wisconsin interstate and wasn't paying attention to how [...]

5 04, 2019

The Crestfallen

2019-04-05T16:19:30-05:00April 5th, 2019|Last Post, National Poetry Month, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

I have never seen you beforenor have I ever felt your touch.I cannot meet you at the storeto help buy you a new hair brush.Yet we do talk all of the timeeven though I've not heard your voice,never to share a glass of wineas right now we don't have that choice.I cannot tuck you [...]

5 04, 2019

Your Words

2019-04-05T15:57:35-05:00April 5th, 2019|Last Post, National Poetry Month, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

It has been three weekssince your delicate wordsfilled my mind. Words of laughterWords of dreamsWords of hope. It has been three monthssince your delicate wordsfilled my heart. Words of painsWords of screamsWords of fears. It has been three yearssince your delicate wordsfilled my life. Words of laughter and pains now touch usWords of dreams [...]

2 04, 2019

Much Ado About Nothing?

2019-04-05T08:52:06-05:00April 2nd, 2019|Last Post, National Poetry Month, Poetry|

In the town of MessinaAntony and Cleopatra overheardTitus Andronicus, Macbeth and Hamlethaving a riveting conversation. It quickly became a Comedy of Errors, as King Learand King John interjected that Don Pedro wouldsoon return from battle. After a Midsummer Night’s Dream,Leonato greeted Don Pedro, alongside Beatrice and the Merry Wivesof Windsor, asking about the Two [...]

1 04, 2019

A Recipe For Love

2019-04-05T16:15:12-05:00April 1st, 2019|Last Post, National Poetry Month, Poetry, Poetry Prompts, Recipes|

Love is a simple recipe. First, start off with 3 cups of courage.Second, fold your courage into a quart of courting.Third, add a few grains of saltiness and a teaspoon of sugar baby.Fourth, mix in a peck of affection and a bushel of adoration.Fifth, begin to boil 2 pints of passion, until bubbly.Sixth, combine [...]

29 03, 2019

My Everything

2019-03-29T09:54:44-05:00March 29th, 2019|Last Post, Personal Poetry, Poetry|

When I cannot see youI feel the pain of a thousand nailspressing against the small of my back,like a decaying bed of rose thorns. When I am not near youI can’t appreciate your perfume,a blend of cherish and devotionwith a hint of constant affection. When I cannot kiss youmy lips become chapped for your [...]

26 02, 2019

Will You Visit Me?

2019-02-26T14:57:09-05:00February 26th, 2019|Haiku, Haiku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry|

One day you'll visitFlowers placed upon my graveA sunny mourning Today's haiku is from the Baffled haiku challenge on Twitter. The haiku challenge was to write any haiku using the word visit. What happens when you go to visit someone and they are no longer there, either physically or spiritually? Perhaps you are in [...]

26 02, 2019

Shall We Play?

2019-02-26T14:59:38-05:00February 26th, 2019|Haiku, Haiku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry|

The school yard playgroundWe would all play togetherUnited by sun Today's haiku from from the Baffled haiku challenge on Twitter. The haiku challenge was to write any haiku using the word play. I remember from my childhood that it was always so easy to make new friends on the school yard playground. We all [...]

26 02, 2019

I’m Loving The LG Combination Double Wall Oven

2019-02-26T14:11:17-05:00February 26th, 2019|Last Post, Products, Reviews|

When it comes to cooking or baking, having a double wall oven is such a convenience. I love it and you can too with a new the LG Double Wall Oven now available at Best Buy. You see, I am always either on my smokers or cooking or baking in the kitchen. Sometimes I [...]

22 02, 2019

Free To Fly

2019-02-22T11:19:52-05:00February 22nd, 2019|Haiku, Haiku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry|

Time to leave the nestSpread my wings and I'll fly freeBaby Robin dreams Today's haiku was from the Baffled haiku challenge on Twitter. The haiku challenge was to write any haiku using the word free as the challenge word. Soon spring will be coming and underneath my deck, robins build a nest every year. [...]

19 02, 2019

I Perform For No One

2019-02-19T14:41:40-05:00February 19th, 2019|Haiku, Haiku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

A cunning linguistIn a world performs aloneAn owl hoots who Today's haiku was from the Baffled haiku challenge on Twitter. The haiku challenge was to write any haiku using the word perform. In life, we perform all the time. Sometimes we can exceed expectations. Sometimes we fail. Other times there is no one to [...]

19 02, 2019

Will We Meet Again?

2019-02-19T14:42:35-05:00February 19th, 2019|Haiku, Haiku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

'til we meet againThe days are growing longerA blue jay returns Today's haiku was from the Baffled haiku challenge on Twitter. The haiku challenge was to write any haiku using the word meet. With another pending snow storm coming in, I cannot wait for the return of Spring and the return of the birds [...]