1 06, 2018

Why A Thermapen Is My Secret Ingredient

2018-09-05T16:22:15-05:00June 1st, 2018|BBQ, BBQ Gadgets and Accessories, Products|

The Thermapen Mk4 Is Worth Every Penny For $99.00, you might be thinking that the Thermapen Mk4 is a waste of money. But I have to tell you it is worth every penny. You see, people always ask me what are some of my secret ingredients for making amazing barbecue. I could tell them [...]

18 05, 2018

The Trompo King Is Amazing

2018-09-05T16:22:23-05:00May 18th, 2018|BBQ, BBQ Gadgets and Accessories, Products, Reviews|

To Stack Your Meat Check Out The Trompo King A couple of weeks ago while perusing my Instagram feed I came across a video highlighting The Trompo King. So what is the Trompo King? The Trompo King is a stainless steel accessory for your smoker or grill that vertically stacks your meat. Now I [...]

1 10, 2017

Man Cave Craft Eats Giveaway

2018-06-27T13:38:26-05:00October 1st, 2017|BBQ, Food and Drink, Giveaways, Products|

Today I launched an Instagram giveaway with Man Cave Craft Eats. If you’re not familiar with Man Cave Craft Eats, Man Cave Craft Eats was founded by Nick Beste. He then grabbed a couple of his college buddies from the University of Minnesota, and with a small tent and two folding tables headed to [...]

19 09, 2017

Apple vs. Fitbit: What The Heck?

2018-06-27T14:08:27-05:00September 19th, 2017|Last Post, Musings, Products|

I must tell you, I am confused as heck. As a runner that is unfortunately tied to the treadmill due to two hip surgeries, two knee surgeries and currently a torn right meniscus (insert the sound of the world’s smallest violin), I have been relying on the data of my iPod, iPhone and Fitbit. [...]

8 09, 2017

Have You Been Hacked via Equifax?

2018-06-27T14:05:29-05:00September 8th, 2017|Last Post, Products, Reviews|

I don’t know about you, but I hate waking up to news that my personal information may have been hacked. So this morning when I awoke and opened my newspaper (yes, I still read the print version), I was greeted with the following headline, “Massive breach exposes 143M.” First, let me digress for a second. I [...]

14 08, 2017

Running With Apple AirPods: Review

2018-05-16T15:17:53-05:00August 14th, 2017|Products, Reviews|

Is running with Apple AirPods is the technological equivalent of running with scissors? I was told as a child "no running with scissors." Truth be told, I ran with scissors a lot. Yet not once did I fall and stab myself or anyone else for that matter. You see, when it comes to running, unless [...]

23 07, 2017

Brewpub in Eagan Now Open: Union 32 Craft House

2017-08-14T11:42:33-05:00July 23rd, 2017|Food and Drink, Only In Eagan, Products, Reviews|

Recently a brand new, self-pour brewpub in Eagan opened. Located near the intersection of Highways 55 and 149, Union 32 Craft House is featuring, you betcha, 32 Minnesota craft beers. Started by four awesome Eagan dads, Union 32 Craft House's name gives a nod to the great state of Minnesota, as it was the [...]

10 05, 2017

Marcus Theatres: Mother’s Day Flowers

2018-05-16T15:18:35-05:00May 10th, 2017|Products, Reviews|

There are two things that I love: Marcus Theatres and my Mom. And this Mother's Day, I have two different ways to make my mom feel like a movie star. Read: Partnership with Marcus Theatres   First, I can go ahead an purchase an eGift card so that she can enjoy movies with my [...]

6 11, 2016

Total Wine Now Open in Eagan

2017-07-26T23:32:03-05:00November 6th, 2016|Food and Drink, Only In Eagan, Products, Reviews|

Total Wine Continues Twin Cities Expansion Now open in the Central Park Commons in the City of Eagan is Total Wine. The grand opening was on November 3, 2016. With the opening of Total Wine, this becomes the sixth store opened in the brand new Central Park Commons. Central Park Commons, located at the [...]

2 11, 2016

Announcing My Partnership With Marcus Theatres

2018-06-25T12:20:10-05:00November 2nd, 2016|Last Post, Poetry, Product Placement Poetry, Products, Reviews|

Check out Marcus Theatres for a Great Movie Experience. I am really excited to announce my partnership with Marcus Theatres. You see, I love going to movies. For the past couple of years I've almost exclusively gone to the Marcus Theatre in Rosemount, Minnesota. Although there is a closer movie theater, Marcus Theatres was [...]

17 07, 2016

7 Kamado Joe Accessories You Need TODAY

2018-09-05T16:23:02-05:00July 17th, 2016|BBQ, BBQ Gadgets and Accessories, Food and Drink, Last Post, Products, Reviews, Smoke Club|

These Kamado Joe Accessories Are Amazing. Most of my friends know me as an EGG Head, but about two months ago I became a Joe Head, for now I love the red of Kamado Joe. And these 7 Kamado Joe accessories, you need to pick up TODAY! The term EGG head, pertains to those [...]

5 07, 2016

Why I Switched To T-Mobile

2016-07-09T07:47:30-05:00July 5th, 2016|Last Post, Products, Reviews|

T-Mobile's New Binge On is Spectacular. This weekend I was "Up Nord" celebrating 4th of July weekend when I received the dreaded "You're at 90% of your data allowance for the month" from Verizon. As I stared at the horizon, I knew it was time to maybe switch back to T-Mobile. You see, with [...]

4 07, 2016

Why I Love But Don’t Like The Hidrate Spark

2016-07-04T14:09:24-05:00July 4th, 2016|Last Post, Products, Reviews|

The Hidrate Spark Smart Bottle is a great concept but comes up dry. About two months ago I received my Hidrate Spark Smart Water Bottle. Frankly I had forgotten I had ordered one perhaps six months earlier. The Hidrate Spark Smart Water Bottle uses Bluetooth technology to check your water consumption throughout your day. [...]

30 06, 2016

Introducing Smoke Club

2018-06-21T09:35:34-05:00June 30th, 2016|Last Post, Products, Reviews, Smoke Club|

Launching Smoke Club When it comes to secret societies and anonymity, I certainly understand a fair amount about those two subjects, which is why today I launched the Smoke Club. The Smoke Club was born out of a conversation about smoking meats, smoked cocktails and ever so often will smoke a cigar. “You should [...]

29 06, 2016

Is KDWB’s War Of The Roses Fake?

2018-05-09T16:07:55-05:00June 29th, 2016|Last Post, Musings, Products, Reviews, Social Media|

I love the Dave Ryan in the Morning Show on KDWB, so if War of The Roses is fake, I don’t care. If you follow me on Twitter (subtle hint to follow me here), you know that I interact with Dave Ryan, Falen Bonsett and occasionally Steve LeTart. One of the segments I love [...]