Five Things to Bring to the Groundhog Day Viewing
Groundhog Day is coming up Feb 2. Tradition says if the groundhog sees its shadow when it emerges from its burrow, it means we’re slated for six more weeks of winter. However, if it doesn’t, then spring is closer than we think. I’m about done with winter and won’t tolerat…
Trying the Grand Ferrero Rocher Chocolate [VIDEO]
Subscribe to Rock 96.7 on Youtube Ferrero Rocher are about as fancy as you can get with a store-bought chocolate. They’re a hazelnut and chocolate wrapped in a crisp chocolate layer and, more importantly, they’re pretty good. This was the first year I’ve seen a Grand Ferrero Roc…
Taste Testing the Giant Holiday Coin [VIDEO]
Subscribe to Rock 96.7 on Youtube This time of year brings those ridiculously over-sized candy bars to store shelves. In years past I’ve seen the giant Snickers bars, giant Hershey’s chocolate bars, giant York peppermint patties and even giant Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. This wa…
Five Things You Can Do with Your Turkey Leftovers
The day after Thanksgiving you may be stuck with all the leftovers. This is always a great day as there are a lot of things you can do with said leftovers. Instead of just making as many sandwiches as you can with the leftover turkey (and, trust me, there’s nothing wrong with that) Here are […
Taste Testing Reese’s Stuffed with Pieces Peanut Butter Cups
Subscribe to Rock 96.7 on Youtube When two of my favorite candies combine into one, I just have to try them. I noticed it more than I thought I would. Although I prefer the standard sized peanut butter cup, the big cup shined through as the winner in this one as it was bigger to […]
Easy Way to Remove Yourself from Telemarketer Call Lists
Telemarketers are getting more and more crafty. It used to just be a call that they’d hope you’d answer. Then it was based on you picking up the phone and, any more, they’re almost robotic in their sales pitch so you can’t even tell them otherwise. Here’s an easy w…
Simple Ways to Keep Yourself from Getting Sick This Season
Today was a banner day at work. One co-worker called in sick, two others left early because they were starting to feel sick, my wife is getting sick and the school called telling me to pick up my son because he’s now sick. Welcome to a change in temperature this time of year. I rarely [Ȃ…
Five Reasons You Try On Clothes Before Buying Them
I have a habit of trusting everything. My shirt size, my pants size and my shoe size haven’t changed in the past 10 years, so I just buy those sizes and move on. But something happened over the weekend to to make me re-evaluate my theory. The short story is that I needed a new […]
Where Were You on September 11, 2001?
It’s the question that usually gets asked about this time of year every year. What were you doing on September 11? How did you find out? Here’s my quick story. During that time I worked on a news radio station as a liaison for the other part-timers. I was sleeping since I worked a late…
Avoid the Shopping ‘Walk of Shame’ Buy Using your 6-Pack [LIFEHACK]
When you’re grocery shopping and happen to bring back a 6-pack of your favorite beverage, why not use it to your advantage? Now, yes, these are in a cardboard container so there is a chance it can, and will, rip on you. If the bags are light enough, like a box of cereal or something, [……
The First 13 Years of Nintendo Power are Now Free Online
My favorite magazine growing up is now available free online in digital form! Nintendo Power was filled each month (or bi-monthly when it was first released) with maps, tricks, tips and news on all things Nintendo from the old 8-bit system to Game Boy and finally with the Wii U when they finally sto…
Welch’s Graham Slams are My New Favorite ‘Anytime’ Treat
While shopping the other day, I was surprised to see these peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in the freezer section. I had to try them. I’m so glad I did! Although they were in the freezer, they say you can try them frozen or thawed, but frozen seems to be the way to go. Even […]