How're ya feelin'? I was born and raised right here in Yakima. Though I moved away for about 10 years I found my way back and glad I did. I love to cheerlead new restaurants and businesses coming to town. Also a fan of craft beer, being we live in the hop capital of the world. #ShopLocal #DrinkLocal I have three amazing kids, love breakfast cereal and am a huge retro gamer. I love new video games, too, but have a deep appreciation for the classics on systems like NES and Sega Genesis.
JELL-O Explains Why They Don’t Sell ‘JELL-O Pudding Pops’ Anymore
I was a huge fan of JELL-O Pudding Pops when I was younger, but haven't seen them on store shelves in 20 years. I reached out to them to find out why they're not available anymore.
Think Twice about Clicking On that Facebook Messenger Video! It May Be a Virus
There's a new virus on Facebook that has people clicking on what they think is a video about themselves.
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 tolerate six more weeks of anything...
Trying the Grand Ferrero Rocher Chocolate [VIDEO]
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 Rocher so I thought I'd buy one to see what it was all about.
Taste Testing the Giant Holiday Coin [VIDEO]
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 was the first time I ever saw the giant foil-wrapped chocolate coin so I had to get one and show it to my kids.
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 some great ideas...
Taste Testing Reese’s Stuffed with Pieces Peanut Butter Cups
When two of my favorite candies combine into one, I just have to try them.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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, you should be good...