Homemade ButterfingersI want to be a firetruck! -- Let's Blog OffRest is Part of the Creative ProcessBBQ Chuck Roast Flatbread QuesadillasA handmade Christmas for me this yearFlatbread for Grill or GriddleSmoked Chuck Roast BurritosTravelogue -- Missouri
November 30, 2011

Smoked Chuck Roast Burritos

This is the next in a series on ways to use left over Barbecued Chuck Roast.  This recipe is perfect to make at the campsite because the ingredients are easy to store and the only thing you need to keep … Continue reading

November 28, 2011

A handmade Christmas for me this year

Yes, I looked through the Black Friday ads.  There were exactly ZERO things that caught my attention.  That’s highly unusual for me.  I can typically find something that could at least be useful.  I’ve been asked for a Christmas list … Continue reading

November 25, 2011

Thoughts on Black Friday and the Holidays

When I worked in retail, from 1998 until 2008, Black Friday was my favorite day of the year to work.  Seriously.  I truly enjoyed getting to work at 4am and putting the final touches on the displays before opening the … Continue reading

November 24, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving!

May today bring warmth, happiness, and comfort to you and your family today as we give thanks for all that we have and all that we are! In a couple of recent posts, I alluded to offering some products that … Continue reading

November 23, 2011

Travelogue — Missouri

In my post last Wednesday, “Rest is Part of the Creative Process,” I talked about a trip to Missouri.  I thought it would be fun to share some photos and videos from the trip, so here you go! This first … Continue reading

November 22, 2011

Stuffed? Not anymore! — Let’s Blog Off!

Every two weeks, bloggers from around the world contribute their thoughts on a given topic.  This time around, the topic is “Thanksgiving food memories.”  Here’s mine: This story takes place about 20 years ago and it has come up every … Continue reading

November 21, 2011

BBQ Chuck Roast Flatbread Quesadillas

In my post, The Best Dang BBQ Sandwich You’ve Ever Had, I showed you how to make a BBQ Chuck Roast.  I also told you that when I fire up the smoker, I like to save some of the spoils … Continue reading

November 18, 2011

7 Things You Must Know About Barbecue

Good barbecue is as much science as it is art.  Here are 7 tips to help ensure you get lip-smacking good results. Grilling is not Barbecuing Grilling is done at high temperatures of 350 degrees (f) up to 900 degrees … Continue reading

November 16, 2011

Rest is Part of the Creative Process

I spent last week visiting friends and family in Missouri.  My only real intention was to create some space for my mind to wander.  I didn’t do much research into what there was to do and see.  I just wanted … Continue reading

November 14, 2011

Flatbread for Grill or Griddle

This flatbread recipe comes together quickly and uses very few ingredients.  There is no yeast in the flatbread, so the dough won’t rise.  This means it can be made ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator or cooler for … Continue reading

November 10, 2011

Current Hard Work Update — November 10, 2011

We had a fantastic meeting with Josh Bulloc, The Bootstrap Coach, where we drilled down on what direction we want to take as a family and from a business perspective.  He helped us find our answers to our questions.  There … Continue reading

November 8, 2011

I want to be a firetruck! — Let’s Blog Off

Every other week, a bunch of bloggers from different backgrounds all give their take on the same topic.  This time around it is “What did you want to be when you grew up?” When you ask a child what they … Continue reading

November 4, 2011

Homemade Butterfingers

I’m not sure how I came across this Homemade Butterfinger recipe, but I found it on the Plain Chicken blog.  I knew I had to give it a try and here’s how it went. Ingredients: 16 oz bag of candy … Continue reading

November 2, 2011

The Grass is Always Browner…

…on my side of the fence.  We’ve all heard the common expression, “The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.” The problem with this phrase is it puts the responsibility of upkeep on the anonymous other. … Continue reading