Category Archives: Backyard Living


Cookie Dough Bowls

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I have been looking through Pinterest a lot lately to get different ideas on recipes, photo ideas, and stuff to do around the house.  I saw the idea to make cookie bowls on there and thought it was such a … Continue reading

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Make a better burger with Cast Iron

If you’ve known me for more than 3 minutes, you know that I like to grill.  I also like a really good burger (see Stufz).  The best burgers I’ve ever had weren’t cooked on a grill.  How could that be? … Continue reading

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A record setting day in Saint Paul

St. Patrick’s Day in Saint Paul is a big deal.  Every year, there’s a parade along with plenty of drunken commotion in the streets until the wee hours of the morning.  Usually St. Patrick’s Day is either cold, wet, or … Continue reading

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Escape from the Goose Mafia

This post is strictly for fun…  Last night I decided to work down by the river in Harriet Island Regional Park in Saint Paul.  Shortly after my arrival, I was approached by a couple of geese.  Here’s what happened:

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Initial thoughts on Pinterest

A lot of buzz has been circling the internet about Pinterest.  To be honest, it didn’t sound the least bit interesting on the surface.  After listening to Episode 250 of the Podcast Answer Man show, I figured it was worth … Continue reading

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