| Jan 2017
Mommyness

New Years Resolutions

So, every time New Years comes around I have my resolution and it starts off AMAZING. Then… once about the 5th day comes around it becomes so. hard. to. get. moving. Is it just me or do you guys experience this as well? I should just change my New Years resolution to watching more Netflix. […]
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| Jan 2017
Family Room

Shoes Yourself!

What is the deal with our kids not wanting to put on jackets when it’s snowing outside? – That’s exactly what Kim and I asked each other. After asking people on Facebook to submit videos of their own kids doing the same – we realized this was an international problem! Using the idea of Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” […]
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| Dec 2016
Man Cave

Ten Quick Thoughts about Rogue One (SPOILER FREE, I THINK) from a Dad’s Perspective

For the second straight year, this one felt really good as a “family” film.  Zero bad words.  Zero sexual innuendos.  Great humor that everyone can understand.  There’s violence, but it isn’t gory. Before you go, Google CGI so you can explain it to your kids. They are going to want to know how they did this […]
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| Dec 2016
Family Room

Merry Christmas! Celebrating what went right.

This year was hard. That seems to be the consensus across the internet right now. Slate asked “Is this the worst year in history?” So did Newsweek. It’s hard not to agree. Just watch the news for 5 seconds – you will get bummed out. For our family, I was really affected by the death of […]
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| Dec 2016
Kitchen

Easiest Hot Chocolate!

As the weather gets colder we wanted to show how we make hot chocolate at home. It’s fun to make with the family – and it tastes REALLY REALLY good. What’s your favorite holiday recipe?
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| Dec 2016
Kitchen

Pairing Wine with Christmas

The holidays are always fun. But sometimes they can be super stressful. We returned to our Wine Pairing series to bring you guys some wines (and other drinks) that can get you through the holiday season!
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| Nov 2016
Family Room

Turkey with a side of passive aggressiveness

A Thanksgiving recipe from Kim’s family: Take one family and divide it into two political parties Add a divisive election Add a splash of alcohol Stir it all together at a family gathering Wait about 20 minutes after your crazy uncle arrives and you have a giant, HOT MESS. Isn’t it bizarre how one family […]
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| Oct 2016
Kitchen

Pairing Wine with Homework

Let’s face it, homework is not for the weak. Sometimes it takes a strong drink to solve those word problems. So which wine should you pair with those tough subjects? Take a look.
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