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How to shop at Aldi

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February 19, 2018

Since we’ve been shopping at Aldi we’ve saved a bunch of money. Here are a few thing to take note of while shopping at Aldi. Bring a Quarter Even out the cart corral, don’t pull from the short stack. You should always keep a quarter in your car, or bolt cutters. Sometimes Aldi will have… Read More ›

How to Chew Gum

Chewing gum is on my short list as one of the worst things ever invented. Here is a short guide to maximize everyone’s enjoyment of your gum chewing Chew with your mouth open like a cat eating peanut butter Pop it against the roof of your mouth Blow bubbles then suck them in to make… Read More ›

You should never eat at the Olive Garden

I first must state that Italian food is not my favorite, but if you like it that’s fine. It’s been about 12 years since I’ve been to an Olive Garden. I can tell you that it hasn’t changed a bit. A beautifully decorated restaurant with food that tastes like Marie Callender’s out of a microwave…. Read More ›

This meal will keep you out of the hospital

There is no question that Fish and Chips is one my favorite meals. Whenever traveling I always look for a good basket of authentic old country goodness. I think it all stems back to my childhood when I was having my double hernia operation. The doctors wouldn’t release me from the hospital until I stopped… Read More ›

You can never stop drinking coffee

I don’t know why, but I decided to start drinking coffee in 2002. Having just started a new job, I was finding it difficult to adjust to the time zone difference, recovering from the move, and dealing with new co-workers. I called a friend who had commended something called a “press pot”. I started from… Read More ›

One star reviews are the most accurate.

This is where product review gold is found. You will find the most minuscule of complaints about how a product didn’t meet expectations. Complaints like, the a golf GPS not lowering your score because you are not able to hit your pitching wedge 170 yards like Dustin Johnson. My favorite so far is reading a… Read More ›

Selection Anxiety with Coca-Cola Freestyle

I like the idea of the Coca-Cola Freestyle and I love the options but it’s not worth the anxiety attack. Once you get to the front of the line you are inundated with a plethora of options for configuring your beverage. As you are pushing buttons a line begins to form with anxious patrons with… Read More ›

Marriage Advice from Tony Chachere

  When I was first married, I thought it would be nice to slowly introduce the spouse to some of the food I enjoyed while living in the Deep South. One night I prepared Red Beans and Rice with cornbread. I went all out and bought two boxes of Tony Chachere’s from the local Food… Read More ›

How to make a waiter or waitress happy.

I’ve changed my strategy over the years, but I do not subscribe to automatic tipping. 20% is the max and it goes down from there. 10% Deductions If the waiter attempts to show off and not write your order down and either gets the order wrong or has to come back to verify the order…. Read More ›

Nutrisystem Man Shaming

Hey Nutrisystem, I know you want to promote your product, but fat shaming men is not the best way. Don’t assume that all men are just sitting on the couch watching football and eating pie. Also, men can cook so stop with the gender stereotypes. I tried Nutrisystem for a month once and while I… Read More ›