Affordable Solar Service is No Longer a Myth

I use a lot of electronics. And I’m pretty sure I’m not alone. Heck, I’m probably pretty average in that department. Lately, I’m starting to realize just how much electricity I use regularly. When I go to bed each night, the last thing I do is plug in my phone, iPad, iPad keyboard case, Kindle and my wife’s phone too. That’s a lot. And that doesn’t account for the rest of the “normal” electricity we use in …

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Canada Road Trip, Part 1 – Niagara Falls, Here We Come

Hitting Niagara Falls is something Allie and I have been talking about doing for years, and last month, we finally got to cross that one off our bucket list. Although, we nearly got deported in the process. Joining us on our cross-border quest was Allie’s cousin Ivy and her family (that’d be husband Ira and sons Matt and Ethan). They met us at our house bright and early to start our extended weekend trip. All four …

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I Put My Kids To Work in the Yard with Rubbermaid Roughneck

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Weave Made Media® and Rubbermaid, but all my opinions are my own. #weavemade #FallFixUp http://my-disclosur.es/RgFrEH When I was a kid, one of my favorite seasons was the fall. Not just because the candy-filled Halloween was around the corner, but because it meant one thing: leaves. Piles and piles and piles of leaves. Seriously, is there anything more fun, more carefree, more innocent then …

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Bye, Bye Training Wheels

For over a year, we’ve been trying to get Ryan to ride his bike. Sure, when he had training wheels it was easy and he rode it as much as any other kid. But last summer, we popped them off and… got nowhere. Jason learned when he was 9, and Ryan turns 9 this summer. So as the weather’s gotten better, we’ve tried a few times so far this year and he’s definitely shown a …

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Meet Poncho, My Personal Allergy and Weather Service

I have a love hate relationship with the summer. When it’s gorgeous out, not too hot, I love heading outside. Taking a walk around the neighborhood or a bike ride just does wonders for your head. Except when it’s Allergy Season, that is. Yeah, the summer love comes in the Great Outdoors, but the hate has everything to do with allergies. I have year-round allergies thanks to evil dust mites, but I’ve also got bad seasonal allergies to …

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