For this Gamer Dad, a Simple Cup of Coffee Changed the Parenting Game Forever

#ShouldBeOnACoffeeMug Folgers Coffee Mug

One of my favorite quotes of all time was penned by Oscar Wilde. “Life is too important to be taken seriously.” Well, I think Oscar would be proud to know that I’m only aware of his quote because it was on the side of my favorite coffee mug. I try to live by those words in everything I do. Unfortunately, some things get serious real fast. Especially once you become a father. I’ve got two amazing …

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Give Your Mouth a Party With Green Mountain Espresso Iced Latte

Believe it or not, I wasn’t always a big coffee drinker. To be honest, it wasn’t util my 30s most likely that I joined the caffeine chain gang. I always loved the coffee taste though. It was one of my favorite ice cream flavors as a kid and I used to love visiting my Grandma Pearl at her apartment in the Bronx. She had this funky candy dish on her coffee table that looked like …

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Win a Brew Over Ice Prize Package (Ends 9/8)

I’m a coffee drinker. As in coffee. Not some crazy frappamoltencino with extra whipped cream type of drinker. That’s dessert. Coffee is for waking up. In the summer, though, it’s hot. And I just can’t bring myself to drink hot coffee when it’s hot outside. So on my way to work every day, I stop at one of the zillion coffee places in Manhattan and grab myself a large iced coffee with skim milk and …

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Win a $25 Peet’s Coffee Gift Card & a 10-Pack of Peet’s Single Cups (Ends 7/14)

In exchange for writing this caffeine-filled post, I have been compensated. All views, opinions and really bad jokes are solely my own and were in no way influenced by the sponsor. Zombies. They’re everywhere these days. Heck, if you’re unlucky enough to be hanging out in my kitchen any weekday morning around 6 a.m., you’re likely to find one. And he’ll look an awful lot like me. Thankfully, you don’t need a shotgun, baseball bat …

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Win a Month’s Worth of Coffee K-Cups from Mixkups (Ends 1/27)

If you ask my wife to use one word that best describes my taste for food, she’d most likely say, “variety.” I love pizza, sushi, hot dogs, a good steak, fried clams, shrimp, etc. I pretty much love all food (except for olives and salmon). But I really like variety in what I eat. I can’t eat the same exact thing over and over and over. If I go out for sushi, I love ordering …

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