I finally broke down and signed up for Shipt, an on-demand grocery delivery service. Let me give you the background. My twins woke up hurting from teething Monday night, which means all of us got a few less hours of sleep. We had exhausted every play area and watched both “Frozen” and “Tangled” in the … More Shipt to the rescue!
Although not new, I just had to share the Taylor Swift parody of “Blank Space” by the YouTube group WhatsUpMoms. I saw it again this weekend and realized it was MUCH funnier after having kids myself! My favorite part is getting woken by by a “nightmare dressed like an ice queen,” but honestly the entire … More YouTube fun
The Pittsburgh Steelers are using robotic tackling dummies that simulate players on the field. Seriously you have to watch this video, just skip the article and go straight to it. This is somewhere between hilarious and awesome! Samsung is rumored to have a smartphone in the works for release next year with a bendable OLED … More Tech in the News!
Maybe I am still high on Mumford & Sons after seeing them in Little Rock in April, or maybe I have a soft spot for Johannesburg after traveling there in 2012, but when Mumford & Sons released their new mini-album Johannesburg this past Friday, I was excited! I found the vinyl release of the small (both in size … More Mumford & Sons – Johannesburg
When I was a child in South Mississppi, my brothers and I had lots of backyard to explore. We rode dirt bikes, played in our club house, fished in the pond, played capture the flag, and let our imaginations lead the way. But I totally sympathize with Jane in Our Great Big Backyard, because I … More “Our Great Big Backyard” is Beautiful
Hola Madrid! The largest city in Spain and the third largest city in the European Union, after London and Berlin, is fill with historical sites, art and history museums, sidewalk cafes and is even home to an Egyptian Temple. It is a beautiful city with something new to discover around every corner. Useful Travel Books for Madrid: Lonely … More Sights to See in Madrid
Tegan and Sara – Love you to Death Love you to Death is the new album from twin indie singers Tegan and Sara. It has a fun upbeat ’80s inspired sound similar to their last album, Heartthrob. It is a short album, with only 10 tracks, but I listened to it on repeat today without ever tiring of it. Tracks … More New Music – Tegan and Sara & Little Big Town with Pharrell
As soon as my girls could feed themselves, they wanted nothing to do with a spoon, so giving them a variety of wholesome foods became much harder. I am always looking for finger food ideas, and I heard about freezing plain yogurt, so I decided to try it. I mixed some puréed fresh cherries with … More Baby Finger Foods: Frozen Yogurt Bites
Last week I returned from a family vacation to Spain. One of the places we visited while there was the city of Toledo, Spain’s first capital city; which was an easy 30 minute train ride from Madrid, which was our home base for the vacation. The oldest part of Toledo sits high on a hill, surrounded by … More Holy Toledo! A Daytrip in Spain’s First Capital City
How awesome is it to transport an external shuttle tank through Los Angeles? You can see for yourself in this video. This tank was never used, but instead was part of the Columbia investigation. You can see it yourself once it’s restored at the California Science Center. Western Digital has acquired SanDisk, which is huge … More Tech links!