The Food and Wine Hedonist

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Happy 4th of July!

Whatcha got planned for today?  I’m going to be celebrating this most American of American holidays playing a distinctly Scottish sport – golf.   Enjoy this post from a couple … Continue reading

July 4, 2016 · 1 Comment

I’m the Male Jennifer Aniston

Why are you laughing? It’s true in so many ways.  We’re both damn good looking even though we’re on the wrong side of forty.   We’re both adored and emulated by … Continue reading

October 20, 2015 · 8 Comments

Peyton Manning Needs Me

Here’s my latest post for the online humor magazine – Long Awkward Pause.  Take a peek over there for more fun stuff.  (Of course, once you’re done here) ** When … Continue reading

December 29, 2014 · 4 Comments

I Love Tulum

Every year, the kids go to a YMCA camp in beautiful northern Michigan for some good old-fashioned outdoor fun.  Last year, we did a “staycation” and while it was relaxing, … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · 14 Comments

The Perfect Gift For Women Who Love Wine

It seems like every time I’ve checked out Facebook in the past five years there’s always some kind of meme about moms and drinking. Like this one – * or … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · 8 Comments

What’s Your Patriotic Song?

Today is the USA’s birthday and all over the country many people are celebrating by spending time with family, barbecuing, blowing shit up, and feeling the overall super-patriotic vibes of … Continue reading

July 4, 2014 · 12 Comments

Tools for Tools

It looks like Google Glass is going to be available to the general public this year. If you don’t know what it is, you’re probably better off that way. But … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · 7 Comments

A Breakdown of the 2014 Oscar Songs

The 84th Annual Academy Awards are this Sunday and once again I’ve failed to watch ANY of the films nominated for Best Picture. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE movies. … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · 17 Comments


The Sicilian had a little shindig right before Christmas to celebrate the grand opening of their newly-finished basement, dubbed “the parent cave.”  I knew it was going to be beautiful, … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · 25 Comments

Shopping Woes

Sometimes I really hate shopping, but not for the same reasons that others give. Most people say they hate shopping because of the crowded malls and parking lots that are … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · 15 Comments