July-August 2016 Events

BBQ Festival

A listing of events happening around the country involving Barbecue, Blues and Brews—as well as other live music, cornhole, motorcycles…… There are a lot of events going on this summer! I have really searched...

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Summer Grilling Tunes

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It’s hard to believe we are heading into the Independence Day weekend already. Wasn’t Memorial Day just about two weeks ago? Hmmm…guess not. That being said, this is a huge cookout weekend and I..cannot…wait!...

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Fathers Day Gift Ideas–2016

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I tried to find gift ideas that might be a bit different—no ties or golf-related items {wink}. Links to resources in the product names.   Photo at top by Eugene Spiegel

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May-June 2016 Events

BBQ Festival

A listing of events happening around the country involving Barbecue, Blues and Brews—as well as other live music, cornhole, motorcycles…… Gearing up for a full schedule of tasty BBQ festivals! Here’s what’s happening in...

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Mar-Apr 2016 Events

BBQ festival

A listing of events happening around the country involving Barbecue, Blues and Brews—as well as other live music, cornhole, motorcycles…… I am done with snow and ice. Spring is coming, and there are more places...

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Brew for Kerri

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Today marks the premiere of a very special collaboration between 20 craft breweries in the Northern Virginia area. You see, weeks ago an idea was launched and people in the brewing industry gathered together...

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Jan-Feb 2016 Events

BBQ festival

A listing of events happening around the country involving Barbecue, Blues and Brews—as well as other live music, cornhole, motorcycles…… It’s brutally cold and wintery in many parts of the country, but there are still...

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2015 Gift Guide

Grate Bites Gift Guide

One of the things I’m pretty good at: shopping. I’ve scoured the web for a variety of items that I actually wouldn’t mind finding under my tree. Links to resources in the product names. Homebrew...

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