Category: Random Rhetoric

EPA: Unwelcome Barbecue Guests

Smoking meat on grill

I was pretty stunned to see something come across my Facebook feed and on Twitter this morning: Apparently the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has now set its attention on controlling our backyard barbecues. Seriously....


“Blurred” Fines


It’s all over the news. It’s trending. The “Blurred Lines” lawsuit between Robin Thicke/Pharrell Williams and Marvin Gaye’s estate/family took about two years and has concluded with a decision that holds Thicke and Pharrell responsible...


Pint of Yoga

Beer Yoga

I’ve noticed in the past couple of months that breweries are starting to host yoga. I have to say, I was a bit surprised. I mean, nothing like the smell of boiling hops and...


Last-Minute Gift Ideas

Last-minute shopping

I am not one of those people. By that I mean the ones who have shopped, wrapped and completed all Christmas shopping before December rolls around. I don’t procrastinate, necessarily, but it’s a busy month!...


Bottle Cutting

Bottle pendant lights

How difficult does it have to be to cut glass bottles? While I am a hands-on, tool-loving kind of woman, I have not had luck with cutting glass. Based on the amount of bottles...


Roasting on the Grill

Grilling Roasts

The taste of roasted meat and vegetables on the grill can add a smoke or charbroiled flavor you can’t really accomplish in an oven. For those in milder climates or the hard-core winter grillers,...


Grate Bites: An Intro

So this is my first time blogging. As many of my friends already know, I usually have something to say…about a lot of things. But I never really thought I was an authority figure on...