Balsam Hill Artificial Christmas Tree Review

My wife and I are in our forties and have never had an artificial Christmas tree… until now. Last year we finally got tired of picking lousy fresh cut trees, crawling under the tree to check the water, tying branches together to keep the heavier ornaments up and...

The End of Bedtime Stories

It was a pretty good run, those eight and a half years.  We explored a lot of lands, made some great friends and shared a lot of laughs along the way.  We jumped from one adventure to the next, rode the seas with pirates, flew in rocket ships to distant planets and...

Hacking Disney’s FastPass

When you visit any Disney theme park (Disney World, Disneyland, Epcot, Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, etc.) you’ll find that every ride, every attraction and nearly every show includes a reservation system called FastPass+ which allows visitors to book ride...

Becoming a Cable Cord Cutter

Yesterday we joined the ever-growing ranks of the cord-cutters, those people who are finally fed up with paying too much for hundreds and hundreds of channels of crappy entertainment.  Over the last few years we watched our Comcast bill go from about $95 per month up...