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10 Most Annoying Guys at the Gym

10 Most Annoying Guys at the Gym

Having trained hundreds of people I found the most fun you can have at the gym comes from the least productive activity.   People Watching.   Yes, you are being watched and probably judged every time you work out. 😉

How to make a Rainy Day Kite

How to make a Rainy Day Kite

My kids love kites.  They desperately want to fly them too, but alas,  when their little hands try to grasp the fine white string, frustration ensues and Dad must take the wheel.  They watch gleefully, but still desperately want to fly that wondrous, flying, paper […]

Raising Giants

Raising Giants

This is a guest post from my parents’ website about what it’s like raising 8 giant children.    For those who don’t know me, I am 6′ 2″…. and I am one of the shortest in the family.  😉 Be sure to check out their […]

Instant Pot:  Making Yogurt the Lazy Way

Instant Pot: Making Yogurt the Lazy Way

My family eats so much yogurt! I never considered making my own yogurt until I realized I could make large batches and that it’s actually healthier for you than store bought… not to mention a lot cheaper!! Who knew, right? Homemade yogurt’s fermentation process  is […]

How to make a sock doll without sewing

How to make a sock doll without sewing

My kids love these sock dolls!   I’m so glad they do too…. they’re super easy to make and cheap! There’s absolutely no sewing required when making this doll.  Isn’t that awesome?!   I have my own little Monastery sitting on my kids’ mantle. Let’s […]

How to make a Nun Sock doll without sewing

How to make a Nun Sock doll without sewing

I am super excited to start this doll tutorial!  My kids love these dolls!  They’re so easy to make and so soft. This doll literally requires NO sewing.  It’s also very inexpensive and only takes about 15 minutes to make. Let’s get started!  Get your […]

How to make a sock doll baby

How to make a sock doll baby

This sock doll is so easy and so fun to make!  No sewing at all…just rubberbands!  Awesome, right?!  It’s also very inexpensive and super cute!  Most people already have a lot of the materials hanging around the house. They make great gifts too!  My kids […]

Silence

Silence

  They say God speaks in silence.  Being a dad with three kids under four, I’ve come to the conclusion that God is going to have to yell, like the rest of them, if He wants to be heard around here. Life Can Be Crazy I […]

Husband’s Corner:  Want to keep that extra weight off?

Husband’s Corner: Want to keep that extra weight off?

My laptop has finally bitten the dust… I am writing this on a portable keyboard and my phone.  This is proving to be an exercise in patience….   So, this entry is my 2 cents about general fitness.   A recent survey found that most […]

Husband’s Corner:  Me and my Arch-nemesis…  the Dad Body

Husband’s Corner: Me and my Arch-nemesis… the Dad Body

  Just another dude writing his opinions on fitness, nutrition and health and wellness. So why should you waste your precious time listening to me?   I was not captain of the football team, baseball team or anything for that matter. The sports I played […]