I’ve been out of town for about a week and the time is always so short and so long simultaneously. The long time away is doubly tough when it’s away from family. Fortunately, I’m packed up with lots of things to keep me company. Half of them are surprises that show up in my bag. I’ll be home soon my loves…
They say the third time is the charm, and so it was!
I take no credit for this! It’s all a HT to my wonderful wife, and it has helped out so many times now!
Don’t you hate cutting cold butter, especially once your bagel is ready? Sure you can pull out the stick at the same time you put the bagel in the toaster, but sometimes it isn’t soft enough.
Instead, put your knife over the “vent” of the toaster. It’ll get nice and warm while the bagel toasts, and cut through your butter like a lightsaber.
UPDATE: Check out the refined (and successful) version of this recipe here.
When Costco has a sale on pork belly, it’s hard not to consider making your own bacon. 11.4 pounds of bacon sets us back $24.80, or roughly 2.18 per pound is an amazing deal. However, you can’t just cut up some slices, cook, and eat. You need to cure the bacon first. You’d be surprised that this isn’t as hard as you think!
I hit a snag this morning. In was in Visual Studio and notified that the Sitefinity Thunder plugin had an update available. Typically updates are good so I went ahead and updated. Oy, not good. It broke my connection with my existing server. It turns out that you have to update the server version as well, which is something we can’t do at this point in time. Continue reading
It’s been nearly a month since our big Texas vacation, but I’ve been busy enough that it took me a little bit to collate all the photos together. Here are a few of my favorites…