Last week the girls were learning about sound, phonographs, and Alexander Graham Bell. Our current record player was on the fritz, but an old episode of Mr. Wizard’s World came back to me in a flash. In a matter of minutes we had our own primitive record player and it was fun and easy to make!
A while ago I wrote an article outlining deploying Laravel to Elastic Beanstalk. While this worked great, I started running into problems surrounding an error that Laravel couldn’t write to it’s log files. I had tried adding code to the pre-deploy scripts to update folder settings, but this didn’t work. After a little more digging, I found you can use a post-deploy script. It looks a bit different (and doesn’t have much documentation) but it does the trick. Continue reading
There’s a saying I heard once that says “Software is never finished, only abandoned.” I’m starting to wonder if that might apply to recipes as well. I’m wondering if that might apply to recipes a well. With family coming into town and not a whole lot of time for curing, I held off on a bacon cure I wanted to try and went back to my “standard” recipe, but made some more tweaks based off of some feedback from Jen.
I haven’t done these in a while, but man this one is great!
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.