Author: Kristin Cook

    Things I love (and love to write about) include: photography, good beer, awesome deals on clothing, toys and camping gear, good food, Star Wars, and babies.


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    Six Essential Items Needed to Start Homebrewing

    Drinking craft beer: awesome. Paying $10+ for a 6-pack: not so cool. You might associate homebrewing with hipsters, or assume anything that ferments in someone’s basement can’t possibly taste any good, but brewing your own beer can...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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    Patriotic Movies for your Fourth of July Weekend

    Fourth of July weekend is here, which means (hopefully) lots of extra free time in between grilling, the beach and watching fireworks. Here are some patriotic movies to help you celebrate the America all weekend long. 1....

    • Posted 10 months ago
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    Top Ten Beer Koozies for Your July 4th Party

    Summer is in full swing. The Fourth of July is just a few days away. Are you ready with a good beer koozie? Here are 10 of the best that will not only keep your beer cold,...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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    Ten Unconventionally Awesome Movie Dads

    There have been a lot of great movie dads over the years, but (like most great real-life dads), not all of them fit the typical, “ideal” father figure role. In honor of Father’s Day this Sunday, here...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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    Hitting the Road? Here Are the Best Road Trip Apps

    It’s finally summer: official road trip season! Whether you plan on traveling solo or with a van full of kids, here are some of the best apps to make sure your cross-country trip is a little easier,...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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    Super Weird Pet Tattoos

    As I sat in the tattoo parlor lobby a few years ago, nervously waiting to get my first ink, I flipped through the pages of one of the artists’ portfolio books and came across a tattoo of...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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    Cool Rooms: Nerdiest Geektastic Rooms Ever

    Decking out your room with your favorite movie, TV show or comic book hero doesn’t have to end when you “grow up.” Here are some amazingly character-inspired cool rooms and living spaces, along with easy ways to...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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    On the Last Arrested Development…

    One day! 24 hours! 1440 minutes! Can you believe it? The new, ridiculously highly-anticipated season of Arrested Development will be released (in its entirety) on Sunday. Just in case you haven’t already re-watched every episode (multiple times)...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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    Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Every Type of Dad

    Father’s Day is just a few weeks away (June 16th). Before you buy your old man yet another wallet or tie he probably doesn’t need, here are some unique and useful Father’s Day gift ideas for five...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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    10 Not So Super Superhero Movies

    Rolling Stone just came out with their list of the 10 worst superhero movies of the last 10 years. Because there have been some incredibly great superhero movies recently (The Dark Knight Trilogy, Iron Man, The Avengers,...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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    Awesome Things Made Out of Bacon

    I’m sure we can all agree that bacon is great for eating. But did you know it’s also a very aesthetically pleasing artistic medium? Or that it’s capable of being hooked up to oxygen gas and cutting...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • A classic, there's too much to love about this picture: the mid-90's snowflake sweater, the exact same facial expression being shared by both pet and owner, the miniature Santa hat. But the best part of all is clearly the huge cat head floating around to the left.
    10 Most Awkward Cat Family Photos

    You know what’s really awesome? The surprisingly high number of photos that come up when you type “awkward cat family photos” into Google Images. Like there were so many that only a fraction of them made it...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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