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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    As Seen on the Internets: Most Ridiculous DIY Pinterest Ideas

    I have a love-hate relationship with Pinterest. (Don’t know what I’m talking about? Ask your girlfriend/wife/female friend; she’ll fill you in). On the one hand, Pinterest has some pretty decent recipes and gift ideas. On the other, it...

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    Awkward Photos: Back to School Edition

    Awkward Photos. We all have at least one. One really, really embarrassing picture from the yearbook or first day of school that we’d like to pretend never happened. If you’re a child of the 80′s/early 90′s like...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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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 1 year 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....

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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 1 year 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 1 year 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,...

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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 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years ago
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