Category Archives: Food & Drink

How awesome is Cleveland?

Pretty freakin’ awesome right now!  Every time we turn around there are more and more great things happening. – We took our first trip to the Cleveland Flea last month and discovered a host of new vintage and hand-craft vendors, … Continue reading

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The search for our nightspot concludes: XYZ the Tavern

I’m pretty sure I’ve talked about the challenges we have just trying to find a cool place to get a drink around here.  Yesterday we decided to try again. Without the little ones for one night only (since my step-daughter’s … Continue reading

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Well, Goddamn!

With all the things Sara & I have been doing lately, we seem to have less and less time to get out together. Even when we find the time, there seems to never be any good shows to get out … Continue reading

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Date Night With 2 Amazing Breweries And A Sticky Waterfowl

As anybody who knows us, or has read this blog for awhile knows, Sara & I have become a couple of ‘wear it proudly’ beer snobs. It’s really not our fault, though – blame the microbreweries for making such fantastic … Continue reading

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So, we might have gone a LITTLE overboard.

Remember when I talked about our efforts to expand our garden this year?  Well, we’re finally at a point where it’s pretty much considered done.  Yes, somehow, there are still a boatload of seeds that could be planted (which you … Continue reading

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What can you get on a $400 grocery budget?

If you’re smart about it – a hell of a lot! We just got back from grocery shopping and in only two different stops wound up spending about $400.  Shock to the wallet?  Yeah, a little bit!  After about an … Continue reading

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A cool punk bar and great beer in Fort Wayne, Indiana?

Let’s see here… getting used to balancing our lives with the schedule of my new job, hockey practice & games, court dates and meeting with lawyers, Christmas shopping blowing up our Etsy shop & a sociopathic woman (I use the … Continue reading

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