Month: June 2009

  • Homebrewing During the Summer

    [singlepic id=128 w=240 h=160 float=center]Homebrewing during the summer can be a hot, sticky mess!  The process of brewing your own beer can be quite warm anyway, but when you add escalating outdoor temperatures to the mix things can get downright unpleasant!  Don’t think for a second that this means you have to relinquish your hobby…

  • The Perfect Pet Lover Gift

    Have you ever looked at your pet and said, “You are adorable!”?  If you’re anything like 99.9% of all pet owners out there, that answer is an emphatic yes.  Pets are cute, it doesn’t matter if you’re keeping dogs, cats, birds, snakes, lizards, or wild boar, if you have brought a pet into your home,…

  • Summer Beach Party Ideas

    Beach barbecues, surfing, and volleyball; are there any activities as reminiscent of summer as these?  If mountain ski slopes are the home of winter, then the beach must be summer’s residence!  The feel of sand under your toes, the sound of waves crashing on the beach, and the gorgeous colors of a beach sunset are…

  • How to Make "Out of Town Bags"

    [singlepic id=59 w=240 h=240 float=center]If you’re lucky enough to have family and friends traveling from afar to watch you marry the love of your life, you’re probably thinking about how to treat them right.  Reserving pleasant hotel rooms, arranging brunch for the day after your wedding, and planning ahead for transportation logistics are just a…

  • 8 oz Bottled Water Sale!

    [singlepic id=100 w=160 h=240 float=center]It looks like summer has finally found its way to Washington state!  With temperatures in the the mid-eighties, all of us are really glad we work in a place where there’s plenty of bottled water available.  There are very few things in the world more refreshing on a hot day than…