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Dec202014

Star Wars Lego Advent Calendar...

Awesome – we’re counting down and this is a cool set. I am pretty sure it is an Imperial Shuttle – very similar in design to Day 10 of 2011. Sienar Fleet Systems Lambda-class...

Dec192014

Star Wars Lego Advent Calendar...

We’ve seen Tatooine and Hoth so why not pick up a vehicle from Endor? Speeder bikes, also known as hover bikes, were open-air repulsorlift vehicles, usually carrying one or two passengers....

Dec182014

Star Wars Lego Advent Calendar...

Older Star Wars general-type that looks upset at being opened on day 18? I’ll find out and post later. Edit – someone else had the answer – I suppose someone had to man...

Dec172014

Star Wars Lego Advent Calendar...

No idea. Can’t even guess what this one is. I am guessing a generic Star Wars...

Dec162014

Star Wars Lego Advent Calendar...

The follow-up from yesterday’s Snowspeeder? An always welcome addition of a Rebel Snowspeeder Pilot. I’m not a fan of the cold myself but I am a fan of the cold weather Star Wars...

Feb032013

Chocolate Chip Cheesecake Cook...

This is a super easy dessert recipe.  I took it to a party recently and received lots of compliments. To me easy and good is the best combination. Bon Appetit! Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

Jan312013

Roasted Onions and Buttered B...

Beets? They are purple in color. That is about all I know about these things. So in keeping with the trying a more complex recipe every once in a while I decided to venture out and try this recipe....

Jan092013

Pumpkin Butternut Squash Soup

I love the cold weather! I think of warming up with a big bowl of soup. Nothing says fall like pumpkin and squash. Put these two ingredients together and kick it up a notch with some bacon for a...

Dec202014

Star Wars Lego Advent Calendar...

Awesome – we’re counting down and this is a cool set. I am pretty sure it is an Imperial Shuttle – very similar in design to Day 10 of 2011. Sienar Fleet Systems Lambda-class...

Dec192014

Star Wars Lego Advent Calendar...

We’ve seen Tatooine and Hoth so why not pick up a vehicle from Endor? Speeder bikes, also known as hover bikes, were open-air repulsorlift vehicles, usually carrying one or two passengers....

Dec182014

Star Wars Lego Advent Calendar...

Older Star Wars general-type that looks upset at being opened on day 18? I’ll find out and post later. Edit – someone else had the answer – I suppose someone had to man...

Dec172014

Star Wars Lego Advent Calendar...

No idea. Can’t even guess what this one is. I am guessing a generic Star Wars...

Dec162014

Star Wars Lego Advent Calendar...

The follow-up from yesterday’s Snowspeeder? An always welcome addition of a Rebel Snowspeeder Pilot. I’m not a fan of the cold myself but I am a fan of the cold weather Star Wars...

Dec202014

Starring North Carolina!

Starring North Carolina! is the first major exhibit about the state’s role in the film industry. The N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh presents this blockbuster exhibit celebrating North...

Dec182014

Randy's Donuts

Last stop on the L.A. trip that has lasted longer online than it did in person found us in Inglewood at Randy’s Donuts. If you are planning to end your to trip anywhere this is the spot....

Dec172014

Sunset Strip

From Hollywood Boulevard we took a short drive down to the Sunset Strip home to places like The Viper Room, Whiskey a Go Go, The Rainbow Room, The Comedy Store, The Laugh Factory and the Roxy among...

Dec172014

Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Hollywood Walk of Fame comprises more than 2,500 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in...

Dec162014

TCL Chinese Theatre

Head down Hollywood Boulevard and you will pass the iconic Chinese Theatre. If you don’t know it is there it is almost a surprise when you drive up because it is set back a little from the...

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Nov282014

SQIRL LA

The best part of meeting family out on the road? They take you to awesome places you may not have found on your own. SQIRL is definitely one of those places. A little off the beaten path this...

Sep082013

Capital Club 16

After a afternoon/night of tailgating a good brunch is a must. We visited Capital Club 16 and had an awesome meal and a mimosa – they even surprised us a with a doughnut appetizer. We...