How to build a LEGO town: Part Three – Pick-A-Brick hack

LEGO Town: Pick a Brick HackWhile planning your own LEGO town, you will need to buy individual bricks. Of course, you can buy individual bricks and pieces at the LEGO website. If you are lucky enough to live near a LEGO store, you can buy your bricks in a Pick-a-Brick cup. They come in large and small. It’s fun because you can look at the giant wall of LEGO bricks and pick only the ones you need. Continue reading

College bowl game party ideas: Three quick tips

college-bowl-game-party-ideasIt used to be most college bowl games took place on or around New Year’s Day. Many people were hungover from the festivities the night before, but why not have a little hair of the dog under the guise of watching a football game? These days college bowl games are spread out over three weeks and start before Christmas Day. However, we all love a good reason to have a party and what better reason than to cheer on your alma mater? Continue reading

Kitchen Hacks: Keurig K Cup Storage

K-Cup-StorageSo, you’ve finally got your Keurig coffee maker, but now how are you going to store all of those Keurig K cups?

There are a wide variety of ways to do this. Sure, you can be frugal and just keep the K cups in their box and store that box in the pantry. I keep my overflow in there, but maybe that’s just one more step you’d rather not have to take… Continue reading

How to build a LEGO town: Part Two – Sets

How to build and plan a LEGO townThis is the second in a four part series about creating your own LEGO Town. Click here to read the first post about Prep & Planning.

While it is fun to create a building from scratch, it is also fun to include a set or two in your town. LEGO has some really fun sets. In fact, there is a City series of sets. It’s everything you would need to create your own town from fire stations to police stations and even an arctic base camp. Continue reading

Winter Beverages: Baileys Irish Cream and Coffee

Winter Beverages: Baileys Irish Cream and CoffeeBack when I was younger, I thought Irish Coffee was Baileys Irish Creme mixed with coffee. Obviously, I was wrong, but Baileys Irish Cream and Coffee is a good drink. It reminds me of winter time and coziness. Personally, I like Baileys Irish Cream on the rocks as an after dinner drink/dessert, but it also goes well with coffee. Plus, on these freezing cold days, it will warm your toes. Continue reading