The Definitive Guide To Splash Lagoon in Erie PA

  Believe it or not, I’m Canadian…but I hate the winter.  Some people love dealing with that cold, numbing feeling of the wind chill hitting your face. I’m not one of them. Escaping potential frostbite to go somewhere warm and sunny isn’t really in the cards, either. Luckily, however, there are places not far from me (or anyone else in […]

Holiday Gift Idea – The Sony Xperia 1 Cell Phone

    Disclaimer: Compensation was received from Best Buy in exchange for this post about the Sony Xperia 1 phone, but all opinions expressed are my own, as always.   It’s the most wonderful time of the year! If you are still looking for that extra special gift for an extra special person, then have you considered the Sony Xperia […]

Holiday Gift Idea – The DJI Global Mavic Mini!

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Best Buy, but all thoughts expressed are my own, as always.   OK, so today we’re talking drones, and in particular, one that might be at the top of the photographer/tech toy fan in your life’s wish list, the DJI Global Mavic Mini! Let’s do this, FAQ-style!     Hold up. YOU’RE doing a […]

A Beginner’s Guide To Disney Doorables

Disclaimer: My good friends at Imports Dragon recently sent me a complimentary package of Disney Doorables, to review. All thoughts expressed are my own.   The holiday season is fast approaching! So, today, I’m going to tell you about some hot new toys that I think are going to be on many a wish list, Disney Doorables. Let’s go, FAQ-style! […]

Dad’s Night Out – Toronto Festival Of Beer

  Despite how the saying goes, you can have too much a good thing. Take, for example,  the  Toronto Festival Of Beer (TFOB). Now, in theory, a festival dedicated to all things brewed sounds pretty freakin’ glorious. And make no mistake about, the Toronto Festival Of Beer is pretty sweet, especially as an option for a dad/mom night out sans […]

Wings And Things – A Buffalo Bisons Baseball Game Story

(Disclaimer: I received complimentary tickets for a Buffalo Bisons game from the team, in exchange for writing a post about the game. Opinions expressed are all mine, as usual). Recently, I found myself doing something that I never would have dreamed of – cheering on a team of chicken wings. Let’s set the scene.  The date in question was Father’s […]

Casual Views From The Honda Indy Toronto

  I’ll freely admit to not being much of a race car fan. Sure I appreciate the drivers’ abilities, and the engineering and speed of the vehicles. However, it’s just not something that I’ve ever gotten into. So, every year, when the Toronto Honda Indy takes place in Toronto, since the race runs on streets near the lake shore, I’ve […]

“Your Kids Shouldn’t Be Walking Around Here!” A.K.A. A CFL Game Experience With The Family

Disclaimer: My friends at The Hamilton Tiger Cats of the Canadian Football League provided my family with complimentary tickets for their first game of the season.  Here are my random musings and thoughts about the experience that night, the Hamilton Tiger Cats players, and Tim Hortons Field: There’s a palpable buzz towards the team lately. Johnny Manziel, the Heisman Trophy […]