Old…But Not “Old Man” Old

I was having a very in depth and meaningful conversation with my 4 year old the other morning.  I was helping him get dressed for school and we were discussing the playgrounds, and school, and how difficult it is to obey his teachers.  I mentioned that I enjoy playgrounds and he informed me that I

How Well Do You Know Your Wife?

Have you ever seen The Newlywed Game?  It’s a great show which takes newlyweds and asks them various questions about each other to see how well they know each other.  Well, our church recently had a banquet for Valentine’s Day and we played a version of this game.  Except this was made up of couples

Why I Hate Walmart.

I’m going to warn you beforehand.   This post is going to be a rant.  I’m going to groan and moan and complain.  So there…you’ve been warned.  How many times have you been inside a Walmart?  Ten…Twenty..Fifty….Over One Hundred?  I can’t even count.  I started my working life after college in a Walmart so I

3 Ways To Stick To Your Family Budget

Unless your last name is Rockefeller, Trump, Gates, or Winfrey then you probably sometimes worry about your family’s financial situation.  We all know that a family budget is the smart way to stay on top of your finances unless you are independently wealthy.  Even if you make lots of money, following a family budget will

Snowpocalypse 2014

WE ARE ALL GOING TO DIE!!!! Well, eventually yes we will all die.  But I don’t think it’s going to happen at this very moment.  I live in the South…the deep South and we are FREAKING OUT right now.  The weathermen are like Paul Revere yelling “The Snow Is Coming….The Snow is Coming”. Now, to

4 Redneck Hacks for 2014

Have you ever heard the phrase “Necessity is the mother of invention”?  No truer phrase has ever been uttered.  You see, when certain people have a need to accomplish something they will find a way.    And who is better than anyone at coming up with ways to accomplish things?  That’s right….Rednecks.  I live in

Don’t Throw Out That Drowned Phone

Have you had that moment yet?  That sickening feeling when your phone is flipping down out of your hands towards the water.  You are helpless to do anything.  We have become so dependent on our phones that some of us consider them a necessity.  Personally, I feel naked without my phone….and not the good kind

I’m Officially Old

I turn 40 this year and I actually don’t have a problem with that.  But for Christmas this year my wife bought me a 5 in 1 weather station.   This isn’t some cheesy indoor/outdoor temp glorified clock.  This bad boy gives your rainfall and wind speed/direction as well as out side temperature, humidity, barometric

My Survivalist Dream

I have this wild dream that I know will never come true.  I want to live off the grid.  When I say off the grid, I mean self sufficient…I’ll still need internet access.  How else am I going to leave nuggets of wisdom for everyone to read?  I’m not sure what reason I have for

Family Trip: Holiday Festival of Lights

Charleston County, South Carolina has a great event each year during the Christmas season.  The Holiday Festival of Lights at James Island County Park features over 700 displays with over 2 million lights.  The Holiday Festival of lights is ranked on the top of many lists around the world for light displays. We live in