Monthly Archives: February 2011

BlackFinn to host Detroit Bulldog Rescue fundraiser

I’m just going to throw it out there: English bulldogs are the best dogs ever. As many of you know, I have one of my own at home, Mona, and she is everything that I hoped she would be when I used to daydream about owning one of her kind. They’re wrinkly, lazy and they…

Fantastic Food: Easy Shrimp Scampi

Is there anything simpler than shrimp scampi? It’s a dish I love. I rarely order shrimp when dining out. Basically, they never give you enough shrimp. I’m always left wanting more. So I make shrimp at home—lots of it. If I’ve got time to grab fresh shrimp, that’s great, but for those days that I…

Try acupuncture to treat migraine pain

I don’t really remember a time without migraine. When I was little I used to complain about headaches as I got older doctors took it more seriously. Now it’s a considered a chronic condition. I’ve traced them back as early as age 5, though I wasn’t diagnosed until I was at least 12 and I don’t…

Crafty Costco pushes Kirkland microbrews

If you’re a regular Costco shopper like me, you must have noticed the Kirkland “handcrafted ale” variety pack sitting alongside the cases of Sierra Nevada and Corona. You hesitate– Is it any good? With this blog in mind, I figured I’d pick up a case and let you all know whether it’s worth the coin.…