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February 25, 2015 – 8:38 pm | 2,453 views

I’m loving how things like ginger and turmeric powder are showing up in natural groceries. I find this phenomena interesting because I’ve been consuming these items in their natural form for years. In fact, I …

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Articles by Edel Alon

Edel-Ryan Alon is a starving musician, failed artist, connoisseur of fine foods, aspiring entrepreneur, husband, father of two, geek by day, cook by night, and an all around great guy.

Outook Error: The function cannot be performed because the message has been changed.

May 8, 2017 – 5:02 pm | 67 views
Outlook

I’ve been getting this error message with Outlook 2016 and my cloud email. Here’s the quick fix if you run into it too.
Click on File, Options, Mail. Scroll down to Conversation Clean Up. Uncheck When …

Trying Something New

April 20, 2017 – 7:35 pm | 97 views
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I miss the idea of having a microblog and a blog in general. I’ll be experimenting a little over the next couple of days. Stay tuned. 

Those Wedding Shoes Are Too Cute to Use Only Once

February 6, 2017 – 7:20 pm | 199 views
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Good brides know to at least wear their shoes once to break them in before their big day. Great brides will go beyond that one day and wear them for several events before their wedding. …

Forget the Flintstones

September 12, 2016 – 6:13 pm | 436 views
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It’s been a while since I last posted…to a point where long lost friends keep asking for an update. I can say that since my last post I’ve changed careers twice and now I’m back.
I …

Death by Committee

March 30, 2016 – 9:19 am | 885 views

I’m guilty for sending things to committees to die. Here’s how to survive and make it productive. Here’s a great article by ECHO.
Committees are a powerful tool for HOA boards. Used correctly, committees allow associations …

What to Do With Extra Spices

March 21, 2016 – 5:59 pm | 779 views
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I’m an advocate for checking on what spices you have in your pantry. Today I arrived at work with a gift of spices on my desk. I love goodies that magically appear or maybe my inner …

SoundBoks

March 12, 2016 – 12:19 pm | 809 views
soundboks

Are you looking a wireless speaker that can be carried any where you want, work as well or even better than the other speakers out there and is cooler looking than anything else on the …

Dunbar’s Number

March 3, 2016 – 7:43 pm | 968 views
Dunbars Number

My kid was bragging about how he has so many followers on Instagram and I let him know about my Twitter followers to which he said, “Dad, you’re only allowed to have 150 friends.” To …

Happy National Caffeine Awareness Month

March 1, 2016 – 9:20 pm | 1,386 views
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Totally forgot about this but happy caffeine awareness month. Drink some coffee or have some tea! Or be like me and drink a Rockstar.

Benchmade Saddle Mountain Skinner

February 26, 2016 – 9:54 pm | 1,136 views
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I’ve been ogling my coworker’s knives that they carry which can vary from SOG, Swiss Army, Gerber, Leatherman, to Zero Tolerance blades. Some are multi-tools while the rest are folding knives. I was carrying a …

Outlook Error: Cannot start Microsoft Outlook

February 5, 2016 – 12:14 pm | 804 views
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I think I customized Outlook to a point where it gets irritated and decides not to start. There’s a fix if you ever get this message, “Cannot start Microsoft Outlook. Cannot open the Outlook window. …

Happy 151st Birthday Wilbur Scoville

January 22, 2016 – 7:33 pm | 1,311 views
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Thanks for the scale Mr. Scoville!
Wilbur Lincoln Scoville (January 22, 1865 – March 10, 1942) was an American pharmacist best known for his creation of the “Scoville Organoleptic Test”, now standardized as the Scoville scale.
He …

Roast Perfect App

January 18, 2016 – 12:17 am | 677 views
Roast Perfect App

When it comes to cooking the best beef roast I’ve tried all the tips and tricks that almost everyone has tried. I’ve done the 500 degrees, turn it off, and place the roast in the …

Beef Cheeks

January 16, 2016 – 11:14 pm | 486 views
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Things like beef cheeks seem to always be on my mind when I want to eat something “exotic”. Most of my friends think I’m crazy for eating the head portion of any animal. Again, these …