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Travel and the Great Outdoors

Rotomolded Coolers by Blue Coolers, Review and First Impressions
Rotomolded Coolers by Blue Coolers, Review and First Impressions

Rotomolded Coolers by Blue Coolers, Review and First Impressions

I’ve been seeing sponsored posts on Facebook promoting an affordable roto-molded Ice Vault 50 Cooler by Blue Coolers. Sure enough, it caught my attention and piqued my interest. I searched high and low for Blue Coolers reviews but could not find any, so this may be the first.

Smoking Spare Ribs on My Lunch Break Using iKAMAND
Smoking Spare Ribs on My Lunch Break Using iKAMAND

Smoking Spare Ribs on My Lunch Break Using iKAMAND

With the iKAMAND, BBQ ribs for dinner on a weeknight is now possible and the ribs will be ready by the time I return home from work. In this article, I write about my experiencing using the iKAMAND remotely from my work to control pit temperature and prepare dinner a few miles away.

Smart BBQ Controller iKAMAND – Unboxing and Setup Guide
Smart BBQ Controller iKAMAND – Unboxing and Setup Guide

Smart BBQ Controller iKAMAND – Unboxing and Setup Guide

So what is an iKAMAND? The iKAMAND is a smart temperature controller and monitoring accessory developed by Kamado Joe in conjunction with Desora amidst a growing market of barbecue grill temperature controller and monitoring devices. This is a short unboxing, installation and set up guide.

First “Real” Road Trip With Our Infant in Our 3rd Gen Prius
First “Real” Road Trip With Our Infant in Our 3rd Gen Prius

First “Real” Road Trip With Our Infant in Our 3rd Gen Prius

Many parents we’ve conversed with said that once our newborn enters the world, our favorite pastimes and routines will all go out the window. Instead, sleepless nights and nonstop exhaustion will take their place. While I do not 100% dispute…