Abbey and her tent. 
Sunday, March 22, 2009, 12:30 PM - Family
Tonight we busted out the big foam building thingies. They are foam poles with magnets on the ends, and little balls with holes in them to click together. We used every single piece that would could and built a huge fort. We had all sorts of fun. I would have loved these things as a kid!

Right before she went to bed, she decided that it needed to come down. I wish i had gotten a picture of that, it looked like a tornado that had gone through a trailer park.

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Tuesday, March 17, 2009, 12:41 AM - Family
Today i decided to try my hand at smoking. I defrosted a few chicken breasts, rubbed them in Grandpa Lynn's seasoning and let them sit for a couple hours. For the grill i set up a smoke pouch filled with cherry wood chips, and a indirect grilling for the chicken. It took a little while to get up to heat and start smoking, so i got a little impatient and turned the heat up. Hey, we were hungry!

Even though i sped it up, it turned out very nice!

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Happy Birthday to me! 
Friday, February 27, 2009, 12:20 PM - Family
For my birthday i held a BBQ. My family, or what part of my family that was in town and that could come, came over and i made Rib Eyes for all of them. I got a few gift cards, some shirts, and a new desk chair from the wifey. Its super nice. I spend a lot of time in it with my current job, so its a nice addition to my new office.

Thanks wifey!

new chair and old chair.

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Oh craigslist! 
Thursday, February 26, 2009, 04:24 AM - Family
Since our move to the city, i have discovered things that just wern't possible in my little Idaho town. I have discovered craigslist. Not that i didnt know what it was, but up in Idaho hardly anyone used it. Well, since i noticed people actually put up things that are screaming deals, i have been keeping a close eye on it.

While at work i saw someone offering some free wii games and guitar hero controllers. I e-mail him, and after a back and forth of about 15 e-mails he said that i could have 3 wii games and the 2 guitars for FREE! Ya, all i had to do was come pick them up. He said that his friends didnt like playing it anymore because they got rock band.

I got: Super smash brothers, Guitar Hero 3, and Guitar Hero: Aerosmith.

On my way out, i had all these crazy thoughts about someone luring me out to kill me or rob me or something. All was fine. Hey man, THANKS!

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New house. 
Thursday, February 19, 2009, 08:40 PM - Family
This is our new 4 bed, 3 bath house in Sandy, Utah. Oh i love having my own place again. Now if only i can get everything put in a place and make it nice and neat...

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Thursday, October 23, 2008, 11:10 PM - Family
The bag of crap on this woot-off eluded me once again. I had the order screen pulled up for like 5 minutes, but the server kept timing out. Later in the night however i chose to buy a pair of screaming monkeys! I got a purple and an orange one. I may give them to my daughter later.

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DIY tattoo kit!! 
Wednesday, September 3, 2008, 11:28 PM - Rants
Heh, on a shopping trip to TJMax (for my wife, i would never go there without her) i was wondering around with abbey trying to find something to entertain both of us. The toy section looked inviting. While i was trying to Abbey from opening too many toys, i saw something that caught my attention, a tattoo kit!

I was like, WTF! So i took a picture. Honestly, who buys this crap for their kids? Are they going to come out with DIY piercing kits next? "Hey kids! Now you can piece your butt for fun!" YAY!!

If any of you would like to purchase this fine item, give me a call and i will run over and buy it for you, because i'm sure its still sitting there.

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