The Dog Days of Summer are Here. Let us Play Fetch for You.

Fair warning. The next person who asks me, “Is it HOT enough for you?” or says, “Man, it’s HOT!” will get a blast from my fully loaded water gun. I keep it nearby because it’s so hot and I use it to cool down! In fact, this time of year has its own official moniker – The Dog Days of Summer.

According to Space.com, “Some will say that summer’s ‘dog days’ signify hot sultry days ‘not fit for a dog,’ while others suggest it’s the weather in which dogs go mad. But the ‘dog days’ are actually defined as the period when the Dog Star, Sirius, rises in conjunction (or nearly so) with the sun.” Here’s a map to show where Sirius is found at sunrise.

Read More

4 Reasons Food Delivery is the Hottest Trend for Foodies

The most demanding eaters – the “foodies” – have discovered home delivery from their favorite restaurants, and the world will never be the same! Before getting into the reasons for this trend, it’s interesting to understand foodies.

Writing in “Honest Cooking,” and with his tongue placed squarely in cheek, Reid Nichols said, “Just like everyone with a digital camera thinks they are a photographer, everyone who likes to eat seems to call themselves a foodie. I’m sorry, but just because you like to eat, doesn’t mean you are a foodie – it probably means you need to go to the gym.”

Read More

4 Tips for the Best World Cup and Wimbledon Party EVER!

A strong case can be made that two biggest sports events on the planet – The World Cup and Wimbledon – are happening during the first two weeks of July. This can only mean one thing. It’s time to have a party!

Whether you’re a soccer fan, tennis fan or don’t even know that much about the players and teams, is really not that important. The BIG question: Can you scream GOOOOOAAALLL ! loud enough for the neighbors to call the cops? Yes? Cool. You’re ready.

Read More