Slow-cooked Dave’s famous hard apple cider


Life

This post may contain unaffiliated ads. Please see our privacy policy for more information.  As Christmas approaches, families come into town, it gets cold, and we tend to go a little crazy. All of the shopping, snow, rain, shoppers, and food preparation can be a little overwhelming. We have a solution to this madness. Sometimes […]

December 23, 2017

DIY Antique Coffee Bar


Little Victorian Home

This post may contain unaffiliated ads. Please see our privacy policy for more information.      I, well we, have a coffee problem. I love coffee, tea, and wine. So when we bought this new house, we found the perfect nook to install a coffee/wine bar.     Here’s what our boring wall looked like […]

December 22, 2017

4 Millennial Survival Techniques 


Science, the apocalypse, and teaching

This post may contain unaffiliated ads. Please see our privacy policy for more information.  I taught a class this fall called Apocalypse Survival. What I didn’t realize going into it was I’d be teaching these students a lot of common sense survival techniques. A lot of young adults today don’t know how to do basic […]

December 21, 2017

Stages of being laid off


Life

This post may contain unaffiliated ads. Please see our privacy policy for more information.    I am officially 1/2 of the way through my contract. It’s a real shame that it is so close to Christmas. I have this inevitable gloom of uncertainty hanging over my head. I know, suck it up and apply for […]

December 18, 2017

Mcor ARKe 3D Printer review


Science, the apocalypse, and teaching

This post may contain unaffiliated ads. Please see our privacy policy for more information.    The majority of my professional research revolves around 3D printing and 3D scanning bones. At our current institution Dr. Greg and myself received a grant to buy a 3D printer.  I must admit, I’m pretty spoiled when it comes to […]

December 14, 2017

Steampunk Photo Shoot


Life

This post may contain unaffiliated ads. Please see our privacy policy for more information.  Who doesn’t love Steampunk? If you’re not quite sure what that is, I’ll tell you: Steampunk is a form of Scifi where you take all of the fashion and technology of the 19th century and apply it to our time period. […]

December 13, 2017

3 things you should NEVER buy again


DIY & Save Money

This post may contain unaffiliated ads. Please see our privacy policy for more information.    As you can probably tell I don’t like to waste money. I usually don’t have it to waste. So here are some tips on items you CAN live without and ways you can save a bit of money.   1. […]

December 11, 2017

For $1,000 I’ll Love You, Too: A cultural evaluation of Japanese Hosts and Host Clubs


Science, the apocalypse, and teaching

This post may contain unaffiliated ads. Please see our privacy policy for more information.    Non-Japanese individuals may be unacquainted with the uniquely Japanese cultural phenomenon known as host clubs. The following is my first-hand experience of visiting such clubs in 2013 in Shinjuku, Tokyo. In Shinjuku, the host population is confined to an area […]

December 6, 2017

Getting your WV Real Estate License


Life

This post may contain unaffiliated ads. Please see our privacy policy for more information.    After getting the “Your position is not being renewed” talk I’m trying a little bit of everything. My current adventure consists of getting my West Virginia Real Estate License. I mean, why not? So if you’re interested in getting your […]

December 5, 2017

My first night working for Uber


Life

This post may contain affiliated and unaffiliated ads. Please see our privacy policy for more information.  My boyfriend was awesome and cleaned out my Chevy Captiva before I drove my first night with Uber! I bought mints from Walmart for $5.00. The way it works: You open the Uber Driver app and log on. When […]

December 3, 2017