Five years ago, I said this about the Grace Mondo portable internet radio, “After using the Grace Digital Mondo Wi-Fi Music Player and Internet Radio for a few months, I have come to one conclusion: Anyone looking for a portable radio today that does not choose an internet radio is wasting money.” That statement might sound a bit out of date in today’s age of smartphones connected to Bluetooth speakers. Even so, I can still see the appeal of a portable internet radio like the Mondo—notice I said portable. I’ve never been entirely convinced that a larger table-top internet radio is necessary. Grace Digital obviously disagrees and thinks tabletop radio is still relevant [...]
The world seems pretty screwed up right now and you can’t help but get a little depressed when you are reading your news feeds, social media, watching TV news, etc. One remedy is to put down your phone, laptop, and TV, and pick up a ukulele. It’s tough to be sad when you’re strumming one of these tiny 4-stringed instruments and the California Coast series ukes from Fender will put a big smile on your heart.
The California Coast series of ukuleles from Fender include 5 models with sizes from Soprano which is the smallest standard uke, up to the larger Tenor sized instrument. The prices for these instruments start out small at $59.99 for the Venice Soprano and [...]
Living all my life in the southern United States, I grew up eating my mother’s fried chicken, which is so often considered a staple of southern cooking. My mother’s chicken was great – juicy, tender, well-done, and tasty. I didn’t quite inherit my mother’s skills, and I was never able to produce fried chicken as good as hers. I often ended up burning the breading because I was worried the chicken would be undercooked. I always felt that cooking the chicken first would result in a better frying result, but I wasn’t sure how to “pre-cook” it for best results. Instead of finding some new-age type of cooking method, I found an old method that’s just what I needed. Aicok [...]
After spending 100 hours sorting hundreds of look-alike bed frames, interviewing a mattress designer, and building and disassembling six contenders two times each, we recommend the KD Frames Nomad 2 Platform Bed Plus for your foam or spring mattress, no box spring or foundation needed. It’s affordable and it’s more supportive than other inexpensive frames.