January 30, 2012 / 443 views / Growing With Our Children

Proud Parents

We have high expectation for our kids when we had our first child, but after looking at people who are so serious about molding their children instead of raising them, make me think of this Video from George Carlin.

/ 689 views / Health Stuff

3 Surprising Reasons to Give Up Soda

I love sodas, but there’s an article about sodas that everyone should read, will I change the amount of soda I drink? May be not. America has a drinking problem. No, not booze. I’m talking about soft drinks. According to the Beverage Marketing Corporation, the average American guzzles 44.7 gallons of the sweet stuff every […]

January 28, 2012 / 937 views / Finance

What the Top 1% of Earners Majored In

We got an interesting question from an academic adviser at a Texas university: could we tell what the top 1 percent of earners majored in? The writer, sly dog, was probably trying to make a point, because he wrote from a biology department, and it turns out that biology majors make up nearly 7 percent […]

/ 586 views / Finance

Among The Wealthiest 1 Percent

Sometimes I wonder how much the wealthy people make and where they live – I can tell by the area they live in the Valley – but not for the whole country. Defining the Wealthy Financial benchmarks in this area can differ radically from those in places where more people are struggling to put food […]

/ 584 views / Finance

Five Winning Careers For 2012

We have nieces and nephews who are in colleges and some are very idealistic and totally impractical, but that’s expected when they are not hungry, have nice places to sleep and money has never been a big problem. Any how, for this year 5 winning careers (we expected these already). If you’re looking for a […]

January 22, 2012 / 2,082 views / Chef Audie

Phở Gà – Chicken Noodle Soup

When we have family members get a cold, chicken noodle soup is the best way to help the under the weather ones. We like Foster Farm chicken (actually we try to buy anything made in California to help the state economy), they’re plump and juicy in our opinions. It’s depend on which supermarket we buy, […]

/ 810 views / Chef Audie

Don’t Wash Chicken Before Cooking It

This may come as a shock to all of you who automatically rinse your poultry just before cooking. It certainly was for me. So what’s the big deal? Cross contamination! Rinsing your chicken is an ideal way to spew nasty pathogens all over your sink and the surrounding area. Rinsing never did get rid of […]