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Ordinary Adventures

I was so excited when I first saw this show on Netflix. I gobbled down the first season in no time and was itching to watch more. This show is the best reality, competition show I’ve ever seen. And probably the only one I’ve actually enjoyed. I fell in love with the art, the judges, and the hilarity and suspense of it all. This show is definitely worth a watch, you won’t be able to stop yourself to see who each winner is!

Why I watched it. I love reality TV. But I am not a fan of competition shows. I never liked Dancing with the Stars, or the Amazing Race, and especially not the fifty seasons of American Idol. It was way too scripted and forced and boring. There’s too much background, or arguing, or filler in most of those shows, too. That’s the think about Ink Masters…

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Why I’m changing my kids’ names to Names of Prescription Drug!

Kevin Hellriegel's Blog of Worthless Advice

Recently, I’ve discovered I have made a terrible mistake by naming my children just plain, old normal names. How will they ever stand out in the world with average, run of the mill, names? Sure, they could change their names later on when they are old enough but why wait? Let’s do it now!

Think of all the neat drug names that could belong to your kids.








As you can imagine, the list is endless! I really have only looked at the A’s and names I remember from some vague TV ad. But all of these fantastic names are just waiting to be used!! I really have only scratched the surface with potential names in which to express my child’s uniqueness and individuality.

Since we are on the topic of TV ads, I’ve noticed no matter what the drug is, the TV ad…

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Shrimp Scampi

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Shrimp Scampi is one of those dishes that is really easy to make, yet taste so delicious that it seems as if it might be tricky. Here is a quick and easy recipe…Shrimp Scampy JoliGood Shrimp Scampi is one of those dishes that is really easy to make, yet taste so delicious that it seems as if it might be tricky. Here is a quick and easy recipe...|

  • Prep time: less than 10 minutes
  • Cook time:5 minutes
  • Yield:Serves 4


  • 1 pound large (16-20 count) raw shrimp, shelled and de-veined**
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2-3 Tbsp butter
  • Salt
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic (or 3-4 garlic cloves)
  • 1/3 teaspoon red pepper flakes (to taste)
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice

**You can use frozen raw shrimp, just defrost them quickly (and safely) by putting the shrimp in a large bowl of salted ice water  about 1 1/2 teaspoons of salt for every quart of water.


1 Heat a sauté pan on high heat then decrease to medium high heat. Swirl the butter and olive…

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Can Miami be a major gateway for Asian imports heading out of Florida?

In the wake of a major deepening project to accommodate post-Panamax megaships, there is intense debate over how successful the Port of Miami will be realizing its goal of becoming a competitive gateway for Asian imports destined for points beyond Florida.