Surströmming Isn’t That Bad!

Having seen all of the surströmming challenge videos (including my favourite that features a dog that can’t handle the smell: https://youtu.be/0SjuRjkLoD4), I wanted to try out this legendary Swedish dish for myself! Now, I didn’t want to do one of those over-the-top reaction videos. You know, flailing and screaming and carrying on. I’ve smelled plenty…

Indoor Skydiving In Calgary

Thanks to my lovely wife Amy, I got to try out the newest (and as far as I can tell, the only) indoor skydiving centre in Calgary! iFLY Calgary (https://calgary.iflyworld.com/) has only been open for about a month, but ever since I saw it being constructed at Deerfoot Mall, I’ve wanted to try it out….

Innis & Gunn Secret Beer – Revealed?

Innis & Gunn recently released a special three-pack, which contained a special, secret beer. This is that beer 😉 Of course, I’m not going to spoil the fun for anyone else out there who wants to try and guess the flavours. And besides, I doubt I got any of the tasting notes right! Haven’t subscribed…

Custom Delivery Sign with Sonoff 4Ch WiFi Switch

Whenever we have an Uber come to pick us up, Skip the Dishes bring us dinner, or Drizly bring us some adult beverages, the drivers seem to have a hard time knowing which house is ours. So, I thought a light-up sign would help them to find their way. But of course, I don’t want…

Gingerbread Funeral Pyre

This gingerbread house has been sitting in my basement for a month. It was made in early December, and here we are in mind-February. It needed to go, but I couldn’t bring myself to just throw it away. I worked really hard on it! So, I decided to give it an honourable departure with a…

Sewing A Hat Made Of Beef Jerky

This all started with a tweet. “We only use 100% Canadian Beef in all our products. Well, except apparel, unless you’d like to see jerky hats and shirts??? #CanadianBeef #BigChiefBeef #Alberta” tweeted Big Chief Beef Jerky (@bigchiefbeef), and I responded with “I’ll take a jerky hat!” Fast forward about a week, and I find myself…