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Two Fun Days in Miami Beach, FL
24 Hours in Santa Barbara, CA
Although I’m a proud Texan, I have a secret crush on California. I love the scenery, weather, beaches, and laid back vibe. Over the years, I’ve visited all of the major cities, except for one – Santa Barbara. Last month, I finally got the chance to visit the city that... Read more
Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas
Valentine’s Day can be daunting. Most men want to buy a special gift and plan a perfect romantic evening that their partner will never forget. However, the pressure to get everything right can lead to self-doubt and indecision. As a consequence, many guys end up waiting until the last... Read more
A Man’s Guide to Vegas
Contrary to popular belief, Las Vegas has plenty of activities that don’t include gambling or finding a tiger in your hotel room. I’ve been to Las Vegas several times and I’ve experienced many different things. I’ve raced a Ferrari, attended shows (my favorite is George Wallace), and eaten at spectacular restaurants. I... Read more
Restaurant Review: Tetsu Teppan Grill – Las Vegas, NV
Las Vegas is quickly becoming America’s food mecca. Nearly every celebrity chef has set up shop in the city and the dining options are growing exponentially. I recently dined at Tetsu, Chef Masa Takayama’s first teppan concept. Tetsu is an intimate and interactive dining experience that offers guests a taste... Read more
10 Essential Items Every Man Should Carry
Last Minute Gift Ideas for Your Wife or Girlfriend
Buying the perfect gift for the lady in your life can be tricky. I once made the mistake of buying my wife a jumpsuit that made her look like an elf – not the beautiful Lord of the Rings type of the Elf, but rather the Keebler type. After... Read more
3 Perfect Days in Detroit
Last year, I visited Detroit on my way back from Canada. Although I was in the city for only one night, all of my friends warned me not to leave my hotel room. They had heard all of the negative reports about the city and feared for my safety.... Read more
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
My wife and I recently celebrated our 16th wedding anniversary and we wanted to celebrate with a nice, romantic dinner. We rarely get to go to fancy restaurants because our three children keep us busy. Houston is filled with great restaurants and when we do have an opportunity to... Read more
Starbucks Verismo Single Cup Coffee System
I’ve loved the smell of coffee since I was a young child. After my grandfather came to live with us, I was responsible for brewing his coffee every day. When I say brew, I’m using the term loosely because we didn’t have a coffee brewer. Instead, I took a... Read more