Tag Archives: Tips & Tricks

Baseball: How To Play The Game: The Official Playing & Coaching Manual of MLB Book Review & Giveaway

Baseball: How To Play The Game: The Official Playing & Coaching Manual of Major League Baseball [Amazon] by Pete Williams. As spring training has just got underway, we’re reminded that its time to start thinking about little league too (like how I made that jump?!).  In all seriousness there are books that are just designed to look super pretty and gather dust on a coffee table, this isnt one of those books.  This books puts the best of the best Major League Baseball players right into an educational break out of drills, tips, advice and coaching.  From every aspect of this game there is a superstar right there giving you basic advice, talking about tips and highlighting key points for playing that position. ...  [ read more ]

Freerider from Mountain Buggy is set to hit stores shortly

Once you’re kids get old enough to say they want to walk more… instead of getting into the stroller you start to look for options for them standing while you’re pushing like a roller board, but this is the a great option that allows you to not only push them along but also unhook the freerider to put it into stroller mode. ...  [ read more ]

Burgers that rock! Best Old-Time Burgers

The best burgers in New York City in my opinion are Shake Shack – its as if god himself opened it and declared it AWESOME! While I didnt steal this recipe from Shake Shack – I’m told by many this is as close as your going to get it without waiting on an hour and half line on a day like today! I did however lift this recipe from American’s test kitchen (so blame them if its not 100% and shake shack you can blame them too if everyone starts cooking this at home!) ...  [ read more ]

When kids are around its time to clean green

One thing that we’ve made progress on in this world is going green. It’s the buzz terms of the last five years. You’ve heard it from Oprah to the nightly news and unless you’ve got a kid or a pet most likely you’re still cleaning your house/apartment with harsh stuff – and believe sometimes that’s the only thing that will get the job done – but nowadays there is other options…. We’ve been using a combo of bother Dapple and Seven Generation products in our home since Kiddo was born. ...  [ read more ]

Father’s Day Gift Guide 2010

2010 Gift Guide

Tali Gillette Dada Cufflinks, Keychain or Pendant

Tali Gillette DaDa Cufflinks, keychain or Pendant are a great way to celebrate being a father.

Apple iPad

(But due on June 7th is an announcement of the new Apple iPhone – so Dad might just want an apple giftcard to do what he wants with)

Jabra Bluetooth HALO headphones

Connect over bluetooth to your iPod Touch/iPhone/iPad or blackberry to
enjoy wireless music and answer phone calls in crystal clear stereo sound

Kodak PULSE Digital Frame

Be able to email new pictures right to
your digital frame (requires wifi).

Diaper Dude

Diaper Dude – Designed for Dads by a Dad. Helps dad stay organized with style!

Sony PS3
Sure you’re man might still be a gamer or totally not – but this game system packs a punch for the entire family doubling as a
BluRay Player

Dinner at Peter Lugers
A New York Institution

Beatles Remastered Collection CD or USB

After all, who doesn’t like the Beatles?

Matching father – son(s) matching bathing suits from Vilebrequin

For classic family memories

Saddleback Leather Briefcase Dark Coffee Brown

Real Men do wear leather

New Digital SLR Camera

Check out the nikon D5000 but for a
little more power Nikon D90 if your a canon family check out EOS Rebel
T2i and with a little more power EOS 50D
Nikon D5000
Nikon D90
Canon T2i
Canon 50D

Underwater Canon PowerShot D10 digital camera or the Kodak PLAYSPORT video camera


Logitech Squeezebox Boom

Enjoy Pandora Internet radio in any room with Logitech Squeezebox Boom.

Sh*t My Dad Says

Read the book that got it start as a twitter account and soon to be a CBS sitcom.

The Ulimate Man Chair

Copenhagen Chair but if you want something a little closer to home Pottery Barn’s Manhattan Armchair

Copenhagen Chair
PB Manhattan Armchair

A Family Photo Calendar

This DIY (do it yourself project) is
super easy and fun – http://www.adoramapix.com/products/calendars for awesome quality!

Getaway Just the Two of You

Fom Rivera Maya, Wine tasting in
Sonoma, to just a quick trip to near by shore based spa like CT’s Water’s Edge

Tickets to a Game

Yankees vs Mets subway series is right around the corner in mid june tickets can be found on stubhub.


The Art of Shaving

Get that close shave with the art of shaving Contemporary Shaving Set.

Annual Membership to John Allan’s Salon

Give the Gift of pampering! Introduce Dad to a lifestyle and philosophy that has men caring more about their appearance and their personal well being.

Bacon of the Month Club

For the man who loves his swine

The Laurie Berkner Band’s Birthday Party Concerts! [Presale] and CD Giveaway!

It’s Everyone’s Birthday at The Laurie Berkner Band’s Birthday Party Concert!

What do you bring to a Birthday Party Concert?
1. Wear your favorite party hat (Any kind will do!)
2. Picture of a birthday cake (go to our website to download the picture and color it in. Turn it in at the merchandise table area for a chance to win a prize!)
3. An animal for your head because animals have birthdays too.
OPTIONAL: Bring a gift for a child in need by participating in our shoe drive sponsored by UMI shoes. We will be collecting pairs of new or gently used children’s shoes (check your closets!) to be donated to Soles4Souls. ...  [ read more ]

Valentine’s Day: Prep Day 5 – Gift for the Men

I’m a man (yup, still a card carrying member) and I can tell you we’re pretty simple when it comes to gifts.  The simple things like bacon and beer would be enough to make any man happy.  This post takes it one step further, we have some simple gifts, some thoughtful gifts, some heartless electronic gifts they may have wanted and always bring a smile to any guys face. ...  [ read more ]