Noom Friendly Instant Pot Split Lentil Soup

Another green soup just in time for St. Paddy’s Day. I am not actually a big St. Paddy’s Day fan. It just happens that my favorite soups are green. This weekend, I am at my parents’s place so I decided to make this Instant Pot lentil one for them. This soup is great because itContinue reading “Noom Friendly Instant Pot Split Lentil Soup”

Calling the Shopify Storefront API from a WordPress Plugin

Shopify and WordPress are great 3rd party hosting providers. Shopify lets you quickly stand up a retail Website and WordPress is solid for putting together content oriented ones, like this one. So of course from time to time, if you use both, you will want to make a deeper integration between the two. In thisContinue reading “Calling the Shopify Storefront API from a WordPress Plugin”

New PB 12 minute treadmill run

Well, I guess I’ve been on a tear lately at Orangetheory. Yesterday they had a 12 minute treadmill benchmark run and I kind of crushed my previous best by almost .1 miles. I managed to do 1.94 miles with a negative split which I think means 2 miles is well within reach for me. IContinue reading “New PB 12 minute treadmill run”

200, 000 Orangetheory calories burned

Last night, I hit a bit of a milestone with my Orangetheory workouts. I broke the 200k calories burned mark for all time. I’ve been going to Orangetheory for over two years now to augment my running. I have found it to be a great way to get my core strengthening and speed training done.Continue reading “200, 000 Orangetheory calories burned”

Marshmallow Fondant Is A Thing

We recently celebrated one of my kid’s birthdays and I decided to try to up my baking game. I discovered that you can easily make fondant out of marshmallows which is pretty mind blowing for me. Fondant has always been one of those things that I’ve steered away from since you could only buy smallContinue reading “Marshmallow Fondant Is A Thing”

Nocking Point’s Origins Pinot Noir

Well, I have had a chance to try out that collab red wine that Jason Momoa put out with Nocking Point, Dirtbag, and it is fantastic. I am not sure what I was expecting from a red wine by Aquaman but it certainly was a very happy surprise for me. So much so, I’ve alreadyContinue reading “Nocking Point’s Origins Pinot Noir”

Applying Mixpanel to Shopify Stores

Mixpanel is probably my favorite off the shelf analytics platform. More precisely, it is a behavioral analytics platform which means it can help you understand how your users are behaving when they are using your Website or mobile app. With very little effort you can understand how users progress through funnels that you define; whatContinue reading “Applying Mixpanel to Shopify Stores”

Nocking Point Coffee Club January Shipment

Well, it was a little delayed due to snowy conditions but I got my January Nocking Point Coffee Club shipment. I tried the city roast this morning and it was fantastic. Two shipments into the coffee club and I am super happy with what I am getting. This month’s lifestyle item is a lunch bagContinue reading “Nocking Point Coffee Club January Shipment”