Best in Asheville Review: Doughnuts in WNC, who wins best donuts? Map of Asheville doughnut shops, Donut Directory

Dozen Duck Donuts next to Dozen Hole Doughnuts

Holy cow after being on the Whole 30 Diet, and falling off during the Covid, we were running for some sweets. Time to find the best doughnuts in Western North Carolina.  Friends and coworkers have their favorites.  We’ve been hearing… Continue Reading

Review: SierraPetMeds.com, where we buy Nexgard, Revolution pet flea medication at half price

Picture of Nexgard Purple and Nexgard Blue, plus Revolution Plus for Green for cats

We’ve got two dog and two cat companions.  We like to give them medication for fleas, worms, heartworm.  Over the years, pet medicine costs have gotten higher and higher. Many options for prescription pet medication We always bought our medicine… Continue Reading

Best Pumpkin Patch in all of Western North Carolina: The Nix Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin patch with large orange silo and mountain view behind

I have many fond memories of Halloween as a kid. Picking the perfect costume always required plenty of advanced planning. And finding the perfect pumpkin was a tall order.  When I was in elementary school, it was always the biggest… Continue Reading

How to spend Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency with a Visa or Mastercard debit card in the USA – 2020

Leather wallet with Visa card exposed, US currency, $100 bill, one symbolic gold colored Bitcoin, and a microSD card

UPDATED 10/20/2020 As of this writing, for 98% of people alive, including myself, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), Litecoin (LTC), Tether (USDT), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Libra (LIBRA), EOS (EOS) and the hundreds of other cyber money and how… Continue Reading

Our journey in Buying a Mitsubishi Hyper Heat Mini Split to replace Jotul F3 Wood Stove as Primary Heat

Mini split air conditioning unit with hand operating remote control

Our mountain cottage We moved to the mountain a half decade ago.  Sounds so long. As I write, it will be our sixth winter.  It’s a small cottage.  About 800 square foot on main floor, with an 800 square foot… Continue Reading