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Month: January 2014

Wet in the Heat

Wet in the Heat

It was a hot one today, so Wendy decided that David needed a little cooling off.  She had purchased a slip n slide last season that got no use so thought it would be a good day to get it out and give it a try.  It all started off really badly with no hose fittings that would fit the slide but, after modifying the front hose and finding some other couplings the problem was solved.  The slip n slide was…

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Setting up RaspBMC and PS3 PlayTV

Setting up RaspBMC and PS3 PlayTV

I decided to make use of some tech I had lying around the house.  There was no real need for this as I have most of my streaming and viewing issues solved, but a friend had asked about using a Raspberry Pi as a PVR as well as for watching pre-recorded media so I thought I would cobble together something from what I had lying around the house. You will need: Raspberry Pi Sony PS3 PlayTV device (or other USB…

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Egg and Potato Salad

Egg and Potato Salad

Print Recipe Egg and Potato Salad A Christmas classic around here, a lovely combination of Egg, Potato and Salami. Go easy on the dressing with this one Prep Time30 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time1 hr 30 mins Course: Salad Servings: 8 people Ingredients500 grams small new potatoes boiled and skinned125 grams salami diced2 sticks celery finely chopped1 tbsp chives chopped1 tbsp parsley chopped6-8 tbsp mayonnaise4 eggs hard boiled6-8 lettuce leaves1 tsp paprika InstructionsThinly slice potatoes and combine with diced salami, celery,…

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