Monthly Archives: February 2014

Jelly Of The Month Club: Hot Pepper Jelly

Achievement: #84. Jelly of the Month Club

Our personal Jelly of the Month club continues with our February installment: locally made Hot Pepper Jelly from Penn’s Corner! Continue reading


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Bacon of the Month Club, Part II: The Baconing

Achievement: #12. Bacon of the Month Club

In our second installment of tasty, bacony goodness, we move on to the main event: specially cured, bacon-club-only strips made by Crested Duck! Continue reading

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Have A Fun Night Painting Your Pet With Paint Monkey

Achievement: #13. Paint Your Pet @ Paint Monkey

Wine? Paint? Cute pet photos? Count us in. We had a super blast at Paint Monkey’s ‘Paint Your Pet’ night, and we think you would, too. Check out our review, and then go get your own tickets for the next installment! Continue reading


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Cocktail Corner: Scotch, Bourbon, And A Taste Of Ginger

Achievement: #62. Conquer the Banker’s List at Tender

We continue our monthly quest to learn more about classic cocktails at the delightful Tender Bar + Kitchen in Lawrenceville. This round: the Penicillin and the Stone-Fence. Continue reading

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Why On Earth Is It So Hard To Actually Finish A Puzzle?

Achievement: #89. Do the Pittsburgh Skyline Puzzle

It’s easy to start a puzzle. It’s easy to leave one half-assembled upon your table for months on end. But actually finishing a puzzle? It took us four years of procrastination, but we’ve finally found the time! Continue reading

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Heinz Chapel Tours Are Fun, Free, & Educational

Achievement: #67. Visit Heinz Chapel

If you’re looking for free and educational, we’d suggest taking a guided tour of Heinz Chapel in Oakland. We learned a lot, and boy, are those stained glass windows magnificent! Continue reading

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A Quick Tour Of The Carnegie Library, Oakland Branch

Achievement: #64. Visit 4 Libraries

In this first installment of four, we give you a tour in photos of the main branch of the Carnegie Library, nestled in the neighborhood of Oakland. Continue reading


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