Jacob Chapman

November movie guide

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While summer stands out in our consciousness as the season of blockbusters, it is easy to forget that the month of November also plays host to some of biggest films each year. Here at the Plus Side we have gathered together 7 of the biggest movies of November (and of the year). November 1st Releases…

Review Maui Wowi Coffee Beans

Maui Wowi Coffee Beans

As part of our series of coffee reviews, we recently tested some of Maui Wowi’s coffee straight from Hawaii. We’ve been drinking a lot of coffee recently (purely for academic purposes of course) and we can honestly say that the Maui Wowi coffee was the best we’ve had over the last few weeks. While Starbucks,…

Celebrate Johnny Appleseed day with an apple pie!

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September 26th is Johnny Appleseed day! Sounds like the perfect day for a pie. September 26 is Johnny Appleseed day!  Johnny Appleseed, born John Chapman, is both an American legend and a true historical figure.  John Chapman was born in Massachusetts in 1774 but left home at an early age to head west.  Similar to…

The 5 kitchen tools essential for new cooks.

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If you know someone new to cooking, these are the 5 essential kitchen tools they need to have!I love to cook and I have something of a reputation as a good cook among close friends. Every once in a while I find myself giving advice to someone who is new to cooking (at least new…

Early Fall Cocktail Recipes

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Don’t miss these early fall cocktail recipes!  Fall is quickly approaching (it officially begins on September 22) and here at the Plus Side we are hard at work formulating our fall cocktail recipes. As the scouts say, “be prepared.” Fall is a difficult season to prepare for as early fall can be hotter than summer…

SKLZ Pro Mini Hoop Review

SKLZ Pro Mini Hoop

The SKLZ Pro Mini Hoop: Professional level hoop in a miniature package What dorm room or office is complete without a mini basketball hoop? Between the hours of study, class, data entry, cold calling or other drudgery that takes up the middle part of your day, it can be hard to focus. We find that…