Wednesday’s Hero

Sgt. Michael Egan 36 years old from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 104th Cavalry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania Army National Guard September 19, 2005 News of Egan?s death came to Pennsauken shortly after 6 a.m. Tuesday, Krista Egan, Sgt. Egan's sister-in-law, said. His mother, Irene, was on the telephone when an Army sergeant walked up to … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Lance Cpl. Jeremy P. Tamburello 19 years old from Denver, Colorado 1st Light Armor Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force November 8, 2005 His parents didn't want him to enlist, but it was his passion for helping people that led L/Cpl. Jeremy Tamburello to the military. "He was a very noble, very compassionate, … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Cpl. Reynold Armand 21 years old from Rochester, New York 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force August 7, 2007 Reynold Armand didn't want to wait until he turned 18 to join the Marines. He persuaded his adoptive mother to sign papers allowing him to sign up a year early. "I'm very proud of him," said … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Force Protection Team Members of the force protection team at Camp Eggars, Afghanistan, assess damage resulting from an explosion near the gate. A vehicle-born improvised explosive device exploded near the German Embassy and a U.S. base. Eliminating threats such as the VBIED is the focus of Army's 3rd Counter-IED Conference that was scheduled July … [Read more...]

EZ Tofu Press Giveaway!

Calling all my tofu fans!  Firm and extra firm tofu is packed in water to keep it fresh. However, if you don’t remove the water, your tofu can be pretty plain.  By removing this water, the tofu can absorb the flavors of spices, marinade, or other foods. Tofu is often called a wonder food because […]

10 Reasons You Must Watch Jessica Jones #streamteam

I was going to write about what you should be watching today on Thanksgiving.  Instead, I’m going to tell you to binge watch Jessica Jones, because it is my new favorite guilty pleasure.  Jessica Jones is Netflix’s newest series, and it is absolutely amazing. They have done an awesome job with this unlikely superhero.  Here […]

Make the holidays feel warmer with SOL ALPACA

Oh, the weather outside is frightful here in Chicago. It feels like we went from barely fall to the deep depths of winter. Depending on where you live here in Illinois determines the amount of snow you got this last weekend. I got several inches, but further north got up to a foot! If you […]