» Ingrid's Feed

Ingrid

Is a west coast gal who has settled down in Colorado. She loves to write, cook and play outdoors. If you don’t find her at work, she’ll probably be out riding her bicycle, at the pool with her kids or curled up on her couch with her face buried in a book.

pocketfriendly-215x144-thumb

Pocket-Friendly Protective Cases for Life on the Go

It was a hectic drive into work this morning. The usually quiet side streets between […]

08.27.14

stargazing-215x144-thumb

Stargazing With The Latest Tech

I tried so hard to stay up late to watch the recent lunar eclipse, but […]

04.24.14

Oscar-tech-850px-header

The Best Night of Television is All About Movies

I love the movies. And, people find this surprising about me, but I also totally […]

02.27.14

Kids-Winter-POB-Header

5 Fun Winter Activities for Kids

We’re almost there. Almost through the most bitter cold month of the year. And boy […]

02.24.14

POB-Header_Super Bowl Eats

Super Bowl Party Eats

It’s been a frenzy of Broncos mania here in Colorado this fall. With the culmination […]

01.29.14

pobboxingday-header

What is Boxing Day?

Christmas brings us the season of giving. Boxing Day brings us the reminder to give […]

12.26.13

Holiday-food-850px-header

Holiday Baking, Foodie Gifts and Recipe Sharing

It’s my favorite time of year. Baking time! The holiday season is the one time […]

12.12.13

gift-guide-laptops-850px-header

Holiday Gift Guide – Laptops

It’s the holidays, and you want to splurge on the latest laptop. We’ve put together […]

11.21.13

Kindl-review-850px-header

Which Kindle Fire should I spoil my kids with?

I’m going to give in and get the kids electronics for Christmas. I’ve decided a […]

11.08.13

Galaxy Note III-Header

The perfect device combo for lists and note taking

I love to make lists. I’ve got Post-its in my purse, on my fridge, on […]

10.07.13

footballtech

Tech for the Football Fanatic

It’s about football time again. And, I’m so excited. I pretty much only pay attention […]

08.29.13

Final Days of Summer-850px_Header

Maxing Out Your Summer Fun

The start of school is no longer looming on the horizon. It’s next week! I […]

08.11.13

POB-HEADER-072413-GARAGE-SALE-APPS

Get to the Deal First: Garage Sale Apps

Ah summer. The time of year when early on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday morning […]

07.24.13

POB-HEADER-072213-PIE-MAKING-APPS

Making Perfect Pies — On Your Phone

I love pie. Plain and simple pie is an awesome treat good for breakfast or […]

07.22.13

POB-HEADER-070313-OUTDOOR-TECH

Amping Up the Outdoor Living Space

I recently hosted a backyard gathering and wished so much that I had outdoor speakers […]

07.15.13

POB-HEADER-052813-HISTORY-OF-GPS

Enter the Address and Press Go

Remember using maps? I used to have an awesome collection of them in the glove […]

06.09.13

POB-HEADER-053113-FATHERS-DAY-GADGET-GIFTS

Dad Gifts That Are Way Better Than A Tie

Dads are really easy to spoil these days. And who doesn’t want to spoil their […]

06.03.13

POB-HEADER-051313-ISCHOOLBOX-APP

iSchoolBox – Your School in One App

When you’ve got kids you’ve got a lot going on. It’s hard work keeping up […]

05.13.13

POB-HEADER-051013-NATIONAL-PARK

Enjoy the Great Outdoors with App-sistance

It’s great to get out under the stars and completely unplug from the hectic chaos […]

05.10.13

POB-HEADER-043013-FOOD-CHOICE-APPS

Apps for Making Smart Food Choices

I have to admit I’m pretty slow at integrating my smartphone into every moment of […]

04.30.13

Smartphone etiquette

Recently on Facebook people were passing around this post showing a stack of smartphones in […]

04.14.13

The replicator is real

I was at my annual tax appointment catching up with my tax guy while he […]

04.04.13

Gardening? Yep there’s an app for that.

Spring couldn’t have gotten here sooner for me. I’ve been itching to get some things […]

04.03.13

Birthday-Food-Faves

My favorite birthday foods

Another year has slipped away and I’m faced again with another birthday. Fortunately I actually […]

03.21.13

SG4_Whats Coming

What will the next Samsung Galaxy S be?

The invitations have been sent. And the speculators are going wild. Will it be the […]

03.06.13

GeoPalz

Active play earns digital play

  I don’t know about you, but my kids drive me nuts with “Can I […]

02.19.13

Recipe header

Fastest way to the heart…is through the stomach.

Forget gifts. There’s an even better way to show how much you appreciate your soul mate on […]

02.11.13

Fat_Tuesday_

There’s a baby in the cake?

“Why is there a baby in the cake. I don’t want to eat the baby.” […]

02.10.13

Peppers

So Easy and Soooo Good

I had a great visit at the dentist last week. Not only did I get […]

01.17.13

bronzino plate

Ring in the New Year with Good Luck Foods

The husband and I like to make good luck food dishes on New Year’s day. […]

01.01.13

Gingerbread

It’s holiday party season — what are you bringing?

Yay! It’s that time of year again when it’s one holiday party after another. Neighbors, […]

12.07.12

thanksgiving-dinner-21

Thanksgiving in an instant

I am one who goes nuts preparing the Thanksgiving meal. The husband and I start […]

11.16.12

scary-halloween-food

Dressing up the food for Halloween, too

I set out to make a list of cool Halloween eats, but there are a […]

10.26.12

candy-corn

‘Tis the season to enjoy eating orange things

  Alrighty, it’s that time of year again, the rapidly accelerating downward spiral to eating […]

10.12.12

iphone5intheclassroom

Functionality & Education of the iPhone 5

The classroom of the future is here. Move over blackboards and $200.00 textbooks that weigh […]

10.04.12

Jambalaya

Southwestern Jambalaya

The other night we didn’t really know what to make for dinner, but something soup-like […]

09.28.12

chili cheese

You’ve got to try this – Chili Cheese Bread

We’ve had such an incredibly hot spring and summer that it’s been many, many months […]

09.14.12

tailgate

Tailgating eats

Tailgates are so much fun! Like I was telling the crowd at work it’s probably […]

08.31.12

PB&J

It’s PB&J time again

My kids are heading back to school next week which means I need to get […]

08.17.12

ramen

College Cuisine

Oh the joys of dorm life. Or life with roommates. Sharing tiny spaces and lacking […]

08.03.12

key west chicken

Searching for inspiration

I’ve been sort of at a loss this week for thinking up something to write […]

07.20.12

kabob

Hawaiian kabobs

During the summer we like to spend every minute we can at our community pool. […]

07.06.12

Summer Salad

Too hot for cooking

Temperatures here in Colorado have been insane the past couple weeks. With the heat so […]

06.29.12

popsicles

Homemade freezer pops

I picked up a couple freezer pop makers and the kids are having a fantastic […]

06.15.12

picadillo

Cuban picadillo

The husband and I are finally putting that Cuban cookbook I got him to good […]

06.07.12

marcona_almonds1

Snack pairings

Once a week here at work there are baskets filled with free fruit for all […]

05.18.12

garbanzo

Gorging on garbanzos

My latest must-have-food is garbanzo beans (aka, chickpeas). Eating out recently during our move, garbanzo […]

05.11.12

lasagna

Comfort foods rule!

I’m at a loss for recipes this week. With our move into a new-to-us house I’ve been […]

05.04.12

Fish tacos

Fish tacos fiesta

We’ve had the warmest spring I’ve ever experienced here in Colorado and yet I’m still […]

04.29.12

MOBILE_TV - for web

Mobile Media: Getting with the program

How we get and consume our favorite TV shows and movies has completely changed over […]

04.25.12

ice cream

Salt Caramel Ice Cream

I just can’t get enough of the sea salt caramel ice cream my local store […]

04.20.12

easter eggs

An egg trick or two

Last week our household had the supreme pleasure of my sister and her family staying […]

04.13.12

Buffalo-Wings

Award winning food

Last week I focused on the healthy side of life. To counter that I must […]

04.06.12

spring dining

Spring recipes and dining al fresco

We’ve had such remarkably warm temperatures this spring, I’m ready to eat outdoors every meal, […]

03.30.12

cake

Cake!

As much as I’d like to stop the counter from adding one more tick, my […]

03.23.12

popcorn

Momentarily single all good habits disappeared

The husband and kids spent this past week visiting all the grandparents in Oregon and […]

03.16.12

bbq

Austin, TX makes me think of BBQ

A bunch of Otters are heading to Austin, Texas next week to take part in […]

03.11.12

Slices of meat on a bed of cut vegetables

Traditional Irish dishes with a splash of…

With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner I thought I’d dig up some authentic Irish […]

03.06.12

saltine treats

Easiest and BEST treat ever

A little over a year ago I was at this fabulous wine and women evening. […]

03.02.12

jello

Watch it wiggle, watch it jiggle…

I’ve been thinking about Jello. The kids picked out some snack packs of Jello for […]

02.24.12

champagne

Champagne and the Oscars

I’m having a few friends over to watch the Oscars and can’t wait for the […]

02.17.12

shrimp

A Special Dinner for the LOML

  Since my husband is the one who is always thinking about cooking and always […]

02.10.12

valentine cake

Sweet and bitter delicacies for Valentine’s Day

Some people love Valentine’s Day for the romantic indulgences it implies. Others despise the day […]

02.03.12

Cabbage soup

Cabbage Soup

A couple weeks ago we bought a head of cabbage to cook up in a […]

01.25.12

carrots

Good Eating for the New Year

Resolutions generally kick off the New Year for many of us. I’m tasked with finding […]

01.09.12

Donncha O'Gracy

Employee Spotlight: January 2012 — Donncha O’Grady

Title: OEM Account Development Executive Phone: HTC Desire S Case: Commuter Series Time at OtterBox: […]

01.07.12