The Year in Pictures — 2017 Edition

Some of my favorite pictures from the past year. See the full set on Flickr.

Pumpkin Latte Beer and Ace Pumpkin Cider

Coffee, Pumpkin Pie, and Pumpkin Latte Beer
Coffee, Pumpkin Pie, and Pumpkin Latte Beer, by Toby Marks on Flickr
This year while out shopping for turkey and wine, I discovered a couple of very fallish, and very Thanksgiving-appropriate beverages I thought I’d share with you all. One is a new seasonal coffee brew from my favorite DFW brewery Martin House, and the other is a special cider I haven’t seen in three years — Ace’s own extraordinary Pumpkin Cider. Read on!

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Cauldron Skittles with Review the World

Joined once again by nostalgia blogger and good friend Brian Hammons of, Augie and I team up to complete our trilogy of Skittles reviews, this time looking at the legendary and rarely sighted Cauldron Skittles variety, now in its second year on store shelves. Does the candy itself live up to the promise of its bright orange bag? We find out, and the answer may just shock you. (It probably won’t.)

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Brightside Skittles with Review the World

Join me, Augie, and superpal Brian of Review the World for installment number two in this soon to be classic trilogy of Skittles candy reviews. This time we look at Brightside Skittles, the very flipside of the Darkside reviewed a couple of years back with Brian on his last visit to Dallas. A great theme for summer and sunny days, will Brightside warm your tummy as we slip into fall and all things pumpkin spice? Find out for yourself, as we find out for ourselves.

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