3-2-1 Pork Ribs

Now with all things smokey there are as many difference of opinions about ribs as there are discarded bones of the ribs that have been enjoyed. Most rib eaters will find a local Pitstop that have in their opinion the best ribs in town or have their own secret family recipe handed down from family […]

Bennett’s BBQ Sauce Recipe

Most of you know that 2/3 of my family worked for Bennett’s BBQ here in Salt Lake. I spend 4 years starting as a bartender and eventually to manager. The experience has done two things to me. First is that I now hate Country Western Music, and 2nd I love me some BBQ. After leaving […]

Aria’s Pre-School Graduation

Thursday, May 23rd 2014 West Jordan, UT Leap Ahead Learning Graduation Program Our little Aria takes one more step toward being our “Big Aria”. As some of you know she has spent the last two years in a Preschool near our home. Miss Janae is a Godsend even though Aria is a bright girl we […]

New Calling – Deacons Quorum Advisor

I have recently been asked to serve as the Deacon Quorum Advisor for my ward. This is a calling that I am very excited about. I am humbled and grateful to serve and teach what I have observed to be a great group of kids. I have observed them over the last couple of years […]

Happy Birthday to my baby sister Laura 5-16

Laura is the youngest of my siblings and there is a Decade difference between She and I. She is married to Josh Rice and has an adorable daughter Emma. they have recently purchased a cute house in Tooele and are busy making it into a home for their budding family. Laura was the closest thing […]

Day at the Aquarium

There is never anything more fascinating and fulfilling as watching your kids learn and grow. We lose the ability to imagine a deeply when we are adults, but we get to experience a little of our former reveling watching our kids. I will never get tired of watching them discover and learn.  

BBQ Forever

As many of you know I love me some BBQ. There is something primal about it, from the time of the caveman and the fire pit to the several thousand dollar grills we can get now men have always loved to cook outdoors. If you are Hank Hill with your infatuation with propane or Steve […]

Reveal Party – Baby Girl Briggs 2014

Its a Girl!! With happy hearts we have revealed the sex of the latest addition to our growing family. Baby Girl Briggs is due September 17th 2014. We decided to have a get together with family and close friend to share our exciting news. Our little house was busting at the seams with scent of […]

Zucchini and Corn Recipe

One of my favorite ways to eat vegetable is on the grill, especially on a smoker. There are several vegetables that smoke will really complement. One of my favorites and most simple to make is Zucchini and Corn. Zucchini tends to get soft when cooked but really has a nice rich smoky flavor, adding corn […]

Happy Birthday to my sister Ellie 5-13

It becomes increasing clear to me how important families are to our growth as functioning human beings. We spend our childhood with other children who we both need, love and at the same time resent. Need in the fact that we have someone our own generation that understands our mindsets. Resentment because we are competing […]