Van's Cluster Granola

by Dan Nessel It's back!  It's been way too long, but we are excited to say that Tasty Tuesday has made a triumphant return.  Simply put, Tasty Tuesday is the day when we talk about some of the yummy stuff we have been digging at Dad Does.  Amazingly, Tasty Tuesday always falls on a Tuesday...good thing click to continue...


We have been in training for weeks for the Natural Products Expo East.  You know, eating dirt, insects and making smoothies from some pond scum we found growing in a puddle behind our house. You know what that was right there...horrible stereotypes about what eating natural and healthy is all about.  True, 10 years ago click to continue...


  We are down at the Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore (9/16-9/19) looking for great natural products that Dads, Moms and kids will love.  Expo East is a showcase of the best natural and organic foods, supplements and personal care products.  Basically you walk up and down the aisles of the Baltimore convention center click to continue...

amuri z-trek sport sandal

If someone walks up to you and offers you a small bundle or a large bundle of cash, sure I guess more cash is better.  However, when it comes to useful products, we have found time and time again that less is often more.  With gadgets, the simpler and easier it is to use, the click to continue...

Swimbuds Sport

My guess is you have probably listened to music just about everywhere.  Throw on some headphones and listen to your tunes while walking, biking, hiking, running, shopping, commuting, flying... in a desperate attempt to drown out cranky kids.  However, there is still one place that tends to be void of your sweet tunes...underwater. But wait click to continue...

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Misfit Flash

At 11:45pm last night I started running, like a caged rat, in my basement.  The night before, much to the amazement of my sleepy cat, I started walking loops around my house.  While this may sound like the actions of a Dad who has spent a little too much time around glue sticks, there is click to continue...


You may not know this about me, but I am an endurance athlete.  In fact, believe it or not, for the past 12 plus years I have been actively involved in a continutous 24/7 endurance event that is grueling, exciting, frustrating, rewarding,  stressful, fantastic, exhausting and life changing.  Perhaps you know this endurance event by click to continue...


We will drink green drinks that look like something a Llama should drink.  We will eat food bars with the consistency of rubber wrapped in cardboard.  We will eat chips with so many live enzymes, there is a 87% chance the chips will crawl back out of our stomach.  Yes, we will do all this click to continue...

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Squeezable Glass

As a Dad, there are certain phrases that just never come out of my mouth... Kids, Can You Please Be More Hyper Can't We Please Watch Another Barney Video Yes, Please Squeeze That Glass Bottle But now Oak Ventures is trying to make me say the unsayable.  No, they have not invented a Barney video click to continue...

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It’s Official, Kale is King!


How long before Disney options the rights to Kale.  Come on, who doesn't love a good rags to riches story?  Hmm, I wonder how one becomes the agent for a green leafy vegetable... Way back in the day, kale was an inexpensive dark, leafy green - a sort of poor man's lettuce.  Back in these click to continue...

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