Spider-Man: Homecoming, a Dad’s Review

Spider-Man - tales from the dad side

Last Friday night, due to a thunderstorm cancelling a school event, my wife and I got the opportunity to see Spider-Man: Homecoming (PG-13). Now I know that the movie has been out for two weeks, but chances are, if you’re on this site you’re a dad and you might not be able to get out to see a new movie right when it comes out. So, without further pause, here goes with the Tales from the Dad Side spoiler-free Spider-Man: Homecoming review. In case you didn’t know, Spider-Man: Homecoming brings…

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Dandelion Wine for the DIYer with Weeds

Tales from the Dad Side - dandelion wine

I’m a big fan of DIY projects, especially if they’re a little unusual and double especially if they involve trying out foods that are tied into the natural world around us. So when life fills your front yard with dandelions, what better way to put them to use than to make dandelion wine? Now, this isn’t something that your kids can partake of when it’s done, but it’s certainly something they can help out with. I certainly don’t condone underage drinking and my kids have not, nor will they, be…

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Extra! Extra! Dad Needs Break!

tales from the dad side - Worlds End

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Dad needs break! Think that’s funny? Well a few weeks ago, a good friend sent me this video: Pretty funny right? I’m sure if I showed it to my wife she’d roll her eyes and say “yeah right.” She also might counter with something like the need to get out twice a week for a little retail therapy. Plus I don’t think my wallet or my waistline would be real thrilled about me going out and getting hammered twice a week. But I firmly…

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